Tag: cell phone

  • One of those days

    Do you ever have one of those days where your alarm clock goes off, and you think, “I can sleep in a bit. I don’t have any early morning meetings or work deadlines.” Then you doze back off. Then, 30 minutes later, your cell phones chimes up to remind you of a dentist appointment in…

  • Cingular SIM Unlock: We’re almost there

    So, the last few days I’ve been posting about my lack of success in getting my phone SIM unlocked so I can use it while traveling internationally. Well, as of yesterday, I’ve made a fair amount of progress. Let me back up for a moment. When I started all of this, I had an Audiovox…

  • Cingular SIM Unlock: the story continues

    So, I got a text message about 9:45am this morning from Cingular, asking me to call them as my unlock code I had [previously requested](http://www.marius.org/2007/01/03/cingular_sim_unlock.php) was ready. Woohoo! So I call them. > M: Hi, I got a text message asking me to call you to get my device unlock code. > C: [puts me…

  • Cingular SIM Unlock

    No, this isn’t some sort of spam blog entry. 🙂 I decided today to call Cingular to get my cell phone unlocked, in light of recent [Copyright Office rulings](http://www.engadgetmobile.com/2006/11/23/copyright-office-rules-that-consumers-can-legally-unlock-cellpho). I don’t know what experiences others are having with this, but here’s how my call to 866-CINGULAR1 went: > Marius: Hi, I’d like to get my…

  • Carrier Unlocking of an Audiovox SMT5600 (HTC Typhoon)

    Found this gem on how to unlock an Audiovox SMT5600 (aka HTC Typhoon). Blogged here for my reference.

  • new toy!

    As the more astute readers will notice, there's now a little picture over there on the right hand side of the blog. Well, that's because I've joined in on the moblog bandwagon. What is a moblog, you ask? Wikipedia defines it for us: Moblog is a portmanteau of mobile and weblog. A mobile weblog, or…

  • technology, she is grand

    Imagine this: guy gets pulled over for expired car registration. Grabs cell phone, calls friend, registers car online. Avoids car towing. This is absolutely beautiful. (Thanks for the link, Micah) That is all for now.

  • New Cell Phone

    Got a new cell phone today. Samsung A500. Wow. I've already got it playing Margaritaville as my ring tone. t1mmy.net provides a great way to get new ring tones on the phone, and a500hacking.com is trying to get info on the internals. Oh, it's got a different phone number than my current cell, so if…