AT&T Alerting Customers Not To Install MicroSD in Samsung Focus

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While the Samsung Focus is supposed to fully support microSD expansion, now comes word that AT&T is telling employees to in turn tell customers not to install the cards just yet until Microsoft issues a "fix". There has been some chatter about the reliability of cards and perhaps this fix is intended to address those reliability issues. Since customers have to zero out … [Read more...]

More Information On MicroSDs And Windows Phone 7 Handsets

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The ongoing saga of the MicroSD slot and WP7 is an interesting one. Some phones have them easily accessible, some don't appear to have them at all. So far, the Samsung Omnia 7 and HTC 7 Trophy don't seem to have an easily visible slot, but the HTC HD7 does. Well, here's information on two more: The Samsung Focus has one that's really easy to get to, just next to the … [Read more...]

Samsung Omnia 7 and HTC 7 Trophy Torn Down, No MicroSD In Either

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Both the HTC 7 Trophy and Samsung Omnia 7 have been taken apart by their owners from the XDA-Developers forum (link 1, link 2). Unfortunately, unlike the HTC HD7, neither of these two phones appears to have a user removable microSD slot, a feature we had great hopes for. If there is a microSD involved anywhere here, it's soldered in place so you can't expand it. User … [Read more...]

Check Out The HTC HD7’s MicroSD Slot

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Arne Hess of The Unwired tweeted this shot showing the internals of his HTC HD7, which shows the device's MicroSD slot. It's our understanding that it's possible to swap out an old microSD card for a newer, bigger one, but you have to perform a factory reset afterwards in order to let the phone use it. So yes, it is user expandable, but you can't just throw things on and off … [Read more...]