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  Reply # 370644 21-Aug-2010 12:41 Send private message

seriously:
eracode:
vinnieg: also, what's up with the new task manager, lock screen and status bar in the latest Firmware?
It's a good start i guess :)
Also Quadrant score goes to 910 so a slight difference over stock with no lag fix


What is a Quadrant score and how do you get it? I guess it's a speed test - what was your Q score prior to upgrade?


Search the market for 'Quadrant', it will be the only result.

Just did mine and got 883, stock.


Thanks - found it on Market, d/l'ed and ran it. Got 894. I see that the results bar chart shows stock Galaxy S just a fraction slower than my 894.

I just saw a guy in a video on the 'net running Quadrant on a Captivate (one of the US versions of Galaxy S) and he got something like 2230. He didn't say that he was using a flashed ROM but he must have been - but he did say it wasn't Froyo.

Would be keen to know what scores other Geekzone GS owners are getting on rooted phones? It's only of academic interest to me because I think I'm too chicken and not techy enough to root my phone - at this stage just happy to wait for 'official' upgrades to come through Kies.


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  Reply # 370666 21-Aug-2010 13:45 Send private message

I get 901 for my Quadrant score... completely stock rom that came with the phone.

I don't have much issue with lag on my phone. Maybe I haven't installed enough apps yet? If future updates make this phone even faster, I won't complain! :)

I'm going to wait for the official froyo release before I start messing around trying to improve the performance.

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  Reply # 370678 21-Aug-2010 14:28 Send private message

yeah I'm getting 2280 now with the latest lagFix from XDA :) runs a lot faster, think what was slowing mine down originally was the bloody "scanning memory" thing when starting up the phone

get the one click Root file from XDA or somewhere and run that, it's as simple as putting your phone in Debug mode, connecting via USB, running the one click application, clicking unlock and restarting :)

Then get the lag fix, run lagfixme.bat and it'll ask you on the phone if you want to do it, click allow and it's done.  About 20 seconds for each one 

Reversing each is fast too, run unlagfixme first, then run unroot me and it goes back to locked 




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  Reply # 370686 21-Aug-2010 14:48 Send private message

Wow that makes it sound so easy. is there any risk?




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  Reply # 370687 21-Aug-2010 14:55 Send private message

lokhor: Wow that makes it sound so easy. is there any risk?


Probably biggest risk is accidentally tripping over your plugged in USB cable, powercut or flashing the wrong firmware.  Don't think anyone here on Geekzone has properly bricked their phone yet :) 




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  Reply # 370743 21-Aug-2010 18:00 Send private message

I commented before that my gps could never get a lock.  I added APN for 2degrees EDGE data, and since enabling EDGE data the GPS seems to be working ok (at least for brief test with google brut navigation).  I'm guessing maybe you need mobile APN data for GPS lock, because I couldn't get GPS lock prior (even with WIFI enabled).




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  Reply # 370754 21-Aug-2010 18:36 Send private message

I think if it uses data it's called A-GPS




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  Reply # 370759 21-Aug-2010 18:43 Send private message

Yes GPS + cellular network tower info = aGPS.

but what was strange is GPS on my phone could not work at all with EDGE/3G disabled.




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  Reply # 370763 21-Aug-2010 19:09 Send private message

kiwijunglist: Yes GPS + cellular network tower info = aGPS.

but what was strange is GPS on my phone could not work at all with EDGE/3G disabled.


That is nasty... it shouldn't be like that.  Obviously an issue if you are somwhere with no coverage.

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  Reply # 370766 21-Aug-2010 19:14 Send private message

with EDGE/3G off, if i run GPS test app, i can see about 5 on avg sats (3-6) but they all have grey bars, and I always have 0 sats in use.  If I turn on EDGE/3G then it finds my location in the GPS test software, and I have >0 sats "in use".




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  Reply # 370819 21-Aug-2010 22:27 Send private message

On 2degrees I could call #100#1# and it would put me through to my balance, on the galaxy S it keeps failing, so I have to type the #100 and then enter 1 and send...slower and more annoying!

Anyone able to figure this out?

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  Reply # 370825 21-Aug-2010 22:32 Send private message

seriously: On 2degrees I could call #100#1# and it would put me through to my balance, on the galaxy S it keeps failing, so I have to type the #100 and then enter 1 and send...slower and more annoying!

Anyone able to figure this out?


*100*1# 

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  Reply # 370826 21-Aug-2010 22:35 Send private message

dckiwi:
seriously: On 2degrees I could call #100#1# and it would put me through to my balance, on the galaxy S it keeps failing, so I have to type the #100 and then enter 1 and send...slower and more annoying!

Anyone able to figure this out?


*100*1# 


AWESOME!!

Thank you so so much.

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  Reply # 370954 22-Aug-2010 11:23 Send private message

Kilack:
kiwijunglist: Yes GPS + cellular network tower info = aGPS.

but what was strange is GPS on my phone could not work at all with EDGE/3G disabled.


That is nasty... it shouldn't be like that.  Obviously an issue if you are somwhere with no coverage.


Hi Kilack, most phones are AGPS and dont really work that well without cell reception. Including the iphone.

The GPS chips in them are different to devices like Garmin. Its a shame really.

 

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  Reply # 371005 22-Aug-2010 13:30 Send private message

that's interesting to know.  in that case my gps actually seems to work very well when using google navigation, never did i jump onto the wrong road or anything, it always seemed to be very accurate with where i was on the map in relation to intersections etc...




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