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    Buying From Gearbest

    Hi all! I've recently purchased a phone from Gearbest, and wanted to find out if what I've experienced thus far is normal. I bought the item on 26 December. I got an email on 4 January to say it had been shipped, and they gave me my Aramex (Middle East Express) tracking number. If you take a...
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    Samsung Galaxy S7 (Black)

    Samsung Galaxy S7 (Black) [S] Item: Samsung Galaxy S7 (Black) (Link) Age: 2 years Condition: Excellent - covers and screen protectors used throughout Packaging: Yes, all original pakcaging, manuals, accessories, etc Warranty: None Reason for selling: No longer needed Location: Cape Town...
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    Looking for help sourcing cellphone parts

    Hi all, I am new here. Just wondering if anyone could help me with sourcing cellphone parts such as screens and batteries. I recently learned how to repair some devices, and my family and friends would like it if I could fix their phones at a low cost. However, I am having troube finding...
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    cel phone repair

    Hi, I break a lcd of android phone, I spend half of my day going from bellville, parrow to goodwood and town. Whichever cell phone shop I go, when I ask for price, these guys calling a number and then givign me the price which changes different. first question if anyone figure out, who...
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    Opinions needed - Mint M5W @ Game

    Hi everyone. I recently saw that Game has started selling their own line of cellphones entitled Mint Mobile. I am considering the Mint M5W as a work phone for myself, currently on special for about R1700 . I currently have a Samsung Galaxy S5. What do you guys think, is it a good phone or...
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    The town with no smartphones or Wi-Fi

    The town with no smartphones or Wi-Fi In this rural speck of hyper-connected America, it’s easier to hear a cow moo than a cell phone ring
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    U.S. gathering cell phone data using aeroplanes

    U.S. gathering cell phone data using aeroplanes An agency of the U.S. Justice Department is gathering data from thousands of cell phones by using fake communications towers on airplanes
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Track Ebola with your cell phone

    Track Ebola with your cell phone A new mobile telephone based mapping service has been created in a bid to track Ebola and better help communities hit by the virus in west Africa, developers said Monday
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    TIP: Check if a phone is fake or not

    Hi guys, A number of people have asked how they can check if that used phone they're interested in buying is the real deal or not. So, herewith some pointers for those interested. It's not 100% foolproof, but may just reveal some things: 1. Always ask the seller for the IMEI number of the...
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    [HOW TO] How to unlock a 'Network Locked' cellphone.

    I recently had to go through this procedure to help out a friend emigrating from the United Kingdom to South Africa. His cellphone was locked to T-Mobile UK, basically turning it into an oversized paperweight... While there are many other guides on this matter on the internet, this one...
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    Wireless industry disputes WHO report on cellphone cancer

    Wireless industry disputes WHO report on cellphone cancer CTIA, The Wireless Association, disputes WHO findings on cell phone radiation
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    Recording Coversations

    hello, I was wondering if anyone knew of a cheapish cell phone that will record conversations?
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    Cellular phones are big business in Limpopo

    Cellular phones are big business in Limpopo The Limpopo province has the highest amount of households with access to cell phones, said Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).
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    Track cellphone numbers after prank calls...

    Hi, Yesterday I received 8 prank calls, from 7 different numbers (1 withheld). Is there any way I could find out who they were from, or who the numbers belong to? I have my suspicions as to who is behind this, but I obviously can't prove anything. I answered the first few calls and...
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    Cellphone contracts: how the Consumer Protection Act benefits you

    Cellphone contracts: how the Consumer Protection Act benefits you Cellular operators may have to reassess the way they handle contracts when the Consumer Protection Act comes in force
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    Is your cellular phone going to kill you?

    Is your cellular phone going to kill you? What are the effects of electromagnetic fields on human health?
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    Water Damage Indicators/Stickers on Cell Phones

    I've read that most cellphones nowadays come with several "water damage indicators" inside the phone. These are usually white stickers that are placed inside the phone in several different places and on the battery. In the event that water comes into contact with these stickers, they turn from...
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    Cell phone usage may cause behavioural problems in children

    Cell phone usage may cause behavioural problems in children A new study published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health found that cell phone use could be associated with behavioural problems in 7 year-olds
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    Cell phone "roaming is a bitch'

    Cell phone "roaming is a bitch' High international roaming charges continues to frustrate users, but local cellular providers’ hands are tied
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    WASPs continue to defraud cellphone customers

    WASPs continue to defraud cellphone customers Some WASPs have continued to bill cellular subscribers for services they say they never requested, with T-mobile SA's name coming up on more than one occasion
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