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Movies on the Web--and On the Phone > Movies on the Web--and On the Phone - Pg. 332

Movies on Your Phone Movies on Your Phone When most people hear the word movie, they think "big screen." But high-tech has marched on, small is beautiful, and suddenly we've entered an era when people are content to watch video on very small screens. Mind-blowing though it may seem, you can now send movies directly to the screens of certain cellphones, like the Nokia 6600, 3650, 6230, and 6630. No longer must you show people lame wallet photos of your family; you can play them movies of your family, right there on the street. Unfortunately, you can't send your movies to any old cellphone--only those with Bluetooth that are 3GPPP-compliant. Here's what that means: · Bluetooth is a radio technology with a maximum range of 30 feet. The whole idea isn't so much networking as eliminating cables from our lives, which is an idea most people wholeheartedly support. Figure 13-7: If you're reading this, then congratulations on your very new, very cool phone--specif- cally, your Bluetooth-equipped,