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  Reply # 414625 8-Dec-2010 13:55 Send private message

Upload success via kies... just Z4root will not work now and has been removed from the market.

Now the next question.... will galaxy s ever see Gingerbread :-) 

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  Reply # 414626 8-Dec-2010 13:56 Send private message

sittingduckz: Upload success via kies... just Z4root will not work now and has been removed from the market.

Now the next question.... will galaxy s ever see Gingerbread :-)?


What are the beneifts of Gingerbread? or is it to early to say?

Dion

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  Reply # 414630 8-Dec-2010 14:01 Send private message

mckenndk:
sittingduckz: Upload success via kies... just Z4root will not work now and has been removed from the market.

Now the next question.... will galaxy s ever see Gingerbread :-)?


What are the beneifts of Gingerbread? or is it to early to say?

Dion


It may have less calories, a face and buttons 

Have no idea... I just assume its going to have improvements over Froyo?

Eclair - Great
Froyo - Better
Gingerbread - Better +

http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-2.3-highlights.html



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  Reply # 414646 8-Dec-2010 14:32 Send private message

Better video support (video calling), lots of background changes to do with the VM that should improve gaming.




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Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

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  Reply # 414648 8-Dec-2010 14:34 Send private message

sittingduckz:
mckenndk:
sittingduckz: Upload success via kies... just Z4root will not work now and has been removed from the market.

Now the next question.... will galaxy s ever see Gingerbread :-)?


What are the beneifts of Gingerbread? or is it to early to say?

Dion


It may have less calories, a face and buttons 

Have no idea... I just assume its going to have improvements over Froyo?

Eclair - Great
Froyo - Better
Gingerbread - Better +

http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-2.3-highlights.html


The Killer App for me in 2.3 is the streaming media capability. . . .probably not a major for a lot of people, but there's not even an app for doing this (easily) on Android, which is frankly bizarre.

The keyboard from 2.3 is available on XDA developers for Doc's roms if anyone cares to give it a whirl?




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

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ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

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If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 414649 8-Dec-2010 14:35 Send private message

wazz: 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.


I just switched to 2 degrees 60 min (with rollover) / 100 bonus monthly mins for 1 year / 1000 txt / 50 mb - $29 / mo, no contract.




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  Reply # 414654 8-Dec-2010 14:43 Send private message

sittingduckz: Upload success via kies... just Z4root will not work now and has been removed from the market.

Now the next question.... will galaxy s ever see Gingerbread :-) 


Mine will, one way or another. ;-)




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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  Reply # 414659 8-Dec-2010 14:50 Send private message

morocco: I upgraded to 2.2 via kies, vodafone store phone ( impulse buy ).

My process was

- Run the Registry Patcher v1.7
- Run Kies
- Attach phone
- In registry patcher, choose VNZ as product code, Write Registry
- Update Firmware in Kies

Relatively painless, though had to download the firmware twice.


got impatient so i used this method, worked fine :)

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  Reply # 414679 8-Dec-2010 15:23 Send private message

dpf81:
morocco: I upgraded to 2.2 via kies, vodafone store phone ( impulse buy ).

My process was

- Run the Registry Patcher v1.7
- Run Kies
- Attach phone
- In registry patcher, choose VNZ as product code, Write Registry
- Update Firmware in Kies

Relatively painless, though had to download the firmware twice.


got impatient so i used this method, worked fine :)


Has anyone used the Save Rom function to 'capture' the download stream while updating via Kies?  This seems like a very sensible option to keep a backup of the 'Official' NZ rom in case you wanted to sell the phone and put it back to a legit, vanilla state.

Also, can anyone tell me if the updating via Kies to the official Froyo will fix the kernel bug issue affecting the older Doc Kalpik roms like my XXJPO?




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 414686 8-Dec-2010 15:43 Send private message

dpf81:
morocco: I upgraded to 2.2 via kies, vodafone store phone ( impulse buy ).

My process was

- Run the Registry Patcher v1.7
- Run Kies
- Attach phone
- In registry patcher, choose VNZ as product code, Write Registry
- Update Firmware in Kies

Relatively painless, though had to download the firmware twice.


got impatient so i used this method, worked fine :)


I'm also impatient and followed this method. Was quick and easy and the update is downloading as I type. 

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  Reply # 414701 8-Dec-2010 16:40 Send private message

nofam:
sittingduckz:
mckenndk:
sittingduckz: Upload success via kies... just Z4root will not work now and has been removed from the market.

Now the next question.... will galaxy s ever see Gingerbread :-)?


What are the beneifts of Gingerbread? or is it to early to say?

Dion


It may have less calories, a face and buttons 

Have no idea... I just assume its going to have improvements over Froyo?

Eclair - Great
Froyo - Better
Gingerbread - Better +

http://developer.android.com/sdk/android-2.3-highlights.html


The Killer App for me in 2.3 is the streaming media capability. . . .probably not a major for a lot of people, but there's not even an app for doing this (easily) on Android, which is frankly bizarre.

The keyboard from 2.3 is available on XDA developers for Doc's roms if anyone cares to give it a whirl?


Just downloaded this.  Going to give it a shot.  Not sure what's new, but hey, I like the latest things :-)




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  Reply # 414708 8-Dec-2010 17:12 Send private message

I'll be super excited if the new voice to text in the Gingerbread keyboard works.  It has an English - New Zealand input option so I've got my fingers crossed.

Vlingo doesn't work for me.  Maybe I have to put on a masculine voice but it doesn't work for my husband either.




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  Reply # 414723 8-Dec-2010 18:44 Send private message

Nope, voice is still completely bonkers. And to make matters worse, when I say my hubby's name it puts in my ex's name.  Ok they are similar but still!  How the hell would I explain that?




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  Reply # 414725 8-Dec-2010 18:59 Send private message

I got the email sorted out to how it use to be setup so no problems there.

No problem'l with the GPS, the only thing I did yesterday morning before the upgrade came through was actually upgrade maps to the latest version.

One issue I have seen is that there are only 4 apps available under the samsung apps page.

I have installed Flash and it works perfectly.

nothing else to report.

Dion

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  Reply # 414794 8-Dec-2010 21:52 Send private message

kiwijunglist:
wazz: 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.


I just switched to 2 degrees 60 min (with rollover) / 100 bonus monthly mins for 1 year / 1000 txt / 50 mb - $29 / mo, no contract.


Damn that is a good deal.

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