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Member Advice on WAP

(+) Fast info, internet on the go, unlimited downloads, you can check e-mail on your cellular, anywhere in the world, no need of a computer/cable (-) On some operators WAP is expensive, little slow for DSL users, not enough free WAP websites (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2000)

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Member Advice on the Future of WAP

(+) Check travel scores lottery (-) slow and expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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Member Advice on Buying a GPS

(+) Work out which GPS to buy (-) Might encourage money spending (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Member Advice on Driving and Mobile Usage

(+) Alerts us to the legislation (-) All still a bit imprecise (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2003)

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Member Advice on the Wireless Internet Hotspot

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Internet on the Go eh? Mail, news, games...

Advantages: Fast info, internet on the go, unlimited downloads, you can check e-mail on your cellular, anywhere in the world, no need of a computer/cable
Disadvantages: On some operators WAP is expensive, little slow for DSL users, not enough free WAP websites

WAP stands for Wireless Application Protocol. It is something like when you connect to the Internet on your PC (Personal Computer) with a telephone connection in your modem. But when you are on the go and need to check your e-mail, see the news or ...

Vidx 23.01.2004 · Read full review
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10 simple rules for successful WAP

Advantages: Cheap, easy, instant detailed communication with employees
Disadvantages: It is not a GameBoy

If used to their full advantage, WAP phones are excellent tools for the professional user on the move. Here are ten simple rules to help you get the most out of your WAP phone and save £1,000’s. 1] Make use of your inclusive minutes 2] Configur ...

john.sw 20.12.2000 · Read full review
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Not quite there with WAP

Advantages: Check travel scores lottery
Disadvantages: slow and expensive

This is a basic review on WAP itself, this was the only category that I could find to place it in, if anyone knows where else let me know. Enjoy! WAP is this year's biggest hype, with mobile phone companies and shops bragging that it's the "hippest" wa ...

Squidget 29.01.2001 · Read full review
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WAP Hard done by

Advantages: Highly convinient, very powerful if used in conjunction with PC based Internet
Disadvantages: Calls very expensive, some services such as banking and sharedeling only available on certain models of WAP phone

WAP, in my view, has been hard done by in its initial reviews. The main reason for this was critics putting it down for not being the mobile Internet it was never cracked up to be. Once you strip away the false expectations, it becomes a very useful too ...

Briz_Hatchings 04.04.2001 · Read full review
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Ahead of its time (and technology

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Cant see pictures, slow downloads

Being a web developer, I thought I should experiment with the world of WAP phones. I can tell you, I was dissapointed. The concept is a great Idea. Making the internet come to life in your phone. The trouble is, technology is not yet advanced enough to ma ...

andycharger 31.08.2000 · Read full review
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