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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 725325 30-Nov-2012 21:28 Send private message

Yeah I get the exact same results as you however I can set alarms with actions by specifiing the exact time eg. "Set my alarm for 8am. Walk the dog"  This works perfectly.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 725326 30-Nov-2012 21:38 Send private message

Yep, that works fine, will have to remember that. Have you tried face unlock? Recognition is amazingly fast, fractions of a second to unlock.
I have installed all my apps from my old phone, now a total of 40-odd. Out of 5.67GB of total space I still have 4.7 available so for me the 8gb model is fine. With Box giving 50Gb free cloud storage and 20,000 tracks on google music i dont think I will be running out of room any time soon.Oh, did I mention that display? This phone is just amazing, coming from my old Nexus One Laughing

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 725330 30-Nov-2012 21:43 Send private message

Yeah I installed all my apps (only about 20 odd) and have heaps of space left.  The only reason I would use up 8GB is because I take photos and videos of my kids and even though they auto upload to Google+ I'm too lazy to delete them off my phone :-)  Other than that, yeah 8GB is ample as I use Google Music too.

Gotta love the display, totally drool worthy.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 725331 30-Nov-2012 21:52 Send private message

What I cant figure is the price, here is a phone that you can get into NZ for half the price of an iPhone. Is Google subsidizing this big time or is everyone else just very greedy?

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 725333 30-Nov-2012 21:56 Send private message

peejayw: What I cant figure is the price, here is a phone that you can get into NZ for half the price of an iPhone. Is Google subsidizing this big time or is everyone else just very greedy?


Good is basically subsidising it, they probably get it build at cost/very close to cost.


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  Reply # 725334 30-Nov-2012 21:57 Send private message

Something I have been playing around with is NFC, very cool. Got some tags in from the US and now have a tag in the car that turns off WiFi, turns on BT for the Hands-Free, turns up the volume and starts the Car Home app.
Another one on my desk basically reverses these settings when i come back home.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 725340 30-Nov-2012 22:49 Send private message

just realised my order was stuck in the cart.
After a few tries got it to go through finally "Estimated Ship: 6-7 weeks"
Did you guys have to pay US tax  as well?
Shipping:$13.99Tax:$30.89Total:$393.88

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Master Geek


  Reply # 725341 30-Nov-2012 22:50 Send private message

Hi if I used shipitto as my shipping address and youshop as my billing address is it perfectly legal & fine? because i'm also registered with youshop as well.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 725343 30-Nov-2012 23:18 Send private message

Steve 113 bummer mate! Apparently some states inthe USA incur a tax that is charged up front. I don't know what states they are. I went through YouShop who post to Oregon (no tax) I am thinking you weren't with YouShop. Am I right?

And yes I believe purchasing this way is perfectly legal

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  Reply # 725392 1-Dec-2012 08:38 Send private message

northover: Steve 113 bummer mate! Apparently some states inthe USA incur a tax that is charged up front. I don't know what states they are. I went through YouShop who post to Oregon (no tax) I am thinking you weren't with YouShop. Am I right?



And yes I believe purchasing this way is perfectly legal


I am with youshop yea and i do get charged tax because I am using shipito and they are based in california. Im basically using youshop to verify my credit card nothing in there terms and conditions say this is illegal or nothing about using the address without consent.

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Geek


  Reply # 725393 1-Dec-2012 08:39 Send private message

As a new Nexus 4 owner I am wondering what you guys are doing for cases? I am running mine naked and I am a little nervous about damaging that back... is there anything NZ that has cases in stock that I just cant see or am I waiting for my one to come from eBay



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 725394 1-Dec-2012 08:39 Send private message

Shipito also have an Oregon warehouse which is tax free.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 725396 1-Dec-2012 08:42 Send private message

BigMal: Shipito also have an Oregon warehouse which is tax free.


Oh ok thanks!!!!

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  Reply # 725397 1-Dec-2012 08:50 Send private message

maxermus: As a new Nexus 4 owner I am wondering what you guys are doing for cases? I am running mine naked and I am a little nervous about damaging that back... is there anything NZ that has cases in stock that I just cant see or am I waiting for my one to come from eBay




Yeah being glass on front and back the Nexus is very slippery.  I ordered one of these http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A81H176/ref=oh_details_o00_s00_i00

It's not full on protection but enough for me.  I don't like cumbersome cases.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 725398 1-Dec-2012 08:52 Send private message

I keep on getting technical error when trying to purchase 16gb I tried purchasing yesterday and same error.

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