Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 199 | 200 | 201 | 202 | 203 | 204 | 205 | 206 | 207 | 208 | 209 | 210 | 211 | 212 | 213 | 214 | 215 | 216 | 217 | 218 | 219 | ... | 376
67 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 652875 9-Jul-2012 12:27 Send private message

avecha: So the exploding S3 that the guy overseas was accusing/getting ready to sue Samsung about was from the guy putting it in a microwave. He removed all accusations towards Samsung.
Funny fella.


I hope he returned the replacement S3 Samsung gave him

485 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 652879 9-Jul-2012 12:41 Send private message

avecha: So the exploding S3 that the guy overseas was accusing/getting ready to sue Samsung about was from the guy putting it in a microwave. He removed all accusations towards Samsung.
Funny fella.


the other day i could feel the heat from the phone (phone just sitting in pocket and doing nothing! no wifi,no auto sync etc.,)

that very morning i read this news and was bit worried. i removed the battery and put that back again and all normal after that.

199 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 652886 9-Jul-2012 13:04 Send private message

sqlpro:
avecha: So the exploding S3 that the guy overseas was accusing/getting ready to sue Samsung about was from the guy putting it in a microwave. He removed all accusations towards Samsung.
Funny fella.


the other day i could feel the heat from the phone (phone just sitting in pocket and doing nothing! no wifi,no auto sync etc.,)

that very morning i read this news and was bit worried. i removed the battery and put that back again and all normal after that.


www.coolest-gadgets.com/20120708/exploded-samsung-galaxy-s3-sham/

Mine gets warm too from being in my pocket but nothing to write home about.

119 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 652901 9-Jul-2012 13:41 Send private message

networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


Has been happening to me too.  I just reboot the router and it's good as gold again. It is annoying, I will say that and it shouldn't happen. Didn't have any problems like this with my S1.

I didn't get the problem initially until I had the phone a couple of weeks, probably occurs once / twice a week now I think and most likely when I have been away from wifi and then come back into coverage.

I am on Stock ROM too, Vodafone handset on XT.



6878 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 675

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 652904 9-Jul-2012 13:46 Send private message

mattyjnz:
networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


Has been happening to me too.  I just reboot the router and it's good as gold again. It is annoying, I will say that and it shouldn't happen. Didn't have any problems like this with my S1.

I didn't get the problem initially until I had the phone a couple of weeks, probably occurs once / twice a week now I think and most likely when I have been away from wifi and then come back into coverage.

I am on Stock ROM too, Vodafone handset on XT.


Yup that pretty much explains my experience well. It's really annoying, I have blown through a 1GB of 3G traffic this month already, Thank God for the Promo I got my phone on!


217 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 652933 9-Jul-2012 14:17 Send private message

nofam: Can someone on the new LFB firmware confirm for me whether inserting a headphone plug still brings up the menu in the notification screen with the music player, video player short cuts?  The new WanamLite ROM doesn't seem to do this any longer. . . .


actually no it doesn't - and the wee headphone icon doesn't show up in the notification bar either 

825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 652939 9-Jul-2012 14:29 Send private message

Lambchop:
nofam: Can someone on the new LFB firmware confirm for me whether inserting a headphone plug still brings up the menu in the notification screen with the music player, video player short cuts?  The new WanamLite ROM doesn't seem to do this any longer. . . .


actually no it doesn't - and the wee headphone icon doesn't show up in the notification bar either 


Cheers Lambchop - are you on the stock LFB, or a custom firmware?




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.

762 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 652950 9-Jul-2012 14:45 Send private message

networkn: Murray: who are you with? Yours looks older than mine which is LF2. I was given this update OTA automatically by VF.

My phone was bought from Warehouse Stationary and so is a 2Degrees phone, but Vodafone is my provider.



6878 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 675

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 652953 9-Jul-2012 14:47 Send private message

In settings, there is a check for update option. Try that. Not saying it will fix your issue, but since you don't have the update yet.

466 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 652955 9-Jul-2012 14:49 Send private message

sqlpro:
networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


me too but very occasionally. i use same workaround as you.


Mine does this sometimes.

I just toggle the wifi on then off and it comes right.

Also have an annoying issue with web browsers where i click on a bookmark like google.co.nz and it just hangs for a long time.
I have to close the tab and choose another bookmark to a new site and it seems to kickstart it again.

http://i48.tinypic.com/w2ip3d.jpg






6878 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 675

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 652956 9-Jul-2012 14:51 Send private message

webup:
sqlpro:
networkn: Hi There!

Ok is there a tech support number for these wretched phones. I am AGAIN having WIFI Issues.

This morning I wasn't connected via wifi, I restarted my phone, still not. Toggled WiFi on and off, bingo, connected. This is seriously starting to piss me off.


me too but very occasionally. i use same workaround as you.


Mine does this sometimes.

I just toggle the wifi on then off and it comes right.

Also have an annoying issue with web browsers where i click on a bookmark like google.co.nz and it just hangs for a long time.
I have to close the tab and choose another bookmark to a new site and it seems to kickstart it again.




Yup me too. 

825 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 652963 9-Jul-2012 15:01 Send private message

Are those of you having Wifi issues running 802.11n?  And if so, is your router a dual-band model?




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.

762 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 652966 9-Jul-2012 15:04 Send private message

nofam: Are those of you having Wifi issues running 802.11n?  And if so, is your router a dual-band model?

I'm running 802.11g and my router isn't dual band.  I'm running an old Dynalink RTA-1025W at both home and work.

It doesn't happen all the time, but seems to happen more often when I go out of range and then back into range.



6878 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 675

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 652967 9-Jul-2012 15:05 Send private message

My Access points are WAP-3205 Zyxel units.

217 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 653020 9-Jul-2012 16:16 Send private message

nofam:
Lambchop:
nofam: Can someone on the new LFB firmware confirm for me whether inserting a headphone plug still brings up the menu in the notification screen with the music player, video player short cuts?  The new WanamLite ROM doesn't seem to do this any longer. . . .


actually no it doesn't - and the wee headphone icon doesn't show up in the notification bar either 


Cheers Lambchop - are you on the stock LFB, or a custom firmware?


stock.

1 | ... | 199 | 200 | 201 | 202 | 203 | 204 | 205 | 206 | 207 | 208 | 209 | 210 | 211 | 212 | 213 | 214 | 215 | 216 | 217 | 218 | 219 | ... | 376
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

It was hardly 'hacking' was it?
Created by CB_24, last reply by BarTender on 19-Aug-2014 22:36 (87 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Shortening the DSL loop on a long driveway
Created by hio77, last reply by hio77 on 20-Aug-2014 21:00 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Vodafone now charging you to receive a bill via post
Created by stocksp, last reply by richms on 20-Aug-2014 19:28 (79 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


CGA. Is it fair?
Created by BTR, last reply by mattwnz on 21-Aug-2014 12:27 (48 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Vodafone TV multicast settings on pfSense?
Created by kenkeniff, last reply by kenkeniff on 21-Aug-2014 12:26 (68 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Free: Smart Button for your Android device
Created by freitasm, last reply by TimA on 21-Aug-2014 12:20 (91 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


NZ Transport Agency: Snapchat
Created by freitasm, last reply by NzBeagle on 20-Aug-2014 19:27 (44 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Lightbox press event release
Created by freitasm, last reply by dclegg on 21-Aug-2014 10:52 (461 replies)
Pages... 29 30 31



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.