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  Reply # 405073 15-Nov-2010 20:56 Send private message

@cokeman2

Only essential paid app for me is switchpro. It's a widget for home screen that adds toggle buttons for wifi/3g/flashlight etc..

Free Apps:
Launcher Pro - replaces touchwhizz for the home screen (install paid version for some very good widgets)
UnBlockMe Free - game
Angry Birds Demo - game
Weather Forecast Widget - widget for home screen
Snowstorm - weather widget for home screen
Smooth calender - widget for home screen
CalWidget - calender widget for home screen
3g watchdog - monitors data useage
retro clock - nice data/time widget
es file explorer - browse network shares over wifi
dolphin browser hd - good web browser, but can be sluggish if not running a lagfix
barcode scanner - browse the appbrain or any other site for apps/widgets, then install them onto your phone by using the barcode reader to scan the QR bar code on your PC's monitor.

Also totally recommend apps organizer it's very very very good.  Add a category to each app, then can add an icon for games that when you click it pops up a little window with all your games listed etc.  You can also add a swipe action to the app draw icon that loads apps organiser and displays all the labels eg. games / tools / multimedia etc, to quickly get to any app on your phone.

My list here - http://www.appbrain.com/user/kiwijunglist

Also recommend lagfix by voodoo. If you install lagfix you must uninstall prior to any firmware upgrades etc.  If you want to change the lock screen then widget locker ($1.99) is the best.




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  Reply # 405088 15-Nov-2010 21:16 Send private message





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  Reply # 405119 15-Nov-2010 22:58 Send private message

A cool app I have just started using is swiFTP which turns your phone into a FTP server



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  Reply # 405191 16-Nov-2010 09:04 Send private message

I have quite a lot of apps: http://www.appbrain.com/user/Lokhor/




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  Reply # 405578 16-Nov-2010 22:06 Send private message

day one with this slick toy

the good :

excellent game play even better than a psp
plenty of aps to get
phone has not frozen , or skipped a beat
androids is cool

the bad
reception issue seems to have trouble picking up 2degress/Vodafone here (slightly less than my other phs i ve had)...
battery , they make feature packed phs that will just kill battery a 3200mah slim battery would been excellent for me hahah , i was at 17% at 6.30pm since it disconnected from the charger at 5.30am used it heavily during the day....




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  Reply # 405582 16-Nov-2010 22:12 Send private message

lokhor: I have quite a lot of apps: http://www.appbrain.com/user/Lokhor/


no kidding




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  Reply # 405584 16-Nov-2010 22:21 Send private message

I am trying to locate a stock JPO ROM, anyone know where I can locate it?

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  Reply # 405613 16-Nov-2010 23:24 Send private message

jonathan, just edit the kies registry code and kies will upgrade them all to stock JPO roms, or just wait another couple of weeks.




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  Reply # 405614 16-Nov-2010 23:25 Send private message

What Registry Code? I have changed it already and I think Samsung Blocked it?

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  Reply # 405622 16-Nov-2010 23:41 Send private message

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=835628

you should first make sure the phone has download mode / recovery mode available
(Vol Up + Home + Power / Vol Dn + Home + Power)




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  Reply # 405703 17-Nov-2010 09:09 Send private message

Could someone do me a favor? Could you post the link to the pdf on the doc rom v7.6.2 xda forum? Theres a new user here looking for the non kies way to get the 3BR and I can't easily access (despite trying to copy the url). The pdf has the links/instructions on the last page. Thanks!




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  Reply # 405711 17-Nov-2010 09:18 Send private message

Neets: Could someone do me a favor? Could you post the link to the pdf on the doc rom v7.6.2 xda forum? Theres a new user here looking for the non kies way to get the 3BR and I can't easily access (despite trying to copy the url). The pdf has the links/instructions on the last page. Thanks!


Do you mean http://nfye.com/toolkit/Doc-Froyo.pdf ?

I can't seem to open it at present anyway.




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  Reply # 405731 17-Nov-2010 09:43 Send private message

Chain fire was the recommended method for adding 3br.




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  Reply # 405743 17-Nov-2010 10:02 Send private message

been looking at the mugen battery i asked mugen batterys sum questions about it ..might get them if they come on special since nz dollar still high .anyone here got sum ?

http://www.mugen-power-batteries.com/samsung/samsung-galaxy-s-i9000.html

Thank you for your email!

The 1600mAh battery can only last more 1~2 hours for the 3G, mp3, video usage.

The 3200mAh battery extended cover thick 1.4cm.

Please contact me if you need any additional info.

Best Regards,

Jan
https://www.mugen-power-batteries.com






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  Reply # 405748 17-Nov-2010 10:05 Send private message

Whats the best Modem for NZ Market..

Im running the 2.2 JPA from Samfirmwares.com at the moment.. seems to go ok albiet a little laggy here and there...

voodoo doesnt seem to acheive anything...

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