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  Reply # 491256 8-Jul-2011 19:52 Send private message

K1000716:
Neets:I'm also after an arm band so I can listen to music while on the wind trainer, again I can't find one.


I had a good hunt for armband cases a while back and had decided on this: http://www.amazon.com/Tune-Belt-Incredible-smartphones-protective/dp/B003ZJGZ8O/ref=sr_1_7?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1309950687&sr=1-7 

I didn't get one in the end, but do recall that of the few options in that size range it did seem the best and most well reviewed.
 


Thanks for that K1000716.  I've put it in my cart.  With the dollar so good at the moment I might just keep shopping.  Pity you can't get the Galaxy 10.1 Tab from Amazon.  I'd love one of those too.




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  Reply # 491257 8-Jul-2011 19:54 Send private message

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Neets: I'm thoroughly sick of my nice (expensive) Sena pouch.  I wanted to like it. I did all the massaging stuff to soften the leather and break it in.  But it's still too tight and it ends up pressing in on the volume rocker.  The phone continues to chirp in my bag as it gets jolted around (thanks to the smooth road surfaces in Chch), and then I forget and nearly jump out of my skin when the phone rings due to the volume being set at maximum.

The trouble is I can't seem to find an alternative.  I'm also after an arm band so I can listen to music while on the wind trainer, again I can't find one.  Perhaps too early to be looking for such things.

Has anyone else got any suggestions?

Wow, that seems like a really whiny post.


The ebay seller I got my Pleomax case from seems to have a few range of SGS2 cases, might be worth a look, scroll down further on the listing.


Thanks for the link, they didn't have I wanted but I appreciate you taking the time to post a reply.




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  Reply # 491273 8-Jul-2011 21:07 Send private message

hey guys dumbv question: my vodafone AU has informed me there is a new update - see vodafone.com.au/galaxys2 (googling tells me it is a KF4) ...

will updating it alter my chainfire kernel?
will it reactivate or LOSE all the apps i have frozen under titanium backup?

thanks

(ps - not that i can update anyway - maybe rooting or freezing VFAU junk has prevented the update from updating... but i would like to know the answers to above still please)




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  Reply # 491276 8-Jul-2011 21:25 Send private message

Neets: 
Thanks for the link, they didn't have I wanted but I appreciate you taking the time to post a reply.


I don't have what you want either Neets, but I hope all's well in the capital of the Mainland, and that our team, the Crusaders, the official Super Whatever team of New Zealand (no matter where in the shaky isles you dwell), relegate the Reds into the one-hit-wonder status they deserve.

Oops... did I say that out loud?

:D

Fingers crossed for youze Cantabs for Saturday. Although I have a bet on at the TAB for Crusaders beating the Reds by 15+.
See, we're with you guys, like it or not.

All the best Anita,
Andy.




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  Reply # 491328 9-Jul-2011 06:56 Send private message

Samfirmware have released a new 2.3.4 rom. Tricky103 is downloading it so hopefully it won't be too long for an optimised version for those who prefer the Romkitchen roms.




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  Reply # 491332 9-Jul-2011 08:22 Send private message

Re cases I got one similar to this http://www.trademe.co.nz/a.aspx?id=390367675

Screen protectors also work fine and complete the phone protection for me.

After trying various cases I've decided the main purpose for the case is to protect the phone when it is accidentally and inevitably dropped. Its the corners that need the protection and these cases seem to be better than the softer silicon gel. The main downside is the blocking of insertion of the phone into a standard dock. I don't bother to take the covers off as thats a nuisance and I expect that will loosen its grip on the phone with repeated stretchiings.

Covers and flaps generally get in the way, so while a good idea I've given up on them.

2.3.4 coming? Kewl!

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  Reply # 491333 9-Jul-2011 08:29 Send private message

Actually the jet black version of this is the one I got, I recommend those. Not sure if the trader has anymore of those now.

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Accessories/Cases-protectors/Samsung/auction-390249758.htm

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  Reply # 491345 9-Jul-2011 10:15 Send private message

Neets: Samfirmware have released a new 2.3.4 rom. Tricky103 is downloading it so hopefully it won't be too long for an optimised version for those who prefer the Romkitchen roms.


Original release is here;

http://hotfile.com/dl/123505846/5faca77/I9100XXKG1.rar.html

 Probably has new bootloader so might necessitate a re-unlock.




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  Reply # 491352 9-Jul-2011 10:38 Send private message

jpanwala: could you please tell me exactly how to wipe the cache and the Dalvik cache? Thanks

Both of these require booting the phone into recovery mode. Some ROMs will modify the power menu on the phone to give you a Recovery option - if that's available, use it. Otherwise, turn off the phone, then hold the volume up and home keys while you press and hold the power button.

Depending on whether you've got a stock kernel or a CWM-modified kernel, your options are different here. The stock kernel only allows you to wipe the cache - there should be an option on the recovery menu. A CWM kernel will have an additional Advanced menu that allows you to wipe the Dalvik cache.

Given that you're installing Lite'ning ROM, you'll have a CWM kernel after the flash, and a power menu option to boot into recovery. Your best bet is to do the flash, let the phone boot, then follow the instructions above.

You shouldn't have any issues with flashing Lite'ning over stock, and shouldn't need to manually wipe any caches. While many people recommend it after a flash, it's often not required. Some people also recommend a full wipe, and again, in most cases it's not required. My advice is to just flash and then see if you have any issues. If you do, start by wiping the caches, and only do a factory reset as a last resort.

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  Reply # 491354 9-Jul-2011 10:42 Send private message

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Neets: Samfirmware have released a new 2.3.4 rom. Tricky103 is downloading it so hopefully it won't be too long for an optimised version for those who prefer the Romkitchen roms.


Original release is here;

http://hotfile.com/dl/123505846/5faca77/I9100XXKG1.rar.html

 Probably has new bootloader so might necessitate a re-unlock.


Given that this is from SamFirmware, you'll need a password to open the file: samfirmware.com

I'm downloading it now, and will give it a go. I'll also attempt to re-root using kernel flashes. Will post back when I'm done to let you all know how it goes.

Edit: A stock kernel can be downloaded from http://www.multiupload.com/UNNM2UKPBC (password: intratech@XDA). To get root, flash the 2.3.4 firmware, then a CF-Root kernel (roots the phone), then the stock kernel. The biggest thing you'll lose is CWM recovery, although the CWM app will still work.

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  Reply # 491358 9-Jul-2011 11:03 Send private message

joker97: hey guys dumbv question: my vodafone AU has informed me there is a new update - see vodafone.com.au/galaxys2 (googling tells me it is a KF4) ...

will updating it alter my chainfire kernel?
will it reactivate or LOSE all the apps i have frozen under titanium backup?

thanks

(ps - not that i can update anyway - maybe rooting or freezing VFAU junk has prevented the update from updating... but i would like to know the answers to above still please)


it will flash stock kernel and unroot the phone. It should leave your data intact and wont touch the backups on the sdcard. Frozen apps should remain frozen in most cases. Not a big deal to refreeze them though.




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  Reply # 491360 9-Jul-2011 11:06 Send private message

nzgeek: Given that this is from SamFirmware, you'll need a password to open the file: samfirmware.com

I'm downloading it now, and will give it a go. I'll also attempt to re-root using kernel flashes. Will post back when I'm done to let you all know how it goes.

Edit: A stock kernel can be downloaded from http://www.multiupload.com/UNNM2UKPBC (password: intratech@XDA). To get root, flash the 2.3.4 firmware, then a CF-Root kernel (roots the phone), then the stock kernel. The biggest thing you'll lose is CWM recovery, although the CWM app will still work.


Theres also a VillainROM release already at http://www.villainrom.co.uk/forum/content.php/313-ROM-VillainROM-2.0-for-Samsung-Galaxy-S-II-(2.3.4-time)

Its just a flash for the /system partition so leaves existing modem, kernel and bootloader intact. 




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  Reply # 491362 9-Jul-2011 11:32 Send private message

stevenz:
joker97: hey guys dumbv question: my vodafone AU has informed me there is a new update - see vodafone.com.au/galaxys2 (googling tells me it is a KF4) ...

will updating it alter my chainfire kernel?
will it reactivate or LOSE all the apps i have frozen under titanium backup?

thanks

(ps - not that i can update anyway - maybe rooting or freezing VFAU junk has prevented the update from updating... but i would like to know the answers to above still please)


it will flash stock kernel and unroot the phone. It should leave your data intact and wont touch the backups on the sdcard. Frozen apps should remain frozen in most cases. Not a big deal to refreeze them though.



thanks mate. sorry i'm so linux iliterate!!!

so i see some sam guy has created a 2.3.4??? or is it an official 2.3.4? either way i'll wait till they're tested and reviewed and then backup apps using titanium backup -> inbuilt "SD card" then off to 2.3.4 and then re-root and restore programs?? (is that how it should be done?)




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  Reply # 491363 9-Jul-2011 11:35 Send private message

argh i've turned off so many things that i'm consuming 1% power on standby overnight on stock ROM ... but i've just been around melb CBD for a couple of hour on maps/gps/screen on ... 20% (ish) per hour!




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  Reply # 491365 9-Jul-2011 11:43 Send private message

Flashed KG1 and the associated modem. May be coincidental but it feels noticably snappier than KF2 did.

Had to strip out all the usual SNS bloatware but otherwise its a good one. Be good to get a couple of the usual mods back.




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