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  Reply # 639355 11-Jun-2012 22:31 Send private message

n95: Ok I'm?going?with the?conspiracy theory that was put to me that NL are extending the delivery time of the S3 to try and put off as many of the hundreds who preordered in their Queens Birthday 20% off sale stuff up as they can. That way people will pull out, get refunds and NL minimise their loss on this deal.

All these people who supposedly got the blue S3s from NL in the last couple of days don't really exist?Wink


My mum pre ordered at NL over Queens birthday. She checked by phone Friday and was told no, but arrived home to a voice message saying it was ready for collection. Picked it up Saturday. It's a Pebble Blue.




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  Reply # 639367 11-Jun-2012 23:18 Send private message

Neets:
n95: Ok I'm?going?with the?conspiracy theory that was put to me that NL are extending the delivery time of the S3 to try and put off as many of the hundreds who preordered in their Queens Birthday 20% off sale stuff up as they can. That way people will pull out, get refunds and NL minimise their loss on this deal.

All these people who supposedly got the blue S3s from NL in the last couple of days don't really exist?Wink


My mum pre ordered at NL over Queens birthday. She checked by phone Friday and was told no, but arrived home to a voice message saying it was ready for collection. Picked it up Saturday. It's a Pebble Blue.


You're kidding us right lol. She is one lucky mum.

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  Reply # 639368 11-Jun-2012 23:19 Send private message

Neets:
n95: Ok I'm?going?with the?conspiracy theory that was put to me that NL are extending the delivery time of the S3 to try and put off as many of the hundreds who preordered in their Queens Birthday 20% off sale stuff up as they can. That way people will pull out, get refunds and NL minimise their loss on this deal.

All these people who supposedly got the blue S3s from NL in the last couple of days don't really exist?Wink


My mum pre ordered at NL over Queens birthday. She checked by phone Friday and was told no, but arrived home to a voice message saying it was ready for collection. Picked it up Saturday. It's a Pebble Blue.


This is what's so annoying, with some saying mid June, end of june, 3 months.... Then those that picked theirs up last week. (talking specifically about NL)

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  Reply # 639369 11-Jun-2012 23:23 Send private message

IntegerIsNumber:
Neets:
n95: Ok I'm?going?with the?conspiracy theory that was put to me that NL are extending the delivery time of the S3 to try and put off as many of the hundreds who preordered in their Queens Birthday 20% off sale stuff up as they can. That way people will pull out, get refunds and NL minimise their loss on this deal.

All these people who supposedly got the blue S3s from NL in the last couple of days don't really exist?Wink


My mum pre ordered at NL over Queens birthday. She checked by phone Friday and was told no, but arrived home to a voice message saying it was ready for collection. Picked it up Saturday. It's a Pebble Blue.


You're kidding us right lol. She is one lucky mum.


Yes stop messing with us poor folks still waiting...

Actually I still love my S1

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  Reply # 639370 11-Jun-2012 23:28 Send private message

I think I'm off to bed for now. Have developing S3 insomnia lately and have been checking the internet until 2am every night reading any news updated via Google. Got to rest for tonight and get to work early in the morning.

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  Reply # 639378 12-Jun-2012 01:17 Send private message

Little video showing off connection options for the S3 - MHL, RDP, USB OTG, PS3/XBoX/Wii controllers etc etc

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/06/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-connectivity-demo.html

Also got NOVA 3 on my S3 and playing it via MHL on my HDTV with a PS3 controller over bluetooth (every bit as freaking sweet as it sounds).




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  Reply # 639382 12-Jun-2012 01:46 Send private message

not sure if this has been covered but worth a look

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27139359&postcount=41

the one little disapointment ive had with the s3 so far has been the redraw i've seen on my home launchers when home button'ing out of a big app, like chrome on www.stuff.co.nz 

didn't matter what launcher i used ..TW/nova/apex ..the all redrew time to time.

my S2 with the same amount of ram never had that issue, suspect a more mature state of the S2 ICS build, and this little tweek might be an example of it.

giving it a shot.  you'll need to be rooted and use something like root explorer of course.

just FYI my S2 on XWLP3 (ICS) has

heapstartsize=5m
heapgrothlimit=128m
heapsize=128

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  Reply # 639383 12-Jun-2012 01:50 Send private message

ok after the edit , and a reboot ...instant improvement.


video - to video inset mode ...to chrome with 5 tabs incl stuff.co.nz full site - home button and a rock solid transition back to home and the video never skipped a beat.

will let you know if it keeps it up

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  Reply # 639385 12-Jun-2012 02:46 Send private message

and how to disable fastdormancy:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27023440&postcount=5


will be keen to see how these effect things today. i'm on XT btw

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  Reply # 639391 12-Jun-2012 07:11 Send private message

IntegerIsNumber: I think I'm off to bed for now. Have developing S3 insomnia lately and have been checking the internet until 2am every night reading any news updated via Google. Got to rest for tonight and get to work early in the morning.

Noel Leeming is a Jedi.


Integerisnumber ,n95 and other NL pre orderers, I see only one way to distract ourselves from this waiting. lets get together and sue noel leeming, causing us lot of haeart aches,sleepless nights and endless geekzone posts for updates..

c'mon guys we can win this thing :)

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  Reply # 639396 12-Jun-2012 07:25 Send private message

Lambchop: and how to disable fastdormancy:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?p=27023440&postcount=5


will be keen to see how these effect things today. i'm on XT btw


The build.prop change does not work. I still get fast dormancy causing wakelocks. 




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  Reply # 639398 12-Jun-2012 07:53 Send private message

sqlpro:
IntegerIsNumber: I think I'm off to bed for now. Have developing S3 insomnia lately and have been checking the internet until 2am every night reading any news updated via Google. Got to rest for tonight and get to work early in the morning.

Noel Leeming is a Jedi.


Integerisnumber ,n95 and other NL pre orderers, I see only one way to distract ourselves from this waiting. lets get together and sue noel leeming, causing us lot of haeart aches,sleepless nights and endless geekzone posts for updates..

c'mon guys we can win this thing :)


Lol if you start it then i will join you. :)

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  Reply # 639413 12-Jun-2012 08:10 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Little video showing off connection options for the S3 - MHL, RDP, USB OTG, PS3/XBoX/Wii controllers etc etc

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/06/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-connectivity-demo.html

Also got NOVA 3 on my S3 and playing it via MHL on my HDTV with a PS3 controller over bluetooth (every bit as freaking sweet as it sounds).


Can you confirm if the new MHL cable works with the S2 as well.

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  Reply # 639444 12-Jun-2012 09:09 Send private message

cokeman2: its all really weird,  when WHS already delivered ,whats up with noels , ( mind u WHS got them off 2 degrees i say , since i got a free 2d micro sim with it :)  


I'm still waiting for my White from WHS, ordered Saturday 2nd, rang them on Friday and they said probably still a couple of weeks away.



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  Reply # 639445 12-Jun-2012 09:10 Send private message

I'd be interested in hearing from anyone who has the phone and is getting people reporting they aren't hearing you well?

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