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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 733989 17-Dec-2012 22:48 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..


Go look at any carrier pricing internationally and it's the same deal.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 734403 18-Dec-2012 15:55 Send private message

Something odd. Voice search has stopped speaking, only shows web page results now. I have checked media volume in case that had been accidentally turned down but all ok there. Before, ie a few days ago I would get a spoken result as well as various web page suggestions. I guess I have changed a setting somewhere but cant see anything obvious.Any suggestions?

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 734409 18-Dec-2012 16:04 Send private message

peejayw: Something odd. Voice search has stopped speaking, only shows web page results now. I have checked media volume in case that had been accidentally turned down but all ok there. Before, ie a few days ago I would get a spoken result as well as various web page suggestions. I guess I have changed a setting somewhere but cant see anything obvious.Any suggestions?


Are you on a different wifi connection? To work it needs to connect to port 14259 on Google's ips:
http://forums.androidcentral.com/android-4-1-jelly-bean/185978-google-now-voice-search-firewall-issue.html
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6106318/android-c2dm-port-number-choice

I know because this port (most of them actually) is blocked at work.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 734420 18-Dec-2012 16:15 Send private message

Re-booted and it seems to be working again, thanks.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 734522 18-Dec-2012 19:25 Send private message

I got the Nilkin case today, it fits better than the reearth but is slightly more slippery in the hand.  I think I'll continue with the Nilkin because of it's snug fit.

On the downside the Nilkin came with a screen protector that didn't come close to fitting the actual screen, it was about 5mm to short and 5mm to narrow - pathetic!

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 734524 18-Dec-2012 19:28 Send private message

Do what I did, used some fine sandpaper on the sides of the case to take away the slippery feel. If you do it carefully it looks fine. I am quite happy with the case now.

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Geek


  Reply # 734680 19-Dec-2012 06:50 Send private message

Is it just me or is the weather card in Google now not working for auckland.

Even when you ask it the weather it doesn't speak the result. But when you ask it the weather for wellington or queenstown it speaks out the weather.



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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 734691 19-Dec-2012 07:54 Send private message

st02197: Is it just me or is the weather card in Google now not working for auckland.

My weather card has disappeared since a few days ago, haven't found a way to get it back yet.

M57

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Master Geek


  Reply # 734744 19-Dec-2012 09:29 Send private message

dumbphone:
st02197: Is it just me or is the weather card in Google now not working for auckland.

My weather card has disappeared since a few days ago, haven't found a way to get it back yet.


I haven't seen the weather card for over a week now on my Galaxy Nexus too! I thought it was just me. Tried resetting Google now and restored a old backup too but still the same.

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Geek
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  Reply # 734814 19-Dec-2012 10:42 Send private message

So I ordered two Bumpers on the 11th of December.
Delivered in 3-5 business days

Today (7 days later) I get an email that it has just been shipped from Google...

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Master Geek


  Reply # 735692 20-Dec-2012 19:22 Send private message

M57:
dumbphone:
st02197: Is it just me or is the weather card in Google now not working for auckland.

My weather card has disappeared since a few days ago, haven't found a way to get it back yet.


I haven't seen the weather card for over a week now on my Galaxy Nexus too! I thought it was just me. Tried resetting Google now and restored a old backup too but still the same.


same problem here .... 

M57

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Master Geek


  Reply # 735760 20-Dec-2012 22:04 Send private message

My weather card is back now. I changed the weather units to Fahrenheit and it seems to have come back after a few hours. I have now changed it back to Celsius and it's still there so hopefully it stays there this time.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 736350 22-Dec-2012 15:39 Send private message

Apologies if this has already been discussed but couldn't find anything when searching, with my SGS2 I had the ability to set the system language to English (New Zealand) however there doesn't seem to be this on the Nexus

Is this possible or not?

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 736353 22-Dec-2012 15:51 Send private message

st02197: Just wondering does anyone know if buying the nexus 4 from 2 degree will mean we have to wait for 2 degrees to release any android updates or will we get them straight from google?


I have a 2degrees purchased one and it received the 4.2.1 update about 5 minutes after powering it on

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Master Geek


  Reply # 736364 22-Dec-2012 16:11 Send private message

JamesL:
st02197: Just wondering does anyone know if buying the nexus 4 from 2 degree will mean we have to wait for 2 degrees to release any android updates or will we get them straight from google?


I have a 2degrees purchased one and it received the 4.2.1 update about 5 minutes after powering it on


Since google does not openly allow sales to NZ they wouldn't waste their time. Same issue on nexus 7

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