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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 414147 7-Dec-2010 17:39 Send private message

Yeah, that's true. I might bite the bullet and stick with this phone. I mean once the external card reader is fixed I just will need to upgrade to 2.2, so I can finally use skype. BTW, is NZ "official" Froyo out yet?

wazz: Can't believe they wouldn't just give you a new phone. Isn't that one practically brand new?


Bought in September.  

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Master Geek


  Reply # 414154 7-Dec-2010 17:48 Send private message

Wipeout: Yeah, that's true. I might bite the bullet and stick with this phone. I mean once the external card reader is fixed I just will need to upgrade to 2.2, so I can finally use skype. BTW, is NZ "official" Froyo out yet?


It's out for telecom phones but dont think it is for voda/2 degrees. Pretty ridiculous considing gingerbread is about to be released.

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  Reply # 414161 7-Dec-2010 17:56 Send private message

wazz:
Wipeout: Yeah, that's true. I might bite the bullet and stick with this phone. I mean once the external card reader is fixed I just will need to upgrade to 2.2, so I can finally use skype. BTW, is NZ "official" Froyo out yet?


It's out for telecom phones but dont think it is for voda/2 degrees. Pretty ridiculous considing gingerbread is about to be released.


Well it's out for everybody if you hack your Kies. Not like you have to root your phone or anything. Doesn't seem to be a biggie as Kies lets you back up and restore as part of the process.

You shouldn't have to do this, but apparently VF don't care about you once you're contracted, or we'd have had the official update by now. Sad really. Can't see me sticking with VF once my contract is up, and I've been with them for a decade. More fool me, I suppose. Frown

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 414163 7-Dec-2010 18:00 Send private message

What is worse is that when it finally does get released, it will be adorned with vodafone bloatware just to rub salt in the wound.

Glad I took matters into my own hands and won't be looking back. Roll on Gingerbread custom roms.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 414164 7-Dec-2010 18:00 Send private message

ArtooDetoo:
wazz:
Wipeout: Yeah, that's true. I might bite the bullet and stick with this phone. I mean once the external card reader is fixed I just will need to upgrade to 2.2, so I can finally use skype. BTW, is NZ "official" Froyo out yet?


It's out for telecom phones but dont think it is for voda/2 degrees. Pretty ridiculous considing gingerbread is about to be released.


Well it's out for everybody if you hack your Kies. Not like you have to root your phone or anything. Doesn't seem to be a biggie as Kies lets you back up and restore as part of the process.

You shouldn't have to do this, but apparently VF don't care about you once you're contracted, or we'd have had the official update by now. Sad really. Can't see me sticking with VF once my contract is up, and I've been with them for a decade. More fool me, I suppose. Frown

Cheers,
R2D2


Pretty happy with the double everything deal telecom has going on right now. Ended up getting 100 minutes, 300 txts and 50mb of data for $40 a month.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 414165 7-Dec-2010 18:01 Send private message

fahrenheit: What is worse is that when it finally does get released, it will be adorned with vodafone bloatware just to rub salt in the wound.

Glad I took matters into my own hands and won't be looking back. Roll on Gingerbread custom roms.


Should be getting some damn good custom roms with the Nexus S coming out too.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 414221 7-Dec-2010 19:57 Send private message

The upgrade option has just came up for me and am doing the upgrade as I type

Ya bring on skype

report back once its done.

Dion

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  Reply # 414227 7-Dec-2010 20:11 Send private message

mckenndk: The upgrade option has just came up for me and am doing the upgrade as I type

Ya bring on skype

report back once its done.

Dion


Cool.

Looking forward to your update.

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 414234 7-Dec-2010 20:25 Send private message

Its Froyo all right

I only seem to have lost my widgets off my home screens but i could not care less.

It only took around 5 minutes to flash and run through the setup wizard again after it was finished, it sat on the galaxy S screen for about a minute before carrying on.

The menus are alot more colourful but the Data icon at the top has gone grey instead of blue.

It has a few more options like if you hold down the power button has a data network mode turn off and on.

If I run into anything else I will update.

Dion

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 414243 7-Dec-2010 20:35 Send private message

Dion, where did you buy your phone mate?

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  Reply # 414248 7-Dec-2010 20:37 Send private message

Wipeout: Dion, where did you buy your phone mate?


Vodafone store Reading Cinimas Wellington

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 414256 7-Dec-2010 20:43 Send private message

Ah nice. I will have a looksie when my phone comes back from repair. :>

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 414265 7-Dec-2010 20:53 Send private message

Yup, definitely available on Kies (my SGS is from Noel Leeming):

PDA - JP3
Phone - JP2
CSC - JP3

About bloody time!!

Laughing




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  Reply # 414269 7-Dec-2010 20:54 Send private message

nofam: Yup, definitely available on Kies (my SGS is from Noel Leeming):

PDA - JP3
Phone - JP2
CSC - JP3

About bloody time!!

Laughing


Thank Samsung I thought it was something I drunk for a moment there.

Dion

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  Reply # 414280 7-Dec-2010 21:08 Send private message

mckenndk: Its Froyo all right

The menus are alot more colourful but the Data icon at the top has gone grey instead of blue.

Dion

That's the standard colour now, so all good. Smile

Cheers,
R2D2




Galaxy S has gone to its new owner. HTC Sensation has gone to its new
owner. Now using Galaxy S3. Eagerly awaiting release of the Note 3.

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