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  Reply # 627640 19-May-2012 09:52 Send private message

NZtechfreak: ...and we have ROOT!

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/05/galaxy-s3-rooted.html


Chainfire is the man!




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  Reply # 627650 19-May-2012 10:21 Send private message

Damager:
NZtechfreak: ...and we have ROOT!

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/05/galaxy-s3-rooted.html


Chainfire is the man!


Indeed he is. Without him and Supercurio I suspect I'd be a lot less happy with Android in general.




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  Reply # 627664 19-May-2012 11:12 Send private message

NZtechfreak:
Damager:
NZtechfreak: ...and we have ROOT!

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/05/galaxy-s3-rooted.html


Chainfire is the man!


Indeed he is. Without him and Supercurio I suspect I'd be a lot less happy with Android in general.


Don't forget Samsung for not locking their bootloaders :)




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  Reply # 627676 19-May-2012 11:57 Send private message

Was watching the stuff over at XDA this morning...yay good news. I used to do a bit years ago (not Android, just PC, BBS, Windoz, linux) but haven't for ages and thinking of getting back into it.

I cruise a dozen Android blogs/forums every day and love the stuff. 

Question: Which device should I use to start rooting/hacking? I'm thinking of using the S3 as a daily driver and then either using the One X as a learning bed, or selling that and getting a cheaper unit to muck around with.

Any thoughts, would like some pointers in the right direction if you're of the mind.

motorwayne

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  Reply # 627729 19-May-2012 16:12 Send private message

Just had two hours with the S3 - huge thanks to my benefactor!!!!

(if you're OK with being named I will let people know, otherwise mums the word).

Lots more thoughts to follow...




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  Reply # 627745 19-May-2012 17:24 Send private message

is it worth the wait Murray




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  Reply # 627750 19-May-2012 17:55 Send private message

jeffnz: is it worth the wait Murray


I'm sure he'll confirm it is.. I felt quite a bit of enthusiasm coming from that revelation!




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- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  Reply # 627768 19-May-2012 19:01 Send private message

I think the question on everyone's lips is... How well does the Barometer perform?

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  Reply # 627823 20-May-2012 00:57 Send private message





- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  Reply # 627826 20-May-2012 02:01 Send private message

OK, managed to string together another few sentences about the S3:

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/05/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-androidnz-goes.html#more




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  Reply # 627838 20-May-2012 08:08 Send private message

NZtechfreak: OK, managed to string together another few sentences about the S3:

http://www.androidnz.net/2012/05/samsung-galaxy-s-iii-androidnz-goes.html#more


As per usual, brilliant review. You're a master with words, I do not believe I have ever read an article that is so well balanced involving an apple/android comparison



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  Reply # 627919 20-May-2012 13:31 Send private message

Damager: Nice review..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAs3ZiPQl-U




Best yet..great review

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  Reply # 628065 20-May-2012 21:06 Send private message

Question relating to the S2. Would my old S2 work if i sold it to someone living in Aussie?

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  Reply # 628066 20-May-2012 21:07 Send private message

avecha: Question relating to the S2. Would my old S2 work if i sold it to someone living in Aussie?


Sure would.

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  Reply # 628067 20-May-2012 21:11 Send private message

kiwitrc:
avecha: Question relating to the S2. Would my old S2 work if i sold it to someone living in Aussie?


Sure would.


Cheers and thanks for the quick reply.
Mother wants to sell hers to daughter in-law who is moving to Oz in August. Just needed the all clear.

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