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At the top of my screen where new message icons appear, there is now an icon that looks like a casset tape, does anyone know what this icon represents?
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Sounds like voicemail notification.
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It indicates Voice mail
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For you youngsters, back in the dark ages voice mail used something called an "answering machine", a machine which almost invariably used some sort of cassette or micro-cassette to record messages. The cassettes are long gone but the icon lives on, much as we still "dial" phone numbers.

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For you youngsters, back in the dark ages voice mail used something called an "answering machine", a machine which almost invariably used some sort of cassette or micro-cassette to record messages. The cassettes are long gone but the icon lives on, much as we still "dial" phone numbers.

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True -- and too bad even Apple did not come up with some new cool/weird looking icon
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But RIM did move on with the hour glass, which some call and egg timer...to an analog clock face.
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The next Blackerry 10000 will have a rotary dial
be in the stores soon.
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