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Topic # 92637 3-Nov-2011 01:44 Send private message

[UPDATE] ICS video walkthrough and installation guide!

Video here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2z-WQsleVMU

Written supplement and guide for how to get it on your Note at the blog: 

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/02/samsung-galaxy-note-ics-installation.html 


Hi everyone,

I picked up my Galaxy Note today :) Here's the *yawn* typical unboxing vid, with size comparison Vs the SGSII:

 



Naturally I have lots of stuff coming to the blog, but for now I thought I would post my guide for how to Root the Galaxy Note (mine is already Rooted, apps restored, Chainfire 3D running, PS3 controller working!). 

Unboxing video, how to root video all coming soon.

Any other owners out there?

I'm posting up to the minute stuff in Twitter too.

Video also has bonus demo of the Note running the 'tegra-only' Shadowgun and outputting it via MHL to an external monitor and playing it with a PS3 controller!





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  Reply # 540561 3-Nov-2011 07:44 Send private message

Nice work, first vid has a malformed video id however...



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  Reply # 540573 3-Nov-2011 08:39 Send private message

Ah, good spotting, fixed now thanks!

Note fully charged this morning, off to work (fits easily in my work trousers and sitting at the computer also fine with it in the pocket). 




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  Reply # 540584 3-Nov-2011 09:03 Send private message

I cant see the videos??? is this on you tube?

edit: just watched both videos from my galaxy s2





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  Reply # 540892 3-Nov-2011 20:55 Send private message

Thanks for the videos NZTechFreak. Look forward to a full review after some time with this beast!

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  Reply # 540918 3-Nov-2011 21:56 Send private message

I watched it this morning, thanks for the video. When will you be getting the GN/doing the unboxing?



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  Reply # 540998 4-Nov-2011 02:29 Send private message

First part of review proper is up now folks: re

http://www.androidnz.net/2011/11/galaxy-note-real-user-review-part-1.html

RE: Nexus - if no delays maybe arrive here in NZ around the 21st?




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  Reply # 541231 4-Nov-2011 16:40 Send private message

When and where can we buy it and will it run on Telecom XT.

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  Reply # 541254 4-Nov-2011 17:10 Send private message

Mmmmm I am six foot seven with big hands, I sooooo want this "normal size" phone!!

I have an SGS2 and even find that a little small!





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  Reply # 541324 4-Nov-2011 21:15 Send private message

Video demo of the pocketability. Be warned: extensive footage of my pocket area, some scenes may disturb viewers.

http://www.androidnz.net/2011/11/samsung-galaxy-note-pocketability-video.html

 




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  Reply # 541340 4-Nov-2011 22:17 Send private message

Good video, I dont think many others will do a video of that lol.

PS: Change your avatar, Nokia N95 is ancient :D

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  Reply # 541348 4-Nov-2011 22:49 Send private message

Thanks NZTechFreak, the "pocketability" video is something that many people want to know for sure. I am still holding off buying one until the prices are lower:)

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  Reply # 541352 4-Nov-2011 23:15 Send private message

Thanks NZtechfreak, good stuff, just what I wanted to know.

Will wait for a while for prices to drop & accessories to deploy before buying I think.




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  Reply # 541415 5-Nov-2011 10:19 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Video demo of the pocketability. Be warned: extensive footage of my pocket area, some scenes may disturb viewers.

http://www.androidnz.net/2011/11/samsung-galaxy-note-pocketability-video.html



Just noticed that when your partner is pocketing the Note while standing, you actually talk about the S2 ... approx 4:25 on the video :)




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  Reply # 541476 5-Nov-2011 17:07 Send private message

Can I ask where you ordered your note from? Clove or Handtech?

Thanks! 

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  Reply # 541506 5-Nov-2011 19:31 Send private message

cbdkid: Can I ask where you ordered your note from? Clove or Handtech?

Thanks! 
Without sounding like an advertorial, nor someone who actually knows, I would think he bought it from Clove. Especially given that he writes for them and their blog. I'm certainly contemplating a purchase myself but finding it hard to justify it when I love my SGS2 so much. 

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