T-Man, 11 Jan 2009What I've heard as of 1/10/2009 from a T-Mobile representative, Motorola is now DISCONTINUING ... moreSeems like T-mobile has made a big mess out of Moto's phones like E8 to force Moto stop offering E8 in US.
E8 is still available where I live, and I have never heard the problems mentioned thru the Moto forums where I live.
I had E8 for about 5 months and never encountered the problems mentioned as well. Only reason I sold it was "personally" I couldn't get used to the keypad.
Now I'm practicing using the scroll wheel using my EM35.
oh. E8 shouldn't be discontinued unless motorola shows a better music phone (:
What I've heard as of 1/10/2009 from a T-Mobile representative, Motorola is now DISCONTINUING the ROKR E8 due to numerous glitches and malfunctions like deleting songs, shutting down unexpectedly, having slow interface, etc. Does anyone know if this is official? I've seen some sites that sell this phone say its been discontinued ( http://www.mobiles.co.uk/t-mobile-motorola-e8.html , http://www.expansys-usa.com/p.aspx?i=167971 )
Pax Nominus, 10 Jan 2009In order for the music art to show, simply press up on the "D-pad" while your screen is on the... morei am getting my music artwork to show on windows media 11 and motorola phone tools but it does not seem to be transfering onto the phone? any ideas?
jovi, 09 Jan 2009how do you get the music art work to show???In order for the music art to show, simply press up on the "D-pad" while your screen is on the music interface. It will only work as long as your music file has that little picture of the album art at the lower left side of the screen.
Regarding your other question(about the tones), I think it's pretty vague.
Been using this phone couple of months and i find it really slow. Whenever there is an incoming SMS, you cannot move anything, it seems it hang up and calls cannot even come in and will turn out to be missed calls, esp if i have so many incoming SMS. i was really disappointed. think twice before buying.
Is there option to set reminder tone :silen
or just vibrate and tone, on all profiles?
Is there filter of incoming calls or just throo the profiles, not for ex. on general throo contacts like V3 or K1????? Stupid!!!!!!!
Can somebody tel me, can I turn of the alerts sound and reminder sound complitly. On the silent or just on the silent profile.
Can I set ringer for one contact on silent like on the Moto V3 ank K1, or to use silent music...but if I can not done the reminder on silent like on K1 Z8 it is very bad becaouse there is no selection of income cols
fender, 05 Jan 2009how many times can i zoom the pics? anyway, thanx dude!You can zoom the pictures up to 200%. I don't know how big it is in pixels, but it's 200% of whatever size of the picture you're viewing.
is there any way to open and view excel files.PLEASE TELL ASAP want 2 buy this phone.
fender, 05 Jan 2009how many times can i zoom the pics? anyway, thanx dude!Up to 200% of the image's actual size I believe. It uses progressive zooming, unlike other phones which have predefined zoom like 2x and 4x.
i'm from the Philippines and i bought the phone just now... i'm happy with it, BUT:
I'm quite disappointed that there is no Copy-Paste function with editing text. Is there a new firmware that allows for this to be done?
I am quite surprised that the ability to Lock the Multimedia Application has been removed?? Again, have there been firmware updates allowing this to be done???
fender, 02 Jan 2009hi everyone.
does this phone can do photo zooming while in viewing mode?
for example, sony e... moreYes, you can zoom the pictures while viewing them. Simply press the "+" sign on the keypad while viewing them, and it's actually cool doing so.
*offtopic**So far my Moto Phone Tools still sucks. I'm still not sure if it's got something to do with my USB driver or the MPT itself. For more details re this, please refer to my post sometime December.
Texting is a breeze. The haptic feedback is very responsive. You'll find texting hard at first though.
according 2 consumer reports this phone is the best of the 70 phones that were tested
does this phone can do photo zooming while in viewing mode?
for example, sony ericsson's phones can zoom up to 32X.
hope u guys can help me out because i'm thinking of buying this phone.
coreSOLO, 02 Jan 2009hey Stuart can some cam setting help improve pic quality a bit?I've tried the highest settings possible on my E8 and the pictures are... "OK". If lower settings are selected, just expect the pictures to be less vibrant. My E8's adjustments were set to 1600 x 1200 for Resolution and Best under Quality. Somehow, I believe there're differences either in its hardware and software as compared to V8. You're right, with good lighting, the pics are OK for a 2MP. I'm not going into comparisons with other 2MP phone cameras as that's a completely different subject that requires alot of space and involve personal preferences too. Really, it's just a matter of how an individual expect the result to be, you know, the level of expectation. I used to be involved in photography, before digital camera set in and there were so many factors that could contribute to the end result of a picture, namely, the camera's analysis from its metering system, the contrast, colour depth depending on lens use, over compensations using ISOs, film use (those days) and so on that could affect that one picture that we are looking at. Different camera brands would have their own proprietary electronic circuit that supports and ultimately producing "their" best pics, for their own brand. That's why we all are reading different reviews on different camera phone brands that produce different results. Like Sony has Carl Zeiss lens, the recent Motorola ZN5 has Kodak, internal Nikon and unofficially Carl Zeiss lens too and so on. The results are different, from brightness, contrast, sharpness and colour. So for camera phone, obviously the dedicated digital cameras would have all the "ingredients" built-in that a camera phone would not have... yet, but I believe it's a matter of time they will catch up. For me, I always set my camera settings to the highest possible for both E8 and Digital camera as I would like to see slightly clearer pics when viewing them in my computer. However, I will still treat both camera phone and the digital camera with separate performance expectation level, this way, I won't be disappointed by the E8's result.