A pretty much usable solution to the missing call recording?!
Yes, we all already know (see the sheer number of articles and rants I've published on the matter) most Windows Mobile phones, Pocket PCís and Smartphones alike, lack call recording capabilities: they, in most cases (the only exception is the O2 XDA Flame, which only records the remote party, not the local one), only record the local party. Itís only very few current Windows Mobile phones that do record both parties at a good quality; most importantly, the brick and not very well selling HTC x7500 (Athena) Pocket PC and the VERY incapable, albeit, at least, cheap HTC Oxygen (s310) MS Smartphone. (In addition, some O2 XDA and Asus Pocket PC phones are also able to record calls, but they are in no way so broadly distributed / widely used as HTCís products.) Iím absolutely dissatisfied by HTC because their current flagship model, the Kaiser (the AT&T Tilt) doesnít support call recording either (in addition to its other, numerous (!) problems
Now, over at MoDaCo
, some decent tips have been published
. Theyíre certainly worth giving a read. They involve quite a bit of additional work, but, at least, they let for recording your calls, should you really need to do this and you donít want to get a call recording-capable, inexpensive, separate handset (for example, the Oxygen or an older Nokia Symbian phone) to do the stuff.
Review: decent phone call (!) / note / MP3 recorder VITO AudioNotes 1.3 out!
- an article directly comparing the latest call recorder applications for both Pocket PCís and Smartphones; make sure you follow the links backwards for my older, related articles
The call recording part of my initial Nokia N95 article
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