By Christopher Price on January 15, 2006
Microsoft has now responded to our recent leading coverage of the VCast Music Store, claiming that we claimed that Microsoft locked out MP3 support and not Verizon. We did not state this. We stated that this was a policy Microsoft encouraged by not offering embedded device manufacturers a complete solution with MP3s. By also posting […]
By Christopher Price on January 8, 2006
Multiple readers have confirmed that MP3 support can be turned back on after the LG VX-8100 has been updated with VCast Music Support, and now, we have a guide to step you through it. Note: This may void your warranty. It is highly unlikely that it will, but it does involve accessing service menus, and […]
By Christopher Price on January 6, 2006
Update 2: Many in the media including outlets such as the Associated Press have since built on our coverage. While Verizon has chosen to ignore our direct requests for follow-ups, they have stated to other members of the media that future updates will restore MP3 support. They also state that customers will now be informed […]
By Christopher Price on September 6, 2005
Verizon today officially launched firmware V04 for the LG VX-8100. This firmware will enable MP3 playback in the device. To have your phone updated, take it to your local Verizon Wireless store.