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Performance & Price, That's Nice
Granted, I'm Mr. Gadget, but I discovered that I didn't need every gee-gaw available crammed into my mobile phone.
In fact, many just got in the way.
Others, I never use For my "one phone does it all plan," the Sprint PCS LG TP 5250 had everything, including: a 199-name phone book -- which is actually misleading as you can store up to 5 numbers in each of the 199-names -- that's almost 1,000 numbers!
Not only does one-touch dialing allow you to assign names to numbers -- for example, 7= office, but voice dial-up stores 30 names -- allowing you to say "call Candy," and have the phone dial the number.
Other features include:
Admittedly, I couldn't care less about the calculator, scheduler, or the two games.
But if you do, there's BlackJack 2 and Comanche, a helicopter "arcade-esque" adventure.
As for price: retail is a very reasonable $199 -- but you can get it for less when you sign up for certain plans or through rebate and/or promotion programs!
Click here for more information about the Sprint PCS LG TP 5250.
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Include your first initial and last name and put the word MOBILE in the subject.
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(Please note that these columns are written several weeks in advance so publishing it will be delayed accordingly.)
If you have to travel like I do, then you KNOW what a pain computing on the road can be.
If your traveling is for pleasure and you plan to take a laptop, then you STILL know what a pain computing on the road can be.
Either way, I hope these ideas help.
Oh, if you get home before I do, please leave a light in the window and the latch-string out.