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We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest
      #32162 - 12/19/08 01:41 PM

Hi guys and gals, here's your chance to win an HTC Fuze. We're giving away one Windows Mobile HTC Fuze touch screen phone, and all you need do is reply to this post with your answers to our question.

Question: What 3 features are most important to you in a smartphone?


The Fuze is locked to AT&T, so keep that in mind if you're not an AT&T customer.

The contest is open to anyone in the US and Canada.

The contest starts right now and will end on Tuesday, Dec. 23 2008 at 9PM EST. We'll contact the winner via email (the one you used to register for our forum) and ask for your shipping address so we can ship you the prize.


Not sure what a Fuze is? Here's our review of the HTC Fuze: http://www.mobiletechreview.com/phones/HTC-Fuze.htm

Also visit HTC's microsite dedicated to the Fuze-- informative stuff and they're also giving away a Fuze a day for 120 days along with some very large cash prizes!!
Check it out here: http://win.howifuze.com


Good luck to all!

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Lisa Gade
Editor in Chief, MobileTechReview


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32164 - 12/19/08 02:39 PM

1. Email Connectivity
2. Ergonomics: Screen Resolution / Keyboard Feel / etc...
3. Web Browsing (6 on 6 as a cab PUHLEASE microsoft)


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32165 - 12/19/08 02:43 PM

Thanks Mobile Tech Review for this awesome contest!
The 3 features that are most important in a smartphone for me are:

1. Wi-Fi Connectivity - I'm on a college campus all day that provides free WiFi to students and as such it is very important to me to be able to get online at any time of the day to check email or my favorite forums. Also with Wi-Fi comes GPS which can sure be handy when it comes to finding your way around a college town.

2. QWERTY keyboard (& Camera) - These two go together for me because I tend to do a lot of texting throughout the day (sometimes involve sending of pictures) and with my big fingers a slide-out keyboard helps me to be accurate when I type.

3. Expansion Slot - I like to double my phone as a music player while I walk to class; therefore I need a lot of space to store my music and with an expansion slot I gain all the extra space I need for my favorite tunes.


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: JaMa]
      #32166 - 12/19/08 02:48 PM

1. Good sliding QWERTY keyboard
2. Good screen (won't take anything less than a 2.8in VGA)
3. Speed (I'll take some hits from battery life for more power)


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: user]
      #32168 - 12/19/08 03:13 PM

1) A physical QWERTY. Maybe I havent used an iPhone enough, but I always have the hardest time typing on its touchscreen.

2) Wifi. I have the hardest time finding good phones from providers because not many of them have wifi. Sometimes its just easier to use wifi inside a building when theres no reception, and it used to be a godsend when I didn thave unlimited data.

3)mini-USB port. My brother had a Blackjack, and he didnt have the freedom to charge the phone from anywhere. I have an HTC so when I need to charge in school, I just whip out a regular USB/miniUSB cable. Also, I can just use it to store files. All HTC phones are like this, and its my favorite feature.


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: jonsev]
      #32170 - 12/19/08 04:05 PM

1) definitely full physical QWERTY with good feel to the keys...preferably sliding if it doesn't make the phone too chunky

2) high processor speed and a fast and accurate html browser would be a big bonus as well

3) good touch screen in terms of size and resolution


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: cyd]
      #32171 - 12/19/08 04:24 PM

1) Call quality - it's still a phone, right?

2) Comfortable text input - it can be physical or virtual, just so long as it works well.

3) High quality screen - good size and resolution


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32172 - 12/19/08 06:30 PM

Lots of memory
connectivity
ease of dialing


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32173 - 12/19/08 08:35 PM

My top three smartphone requirements:

1. Right now, whatever smartphone I have must run Windows Mobile. It's not that I don't see the benefits of some of the other platforms, or that I think Window Mobile is the end-all of mobile operating systems, but I am presently tied to a single piece of Windows Mobile software: PocketBible by Laridian. I have eight years of personal notes in my PocketBible database that will be lost unless Laridian devises a way to move them to another platform's Bible software. This has been the single biggest factor keeping me from moving to a Symbian device.
2. It must provide quick access to all critical system controls, either by hardware buttons or Today Screen/Task Bar/Tray icons. I hate digging into nested menus or screens just to get to the Wireless Manager, for example, when a quick press of a button should do it.
3. It must have a useable hardware keyboard. I just can't seem to get comfortable with software thumboards (though I admit that I haven't yet tried the iPhone's). Transcriber is pretty reliable, but it still requires too much back tracking to make minor corrections. Small screen keyboards that require a stylus are just intolerable in any incarnation.


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: macattack]
      #32176 - 12/20/08 12:14 AM

1. A wide QWERTY keyboard. The thinner ones on most candy bar smart-phones don't cut it. Although they're easier than T9, they're really irritating to use.
2. Wi-fi. Although 3G is fast, it's just not available in a lot of places yet, like my home. I need Wi-Fi so I can actually use my phones internet when I'm not out and about.
3. Excellent processor speed. It wouldn't really be a smart phone without speed. I don't want to click on something and have to wait for it to load too long. When I'm on my mobile, I am typically not lounging on a sofa, I don't want my phone to go at a leisurely pace.


Thank you for this contest!


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32178 - 12/20/08 01:31 AM

1) Email connectivity
2) Screen Size
3) Qwerty Keyboard


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32179 - 12/20/08 01:48 AM

SlingPlayer Mobile software working with the 1.(North American 3G)
iSilo for use with 2.(Windows Mobile)
3.(TV Out) capability for SlingPlayer and GPS hook up to a monitor


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32181 - 12/20/08 06:04 AM

WiFi
Full Qwerty
Snappy screen


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: Zoner]
      #32182 - 12/20/08 08:09 AM

1) Beautiful, Responsive Screen (Like the Fuze)
2) Big well laid-out QWERTY (Like the Fuze)
3) As much rich GUI software as possible to cover the Windows Mobile experience and make it more tolerable (Like the Fuze)


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: jakedeg]
      #32183 - 12/20/08 08:31 AM

I like a usable input method like a QWERTY keyboard, wifi, and excellent call quality (it is a phone after all).

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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32184 - 12/20/08 10:10 AM

1: international (quadband)
2: wifi
3: software availability


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: Seekar]
      #32185 - 12/20/08 10:16 AM

1. connectivity speed (both 3g and wifi on board)
2. qwerty keyboard
3. battery life


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32188 - 12/20/08 10:50 AM

1) Wi-Fi
2) Full HTML Browsing
3) Good Phone Quality


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: TVchad]
      #32191 - 12/20/08 11:29 AM

Easy question....

1. Email Connectivity: My Co. uses Lotus Notes on BES so my choices are somewhat limited.
2. Full QWERTY keyboard: I've got an Ipod Touch and can't type worth a d@mn on that screen
3. Wi-Fi: I'm always online. No WiFi-No go for me.


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Re: We're giving away an HTC Fuze- Contest [Re: LisaG]
      #32192 - 12/20/08 12:06 PM

1. Internet browsing - How well the browser works
2. Keyboard quality (onscreen or physical)
3. Actual design and look


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