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Master Geek


  Reply # 563551 1-Jan-2012 17:44 Send private message

Tried to copy some files from my girlfriend's Windows XP laptop to the Galaxy Nexus / GT-I9250, but driver wouldn't install - getting error:

   Samsung mobile MTP device

   The required section was not found in the inf

Turns out I needed to upgrade from Windows Media Player 9 to Windows Media Player 11... once that is done the driver installs fine - WTF! For anyone else wanting to use XP this is a useful thing to know eh??! Cheers

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  Reply # 567537 11-Jan-2012 19:37 Send private message

spent some time playing with the Nexus (Verizon) at the Samsung booth at CES today. It's much lighter than I expected and I think the HDPDA+ version is even lighter. The phone is also smaller than I had expected and I don't think I would have much issue using one with one hand.

Now to find a HSPDA version to purchase over here.




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  Reply # 568194 13-Jan-2012 07:54 Send private message

tl54: Mine is 4.01, no update available at the moment.

Got mine from Hong Kong.



Finally got the update to 4.02 yesterday.




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  Reply # 568273 13-Jan-2012 10:09 Send private message

Got my 4.02 update just now.

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  Reply # 573150 25-Jan-2012 13:00 Send private message

Could someone who has got the OTA 4.02 update tell me what Baseband version you're running now. Thanks.

YJ

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  Reply # 573153 25-Jan-2012 13:15 Send private message

bmoff: Could someone who has got the OTA 4.02 update tell me what Baseband version you're running now. Thanks.


my one is I9250XXKK6, it's from clove and got the OTA 4.0.2 before Xmas as well. 

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Master Geek


  Reply # 573238 25-Jan-2012 17:46 Send private message

Samsung branded retailer told me the Nexus is not going to be released in NZ!

Obviously high chance he is clueless (decision depends on carriers?) but interesting to hear it from someone somewhat close to source...

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Master Geek


  Reply # 573242 25-Jan-2012 17:56 Send private message

PS. I think I prefer S2 hardware (micro SD, advantages of being common), but got Nexus only to get auto updates (will know after a time if decision worth it).

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Master Geek


  Reply # 573752 26-Jan-2012 17:54 Send private message

Just bought a Samsung HDTV adapter for my Nexus from Samsung Container (Restart Christchurch) for $50... See http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=85089&page_no=2#573749

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 574781 30-Jan-2012 00:03 Send private message

Hey all!


Anyone know the best place to get the 32gb Nexus from? been waiting awhile now and only reliable source i can find is mobicity and they arent expecting delivery untill the 17/2. I desperately want to ditch my Iphone and itunes and go green but do i really have to wait this long!?

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  Reply # 578560 8-Feb-2012 09:58 Send private message

I am about to purchase the Galaxy Nexus from a friend in HK who is coming back here. There is a deal on at the moment from Samsung that if you purchase the phone (likely from an authorised dealer or store like Broadway or Fortress) then you can get a genuine Samsung battery with NFC for $99(HK). I am not sure what the means? Is the NFC chip in the phone in the battery or in the phone itself?


Looking forward to getting the new phone since my N1 power button has died again (3rd time!). While HTC US are willing to give me a refurbished phone for free, it's a hassle sending it back to them, having them send to a friend in the US who then sends it back to me.

Thanks




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  Reply # 578562 8-Feb-2012 10:02 Send private message

have you lucky, lucky galaxy nexus owners seen this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jT3LNoJhWsw&feature=g-u-u&context=G2a97b5aFUAAAAAAADAA

 

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Master Geek


  Reply # 578598 8-Feb-2012 11:05 Send private message

@Ichiu7: NFC antenna is built into battery. Feels likr NFC is a completely useless feature though :-) I would recommend get a S2 and upgrade it to ICS, because: Nexus is not going to be released in NZ (so no locally available accessories etc), screen scratches easily (make sure you get screen protectors from HK), no MicroSD is a pain.

@mynlydz: Chrome Beta looks to only be available to US... I found it in store from web link, but no Install option available.

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  Reply # 578615 8-Feb-2012 11:35 Send private message

robocat: @Ichiu7: NFC antenna is built into battery. Feels likr NFC is a completely useless feature though :-) I would recommend get a S2 and upgrade it to ICS, because: Nexus is not going to be released in NZ (so no locally available accessories etc), screen scratches easily (make sure you get screen protectors from HK), no MicroSD is a pain.



@mynlydz: Chrome Beta looks to only be available to US... I found it in store from web link, but no Install option available.


Use market enabler (found on android market) and in the second tab select t-mobile. I'm running it on my S2 at the moment. 

Lee 






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  Reply # 578629 8-Feb-2012 11:49 Send private message

I just downloaded the apk from xda and running on it on my Xoom. Market Enabler requires rooting IIRC.

Not sure I like it - prefer the stock browser on ICS.




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System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

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