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  Reply # 642432 18-Jun-2012 11:26 Send private message

How old is your Shepherd?

Thunder is 5 this year.

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  Reply # 642433 18-Jun-2012 11:27 Send private message

NL, so who knows.

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  Reply # 642434 18-Jun-2012 11:27 Send private message

Bhavicp: I'd suggest getting Lightflow . It's pretty awesome. Lets you control LED notification per application. You can set specific ring-tones from the actual contact menu I believe. (Ie select a contact and it'll give you the option). 


So Lightflow will let me assign different LED colours for text messages from different contacts?

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  Reply # 642435 18-Jun-2012 11:27 Send private message

networkn: How old is your Shepherd?

Thunder is 5 this year.


The one in the pic is 7 now, we have another who is 5.

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  Reply # 642437 18-Jun-2012 11:32 Send private message

MurrayM:
Bhavicp: I'd suggest getting Lightflow . It's pretty awesome. Lets you control LED notification per application. You can set specific ring-tones from the actual contact menu I believe. (Ie select a contact and it'll give you the option).?


So Lightflow will let me assign different LED colours for text messages from different contacts?


Playing with it now, i can set up light, sound, and vibration for each contact, i have the paid version

And different notifications for missed calls, sms, and mms for each of those contacts

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  Reply # 642442 18-Jun-2012 11:37 Send private message

Glengus:
MurrayM:
Bhavicp: I'd suggest getting Lightflow . It's pretty awesome. Lets you control LED notification per application. You can set specific ring-tones from the actual contact menu I believe. (Ie select a contact and it'll give you the option).?


So Lightflow will let me assign different LED colours for text messages from different contacts?


Playing with it now, i can set up light, sound, and vibration for each contact, i have the paid version

And different notifications for missed calls, sms, and mms for each of those contacts

Thanks for confirming that.  The Features page on their website doesn't seem to mention that...

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  Reply # 642463 18-Jun-2012 12:20 Send private message

Does rooting your phone have any chance of "bricking" or does it void warranty? I'm wanting to try it on my s3 but have never used Andriod before.

Also, anyone have a reliable/recommended guide for doing it?

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  Reply # 642464 18-Jun-2012 12:22 Send private message

own3d: banging my head against the wall.. how do I get the stock ICS dialer running on this SGSIII?

http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/11/29/getting-to-know-android-4-0-part-6-the-phone-app-gets-lots-of-love/


bump.. should we create a new thread with specific software/runtime queries?

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  Reply # 642465 18-Jun-2012 12:23 Send private message

Bhavicp: Does rooting your phone have any chance of "bricking" or does it void warranty? I'm wanting to try it on my s3 but have never used Andriod before.

Also, anyone have a reliable/recommended guide for doing it?


No, rock solid
nztechfreak has posted this at least 4 times in this thread:
http://www.androidnz.net/2012/06/at-your-own-risk-how-to-root-your.html

Another reason to make a software specific thread :P



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  Reply # 642466 18-Jun-2012 12:23 Send private message

Bhavicp: Does rooting your phone have any chance of "bricking" or does it void warranty? I'm wanting to try it on my s3 but have never used Andriod before.

Also, anyone have a reliable/recommended guide for doing it?



Androidnz has a really great guide and yes it voids your warranty and should be undertaken at your own risk. 

There is always some risk with loading non standard software on your device. 



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  Reply # 642471 18-Jun-2012 12:32 Send private message

networkn:
Bhavicp: Does rooting your phone have any chance of "bricking" or does it void warranty? I'm wanting to try it on my s3 but have never used Andriod before.

Also, anyone have a reliable/recommended guide for doing it?



Androidnz has a really great guide and yes it voids your warranty and should be undertaken at your own risk. 

There is always some risk with loading non standard software on your device. 




I thought it might've been OK with the warranty since I read: On July 26, 2010, the U.S. Copyright office announced a new exemption making it officially legal[16] to root a device and run unauthorized third-party applications, as well as the ability to unlock any cell phone for use on multiple carriers.

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  Reply # 642475 18-Jun-2012 12:40 Send private message

own3d:
Bhavicp: Does rooting your phone have any chance of "bricking" or does it void warranty? I'm wanting to try it on my s3 but have never used Andriod before.

Also, anyone have a reliable/recommended guide for doing it?


No, rock solid
nztechfreak has posted this at least 4 times in this thread:
http://www.androidnz.net/2012/06/at-your-own-risk-how-to-root-your.html

Another reason to make a software specific thread :P


I think thats what this thread is intended for http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=97&topicid=103279

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  Reply # 642489 18-Jun-2012 13:06 Send private message

nofam:
Bhavicp:
simon14: Can anyone recommend a good cover for the s3?


I've brought one of these: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=483093181

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t's light, the quality is nice, feels really good (sorta gripy) and it clips on nicely.

I've also ordered in one of those rock cases, they look good but hasn't arrived yet.


If anyone is after one of those Rock cases, I'd advise against getting it off Trademe - there are traders on Ebay selling at nearly half the price.

I'm probably showing my deep-south, Scottish roots here. . . . .


I had checked both eBay against the TM seller I was looking at (and eventually bought from) and there wasn't really much in it.  And given I wanted it pronto, it was better to buy more local. Ordered Sunday night, arrived Tuesday morning.  And I do have Scottish roots, hence looking around Wink I wonder with another week whether some of the sellers are now selling at a lesser price.  More demand and options/competition.




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  Reply # 642522 18-Jun-2012 13:39 Send private message

MurrayM:
Glengus:
MurrayM:
Bhavicp: I'd suggest getting Lightflow . It's pretty awesome. Lets you control LED notification per application. You can set specific ring-tones from the actual contact menu I believe. (Ie select a contact and it'll give you the option).?


So Lightflow will let me assign different LED colours for text messages from different contacts?


Playing with it now, i can set up light, sound, and vibration for each contact, i have the paid version

And different notifications for missed calls, sms, and mms for each of those contacts

Thanks for confirming that.  The Features page on their website doesn't seem to mention that...


Argh at lightflow

Try it and watch your battery go down fast, when i had it installed it would keep an awake lock on.
When i had it installed i had 6 - 8 hours battery life, after removing it i have 1.5 - 2 days

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  Reply # 642534 18-Jun-2012 13:58 Send private message

 
Argh at lightflow

Try it and watch your battery go down fast, when i had it installed it would keep an awake lock on.
When i had it installed i had 6 - 8 hours battery life, after removing it i have 1.5 - 2 days


Hmm really.. This could be why I'm getting similar battery life as well. But I put it down to using Wifi and playing around with it a lot last day or two.

Will do some testing and try i guess.

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