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Topic # 5736 22-Nov-2005 11:25
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Hi I am just wandering that if anyone that has been buyin the realtones from Vodafone live thinks that the tone sucks? I mean they only say a few words and it gets repeated, I am a huge Kelly Clarkson fan and I downloaded Because of you and all thats in the ringtone is Because of you I never stray too far from the sidewalk and then it repeats its self, compared to Telecom where they just play the whole chorus of the song.

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  Reply # 23662 22-Nov-2005 12:45
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Thats interesting what type of handset do you use??



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  Reply # 23729 23-Nov-2005 14:21
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Panasonic X701




      

 
 
 
 


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Reply # 23749 23-Nov-2005 20:49
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I can fit 10 seconds at good quality into the "realtones" used by Sharp, Samsung and others that support SMAF .MMF

About 25 seconds at high quality with others (nokia, Sony-ericsson etc)

PM me your number and tell me what song you want and i'll chop it and whack one together for you to show they CAN sound long and good!


Some phones do indeed have a restrictive limit but it's still AT LEAST 10 seconds.

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  Reply # 23751 23-Nov-2005 20:56
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Telecom use a format similar to the latter - AMR at simlilar bitrates.

Telecom use a format called QCELP which I can also provide (at Telecoms nasty WAP cost, about $1.50 -> $2)

I think Kelly Clarkson was lucky enough to be my test song too. (since u been goooo,oo,o,o,one, i can't wait for the firrrrrrrst time, I'm so much in love, yeaaah yeaah, thanks to you, now i get, what i waasaaa,aaaaant....... since you been gone.? is that her? It was my ringtone for a couple of weeks.)



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  Reply # 23853 25-Nov-2005 16:02
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yep thats the one




      



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  Reply # 23854 25-Nov-2005 16:04
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plus when I downloaded it, it says that its 25 seconds long and yet it repeats itself after a few words like I said in my previous posts.




      

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Reply # 23855 25-Nov-2005 16:55
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I love using whatever bitrate mp3 I want on my Apache :-) oops sorry thats a bit mean isnt it.




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Reply # 23856 25-Nov-2005 18:17
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Morbid1: I love using whatever bitrate mp3 I want on my Apache :-) oops sorry thats a bit mean isnt it.


So do I. (SE p910i)




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  Reply # 23913 26-Nov-2005 18:25
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nah thats ok, but its very annoying how it says its 30 secs long and it repeats itself after a few words.




      

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  Reply # 23997 28-Nov-2005 19:34
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vodafone true tones are rip offs i've d/loaded a few just to have a line from the chorus repeat over and over again

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Reply # 24005 28-Nov-2005 21:51
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patrickstarr: nah thats ok, but its very annoying how it says its 30 secs long and it repeats itself after a few words.


Thats almost misleading advertising there. Most phones are capable of repeating a ringtone if it reaches the end of it so there isn't really an reason why they should do that.




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  Reply # 24136 1-Dec-2005 21:11
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I got the Since you been gone ringtone when I first got my phone too so I hope thats any help




      

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Reply # 24140 1-Dec-2005 23:04
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ANYTHING from "Musiwave" is of poor quality, their Polyphonics are TERRIBLE best avoided,

They do all the realtones for vodafone and most of the polyphonics, ya know the ones that only run for 5 seconds?

I had to buy a new phone as my sharp was thirsty one day.



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  Reply # 24189 3-Dec-2005 16:13
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So shall I just stop buying realtones? coz I reckon its not worth the money, is there like an upgrade that I can get for my phone that I have?




      

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Reply # 24191 3-Dec-2005 19:04
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I wouldn't recommend any ringtones from operators portals unless you are really needy of them. They are extremely expensive (in my opinion).

I'm sure most people here on geekzone just download them and bluetooth/cable/ir/mms/email etc etc etc them to their phones.




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