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# 41538 18-Sep-2009 09:51
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Does anyone know of a phone/pda/smartphone any brand, any service provider that can access the internet while talking on the phone.

ie. someone rings me, then while they are still on the phone I can access any webpage

I'm getting sick of having a mobiloe for phone calls AND a PDA for internet in my pockets

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  # 256753 18-Sep-2009 09:53
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I'd say pretty much most modern smartphones and PDAs can do this.

Certainly my Nokia E75 on XT can do it.

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  # 256759 18-Sep-2009 10:07
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Agreed with Tony, all the recent Nokias, Samsungs and Sony Ericssons can do it.

With the Samsungs it usually says "pick up call" you answer and it goes back to the internet browser :)

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  # 256779 18-Sep-2009 10:57
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The iPhone allows you to still make/receive calls while it is tethered to your computer, if that's relevant to your question. Of course if you're running OS3.1 tethering only works if you're with Vodafone.

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  # 256789 18-Sep-2009 11:14
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Most phones will support this now but only on 3G.

If you're using GSM/GPRS simultaneous voice and data is not supported.


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  # 256793 18-Sep-2009 11:19
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iPhone will let you put a call on hold, do something else (I've not accessed a webpage, so can't 100% confirm that), then go back to the call.

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# 256833 18-Sep-2009 13:13
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mdf: iPhone will let you put a call on hold, do something else , then go back to the call.

You mean like go to the toilet. Laughing

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  # 257126 20-Sep-2009 00:25
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My HTC Titan does simultaneous voice and data at the same time. Actually im connected all the time so my emails come through automatically every so often. Can receive and place calls while on mobile broadband no problem.

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  # 257144 20-Sep-2009 08:43
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This is a WCDMA standard

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