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Open-source replacement firmware for an old feature phone (LG Cosmos 2)

For several reasons, I still use a feature phone - specifically, the LG Cosmos 2. Unfortunately, the interface is horrible. I mean, really horrible. If I receive a text message while in the middle ...
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Program to connect Samsung SGH-T340G phone to Linux via USB

I'd like connect via USB to access info and send texts on phone. But when I connect via USB, it does not show up anywhere on the PC. Device Specs: My PC OS is Linux Mint 13 Maya, (Ubuntu based) My ...
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Android app to block people for arbitrary time after I reject their call

Some of my friends don't care when I reject their calls. They try and try again. Problem is - I have one number for private and business calls, so I cannot simply turn sound and vibration off. Might ...
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Making specific apps on my Android phone display in grayscale

I'm trying to curtail idle phone and tablet use. This article proposes making your phone boring by making it display in grayscale. Most phones (including mine) let you render everything in greyscale ...
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Android app for blocking a number that the caller doesn't notice

Is there an Android app for blocking phone calls such that the caller does not notice he/she is being blocked? What I want is the caller keeps ringing for some time, then is disconnected, or he/she ...
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Epileptic seizure alarm plus phone call & SMS Android software

I am looking for an Android application that uses the accelerometer sensor in the mobile phone, perhaps with a few software tags attached to the body and communicating with the phone, for detecting ...
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Call sound enhancer (equalizer) for Android

Sometimes in a bad connectivity conditions I have a bit of trouble understanding the person on the other side of the phone. Since I'm using an Android device with a quad core CPU and additional DSPs, ...
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Free, easy tty calling app for the deaf and lazy

Looking for a free and easy way to call automated 1-800 numbers without needing to speak. Right now, it's a pain to call because I'd be waking a roommate. There are a million scenarios where speaking ...
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TV Everywhere apps for Samsung Gear VR

TV Everywhere is cable and satellite providers' answer to the practice of cord-cutting, i.e. using Internet streaming services as a substitute for subscribing to cable or satellite services. TV ...
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Mobile phone synchronization and backup software?

I would want to synchronize some data from older mobile phones that do not have Android or iOS and the software provided by the manufacturers do not have all the features that I want, mainly SMS ...
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Contacts backup and restore program for dual SIM Android phone

I need program to backup and restore my contacts on Android phone. It must: backup and restore contacts backup and restore as is: a. phone contacts to phone contacts b. first SIM contacts to first ...
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Playing a recorded welcome message when answering an incoming call (Android)

I would like to know if it is possible to have a pre-recorded message that plays when I answer a call. For example, I would record something like: "Hello, welcome to ABC limited, this is Alex, how can ...
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Which phone service for a rasa voicebot? (or dialogflow)

I am trying to build a telephony voicebot using Rasa. What is the best telephony service I can use? The voicebot would call some users on their direct mobile phone. It would ask some questions to ...
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Windows keyboard shortcut to answer connected android phone

I'm looking for an app (freeware, preferably) that will, while an android phone is connected to a Windows 10 PC via usb, allow me to answer incoming voice calls (via phone's speaker) using a keyboard ...
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Is there an international call/SMS solution that uses plain calling and texting

I'm looking for an international call/sms solution that has the following features: I want to make/receive international phone calls that are free for the other person. I don't mind paying myself to ...
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Android - Blocking Calls, Voicemails, and Notifications

I have an android phone. Over the last few years I have been getting multiple calls a day from spoofed numbers. Spoofed meaning they have my area code or a geographically nearby area code. Up till now ...
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SyncML server to sync contacts to dumb phones

Would like to set up a server that can sync contacts on dumb phones. There's a commercial service like http://mycontacts-app.com/supported-phones (on the list see supported dumb phones), but I am ...
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Multiplatform phone tracking

I have an Android and iOS phone that I'd like to be able to track on-demand. I don't want a solution that drains the battery (if that makes sense). I was hoping for something where I can just open up ...
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What browser for S40 feature phones allow me to use interactive web apps?

I have a Nokia 301, which runs on S40. I want to use Uber or Lyft on it. However, the browsers I can find are all pre-rendered server side, so interactive javascript stuff doesn't work. I've tried ...
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A calling app to replace my default calling app

I am looking for a calling app to use instead of my Sony Xperia Z2's default calling app. For the search I already did I got a bunch of "free calling" and "fake calling", etc. apps. Actually, my phone ...
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Auto-respond to Android Phone Call and Send Tone

I'd like to automatically accept calls from a certain number, send a series of tones (e.g. 1234#), and then hang up. Is there an app or Android feature which can accomplish this? It can require root, ...
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Cisco Jabber for Linux?

Some people at our company are using a so called Cisco Jabber in Windows OS to improve handling of phone calls directly at the PC instead of using the telephone anymore. After installation, one has ...
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Free or cheap site for voice chat with an active listener for therapy purposes

I am looking for a way to voice chat or call people and talk for an hour every day. I don't think my family or friends would be interested or willing to talk this frequently. I think talking for an ...
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What changes to an industrial (android) phone are required, such that it runs an intended automation process uninterruptedly?

For my company, I have access to an 'industrial' android phone, that needs to run some processes automatically. 'Industrial' in this sense simply means that the phone is physically more rugged than a ...
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API to drop an internation mobile phone call from code

I need a service that allows my server app to call a mobile phone number (in most countries) and then immediately reset it when answered. It should provide static number from which calls are made so ...
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I need an IDE for Front End Web Dev that would let me open my site in a phone or tablet emulator

I am using WebStorm by JetBrains for front-end web dev. I want to be able to see what my site would look like on mobile or on tablet w/o deploying my site and then checking on my phone/tablet. I ...
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Debloat the ZTE Max XL

What software could be used to debloat useless preinstalled apps off of the ZTE Max XL, without rooting the phone?
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Free lightweight App/software to transfer files between android and PC

Im looking for a free App to transfer files between android and PC. Requirements: FREE: By free I mean completely free to use for lifetime with all features enabled (if not all features, at least ...
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Android Phone app that shows caller context

Imagine I call the number 123-456-789 one day, but I don't have it as a contact. Three days later 123-456-789 calls me back and I don't recognize the number, so I don't pick the call. I want to be ...
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What is the best library to extract obscured phone numbers?

What are some of the best libraries out there that extract the following types of phone numbers? neinJuanfor-834-slxtySvntoo5 (914-834-6725) for80 2sixseven s3v3n9zerofor (480-267-7904) one5 [emoji] ...
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Software to recover data from an Android device that will not boot

Is there any software, for any operating system, that allows you to recover data from an Android device that will not boot? The device will turn on, but will not get past the initial boot screen. It ...
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Software that allows different profiles on phones

I want to be able to set a mobile phone up so it logs in with different profiles based on the code entered. The different profiles would have different apps etc and would be separate from each other. ...