Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

Cell Phones & Providers

“can’t establish a reliable data connection to the server”

by on Nov.10, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Networking, Technology, The Internet

My university/soon to be former employer has their student (or former student) email run by Google. When attempting to add my GMail account as a second account on my Samsung Epic, I would get this error. Read on for my solution and pointers …




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App Spotlight: Handcent SMS

by on Oct.11, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I got it for the ability to customize SMS tones per contact. I kept it for the additional features …







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App Spotlight: AppBrain

by on Oct.07, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

The first in what might be a series of posts on apps I personally rate very highly and think most users would find incredibly useful, I write up what I know and like about AppBrain. (And I actually make it through a post without referencing the phone I use it on!)







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Some Android SMS Questions Answered

by on Sep.17, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I’m seeing a lot of questions on the Samsung Epic 4G forums that I participate in regarding changing SMS tones or replacing the default SMS application. Here’s a collection of how-to’s regarding the topic.







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Battery Life on the Samsung Epic 4G

by on Sep.16, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

A couple of little snippets of advice about extending the battery life of your Samsung Epic.







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Samsung Epic 4G: vs the Palm Pre, Apps, Tips

by on Sep.06, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

Just under a week, a post about what I miss from the Palm Pre (and in a few cases, what Google needs to fix fast), what I really like about my Samsung Epic 4G, and tips for the average Epic user.







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A Day With The Samsung Epic 4G

by on Sep.01, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I upgraded from my Palm Pre to a Samsung Epic 4G on release day, which coincided with my birthday. Here’s my one-day review.







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HTC EVO 4G and Samsung Epic 4G – Comparison Shopping

by on Jun.29, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I have only touched the HTC EVO 4G in the store, but there’s a lot out on the web to be found about them. Here’s what I’ve heard. More for me personally than all you people, as I’m looking to get one of these phones eventually.







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Google Voice has gone public

by on Jun.23, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Networking, Technology

A quickie blog post about Google Voice, a service where Google provides you the ability to read your voice mail or ring multiple numbers from one phone number.







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The Palm Pre, One Year (almost) Later

by on Jun.13, 2010, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I’ve had a new experience with my Pre and Sprint, and decided to let you know some thoughts, since it’s been almost a year. Oh, and I might have a word or two about the Evo.







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