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Dedicated 3 Thread Mk III - Discuss Plans, Network, Mobiles, etc

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones & Devices' started by DiGiTaL MoNkEY, Feb 25, 2009.

  1. DiGiTaL MoNkEY

    DiGiTaL MoNkEY Inverted Monkey

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  2. red_marine

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    was the $29 INQ plan ever mentioned? i saw it in three shop recently and thought that it was an extremely good deal, is the 1gb locked to the INQ phone only or can you use any phone/mobile broadband device you want?
     
  3. agnostic|front

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    anyone else on 3 blackberry getting internet outages in the last few days?
     
  4. Aratama_Bashi

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    evidently, i saw the bulletin for it but was too lazy to post about it :)
     
  5. Pyros

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    Does anyone know if 3 block ports on the X-Series pack? I'm keen to know if I can use remote desktop across it (I use push VNC connections) which requires that port 5500 be accessible. I can change it, but it'd be nicer if it just worked by default.

    I didn't ring customer care because I can imagine where the word 'port' would get me.
     
  6. t00ch

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    Pyros: I have no problem RDP'ing from my Touch Pro with an X-series pack, works perfectly.
     
  7. L4ncer

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    Anyone using the new e63? Looks like a pretty sweet phone. But is it any good? :confused:
     
  8. red_marine

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    if you can spend a bit more just go for the e71, the e63 loses all the good things about what makes the e71 such a great phone

    E71 is metal, thin, has GPS and HSPDA
    E63 plastic, fatter, no GPS, no HSPDA


    i use VPN and remote desktoping and applications going through all sorts of ports, none of them appear to be blocked at all, i'm not sure if you mean being host though as i haven't tried being "host" remotely
     
  9. Thudd

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    I've just ordered an E63 (red one), hopefully it'll be here any day now.

    This is true, but for me I don't need GPS or HSPDA, and if I want to take pictures well that's what I've got a proper camera for. So in my case I'm happy to keep the extra two hundred odd bucks for an E71 in my pocket.

    Now I just need to find a suitable plan. It's tricky for me - I have very low data requirements but want the functionality there for when I need it. So, for example, the E63 is available for $10pm on a $29 cap from 3. But I'd be lucky to use $29 worth each month so that's just a waste, I'd rather have a plan where the credit doesn't expire (or keep accumulating) each month so I can use it when I need it and not when the network wants me to use it.
     
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  10. Pyros

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    Yeah RDPing from the X-Series wouldn't be a problem because it's an outgoing connection. The issue with my setup is that it's a push connection, so the computer I'm trying to control actually initiates the session and connects to me on port 5500 - meaning it's the same as hosting a server on port 5500.
     
  11. t00ch

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    Ahh ok, didn't read that bit properly :)
     
  12. BuuBox

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    If the E63 had HSDPA, it'd be brilliant (for me, anyway... :p) - I can live without the GPS, and the camera on the E71 is crap anyway... but to go back to UMTS speeds would be depressing.

    Thudd, there are lots of options to look at where your credit rolls over (if you're happy to buy the E63 outright).

    1 is Savvytel prepaid... http://www.savvytel.com.au/

    12c/30s calls, $1 for 5 minutes of GPRS, 15c SMS.

    Wrong thread though... :)
     
  13. Slavetonet

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    Hi,
    Anyone notice the Skype on 3 have new features?
    I have to download a new one from 3. New feature - Instant chat messaging on it.
    Before the older version from 3 is only talk.

    Does it charge data? or free data? Or does it use up the 4000 minutes?
     
  14. Aratama_Bashi

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    its a new version for your handset. the 3 skype service has included 10,000 skype messages per month, in addition to the 4000 minutes of calls, since it was launched. you're just catching up now, thats all :)
     
  15. Slavetonet

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    It can't be. I was never asked to download the new version.
    It only happen last night as I was logging in to Skype 3 on my Nokia N95 8gig.

    So I do not know it was a features a long time ago.
    Before that, I reflash the Nokia N95 firmware 2 weeks ago. Have to re-install Skype version 1.

    If I remember correctly. The new version is 2.00(29). Old version 1.02(19)
    So I would know if it was a feature that came ages ago.

    Note: I am not calling you a liar.
     
  16. Aratama_Bashi

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    then what exactly are you saying? :p i promise you, 1000%, with a cherry on top, the skype offer with 3 has always included 10,000 skype messages per month, in addition to the 4000 minutes of calls. let's just leave it at that :)
     
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    i only just got the upgrade message today as well! always wondered why it was so stupid and can't text to other skype contacts like the actual client could :)
     
  18. bondy_112

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    got my e71 a few weeks ago. Love it more than any phone I've had before.

    However, near the mic paint and the clear coat have already started to chip off. I've kept it in its leather case since day one so this really annoys me.

    Can I take it back for a replacement ?
     
  19. Aratama_Bashi

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    unfortunately no.

    the people who could (dare) authorise that would be 3 service centre, or nokia service themselves. but good luck trying to convince them you haven't let it out of the case :rolleyes: (note: not saying youre lying. just picture every halfwit that tries to BS their way out of responsibility by saying "it's never been near water", "ive never dropped it", etc etc)
     
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    I'd assumed as much. Its so annoying, I've never liked a phone enough to look after it and as soon as I get one I love the paint starts to peel.

    Ill give the service center a call. See if I get lucky.
     

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