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Topic # 26557 25-Sep-2008 19:06
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I'm looking for a couple of programs to load onto my Pocket PC:
  1. Back as a kid I remember seeing the cell sites my phone was connected to (such as Auckland CBD, Newmarket etc).  Is there a program available (or a setting change) to view this on the Today screen?
  2. I often forget to read a SMS when I first receive it.  Would be nice to have the phone beep once every 10 minutes until I read any unread messages.  Any programs to do this also?
Thanks.

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  Reply # 167243 26-Sep-2008 08:09
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Sony Ericsson phones do this by default




Hmmmm


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  Reply # 167257 26-Sep-2008 08:57
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nate: I'm looking for a couple of programs to load onto my Pocket PC:
  1. Back as a kid I remember seeing the cell sites my phone was connected to (such as Auckland CBD, Newmarket etc).  Is there a program available (or a setting change) to view this on the Today screen?
  2. I often forget to read a SMS when I first receive it.  Would be nice to have the phone beep once every 10 minutes until I read any unread messages.  Any programs to do this also?
Thanks.


what's your device, Nate and what is it running in regards to what windows mobile version.

First question hope this would work.

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  Reply # 167261 26-Sep-2008 09:18
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cisconz: Sony Ericsson phones do this by default


Cisco, any chance of giving us the channels it is subscribed to on your phone!? Please

Edit channel should be 50 hmm enabled that but not getting any notifications ...

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  Reply # 167270 26-Sep-2008 09:29
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The Nokia's call it Cell Info Display.
I can't remember what the SE's call it.
The Motorola also do the 10 min beep thing




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  Reply # 167289 26-Sep-2008 10:18
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i use oist 1.4 by oldsap

it does a few things like different tones for sms's from different people which is fun

but it also does the reminder about missed sms's

http://oldsap.blogspot.com/2008/07/oist-v12.html

just remember it must always be running to work

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  Reply # 167313 26-Sep-2008 12:08
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Also, keep in mind, Cell Broadcast does not work on 3G.




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  Reply # 167324 26-Sep-2008 12:38
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coffeebaron: Also, keep in mind, Cell Broadcast does not work on 3G.


duh thanks for reminding me no wonder it wasn't going Cool

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  Reply # 167336 26-Sep-2008 13:21
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coffeebaron: Also, keep in mind, Cell Broadcast does not work on 3G.


Soon it will




Hmmmm


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  Reply # 167389 26-Sep-2008 15:20
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cisconz:
coffeebaron: Also, keep in mind, Cell Broadcast does not work on 3G.


Soon it will

Really?? My understanding is this is not a feature of UMTS. Where did you get this info from? Would be great to see this feature come back.




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  Reply # 167641 28-Sep-2008 23:05
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ekiwi: i use oist 1.4 by oldsap


Tried to install this, but my phone keeps giving me an error (imate kjam).

Thanks zocster for your suggestion, but that didn't work for me either.  Ended up going with this, but still looking for a solution for my SMS reminding.

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