Re: [podcasters] Podcasting to your cell phone's voicemail bo
- Is it valuable to be notified when a new episode of
your favorite podcast is available?
Is it valuable to be able to hear it on your phone?
Would podcasters like to sell secure access to their
I think so. I also think that the carriers are eager
to provide more services. Soon I think that the
carriers will pay for great podcast programming and
provide it to their customers at a very low cost.
I think we can help to get this started by allowing
the early adopters to tinker with the model before the
big fish do it.
I think that we can all do well here. Hopefully we can
shift a little money from the big fish to the little
fish in the process.
> I am a Verizon customer and let me tell you that they (one of thelargest in
> the country) are doing just the opposite. EVERY new phone theyoffer has
> abilities that they disable. They have a model where you have tohack your
> phone to add a ring tone that you make yourself!Yeah, this is pretty insane. I have the motorola v710 which I got
about a year ago. I can copy anything onto a little card and then slip
that into the phone and put it wherever I wat in the phone. I can use
ringtones and whatever. My friend just got the updated version
recently and I tried to give her some of my ringtones (since when you
replace a phone you lose all your old ringtones) but the copy feature
was not available. That's gotta be criminal, not letting you use a
feature already in the machine, to keep you from using your own stuff?