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  Reply # 366087 11-Aug-2010 01:16 Send private message

Awesome..just tried purchasing my first app to find out that Clove put a hold on my card and charged it without releasing that hold. Now to wait until tomorrow to buy it...(CC company are releasing it at 4am (after updates?))

Thanks clove.

n4

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  Reply # 366207 11-Aug-2010 13:01 Send private message

What, Clove not perfect? Heresy! :-)




Sony Xperia Z2, on 2degrees

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  Reply # 366229 11-Aug-2010 13:56 Send private message

Hi All,

Quick question - The HTC Desire has the a8183 version that works with XT's NextG network. Does the samsung galaxy S also have an applicable model?

I'd love to go for this phone - but need it to work on XT.

My other choice is of course the HTC if the Sammy won't work. :)

Thanks!

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Cad

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  Reply # 366231 11-Aug-2010 13:58 Send private message

www.mobicity.co.nz / .com.au - sells Galaxy S version for XT network.  It costs  ~$150 more.

Expected to ship ~ mid Aug, with AT&T Branding.




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n4

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  Reply # 366232 11-Aug-2010 13:58 Send private message

Yes, think Telstra is launching one in Oz any day now. Will need to be unlocked... or there might be Ozzie vendors already selling that model (UMTS850).




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  Reply # 366253 11-Aug-2010 14:49 Send private message

Maybe, maybe not:

Apparently OPTUS have exclusivity until the end of August. 

http://www.samsung.com/au/news/newsRead.do?news_group=productnews&news_type=consumerproduct&news_ctgry=mobilephone&news_seq=19934

And:

http://forums.whirlpool.net.au/forum-replies-archive.cfm/1503541.html

"My Office got a news letter advising the telstra galaxy s will be available from their enterprise ordering system from late september. So it may be delayed."

Hopefully Telecom can get hold of a 850MHz batch before then..

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  Reply # 366521 11-Aug-2010 22:24 Send private message

Is there any word on when/if any NZ importers will get the captivate in? I like the look of that over the I9000

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  Reply # 366525 11-Aug-2010 22:27 Send private message

I'm loving my SGS but really wish I got the Telecom XT version.

Not totally sold on Android... but I think if it continues to improve, it'll be great long term, so I might as well support it now to help it along.

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  Reply # 366677 12-Aug-2010 10:47 Send private message

Well im sorry SGS users/lovers but im going to go and buy a Nexus one today. No doubt SGS is a better device, but I feel that the Nexus one is more "solid". By that I mean it has better development, less bugs and the first for updates. Thats just my opinion anyway :)

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  Reply # 366680 12-Aug-2010 10:52 Send private message

M_I_C_H_A_E_L: Well im sorry SGS users/lovers but im going to go and buy a Nexus one today. No doubt SGS is a better device, but I feel that the Nexus one is more "solid". By that I mean it has better development, less bugs and the first for updates. Thats just my opinion anyway :)


I don't think anyone will cry, you got to go with what makes you happy :).
The nexus is a fine phone and has some advantages over the galaxy definitely, both have their good points and bad points.
Just check what screen you are getting on the nexus one... HTC have started putting SLCD on new batches instead of the AMOLED screens.
So make sure you are getting whichever you prefer....

The SLCD should be an advantage outside (you will actually be able to see things unlike the AMOLED)   but otherwise AMOLED definitely looks nicer, better colours, contrast etc.

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  Reply # 366759 12-Aug-2010 13:05 Send private message

Got my Galaxy S today =)

Is there a way to connect to wifi networks when you disable SSID broadcasting on the wifi access point.  I can only seem to connect when SSID broadcast is enabled.  I can't seem to force connect.  On my friends iphone 2g, i enabled SSID broadcast to setup the wifi account, then i could disable SSID broadcast, but still force connect to the wifi network.




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  Reply # 366794 12-Aug-2010 14:07 Send private message

kiwijunglist: Got my Galaxy S today =)

Is there a way to connect to wifi networks when you disable SSID broadcasting on the wifi access point.  I can only seem to connect when SSID broadcast is enabled.  I can't seem to force connect.  On my friends iphone 2g, i enabled SSID broadcast to setup the wifi account, then i could disable SSID broadcast, but still force connect to the wifi network.


 Yes it works for me. You don't have to enable SSID, just use "Add Wi-Fi Network". The Network SSID is case-sensitive I think. It will say "not in range" when you first set it up, but then it should find and connect to the access point after a few seconds, and just connect to it if it's in range subsequently. Make sure new stations are allowed in the access point configuration when you first connect (e.g. for Telecom's Thomson TG585 configure "allow new devices" under Security).

n4

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  Reply # 366811 12-Aug-2010 14:47 Send private message

numfarr:
kiwijunglist: Got my Galaxy S today =)

Is there a way to connect to wifi networks when you disable SSID broadcasting on the wifi access point.  I can only seem to connect when SSID broadcast is enabled.  I can't seem to force connect.  On my friends iphone 2g, i enabled SSID broadcast to setup the wifi account, then i could disable SSID broadcast, but still force connect to the wifi network.


 Yes it works for me. You don't have to enable SSID, just use "Add Wi-Fi Network". The Network SSID is case-sensitive I think. It will say "not in range" when you first set it up, but then it should find and connect to the access point after a few seconds, and just connect to it if it's in range subsequently. Make sure new stations are allowed in the access point configuration when you first connect (e.g. for Telecom's Thomson TG585 configure "allow new devices" under Security).


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  Reply # 366819 12-Aug-2010 15:19 Send private message

that's exactly what i did, but it didn't work. will try again later, good to know that it is possible.




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  Reply # 366866 12-Aug-2010 17:05 Send private message

Damn still haven't received mine from Clove :( 2 weeks now. Something must of happened along the way... stuck at customs maybe ? The joys of Royal Mail and no tracking.

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