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Calculate & Call

A workaround if some number keys are nonfunctional
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My friend's cell phone got wet and the "6" and "8" keys don't work, so now she can't call anyone with those digits in their number unless they happen to be in her saved contacts list.

But if her phone had Calculate & Call, she could create the number indirectly, using addition and subtraction on the cell phone's calculator, and when ready, dial the number now shown on the screen.

phundug, Jan 22 2007


       What if the "?"* or the "=" button got wet? Or the internal antenna?   

       * need a unicode symbol for an old carbon-granule telephone handset, facing down, and in green.
Ian Tindale, Jan 22 2007

       Bun for you...I am for anything that will allow me to keep using equipment beyond the time that most techies would say it is dead.
Salted Nuts, Jan 22 2007


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