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Big smartphones

Post by genlock » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:32 am

A battle has begun.
Smartphones are showing up with 4.3" screens.
For old eyes?
"Everyone Should be aware that you're just a screen grab away from infamy."

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Re: Big smartphones

Post by Lester » Sun Apr 04, 2010 5:38 pm

Sadly, for video. It has nothing to due with making a phone call.

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Re: Big smartphones

Post by Waveguide » Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:24 pm

Do "they" have Madia-FLow, ( aka FLO-TV ) in eather of your area's ?

My semi-smart phone has a 16:9 HD display ( so the book says ..... ).
Small......, but It's viewable.
Several times, I couldn't be home to watch "24" from fox local. But I was able to watch it on the Cell Phone.
It is neet. And this will be more dangerous than text messaging while driving.
Media-Flow has some rights to certin shows real time. They just cover the commericals with Moble TV promo's.

It's a new world, and the "kids" want is portable and in their pockets......... :wink: :wink: :roll:
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then you are part of the problem........

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Re: Big smartphones

Post by AmpedNow » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:47 am

Waveguide wrote:Do "they" have Madia-FLow, ( aka FLO-TV ) in eather of your area's ?
I recently seen FLO-TV for sale at Target in S. Charleston. But according to their coverage map, nowhere in WV has coverage... Strange selling a virtually useless product.

I don't know much about FLO. Do they use another provider's network? Or are they building out their own?

Either way, this product has to use an enormous amount of bandwidth. It seems more suited for a future 4G world. A product ahead of its time.
It's a new world, and the "kids" want is portable and in their pockets......... :wink: :wink: :roll:
Heck, I want everything in my pocket... And car dashboard.

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Re: Big smartphones

Post by Dave Loudin » Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:14 am

FLO broadcasts on channel 55. Qualcomm product. Transmitter list is here.
Aircheck? You'd make a great board op.

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Re: Big smartphones

Post by Big Media » Tue Apr 06, 2010 8:43 am

I thought this was going on the WCHS/WVAH tower. Last I heard it was supposed to have been done 2 years ago. Wonder what happened?

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Re: Big smartphones

Post by AmpedNow » Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:24 am

This is pretty awesome.

Notice all of the 50kw transmitters in LA alone...

Speaking of, some DTV stations are transmitting an OTA mobile version of their channels, specifically for mobile devices. All you need is a DTV chip in your phone to watch local TV anywhere.

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