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  Reply # 526837 28-Sep-2011 16:30 Send private message

Some nice touches. For example, in the messaging app there is a noticeable difference between sent vs. received by way of a slightly darker tone of colour on your outgoings. Smiley faces also seem to be different.

Haven't had any luck with the speech to text actually recogising what I'm saying yet though! 

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  Reply # 526968 28-Sep-2011 22:20 Send private message

Just finished mine about an hour ago. Totally awesome. Created a family group right away. The voice quality seems to have dropped a smidgen but I do have poor signal even on GSM so I'll recheck somewhere else. Updating foursquare at the moment.

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  Reply # 527009 29-Sep-2011 00:57 Send private message

CruciasNZ: I've heard rumor 2? is thinking of supporting WP7 as well as Android. When mentioned to a 2? staff member I got "wait and see ;)" so yeah


Well, I've noticed my (Telecom supplied) LG Optimus has 2degrees MMS settings burned into the OS image... the plot thickens.

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  Reply # 527050 29-Sep-2011 08:09 Send private message

I've had the developer beta on my mozart for a while. Updated to release mango no problems.

Just want that wifi hotspot...  Hope VF gets on to that soon.

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  Reply # 527064 29-Sep-2011 08:45 Send private message

This really is a crazy force technique. Makes you wonder whether it was leaked from within MS, or whether it was an accident...

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  Reply # 527167 29-Sep-2011 12:41 Send private message

Wow this update is taking a while...what is it doing? re-writing the microcode on the cpu or something...

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  Reply # 527331 29-Sep-2011 17:15 Send private message

Wow, has anyone else tried the QR reader and text scanner:
Search > Vision
Recognises QR codes without any further button-pushing, and provides a link to the site.
Press the scan text button, and it turns scanned text into searchable words, with pretty good accuracy.




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  Reply # 527340 29-Sep-2011 17:28 Send private message

That's a cool feature!




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  Reply # 527346 29-Sep-2011 17:45 Send private message

The feature I'd like to see really working is the local bing in NZ - need POI and local scout. If you select a point on a map in Australia or US then click search local you get all kinds of good stuff. Sigh. NZ just a backwater for MS. Perhaps the Nokia-MS thing will add better POI data and maps for NZ. Pain to have to set your location to UK for maps to work.


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  Reply # 527347 29-Sep-2011 17:45 Send private message

Yep, also scans DVD/CD covers, ISBN barcodes, book covers etc.




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  Reply # 527351 29-Sep-2011 17:51 Send private message

Anyone got the voice search working well?  Seems to have a lot of trouble with my twang...even my fake american voice that usually works doesn't get past it :)

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  Reply # 527353 29-Sep-2011 17:58 Send private message

kiwidoc: The feature I'd like to see really working is the local bing in NZ - need POI and local scout. If you select a point on a map in Australia or US then click search local you get all kinds of good stuff. Sigh. NZ just a backwater for MS. Perhaps the Nokia-MS thing will add better POI data and maps for NZ. Pain to have to set your location to UK for maps to work.



Pfft. We're backwaters for everything.  I am just counting the days until Amazon realises I don't live in San Francisco and get cut off from the American Kindle store..

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  Reply # 527367 29-Sep-2011 18:44 Send private message

Got mango-fied last night on my AT&T branded Samsung Focus.  Loving it!

Any chance Telecom will support visual voice mail?

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  Reply # 527375 29-Sep-2011 18:58 Send private message

tebling: Got mango-fied last night on my AT&T branded Samsung Focus.  Loving it!

Any chance Telecom will support visual voice mail?


Or Vodafone NZ?  (does NZ automatically get anything the VF group oks?)

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  Reply # 527377 29-Sep-2011 19:01 Send private message

think I remember reading that VF's voicemail is not compatible with visual voicemail

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