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Photos of HTC T8788 for AT&T show a slide-out speaker

25 August, 2010 | Read the news | Post your comment
Photos of HTC T8788 for AT&T show a slide-out speaker - read the full textAT&T keeps a diverse eco-system of OSes and it's getting ready for Windows Phone 7 to join the party. The WP7 powered HTC T8788, which is bound for AT&T, was photographed sliding open to reveal a surprise. The HTC T8788 will inevitably receive a more memorable name but it's got a feature that...


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How to connect my phone to computer. iam tried but only charge will be in raising, but not connected to phone.

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  • 2014-09-30 13:47
  • 9CJI

How download the application of this phone plzzzzz reply any one .....

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  • 2013-09-05 15:59
  • rJHN

u like the phone because,is very smart and quick in doing more of staff.

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  • 2012-12-06 18:12
  • fuI5

Seems like this phone would be great to take on holiday to listen to your music tracks/radio on the beach or beside the pool, without using external speakers. If there is a decent size memory card with it, this would banish MP3 players to the bin forever. If this phone had all the features of the Desire with a few extra upgrades (FM transmitter please), this will definitely be my next phone.

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  • 2010-08-30 11:43
  • m5aM

I wonder how long the battery will last when itís unplug.

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  • 2010-08-29 20:53
  • p@HJ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-28 21:54 from kx71 - click to readAfter so many stupid argument against WM version still it is better than any other os... especially those who need better connectivity and rich multitasking experience. What iphone/android is not doing thats where WM stands out as extra ordinay.... it is going to be king cobra who will eat all others very slowly and no will ever remembet that some thing like that was existed................

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  • 2010-08-29 07:47
  • vwpM

It is a pretty stupid looking phone, though. Whether it has a keyboard or not.

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  • 2010-08-28 21:54
  • kx71

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-26 19:30 from M8Tu - click to readDude, wake up. Why is this so hard for you to grasp?

Firstly, i repeat there are no such terms peculiar to mechanics or engineering. Its plain english.

How could a slider possible move in one direction only? It has to be able to return to its initial position.

The question is whether or not there is a keyboard. The nokia c6 is a sideslider. It slides out at only one side! So do the 6760 and others. Neither the term 'slide out' nor 'side slide' tell you if it slides out at both sides. Go work on your english.

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  • 2010-08-27 15:58
  • Mtyp

> In reply to r 3 b 3 l @ 2010-08-26 17:26 from Mtyp - click to readIt does not seem to me like his understanding of the English language is the problem.

Either way, the caption is "A slide-out speaker". MT8u is taking what GSMA is saying (sideslider) and then putting his own interpretation into it.

But reality is relative, right?

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  • 2010-08-26 19:35
  • j0bC

> In reply to r 3 b 3 l @ 2010-08-26 17:26 from Mtyp - click to readLet me put it this way. If you build something mechanical, a tray or a shelf drawer for instance and call it a sideslider, than the hinge should move both directions. And if it only moves in one direction than it's a slideout tray or a slideout drawer. Hope it's clear now? If you build something that move both directions and call it slideout, then you better get back to Uni and do your mechanical engineering degree again.

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  • 2010-08-26 19:30
  • M8Tu

> In reply to r 3 b 3 l @ 2010-08-26 17:26 from Mtyp - click to readNope, nothing wrong with my English at all. Maybe you just lack the understanding to grasp what i wrote. Webster's dictionary in this case has nothing to with mechanical, electric and engineering terms. Sideslider is something that slides both ways, even when working with cars, engineering or metal works, and a slidout is only on way. Get it?

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  • 2010-08-26 19:24
  • M8Tu

i would of prefered buttons for controlin games as phones now have the specs to run good mobile gaming

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  • 2010-08-26 18:55
  • n5Pn

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-26 11:07 from M8Tu - click to readDude, i'm positive there is something seriously wrong with your logic or understanding of the english language.

Grammatically speaking, the word side-slide is a verb. Sideslider, means something that side-slides. The nokia c6, 5730 and 6760 are sidesliders.

There are no such terminologies as you tried to cook up

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  • 2010-08-26 17:26
  • Mtyp

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-25 22:05 from M8Tu - click to readmaybe, but the speaker is rubbish

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  • 2010-08-26 13:31
  • mxNe

The proper mechanical terms in mobiles phones, PC and electronics is like this.

Slideout means single slide

Sideslider means double slider or they would call just single Sideslide.

Even physical terms for eveything you do like skiing, mopping up or whatever the motion is called Sidesliding, that's where it comes from, sliding out is just in single direction.

I have no idea if this one has a qwerty, but if they wrote that it's a sideslider that there is something on the other end, and i would be very surprised if it's not a qwerty or will be a waste of space.

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  • 2010-08-26 11:07
  • M8Tu

who the heck told you that side-slider must be a slider that can slide in both way? Maybe you are the one that have difficulties in English. Stop being a smart ass. Although I can't say that this device can only slide in one way but the term side-slider applied on many single direction side slider as well.

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  • 2010-08-26 10:12
  • uCkE

Its speaker is like old Samsung k5 pmp

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  • 2010-08-26 09:00
  • 0U%6

looks interesting but heavy and its made by htc. if your going to go thick and heavy how about a qwerty on one side and speakers on the other. and didnt samsung come out with this 2 yrs ago on their mp3 device? now that was sexy.

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  • 2010-08-26 06:38
  • QScC

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-26 01:52 from M8Tu - click to readjust my 2 cents to some of your posts:

1. If that speaker is for speaker phone, etc then that is absolute overkill. I think the speaker design was intended for enhancing audio when the phone is being used on a flat surface with the kickstand out, not any of the things you are suggesting.

2. The Nokia N95 did not slide left to right, unless you are suggesting when you turn the phone sideways that the dual slider action is left to right. The slide for the music buttons emerged from the top and the numeric pad from the bottom.

3. There is nothing to suggest the phone actually does slide to reveal a qwerty. You are making an assumption and side slider does not mean that it must slide both ways. To be honest, if I had to guess I would say this does not have a qwerty. I am not saying you are 100% wrong, but you are making an abosolute statement out of nothing.

We will find out I guess.

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  • 2010-08-26 02:48
  • 4mDc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-08-26 00:49 from kcTR - click to readDid you ever think that maybe the speaker is not mainly meant for music? It's great for listening to people on speakerphone when talking and conference calls, voice guided GPS navigation, streaming and watching videos from maybe youtube with friends or whatever. Maybe it even makes the ringtone sound higher in noisy places. Weak speakers hae always been a bad spot in phones for any kind of use.

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  • 2010-08-26 01:52
  • M8Tu

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