talk mode

talk mode

(chat)
Using a talk system. E.g., "B1FF had me in talk mode for hours last night. I had to bring his box down just to get him to shut up."

The (1980s?) term now is as dated as talk itself which has been largely replaced by chat.
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Conditions I [mA] TALK mode GSM900 460 GSM 1800 275 DATA mode; GPRS class 8 GSM 900 495 GSM 1800 300 DATA mode; GPRS class 10 GSM 900 680 GSM 1800 500 DATA mode; GPRS class 12 GSM 900 730 GSM 1800 530
The researchers germinated moong dal ( Phaseolus aureus) seeds in a closed chamber in which two cell phones were kept on talk mode.
19 demonstrates that mobile phones left on talk mode in a pants pocket can damage sperm quality.
He notes that powering a cell phone during continuous talk mode would require a power-production rate 10 to 100 times as great as that of current microbial fuel cell technology, but he thinks that increase is feasible.
LET'S face it, footie games on the PC are a pile of pants, mainly because the control system is about as incomprehensible as Charlie Nicholas in full TV talk mode.
While playing a game, enter talk mode, press [Enter], then type one of the following codes to activate some help Caesar never had: