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  # 845569 26-Jun-2013 13:19
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I've ordered my Spigen clear case directly from their website.
Inclusive of normal shipping freight, it comes up to about NZ$38+. Shipping takes about 10 days.
Fit is very good. A bit slippery but it does look nice as you can still see the metal casing.

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  # 845578 26-Jun-2013 13:31
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Can someone recommend me an app?

My storage says 11GB is taken up with "other" the annoying thing about this phone is you can't click on it to highlight what exactly "other" means.

What's the best app to use to find what's taking up all my space?

 
 
 
 


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  # 845581 26-Jun-2013 13:54
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Only a few more hours and hopefully we will know if the Google Edition rom can be flashed onto existing handsets :D

Anyone else planning the Sense --> GE update?

Pure google OS must make the One one of the most desirable android handsets on the market at present



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  # 845644 26-Jun-2013 15:43
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Kopkiwi: Can someone recommend me an app?

My storage says 11GB is taken up with "other" the annoying thing about this phone is you can't click on it to highlight what exactly "other" means.

What's the best app to use to find what's taking up all my space?


From memory (no pun intended) when you first receive the phone and boot it up you only get 24 of the 32GB made available to you. The rest is for the OS. Is it possible you have got stuff cached or in temporary files? My phone currently has 8.21GB in 'other', but I only rebooted it this morning. I'd be interested to see if a reboot reduces your 'other' storage.

Edit: You will probably need root access to be able to delve into the 'other'.




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  # 845674 26-Jun-2013 16:58
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Dingbatt:
Kopkiwi: Can someone recommend me an app?

My storage says 11GB is taken up with "other" the annoying thing about this phone is you can't click on it to highlight what exactly "other" means.

What's the best app to use to find what's taking up all my space?


From memory (no pun intended) when you first receive the phone and boot it up you only get 24 of the 32GB made available to you. The rest is for the OS. Is it possible you have got stuff cached or in temporary files? My phone currently has 8.21GB in 'other', but I only rebooted it this morning. I'd be interested to see if a reboot reduces your 'other' storage.

Edit: You will probably need root access to be able to delve into the 'other'.


I have root access but don't have ability to go into it.

One thing I miss about Samsung is the ability to go one step further.

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  # 845691 26-Jun-2013 17:29
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Wade: Only a few more hours and hopefully we will know if the Google Edition rom can be flashed onto existing handsets :D

Anyone else planning the Sense --> GE update?

Pure google OS must make the One one of the most desirable android handsets on the market at present


I won't be going near the GE firmware. It simply doesn't compare to the current version of Sense features and looks. It lacks simple things like a reboot option from the power menu. The 4.2 quick settings buttons mostly don't work as toggles, but take you to the setting for that function. As a former nexus owner I won't be going back to stock Android till Google add in a lot of the features/modifications  present in Sense/Touchwiz or even CM.

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  # 845708 26-Jun-2013 18:32
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Interesting... Sense is an absolute abortion IMHO, maybe its because it all seems so foreign as I am better versed with touchwiz. Either way GE all the way, any shortcomings will quickly be put right with custom roms

 
 
 
 


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  # 845711 26-Jun-2013 18:40
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Wade: Interesting... Sense is an absolute abortion IMHO, maybe its because it all seems so foreign as I am better versed with touchwiz. Either way GE all the way, any shortcomings will quickly be put right with custom roms


Why not just use CyanogenMod? It doesn't get much more polished than that.

I'm using ViperOne, it's by far the best modified stock ROM I've come across. It's got levels of customisation that eclipses even CM.

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  # 845767 26-Jun-2013 21:10
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bradstewart:
Wade: Interesting... Sense is an absolute abortion IMHO, maybe its because it all seems so foreign as I am better versed with touchwiz. Either way GE all the way, any shortcomings will quickly be put right with custom roms


Why not just use CyanogenMod? It doesn't get much more polished than that.


The main problem with CM for a lot of people is lack of access to camera firmware/drivers. 
The GE phones *should* have access to the manufacturers proprietary drivers and firmware, which means pics will be better! 

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  # 845770 26-Jun-2013 21:16
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And apart from the initial effort of changing rom it is all easy and timely updates from that point forward, cm is an ongoing battle

Skinned android will be a thing of the past in the foreseeable future, the success of the S4/One/Experia nexus experience will redesign the Android os model as we know it

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  # 846640 28-Jun-2013 11:02
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First custom roms based on Google Edition version appearing on XDA already... Looks like I will be rom flashing this weekend :D

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  # 846859 28-Jun-2013 19:22
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4.2 OTA rolling out for Chinese model One. I'd guess international isn't far behind.

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  # 847116 29-Jun-2013 13:32
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bradstewart: 
I'm using ViperOne, it's by far the best modified stock ROM I've come across. It's got levels of customisation that eclipses even CM.


Installed this yesterday, I see what you mean by customisation options, absolutely crazy. Loving it so far.

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  # 847543 30-Jun-2013 23:01
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Jizah:
bradstewart: 
I'm using ViperOne, it's by far the best modified stock ROM I've come across. It's got levels of customisation that eclipses even CM.


Installed this yesterday, I see what you mean by customisation options, absolutely crazy. Loving it so far.


Im on TrickDroid atm , and have been absolutely satisfied with it since i flashed it.

But from reading the Viper forums, Im seeing alot of bug reports and issues and etc. looks like Viper is not too stable at this moment. What are your experiences so far? and hows the battery ?

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  # 847545 30-Jun-2013 23:15
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mahdibassam:
Jizah:
bradstewart: 
I'm using ViperOne, it's by far the best modified stock ROM I've come across. It's got levels of customisation that eclipses even CM.


Installed this yesterday, I see what you mean by customisation options, absolutely crazy. Loving it so far.


Im on TrickDroid atm , and have been absolutely satisfied with it since i flashed it.

But from reading the Viper forums, Im seeing alot of bug reports and issues and etc. looks like Viper is not too stable at this moment. What are your experiences so far? and hows the battery ?


It's easily as stable as the stock 4.2 I was using. There were some expected bugs with some of the really advanced tweaking. Most have already been fixed via OTA.

Battery is as good as ever.

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