[geeks] Now for something completely geek
dand at pcisys.net
Mon Aug 21 12:24:57 CDT 2006
> On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > So, I have to set the time from time to time, as it not only doesn't set its
> > own time, it doesn't keep very good time. Works OK as a phone, though.
On Mon, 21 Aug 2006, Janet Campbell wrote:
> You know, in some ways that's preferable to what my phone does. It sets
> the time automagically, but if it loses signal, it stops making any
> pretense at keeping time. I find that I can't use it as a reliable alarm
> clock in most situations, which is just disappointing - how much more
> would it have really cost for them to do it right? My ten year old Nokia
> never had a single time-related glitch.
My advanced ahead-of-its-time grey-market SonyEricsson P800 doesn't set its
time off the network but it will on sync and it does keep good time so
at least the alarm function is useful.
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