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Ultimate Geek
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Topic # 12417 16-Mar-2007 09:34
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Hey Vodafone friends!

I've just joined your ranks from the dark side, thanks to Vodafone's free RAZR - didn't seem like a bad deal to me!

Anyway, what I was wondering was, in terms of sending MPEG-4 video via Bluetooth (I have a MacBook) to my phone, does it have to be encoded in a certain way? I cut a 30-second clip of an AVI file in Quicktime, exported it as a 640x480 MPEG-4 file, bluetoothed it across, but then got a "This file is corrupted. Delete?" message when I tried to play it on my phone :(

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance :)

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 63948 16-Mar-2007 12:48
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You will need to convert the video to .3GP

I use this application on OS X

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  Reply # 63949 16-Mar-2007 12:54
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Thanks heaps Lokinz :)

I just thought it was odd, considering it clearly states it supports MPEG-4 playback.

Hey if I could ask you another question, have you had any success in sending java games via bluetooth? I can send mp3s, pics, even videos, but when I try and send a .jar file, it gives me a "The last operation failed: bad request" error. Has Vodafone deliberately blocked this? i.e., will I have to flash my phone if I want to send those types of files?

Thanks again!


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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 63950 16-Mar-2007 12:59
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To be honest, I have never tried sending an application via bluetooth.  Back when I was writing java apps I didn't have bluetooth so I just emailed them to my device.

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  Reply # 63951 16-Mar-2007 13:04
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Hmmm, tricky.

It seems there's a wealth of info out there on modding v3 RAZRs but most people doing these things are based in the US, so it's difficult to tell whether or not following their steps is going to render my phone useless! I also realise I'm probably not supposed to be discussing such things but really, all I wanna do is transfer java apps (and skins!! There's a really hot OSX-themed skin available online but I can't seem to get it to upload to my phone...) from my macbook to my v3, so if anyone's had any success in this department then I'd love to hear from you!

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  Reply # 63952 16-Mar-2007 13:43
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Did you get a USB cable with your phone? I use USB regularly to transfer files, music, apps and games from my PC to my SE P900 and vice-versa , and it works quickly and faultlessly.

I'm pretty sure there are after-market USB cables and software disc kits around - have a feeling I've seem them on TM, too.

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