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Old 06-20-2007, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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All, I was a long time PPC user and recently switched to Blackberry with the Curve, because it had alot of nice features and seems to be more stable. The biggest thing that I miss is the fact that with Voice Command on the PPC/Smartphone I could have it announce the incoming caller. I now see that they have programs that will do this for the Palm OS as well. Is there a program that will do this for the Blackberry. You see, I always use my jawbone and it doesn't make a whole lot of since to me to have Bluetooth and still have to take the phone out to see who is calling. I can't believe that every phone today does not have this feature. Please let me know if anyone knows of an application to do this on the Blackberry Curve.

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Old 06-20-2007, 12:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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maybe it will make you a sandwich and jerk you a soda as well. then you'll never have to use your hands....just kidding
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All, I was a long time PPC user and recently switched to Blackberry with the Curve, because it had alot of nice features and seems to be more stable. The biggest thing that I miss is the fact that with Voice Command on the PPC/Smartphone I could have it announce the incoming caller. I now see that they have programs that will do this for the Palm OS as well. Is there a program that will do this for the Blackberry. You see, I always use my jawbone and it doesn't make a whole lot of since to me to have Bluetooth and still have to take the phone out to see who is calling. I can't believe that every phone today does not have this feature. Please let me know if anyone knows of an application to do this on the Blackberry Curve.
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I used the AT&T voice web site for creating .wav files and created custom ringtones for family members. Then attached those ringtones to their respective contacts. So when my wife calls it says "Excuse me, your wife is calling." and so on. You can pretty much make it say anything you want for each contact, no real limit if you have a memory card.

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All, I was a long time PPC user and recently switched to Blackberry with the Curve, because it had alot of nice features and seems to be more stable. The biggest thing that I miss is the fact that with Voice Command on the PPC/Smartphone I could have it announce the incoming caller. I now see that they have programs that will do this for the Palm OS as well. Is there a program that will do this for the Blackberry. You see, I always use my jawbone and it doesn't make a whole lot of since to me to have Bluetooth and still have to take the phone out to see who is calling. I can't believe that every phone today does not have this feature. Please let me know if anyone knows of an application to do this on the Blackberry Curve.

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I miss this feature on my lg8600 as well was always nice to know who was calling with out having to look
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I agree but with the voice system installed on the 8300 I'm not sure I would want it to tell me. It can't seem to pronounce even the most simple of names properly. At least not with voice dialing. It gets who I want alright but everytime it tells me who it's calling I have to laugh.

Which brings up a question. Is there any other voice app that can be used to replace the one that comes with it?

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