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  Reply # 1056711 30-May-2014 18:49
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Im in the market for a M8.

Been going thru all the big retailer's Queens bday sale but non of them are attactive as the DSE 12% off deal.

Pretty gutted that I held myself back from the BUY NOW button ><

Cheapest I can find atm is Noel Leeming $839.

What should I do? 


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  Reply # 1056744 30-May-2014 18:57
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Buy




that would be an ecumenical matter

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1056828 30-May-2014 20:23
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Looking to grab M8 over this weekend as well, but out of curiosity is there any differences between vodafone/telecom and 2degree m8 handsets?

Obviously its going to be something software related, but is there something I need to do if I pick up a telecom/2degrees one? (with Vodafone atm).


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  Reply # 1056833 30-May-2014 20:27
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I got my Dot View case, it's nice but like people have pointed out it doesn't flip all the way around and sticks out on one side.

Still nice case and seems like good protection but for the price Danny it has to be

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  Reply # 1056835 30-May-2014 20:27
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iPhysc: Looking to grab M8 over this weekend as well, but out of curiosity is there any differences between vodafone/telecom and 2degree m8 handsets?

Obviously its going to be something software related, but is there something I need to do if I pick up a telecom/2degrees one? (with Vodafone atm).


Settings such as HD-Voice and Fast Dormancy may differ.




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  Reply # 1056852 30-May-2014 20:41
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coffeebaron:
iPhysc: Looking to grab M8 over this weekend as well, but out of curiosity is there any differences between vodafone/telecom and 2degree m8 handsets?

Obviously its going to be something software related, but is there something I need to do if I pick up a telecom/2degrees one? (with Vodafone atm).


Settings such as HD-Voice and Fast Dormancy may differ.


Would there be a way to manually input the settings?

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  Reply # 1056861 30-May-2014 20:51
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iPhysc:
coffeebaron:
iPhysc: Looking to grab M8 over this weekend as well, but out of curiosity is there any differences between vodafone/telecom and 2degree m8 handsets?

Obviously its going to be something software related, but is there something I need to do if I pick up a telecom/2degrees one? (with Vodafone atm).


Settings such as HD-Voice and Fast Dormancy may differ.


Would there be a way to manually input the settings?

No, you'd need to flash.




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  Reply # 1056899 30-May-2014 22:29
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coffeebaron:
iPhysc: Looking to grab M8 over this weekend as well, but out of curiosity is there any differences between vodafone/telecom and 2degree m8 handsets?

Obviously its going to be something software related, but is there something I need to do if I pick up a telecom/2degrees one? (with Vodafone atm).


Settings such as HD-Voice and Fast Dormancy may differ.


HD voice is enabled on the HTC M8 Telecom - I use one with a Vodafone SIM and get HD. This is not the case with the Samsung S5 Telecom which has HD voice disabled.





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  Reply # 1056965 31-May-2014 10:27
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The Warehouse: $839
Expert Infotech: 835.99

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  Reply # 1057155 31-May-2014 17:12
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Bought it today at warehouse stationary $797

Showed the NL deal and asked if they could price beat it ;)

So far so goooooood 

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  Reply # 1057185 31-May-2014 19:03
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iPhysc: Bought it today at warehouse stationary $797

Showed the NL deal and asked if they could price beat it ;)

So far so goooooood 


Thanks for the heads up... I'm going to try Warehouse Stationary myself now.

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  Reply # 1058122 2-Jun-2014 17:52
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Some great deals over the weekend! 

Those with M8, do you notice any jerks with scrolling up and down in Facebook app? It seems more noticeable than Nexus 5. Google+ is reasonably smooth. 
Facebook is only noticeable when you are actually reading and skimping quickly up and down. I don't know what to call it slight lag or jerk.

Chrome / Real Racing 3 / UI / menus are all very smooth.

No, I am not in energy saving mode.

Cheers!


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  Reply # 1058123 2-Jun-2014 17:53
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Yeah I get that but I think it's because every time you scroll down the app needs to generate more content further down the feed, thus the slight lag.

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  Reply # 1058884 3-Jun-2014 21:12
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Just a quick question.
I bought my M8 today.
I think it was sold to me at as a Vodafone one (Noel Leeming).
I am with 2D.
After some initial setup and a software update (that came up instantly after turning it on) it's all OK with one detail - I do not see LTE in the list of network types.
Anyone else?

Thanks,
Damian

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  Reply # 1060750 7-Jun-2014 09:25
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dauckland: Just a quick question.
I bought my M8 today.
I think it was sold to me at as a Vodafone one (Noel Leeming).
I am with 2D.
After some initial setup and a software update (that came up instantly after turning it on) it's all OK with one detail - I do not see LTE in the list of network types.
Anyone else?

Thanks,
Damian


2degrees has no LTE network.  So it's natural you won't see one.

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