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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 732199 13-Dec-2012 18:37 Send private message

Nice case. I quite liked the brown and red options. Does it affect swiping across from the edge of the screen?

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Geek


  Reply # 732291 13-Dec-2012 22:09 Send private message

Unfortunately it does affecting the swiping to the edge of the screen. Finding a case that doesn't affect this probably won't protect the phone if you place it face down... Like the phone to much to go naked and risk smashing it

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Master Geek


  Reply # 732490 14-Dec-2012 11:27 Send private message

Hi

I have two Nexus 4 (16G) coming in before Christmas (ETA 20th Dec), will sell one to any geekzone member at cost+$20, i.e. cost of phone ($349US), shipping, insurance ($63.70US), and any customs duty (Unknown) + $20.  This I calculate will be getting close to $700 NZ.

If interested contact me.

Peter

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Geek


  Reply # 732664 14-Dec-2012 17:01 Send private message

I got my handset on Wednesday morning and I just a quick question about how the restore works.
When I first boot the phone it asks all the usual questions, language, wifi, gmail account etc. It then gives you the option of backing up and restoring from Google. If I select that option then all the apps from my SGS2 get installed.

If I don't want all the apps reinstalled (i.e the apps that require root access since I'm not rooted atm) how do you stop them from being installed?

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Geek


  Reply # 732733 14-Dec-2012 19:32 Send private message

ancalag0n: I got my handset on Wednesday morning and I just a quick question about how the restore works.
When I first boot the phone it asks all the usual questions, language, wifi, gmail account etc. It then gives you the option of backing up and restoring from Google. If I select that option then all the apps from my SGS2 get installed.

If I don't want all the apps reinstalled (i.e the apps that require root access since I'm not rooted atm) how do you stop them from being installed?


wierd mine didnt install any app's from the restore... had to do mine myself :|

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 732737 14-Dec-2012 19:42 Send private message

Anyone got Google Wallet working on it? for a vpn tunnel bear might work comes with free 500bm a month.

Dion

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Master Geek


  Reply # 732739 14-Dec-2012 19:46 Send private message

mckenndk: Anyone got Google Wallet working on it? for a vpn tunnel bear might work comes with free 500bm a month.

Dion


Yeah, a lot of us ordered through a vpn using a freight forwarder such as shipito and youshop.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 732741 14-Dec-2012 19:50 Send private message

mckenndk: Anyone got Google Wallet working on it? for a vpn tunnel bear might work comes with free 500bm a month.

Dion


Don't need a VPN for wallet only play store.

My wallet still saying PENDING!  When will it change???

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  Reply # 732793 14-Dec-2012 21:36 Send private message

mckenndk: Anyone got Google Wallet working on it? for a vpn tunnel bear might work comes with free 500bm a month.

Dion


I don't think the Nexus 4 is any different to the GN in respect to the Google Wallet. I only got it working by rooting the phone and installing Market Enabler to make my phone look like it was T-Mobile. A VPN is not necessary and doesn't help.

It was fun paying for breakfast and then sushi by waving my phone over the EFTPOS device :-)




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 733292 16-Dec-2012 22:03 Send private message

Got my deposit down at Bond&bond for the next lot they can get in (Dunedin), iwantitnow

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  Reply # 733302 16-Dec-2012 22:26 Send private message

neoprint: Got my deposit down at Bond&bond for the next lot they can get in (Dunedin), iwantitnow


Finally got to play with one in my local Noel Leeming. Admittedly it was only a few minutes but I didn't see anything that would want me to upgrade from my Galaxy Nexus.

But looks like a cool phone and even at $799 here probably a better deal and phone than the S3.




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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Master Geek


  Reply # 733309 16-Dec-2012 22:56 Send private message

Got mine today, it is definitely an upgrade over my galaxy nexus. Much more solid feeling and certainly more responsive throughout the OS. Love it.

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  Reply # 733355 17-Dec-2012 08:46 Send private message

lchiu7:
neoprint: Got my deposit down at Bond&bond for the next lot they can get in (Dunedin), iwantitnow 


Finally got to play with one in my local Noel Leeming. Admittedly it was only a few minutes but I didn't see anything that would want me to upgrade from my Galaxy Nexus.

But looks like a cool phone and even at $799 here probably a better deal and phone than the S3.


At $799 it's still a kiwi rip off.  These are the same fones people are buying on the play store and landing here for about $525 ish..
Pity Google treats us like the tech 3rd world here..




Regards,

Old3eyes

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  Reply # 733363 17-Dec-2012 09:04 Send private message

old3eyes:
lchiu7:
neoprint: Got my deposit down at Bond&bond for the next lot they can get in (Dunedin), iwantitnow 


Finally got to play with one in my local Noel Leeming. Admittedly it was only a few minutes but I didn't see anything that would want me to upgrade from my Galaxy Nexus.

But looks like a cool phone and even at $799 here probably a better deal and phone than the S3.


At $799 it's still a kiwi rip off.  These are the same fones people are buying on the play store and landing here for about $525 ish..
Pity Google treats us like the tech 3rd world here..


True but it's available now and has a NZ warranty. Still if I were to get one, it would be via the Play Store and some sort of freight forwarder.




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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Geek


  Reply # 733435 17-Dec-2012 11:05 Send private message

Anyone know if there any wireless chargers that work with this device here in NZ or is something that we have to source for overseas?

I really want to get a couple of these as I think a weak point in the phone is the USB jack and I want to get away from using this as soon as possible...

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