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  Reply # 698409 9-Oct-2012 14:09 Send private message

Humph, oh well, maybe I can throw in the MHL & OTG adaptors when I sell my Note, they're 3rd party ones so weren't too expensive.

Pity there's no way to plug an IR receiver into the Note, using it to replace the AppleTV for running Plex would be a good substitute.

Although, now I think of it, a bluetooth mini-keyboard might do the job...




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  Reply # 698752 9-Oct-2012 21:46 Send private message

stevenz: Humph, oh well, maybe I can throw in the MHL & OTG adaptors when I sell my Note, they're 3rd party ones so weren't too expensive.

Pity there's no way to plug an IR receiver into the Note, using it to replace the AppleTV for running Plex would be a good substitute.

Although, now I think of it, a bluetooth mini-keyboard might do the job...


Had a Logitech Unifying USB plugged into a Samsung Galaxy S III (11-pin) using an AnyWhere MX mouse. And that worked. And that was just a $2.50 Chinese MicroUSB adapter.

But until someone has a VERY cunning plan, you can't use MHL and OTG with power all at the same time on one 11-pin port.

As stated above, your OTG USB adapters will work in any(generalising) MicroUSB port, it's just the 5-pin MHL adapters that won't work in an 11-pin port.

So your OTG adapters are still good to go with any device as far as I'm aware. 



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  Reply # 698938 10-Oct-2012 10:36 Send private message

DrStrangelove:
stevenz: Humph, oh well, maybe I can throw in the MHL & OTG adaptors when I sell my Note, they're 3rd party ones so weren't too expensive.

Pity there's no way to plug an IR receiver into the Note, using it to replace the AppleTV for running Plex would be a good substitute.

Although, now I think of it, a bluetooth mini-keyboard might do the job...


Had a Logitech Unifying USB plugged into a Samsung Galaxy S III (11-pin) using an AnyWhere MX mouse. And that worked. And that was just a $2.50 Chinese MicroUSB adapter.

But until someone has a VERY cunning plan, you can't use MHL and OTG with power all at the same time on one 11-pin port.

As stated above, your OTG USB adapters will work in any(generalising) MicroUSB port, it's just the 5-pin MHL adapters that won't work in an 11-pin port.

So your OTG adapters are still good to go with any device as far as I'm aware.?


Correct.




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  Reply # 703984 20-Oct-2012 12:42 Send private message

I just ordered mine yesterday, sad that its a long weekend and will take longer ;(. I'm coming from a SIII and found i spent too much time tethering and using my nexus 7 as well as running out of battery. I'm just going to take the hit of around $200 for a bigger version of the SIII.

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  Reply # 703989 20-Oct-2012 12:46 Send private message

Trust me.. That is a good decision!

I gave away my tablet, rarely touch macbook air since using note1.





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  Reply # 703997 20-Oct-2012 12:55 Send private message

Yeah, I may sell my Nexus 7 too, the colour issues are very annoying to me.

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  Reply # 704074 20-Oct-2012 17:44 Send private message

I got bored today at lunch time and popped into INFO tech here on the Shore and purchased a new Note II




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  Reply # 704075 20-Oct-2012 17:48 Send private message

It's such a brilliant phone, had one for a week now, don't know if the next nexus will be good enough to replace this phone.

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  Reply # 704085 20-Oct-2012 18:21 Send private message

johnr: I got bored today at lunch time and popped into INFO tech here on the Shore and purchased a new Note II


How much





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  Reply # 704088 20-Oct-2012 18:46 Send private message

nakedmolerat:
johnr: I got bored today at lunch time and popped into INFO tech here on the Shore and purchased a new Note II


How much


$959

Anyone want to purchase SG3 NZ new white with genuine spare battary PM me make a offer





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  Reply # 704090 20-Oct-2012 19:06 Send private message

I got mine online from expert infotech. I'm so sad it's a long weekend and I'll have to wait until wed to get it.

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  Reply # 704169 20-Oct-2012 22:35 Send private message

i am thinking about this ph as i got the sgs 3 which is brilliant, but i want more battery life ,screen area be good as. i am news junkie like to browse net ...

i ve made a cut out of the note ,currently putting in pockets seeing if its comfortable  or not ..looks alright, i think might be struggling for one hand txting thou.... 




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  Reply # 704170 20-Oct-2012 22:45 Send private message

cokeman2: i am thinking about this ph as i got the sgs 3 which is brilliant, but i want more battery life ,screen area be good as. i am news junkie like to browse net ...

i ve made a cut out of the note ,currently putting in pockets seeing if its comfortable  or not ..looks alright, i think might be struggling for one hand txting thou.... 


I can almost fit my nexus 7 in my pocket so I think I'll be okay.



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  Reply # 708406 29-Oct-2012 13:29 Send private message

So, I finally got around to completing this (rather mammoth) Note 2 video:



Hmmm, not sure what is happening with the link there - here it is. Make sure to use the timestamped links in the video description to get around and skip the bits you don't want to see!




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  Reply # 708480 29-Oct-2012 15:31 Send private message

nice video watched portions of it :)




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