Phil Starn

Get me out of here with Getmooh!

October 10, 2007
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The dreaded Monday morning has come yet again, as it’s been doing every week, putting a sudden stop to your utopian weekend like a 10-ton truck ramming into a sports car on a slippery mountain road would. You leave for work, anticipating the most boring and useless Monday morning meeting with the rest of your […]

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Download ultrasonic ringtones and test your hearing

October 8, 2007
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It is possible to find out the highest sound frequency you can hear online. It is said that the younger you are, the higher the frequency you can hear. Ultrasonic Ringtones has all the higher frequencies a normal human should be able to hear. You can somewhat test your hearing on this web site, but […]

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What Are Unlocked Cell Phones?

October 6, 2007
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Are you curious about unlocked cell phones? This article will hopefully shed some light on this gray market if you plan on buying one. First of all, why do unlocked cell phones exist? Carriers will usually offer you a great deal on mobile devices when you sign a 1 year or more service contract with […]

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How to charge your Motorola RAZR via USB and use it as a modem

September 28, 2007
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Have you ever had the need to charge your Motorola RAZR but did not have access to a charger? It happens to me all the time. I have only one charger and I leave it at home. Often while I’m at work, my RAZR lets out its distinctive cry to warn me it wants to […]

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13 ways to use Google SMS

March 31, 2007
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Google SMS is a service from Google you can access by sending a text message from your cellphone to GOOGL (46645). This service, currently available in Canada and the United States, allows you to retrieve information such as driving directions and movie showtimes from Google. You can use Google SMS to: 1. Get driving directions. […]

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7 Reasons why touch-screens suck for a cell phone

January 20, 2007
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With the announcement of the touch-screen iPhone, it looks like every cell phone makers out there are announcing their very own touch-screen cell phone. Are keypads really a thing of the past? I, for one, dislike touch-screens for the following reasons: 1. Fingerprints We get beautiful widescreen displays onto which we can watch full length […]

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How to donate old cell phones

January 16, 2007

So, you’re looking forward to the new iPhone but you don’t want to let your old cell phone rot on a shelf? Did you know you could donate old cell phones? They’ll be refurbished, you’ll contribute to saving the environment and maybe make someone who’s looking to buy a used cell phone happy. The battery […]

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Use a sugar cube to remove unwanted logos from your cell phone

January 15, 2007

Using a sugar cube, Instructables shows us how to remove unwanted logos from a cell phone. The idea behind it is to use a sugar cube to scratch off the stickers on the cell phone. The sugar should not leave a mark on plastic or metal. Process with the following steps at your own risk […]

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How to read Exif data from your image files

January 13, 2007

Update 08/17/2009: I have just posted a guide that is a bit more extensive on exif data. You may want to read the new article for more information. Antony Pranata offers a very nice tip on Exif data on his blog which might be good for camera phone and digital camera users alike. Exif data […]

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iPhone: the good, the bad and the ugly

January 11, 2007

The blogosphere is currently exploding with opinions on Apple’s latest gadget: the iPhone. Before reading what other bloggers think of the iPhone, I want to produce my very own unbiased opinion first. Here’s my take on the iPhone: The good Web tablet. I was surprised to hear the iPhone would also serve as a web […]

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