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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 645879 25-Jun-2012 13:50 Send private message

MurrayM: Will a USB OTG cable for the S2 work on the S3?

Reason I'm asking is because I need an OTG cable for my S3 but most of the cables listed on Trade Me say they are for the S2 and make no mention of the S3 (probably because it's too new).  Do both the S2 and S3 use a micro B connector?


 

I bought one of these off Trademe and it works fine - pretty reasonable price!

http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/accessories/data-cables/samsung/auction-486071732.htm




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If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 645885 25-Jun-2012 13:54 Send private message

nofam:
MurrayM: Will a USB OTG cable for the S2 work on the S3?

Reason I'm asking is because I need an OTG cable for my S3 but most of the cables listed on Trade Me say they are for the S2 and make no mention of the S3 (probably because it's too new).  Do both the S2 and S3 use a micro B connector?


 

I bought one of these off Trademe and it works fine - pretty reasonable price!

http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/accessories/data-cables/samsung/auction-486071732.htm


Yeah that was one I saw, but there are similar looking ones that say they are for the S2 that are half that price, i.e. http://www.trademe.co.nz/mobile-phones/accessories/data-cables/samsung/auction-486062625.htm

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Master Geek


  Reply # 645937 25-Jun-2012 15:54 Send private message

just a quick question re BetterBatteryStats  ,,, so in kernal wakelock, since unplugged ... all i see is "no ref since unplugged set yet"


so is there something i need to do here ..or ..?

just trying to see the same wakelocks NZTF has 

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Master Geek


  Reply # 645945 25-Jun-2012 16:01

All this talk about Fast Dormancy: does 2Degrees support it and would I be correct in assuming that it would be set appropriately in the SIII bought from WHS (=2D handset)?

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 645946 25-Jun-2012 16:05 Send private message

fatboy: All this talk about Fast Dormancy: does 2Degrees support it and would I be correct in assuming that it would be set appropriately in the SIII bought from WHS (=2D handset)?


Vodafone and 2D support it.
Telecom does not.




Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone - kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.

SGSIII
ROM: WanamLite v1.3    Kernel: Ninphetamine v1.1.0   Modem: DXLEA

SGSII (Now belongs to SWMBO)
ROM: WanamLite v12     Kernel: Siyah v3.3.2   Modem: BVLPB

SGS
 (Cat's chew toy)

If you need a download-mode jig ASAP, you're welcome to borrow mine!  Works with SGS I/II/III.  I also have a SIM cutter available (Dunedin) - happy to post either to you at your cost.

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  Reply # 645954 25-Jun-2012 16:21 Send private message

nofam:
fatboy: All this talk about Fast Dormancy: does 2Degrees support it and would I be correct in assuming that it would be set appropriately in the SIII bought from WHS (=2D handset)?


Vodafone and 2D support it.
Telecom does not.


This is correct. Easy to tell if FD is causing wakelocks too. Just use BetterBatteryStats and set to Kernel Wakelocks




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  Reply # 645956 25-Jun-2012 16:24 Send private message

Lambchop: just a quick question re BetterBatteryStats  ,,, so in kernal wakelock, since unplugged ... all i see is "no ref since unplugged set yet"


so is there something i need to do here ..or ..?

just trying to see the same wakelocks NZTF has 


Which wakelocks does NZTF have? if you're referring to my article on Fast Dormancy then try setting to 'Since charged' if its still not showing anything under Kernel Wakelocks then you have problems. 




Current Devices: HTC One
Old Devices: SGS I9000, HTC Sensation, SGSII I9100, Asus Transformer, Samsung Galaxy S3

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All comments are my own opinion, and not that of my employer unless explicitly stated.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 645970 25-Jun-2012 16:38 Send private message

lokhor:
Lambchop: just a quick question re BetterBatteryStats  ,,, so in kernal wakelock, since unplugged ... all i see is "no ref since unplugged set yet"


so is there something i need to do here ..or ..?

just trying to see the same wakelocks NZTF has 


Which wakelocks does NZTF have? if you're referring to my article on Fast Dormancy then try setting to 'Since charged' if its still not showing anything under Kernel Wakelocks then you have problems. 


ah sorry, credit where credit due, just thought it was NZTF.

nice, well yeh .. kernal wakelock ..nadda ... no ref.


i'll try a reboot.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 645977 25-Jun-2012 16:46 Send private message

ah reboot sorted it.


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Master Geek


  Reply # 646015 25-Jun-2012 17:49 Send private message

interesting ...so nwk_info.db ...even though i manaually set my apn's when i got my s3 to telecom ones, it still has the 2 degrees entires , maybe thats just because thats what they where named at creation.

http://www.numberportabilitylookup.com/networks?s=

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Master Geek


  Reply # 646132 25-Jun-2012 23:17 Send private message

Forgive my ignorance but what is Fast Dormancy and WakeLock?

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  Reply # 646138 25-Jun-2012 23:33 Send private message

avecha: Forgive my ignorance but what is Fast Dormancy and WakeLock?


http://www.androidnz.net/2012/06/at-your-own-risk-how-to-disable-fast.html




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  Reply # 646238 26-Jun-2012 10:29 Send private message

Hmm....on my SII (with Automatic Brightness unticked), I could pull down the status bar slightly and move to the left to go darker and right to go brighter. However, since I installed a custom ROM the day I got it, I can't remember if it's a stock feature or not? Reason I'm asking is because it doesn't seem to work on the SIII?

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  Reply # 646243 26-Jun-2012 10:34 Send private message

DoggNZ: Hmm....on my SII (with Automatic Brightness unticked), I could pull down the status bar slightly and move to the left to go darker and right to go brighter. However, since I installed a custom ROM the day I got it, I can't remember if it's a stock feature or not? Reason I'm asking is because it doesn't seem to work on the SIII?


I can't seem to do this on my stock S2 so I don't think it's a stock feature (unless I've not known about it for the last year!)

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  Reply # 646245 26-Jun-2012 10:39 Send private message

avecha: Forgive my ignorance but what is Fast Dormancy and WakeLock?


You don't need to do anything when you're on Vodafone/2Degrees.

Only disabled it if you're on Telecom.

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