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Topic # 28545 3-Dec-2008 20:54
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http://www.vodafone.co.nz/musicstation

free musicstation subscription if your phone can handle it. after 3.5 weeks unsubscribe! (or carry on i guess ... and pay 2.5/wk)

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  Reply # 181984 4-Dec-2008 12:06
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When I tried it in the past I got some certificate errors from it and nothing worked. Plus the audio quality of the n95 was so sub-par that I don't think I would have given it a great deal of use.




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  Reply # 181988 4-Dec-2008 12:13
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richms: When I tried it in the past I got some certificate errors from it and nothing worked. Plus the audio quality of the n95 was so sub-par that I don't think I would have given it a great deal of use.


This will happen when using non approved software

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  Reply # 181989 4-Dec-2008 12:18
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Perhaps that should be mentioned on the advertising and download links for music station if it will not work on the official software for phones?

IMO, if it lists N95 as supported, then it should work, not be requireing a butchered vodafone live firmware that is very obsolete that I have to pay to send in if I want updated.




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  Reply # 182007 4-Dec-2008 13:25
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richms: Perhaps that should be mentioned on the advertising and download links for music station if it will not work on the official software for phones?

IMO, if it lists N95 as supported, then it should work, not be requireing a butchered vodafone live firmware that is very obsolete that I have to pay to send in if I want updated.


incorrect this can be done from the nokia.com site at no cost

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  Reply # 182010 4-Dec-2008 13:41
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It was a while ago that I tried, but the only vodafone live one available when a friend had a n95 was older then the real nokia release.




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  Reply # 182049 4-Dec-2008 16:06
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Until I managed to butcher my N95 8GB I used Music Station HEAPS.

Probably had close to 1500 songs in my playlists. Quality was awesome. Granted I didn't like that its version of "loud" and my version of "LOUD" are different (but perhaps my hearing will thank them in years to come) but never had any issues with it.

We used to plug the phone into speakers for work drinks which worked really well.

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  Reply # 182067 4-Dec-2008 16:55
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Perhaps the 8 gig has a different output to the microSD version, but the one I had was almost as bad as my chinese MP4 player for suckky quality, and it was constantly glitching if you used the phone for other things while playing. 10 volume steps between 2 loud for when you want to hear wahts going on around you to not loud enough to drive a line input properly, and a many minuites time consuming scan for new songs when you put new stuff onto the card makes it a pretty lame-ass music player.

I dont know how musicstation works since I have not used it but the stock player on the N95 is pretty sub-par IMO.




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  Reply # 182101 4-Dec-2008 19:42
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I dont know how musicstation works since I have not used it but the stock player on the N95 is pretty sub-par IMO.


Well the beauty of it being Symbian is that there are many other music players available, if the inbuilt one isn't to your desire, find another that is.

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Reply # 182106 4-Dec-2008 19:53
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Talk about off topic...

Thanks for the info joker97, I'll give it a whirl.

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  Reply # 182172 4-Dec-2008 23:23
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Jeffthechef:
I dont know how musicstation works since I have not used it but the stock player on the N95 is pretty sub-par IMO.




Well the beauty of it being Symbian is that there are many other music players available, if the inbuilt one isn't to your desire, find another that is.


Software cant solve the lousy output amplifier, and the ones I tried did nothing to solve the corse granularity of the volume control on it. The inbuilt one was the best at dealing with tags and navigating them that I could find. I did find if I copied them over on the phone rather then pulling the card then rescanning for music wasn't always needed, but it was still hit and miss. It could at least have done it in the background while playing.




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  Reply # 183223 9-Dec-2008 23:57
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I cant use musicstation as using debranded firmware on n95. 

It said n95 is supported, so it should work.  All their excuses for it not working on unbranded n95's have been pathetic.
From what I can see its just an issue with the certificate signing on the app, probably 5 minute fix.
OR
Allow us to download an install the certs.

I guess its just another way they hold us to ransom to use their crappy firmware (horrid icons / dull and bland colours).

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