app idea

Steven Milburn steven.milburn at
Tue Jul 24 23:56:00 CEST 2007

Just checked, and my SCH-A707 lets you record something with the microphone
and set it as a ring tone.  So, at least Samsung thinks the idea has merit!

As far as the sharing site thing, I don't think I see why this would be tied
to any particular phone hardware or OpenMoko.  You could set up a site today
that let people share small .mmf and mp3 files.  Since the Neo will have web
browsing and downloading someday, it could pluck ring tones off any number
of sharing sites.

Hmmmm, crazy idea coming to mind.....I'm sure my wife (and millions of teens
for that matter) would love if the callerID pic that displays when the phone
rings could be sync'd with your friend's MySpace or Facebook profile.
Personally, I'd hate it.  I know she'd love it though.


On 7/24/07, Jeff Andros <jeff at> wrote:
> yeah, but they seem to be in the minority (my cingular SE phone works
> properly too) I'm thinking of going a step beyond this: not requiring you to
> whip out your computer at all.  My Sony Ericsson has a program called "Music
> DJ" that I think I've played with all of twice, but it will let you mix
> loops to create your own ringtone... what if we go a step farther, and
> create a composition program with social aspects... allow you to record or
> create a ringtone on the device itself.  The other part that makes this
> really cool is then uploading this to a sharing site... yes, I know, there's
> the chance that you record some song off the radio, so we need something to
> deal with DMCA (it seems a message that says "don't freaking put copyrighted
> stuff here" is no longer sufficient).  Again, I'm having nightmares of
> people turning recordings of their kids screaming and worse into
> ringtones... but I think this could be one of the apps that really turns on
> the mass market
> On 7/24/07, Steven Milburn <steven.milburn at> wrote:
> >
> > Cingular/AT&T doesn't seem to have any problem with letting users make
> > their own ring tones.  On my Samsung SGH-A707, I can select any MP3 file
> > under 1MB as a ring tone.  I have a couple on my phone that I edited with
> > GarageBand to select a small enough clip and then downloaded to my phone.
> >
> > --Steve
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