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A little publicised conflict between Skype on 3 phones and Skype on a Mac/PC is worth mentioning (it is hidden deep in the Skype forums). When you log on to your Skype account on a 3 phone it alters the default settings on your Skype account to 'receive incoming calls (Skype and Skype In) from contacts in address book only". This may not seem like a big deal but it means that if (like me) you want to use Skype on your main Mac/PC and on the 3 phone, your default settings are forced to contacts only. I have lost many incoming calls this way as I forget to go back into my Skype account and manually change the settings after using the 3 phone. As a business user with 2 Skype In numbers, I found this was a serious conflict. Skype tech support told me they were aware and working on a resolution with 3 (that was a year ago). For most people this is not an issue, but for some of us it has been big enough to abandon the otherwise excellent 3 Skype service.
if you still have this phone you might want to load facebook up mess around with it for a bit then leave yourself logged in. What happens on the earlier model is the phone crashes and the screen goes black, its pretty random at what point it happens, but apps like facebook rarely skype and the picture viewer of all things causes it. it doesnt turn the phone off but freezes with a black screen, you have to take the battery out and put it back in. i know if i press facebook by accident on thephone its easier to take the battery out straight away to avoid crashing later. give it a test if you still have the phone, press facebook then come back to it in a few hours and see if it still works.
With the news that INQ are going ANDROID the prospect of a Cheap Android from 3 looks like a certainty.Might be a good time to wait and see what INQ brings to the table - If it pans out the way I would like it to we could see a cheap PAYGO Android soon enough
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