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Master Geek


  # 658585 19-Jul-2012 16:53
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Neets: Those who pre-ordered with Noel Leemings, are they contacting you with confirmation the Nexus 7 is in store waiting for pickup?

I haven't had an email or phone contact to advise mine is available, but it was on pre-order. Unless the South Island shipment is a day delayed or whatever, for the extra time it takes to reach these depths.


yes... they called me on the contact number that I left on their pre-order form..

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Master Geek


  # 658594 19-Jul-2012 17:19
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The post right above yours, Neets, suggests people already have them in the South Island.

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 658609 19-Jul-2012 17:43
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I picked up mine from Riccarton Noel Leeming where I had preordered last week sometime.

They didnt have time to ring or email me, I saw on here that some people had gotten theres and I rang up and they said they had only been in store for 30mins.

So south island hasnt taken longer...

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  # 658610 19-Jul-2012 17:49
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Been downloading a few things on mine, has anyone found that theirs is stuck on English UK?  and can't be changed to NZ

 

i get pounds when I go to the Tegra store

Guess I could change it to US




I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

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Ultimate Geek


  # 658612 19-Jul-2012 17:52
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Got mine from Noel Leeming today from Albany, didn't pre-order, just rang them up at around 2pm asking them to hold a unit

Anyone know of a decent rss reader for it? Google reader is nothing more than a blown up phone version



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  # 658615 19-Jul-2012 17:56
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P1n3apqlExpr3ss: Got mine from Noel Leeming today from Albany, didn't pre-order, just rang them up at around 2pm asking them to hold a unit

Anyone know of a decent rss reader for it? Google reader is nothing more than a blown up phone version


gReaderPro is the best RSS reader for Android. Period.

For tablet news readers Google Currents is quite nice of course.




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Master Geek


  # 658634 19-Jul-2012 18:26
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My friend uses pulse reader on his media pad. I haven't used it myself but it looked fairly cool

 
 
 
 


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Master Geek


  # 658638 19-Jul-2012 18:40
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I walked in to Noel Leeming Silvia park tonight and picked one up. They still have 4 or 5 left. 

First impressions - the screen is a little washed out and sub par compared to the galaxy nexus...

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  # 658639 19-Jul-2012 18:49
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Crowbar: The post right above yours, Neets, suggests people already have them in the South Island.


I've re-read the post immediately above mine, several times, but I don't see what you see.  

Anyway, NL phoned home to advise it's ready for pick up which is great, not that I can use it.  It's my birthday present. I have to be patient until the end of the month.




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Master Geek


  # 658644 19-Jul-2012 19:06
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I've ordered one via a mate in London, can't wait. My first tablet :P

I'm especially keen to use it as a remote for my Canon DSLR.

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Uber Geek


  # 658657 19-Jul-2012 19:39
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Neets:
Crowbar: The post right above yours, Neets, suggests people already have them in the South Island.


I've re-read the post immediately above mine, several times, but I don't see what you see.  

Anyway, NL phoned home to advise it's ready for pick up which is great, not that I can use it.  It's my birthday present. I have to be patient until the end of the month.


Think he was implying that because somebody asked "What is the weather for CHCH".

Anyway, Happy early Birthday :P

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  # 658660 19-Jul-2012 19:53
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Well i just called noels about my pre-order in albany and they said we have it, but did not ring you as we don't have the cover *rolls eye*

Have it in my hands now :)

Do we get the $25 google play store credit?

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Master Geek


  # 658663 19-Jul-2012 20:00
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Is geekzone optimized for tablets? It fits my screen perfectly and doesn't have any ads and crap down the side...

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Master Geek


  # 658670 19-Jul-2012 20:13
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Yes, Geekzone has a simplistic mobile version, it's fantastic.

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Uber Geek


  # 658691 19-Jul-2012 21:05
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Crowbar: Yes, Geekzone has a simplistic mobile version, it's fantastic.

I prefer the full GZ site on my 7" Tab.
(View site in landscape and pinch-zoom in/out)
NL Riccarton has a live Nexus Tab on display. Nice build with it's faux leather back and smooth operation.

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