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 Watch this topic Create new topic
1 | ... | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | ... | 376


6099 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 386

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 628727 22-May-2012 09:13 Send private message quote this post

It's not really staining if it just wipes off.

4032 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 181

Trusted

  Reply # 628731 22-May-2012 09:17 Send private message quote this post

networkn: NZTF: you had the note and said it was one of the best devices ever, are you migrating to the GSIII, or just buying one for a play?


I love my Note to bits, but the S3 will be my daily driver (I will keep the Note though, and it's rare that I keep my old handset when I get a new one, which speaks volumes to how good the Note is). The S3 has lots of improvements that are important for my use - exFAT support, BT 4.0 and Apt-X, very likely massively improved audio quality (and that would be the main reason for me to take it right there), wider USB OTG support. Mostly it's about the audio.

When a refreshed Note 2 comes around (hopefully later in the year), assuming it has the same spec sheet as the S3 (in particular the audio set up) then I will drop the S3 pronto. Obviously the Note 2 will need to have a larger screen and battery, and I'd hope it'll also have an Exynos with the refreshed Mali GPU too.




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


3294 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 238

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 628734 22-May-2012 09:18 Send private message quote this post

True, beating in jeans will cause staining.

853 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 628746 22-May-2012 09:37 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne: Confirmed: the Samsung Galaxy S III is polycarbonate, not plastic

Here

And then some funny responses from some guys about the haters commenting on the S3 design being ugly.

REPLY
5. 1ceTr0n Damn, S3 haters are in full force still. Hopefully iphone 5 launchs soon and they will all go away and shut up
REPLY
25. Galen20K Seriously! lol AMen to that brother


Yeah most high end gadget now a day is using Polycarbonate Plastic. There are a lot of people keep saying that it is made out of cheap plastic and HOX casing is high grade plastic (Polycarbonate). Little do they know that both on HOX and S3 are using Polycarbonate plastic. Different coating material is then became a questionable discussion. I just don't really care about what they say any more :)



I'm still going to buy S3 when it comes out. Whether it is shiny or matt coating. The design is beautiful in its own way.

788 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 628766 22-May-2012 09:56 Send private message quote this post

NZtechfreak: Good news though, can't complain at a more durable kind of plastic being used. Wish they'd used the matte treatment process HTC used with the One X, but I'm more about function than form anyway, so already made my peace with the S3 design.


Same, the HTC is a good retail unit, but the functionality of the S3 is superior IMHO

788 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 628860 22-May-2012 11:36 Send private message quote this post

Just pre ordered Blue one Laughing

One of you guys better teach me how to cook this sucker once I get it Sealed



6099 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 386

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 628864 22-May-2012 11:38 Send private message quote this post

Microwave for 3 minutes on high. If you haven't defrosted, I recommend 2 minutes on low beforehand, or leave in a cold bowl of water for 2 hours :)



6099 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 386

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 628865 22-May-2012 11:38 Send private message quote this post

Also which one of you is going to experiment with "Will it Blend"

199 posts

Master Geek


Reply # 628873 22-May-2012 11:44 Send private message quote this post

kiwitrc: True, beating in jeans will cause staining.


Wink



788 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 628879 22-May-2012 11:59 Send private message quote this post

networkn: Microwave for 3 minutes on high. If you haven't defrosted, I recommend 2 minutes on low beforehand, or leave in a cold bowl of water for 2 hours :)


Laughed my head off! The HOX nearly went in the "bowl" so to speak when I scratched the stupid screen on it.

853 posts

Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 628881 22-May-2012 12:01 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne: Just pre ordered Blue one Laughing

One of you guys better teach me how to cook this sucker once I get it Sealed


I can give a teach once I get my hands on the S3 :D



6099 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 386

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 628884 22-May-2012 12:02 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne:
networkn: Microwave for 3 minutes on high. If you haven't defrosted, I recommend 2 minutes on low beforehand, or leave in a cold bowl of water for 2 hours :)


Laughed my head off! The HOX nearly went in the "bowl" so to speak when I scratched the stupid screen on it.


Mission accomplished. How did you scratch the screen? Isn't it Gorilla Glass? 

788 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 2

Subscriber

  Reply # 628905 22-May-2012 12:42 Send private message quote this post

networkn: Mission accomplished. How did you scratch the screen? Isn't it Gorilla Glass? 


My thinking exactly, gorilla what?..I was building a deck at home, when gust of wind a came through and blew the phone fell off the fence onto some concrete mix, gingo's!

Can't bring myself to cover these devices, I'm commando all the way.

4032 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 181

Trusted

  Reply # 628911 22-May-2012 12:54 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne:
networkn: Mission accomplished. How did you scratch the screen? Isn't it Gorilla Glass? 


My thinking exactly, gorilla what?..I was building a deck at home, when gust of wind a came through and blew the phone fell off the fence onto some concrete mix, gingo's!

Can't bring myself to cover these devices, I'm commando all the way.


Likewise, let their naked beauty shine!




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net




6099 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 386

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 628916 22-May-2012 13:07 Send private message quote this post

motorwayne:
networkn: Mission accomplished. How did you scratch the screen? Isn't it Gorilla Glass? 


My thinking exactly, gorilla what?..I was building a deck at home, when gust of wind a came through and blew the phone fell off the fence onto some concrete mix, gingo's!

Can't bring myself to cover these devices, I'm commando all the way.


My EYES!!! I'll never recover.

1 | ... | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | ... | 376
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Watch this topic 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 new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



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:

Telecom introduces unlimited broadband data plan
Created by freitasm, last reply by NonprayingMantis on 25-Apr-2014 12:17 (111 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


Stonedine
Created by Lizard1977, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Apr-2014 15:45 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Windows 8 System Mechanics
Created by eme, last reply by eme on 24-Apr-2014 21:10 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Using my Mac to ring family in the UK
Created by Geektastic, last reply by nakedmolerat on 24-Apr-2014 11:28 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Telecom has started metering their TiVo customers' broadband usage (WITHOUT PRENOTIFICATION)
Created by Peteriv, last reply by mattwnz on 24-Apr-2014 15:11 (74 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Parallel imported product
Created by Wills1, last reply by joker97 on 23-Apr-2014 21:01 (53 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by mattwnz on 25-Apr-2014 12:30 (750 replies)
Pages... 48 49 50


Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by Sidestep on 25-Apr-2014 10:00 (179 replies)
Pages... 10 11 12



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.