Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | ... | 111
7694 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 633

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 911392 9-Oct-2013 14:32 Send private message

Yep pull down the top bar with two fingers side by side, there's a power saving icon. Turn that off and the screen gets a lot brighter.




Amazon & TOGAF certified solution architect
Professional photographer

9245 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 708

Trusted

  Reply # 911423 9-Oct-2013 15:14 Send private message

I'm not using power saving is completely off

32 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 911430 9-Oct-2013 15:36 Send private message

Under My Device there is Power Saving Mode, which contains a  "Screen Power Saving" option?



7762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1091

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 913625 11-Oct-2013 13:33 Send private message

Why oh why does Android not have built in functionality so I can select a media file like a MP3 and long hold it in explorer and make it my ringtone or txt message notification.


75 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 913627 11-Oct-2013 13:34 Send private message

jeffnz: won't be long for JB 4.3 another leaked version on Sammobile  it sounds ok . I'm running google edition 4.3 which seems snappier 


Hows the GE 4.3 rom is going for you?  

Aussie
2329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 267

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 913762 11-Oct-2013 17:12 Send private message

networkn: Why oh why does Android not have built in functionality so I can select a media file like a MP3 and long hold it in explorer and make it my ringtone or txt message notification.



You can to make it a ringtone. set as...



7762 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1091

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 913764 11-Oct-2013 17:13 Send private message

blakamin:
networkn: Why oh why does Android not have built in functionality so I can select a media file like a MP3 and long hold it in explorer and make it my ringtone or txt message notification.



You can to make it a ringtone. set as...


I don't have that option?

I have two files in dropbox I want to make one my RT and the other my SMS Alert.

Aussie
2329 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 267

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 913765 11-Oct-2013 17:17 Send private message

networkn:
blakamin:
networkn: Why oh why does Android not have built in functionality so I can select a media file like a MP3 and long hold it in explorer and make it my ringtone or txt message notification.



You can to make it a ringtone. set as...


I don't have that option?


If you long press on the file?
I can't test atm as I gave the s4 to my mrs, but that's how she set it the other day.

EDIT: she used the music player and long pressed the song in that.

1345 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 914309 13-Oct-2013 13:12 Send private message

What roms are people using? Want something nice and smooth and good battery life. Doesn't need all the tweeks under the sun/

7694 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 633

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 914310 13-Oct-2013 13:19 Send private message

I'm using stock, it works fine. I recently put CyanogenMod (however it's spelt) onto my TF101 tablet. It performs fine, battery life is good, and there's no crud on it, but WiFi performance dropped quite a bit.




Amazon & TOGAF certified solution architect
Professional photographer

9245 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 708

Trusted

  Reply # 914312 13-Oct-2013 13:31 Send private message

Is the lte s4 variant also dual carrier? Eg on Vodafone dc network?

1996 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 15


  Reply # 914313 13-Oct-2013 13:32 Send private message

joker97: Is the lte s4 variant also dual carrier? Eg on Vodafone dc network?


Quite sure it is.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

2511 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 555

Subscriber

  Reply # 914316 13-Oct-2013 13:55 Send private message

Kopkiwi: What roms are people using? Want something nice and smooth and good battery life. Doesn't need all the tweeks under the sun/


The GER (google edition) roms available on XDA are quite good if you like Bare bones. I tried Slim bean for a week its very sleek.




Galaxy S5 G900F
Samsung (custom)  KITKAT 4.4.2 

Galaxy Gear 2  Smart watch (great gadget )





1996 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 15


  Reply # 914317 13-Oct-2013 13:56 Send private message

Just as a follow on from my recent issues re battery life, I've turned off location services as suggested previously, and also turned fast dormancy off as that seemed to top the kernel wakelocks . I'm on Telecom. The fast dormancy seems to have decreased now.

Anyone tried the Echo rom? Seems to look the goods.

Edit, horrible boot and shutdown animations, otherwise so far so good.




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

100 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 914330 13-Oct-2013 14:41 Send private message

I'm using SVA v3.5. It's the only rom available for the dual sim S4. Seems to going okay and I'm getting decent battery life.

1 | ... | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | 93 | ... | 111
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Bad lower back.
Created by TimA, last reply by TimA on 29-Jan-2015 14:04 (73 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Am I going down? App for the fearful of flying.
Created by networkn, last reply by Sideface on 29-Jan-2015 23:07 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


I have had enough of Vodafone Customer Service... which ISP is for me?
Created by andrewinwlg, last reply by michaelmurfy on 28-Jan-2015 20:10 (23 replies)
Pages... 2


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by DravidDavid on 30-Jan-2015 09:24 (148 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


New to VDSL and wondering if I can change where the modem connects in the house
Created by Valcor, last reply by quickymart on 29-Jan-2015 20:59 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


AdBlockers on Geekzone
Created by freitasm, last reply by wally22 on 29-Jan-2015 09:55 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Spark customers get Lightbox free for 12 months
Created by freitasm, last reply by ARK on 27-Jan-2015 16:35 (137 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Windows 10 News - 22 Jan
Created by Regs, last reply by joker97 on 29-Jan-2015 07:10 (131 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.