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.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | ... | 197
28 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 816571 13-May-2013 10:56
Send private message

dafman: Also, the display phone I saw in Telecom already had a scratch on the back. I hate cases as I think they destroy the design aesthetics, so which is the most invisible uber-thin case for protecting the back from scratches?


For just scratch protection I was thinking about one of those screen-protector style full cover coating things - but I'm still a bit wary to go buy one - I don't see many of them around so would like an opinion from someone who has used one before first!

15784 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4285

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 816575 13-May-2013 10:58
Send private message

I am struggling to say goodbye to my HTC One, but I can't keep both my S4 and My One, so I will need to let it go.

Anyone want a HTC one that is a week old, purchased from JBHIFI. $940 and I'll throw in a set of Marley Revolution over ear headphones free of charge. I am in Auckland.

 
 
 
 


2614 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 185


  Reply # 816579 13-May-2013 11:02
One person supports this post
Send private message

networkn: I am struggling to say goodbye to my HTC One, but I can't keep both my S4 and My One, so I will need to let it go.

Anyone want a HTC one that is a week old, purchased from JBHIFI. $940 and I'll throw in a set of Marley Revolution over ear headphones free of charge. I am in Auckland.


Get rid of the S4 then :D

757 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 50


  Reply # 816581 13-May-2013 11:03
Send private message

networkn: I am struggling to say goodbye to my HTC One, but I can't keep both my S4 and My One, so I will need to let it go.

Anyone want a HTC one that is a week old, purchased from JBHIFI. $940 and I'll throw in a set of Marley Revolution over ear headphones free of charge. I am in Auckland.


So really want to get my hands on these, but have to sell my S3 first.

8 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 816582 13-May-2013 11:04
Send private message

Why have you decided to fall on the S4 side in the end? Does it just "work" better without small operational glitches that the HTC seems to be prone to? Does that top button "wake up" function annoy you or is that easily learned?
I am sitting on the fence deciding where to fall. After having used a Galaxy S2 to record a concert I know the Samsungs don't perform well in that regard but that is not a deal breaker.

2852 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 681

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 816584 13-May-2013 11:08
Send private message

Stevereds: Why have you decided to fall on the S4 side in the end? Does it just "work" better without small operational glitches that the HTC seems to be prone to? Does that top button "wake up" function annoy you or is that easily learned?
I am sitting on the fence deciding where to fall. After having used a Galaxy S2 to record a concert I know the Samsungs don't perform well in that regard but that is not a deal breaker.


It gets down to personal preference as both are top of the range and have pluses and minuses.

People go a bit tribal when they feel their choice is under fire but at the end of the day its healthy for us consumers to have this sort of choice.




Galaxy S8

 

Garmin  Vivoactive HR




15784 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4285

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 816586 13-May-2013 11:09
Send private message

Stevereds: Why have you decided to fall on the S4 side in the end? Does it just "work" better without small operational glitches that the HTC seems to be prone to? Does that top button "wake up" function annoy you or is that easily learned?
I am sitting on the fence deciding where to fall. After having used a Galaxy S2 to record a concert I know the Samsungs don't perform well in that regard but that is not a deal breaker.


It's a multiple of factors. Overall I think the HTC is a better phone, but there are things which are very frustrating with it.

1) Power Button Placement and usage. (BIG annoyance)
2) Lack of SD Card
3) Minor annoyance of non replaceable battery 
4) It's heavier and doesn't seem as comfortable to hold as the S4
5) I already own accessories for the S3/S4 I'd need to replace
6) Battery life seems better on the S4.
7) Custom ROM development will be better on the S4 due to it's larger customer base.


15784 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4285

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 816609 13-May-2013 11:40
Send private message

networkn: I am struggling to say goodbye to my HTC One, but I can't keep both my S4 and My One, so I will need to let it go.

Anyone want a HTC one that is a week old, purchased from JBHIFI. $940 and I'll throw in a set of Marley Revolution over ear headphones free of charge. I am in Auckland.


Also a Telecom MicroSim.

1457 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 116

Subscriber

Reply # 816612 13-May-2013 11:46
Send private message

ok serious rethink on this phone now. Was very keen to start with.  And after all the problems with supply not sure now. Had ordered and paid full price with Noel leeming on 21 March.  After emails they finally rang on saturday and refused to just send a vodafone one out but said they would contact me Monday with update on HTC One xt.  Well I just rang them and they have a new update from Telecom that it is delayed again and no estimate of delivery. I asked again about supply of Vodafone one at a discount but they wouldnt budge and said refund then charge full retail.  So in the end I told them just cancel the whole order and refund the full amount.
  So I have a case for the phone but no phone.  So rethink whether to still get the hTC after this debacle




HTPC Intel Pentium G3258 cpu, Gigabyte H97n-wifi motherboard, , 8GB DDR3 ram, onboard  graphics. Hauppuage HVR 5500 tuner,  Silverstone LC16M case, Windows 10 pro 64 bit using Nextpvr and Kodi


BDFL - Memuneh
59623 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10781

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 816614 13-May-2013 11:47
Send private message
1362 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 70


  Reply # 816616 13-May-2013 11:50
Send private message

Gilco2: ok serious rethink on this phone now. Was very keen to start with.  And after all the problems with supply not sure now. Had ordered and paid full price with Noel leeming on 21 March.  After emails they finally rang on saturday and refused to just send a vodafone one out but said they would contact me Monday with update on HTC One xt.  Well I just rang them and they have a new update from Telecom that it is delayed again and no estimate of delivery. I asked again about supply of Vodafone one at a discount but they wouldnt budge and said refund then charge full retail.  So in the end I told them just cancel the whole order and refund the full amount.
  So I have a case for the phone but no phone.  So rethink whether to still get the hTC after this debacle


In the exact same boat as you. I sent an angry email a couple of days ago to Noel Leeming. Still waiting for a reply. Am considering jumping ship to the S4 - I really dont want to do this and am trying to not take my frustration out on HTC for Noel Leeming's mistakes.

Check out Warehouse Stationary. they have the One at 949

2614 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 185


  Reply # 816669 13-May-2013 12:45
Send private message


In the exact same boat as you. I sent an angry email a couple of days ago to Noel Leeming. Still waiting for a reply. Am considering jumping ship to the S4 - I really dont want to do this and am trying to not take my frustration out on HTC for Noel Leeming's mistakes.

Check out Warehouse Stationary. they have the One at 949


Well just rung Warehouse Stationery Kilbirnie (Wellington) and they said none in stock and none in the area, supplier shortage.

1362 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 70


  Reply # 816672 13-May-2013 12:46
Send private message

Finch: 

Well just rung Warehouse Stationery Kilbirnie (Wellington) and they said none in stock and none in the area, supplier shortage.


Ahh.. that seems to be a pain... I guess if you want the one, get the Vodafone one. NL not willing to give a discount?

1457 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 116

Subscriber

  Reply # 816678 13-May-2013 12:54
Send private message

Krishant007:
Finch: 

Well just rung Warehouse Stationery Kilbirnie (Wellington) and they said none in stock and none in the area, supplier shortage.


Ahh.. that seems to be a pain... I guess if you want the one, get the Vodafone one. NL not willing to give a discount?
no twice on the phone NL refused to give discount on the Vodafone version even after I paid full price almost 2 months ago.




HTPC Intel Pentium G3258 cpu, Gigabyte H97n-wifi motherboard, , 8GB DDR3 ram, onboard  graphics. Hauppuage HVR 5500 tuner,  Silverstone LC16M case, Windows 10 pro 64 bit using Nextpvr and Kodi


28 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 1


  Reply # 816688 13-May-2013 13:05
Send private message

Gilco2: no twice on the phone NL refused to give discount on the Vodafone version even after I paid full price almost 2 months ago.


Have a go instore! Phone guys suck :P

I'm going down to NL this afternoon to have a go at trading my XT preorder for Vodafone handsets.

1 | ... | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | 89 | 90 | 91 | 92 | ... | 197
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:





News »

Fujifilm X beats its best with new top of the range, high-performance camera
Posted 24-Feb-2018 14:05


One million kiwis affected by cybercrime
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:58


New Zealanders want to engage with government online and via mobile apps
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:56


Samsung launches Samsung Max
Posted 24-Feb-2018 13:52


CPTPP text and National Interest Analysis released for public scrutiny
Posted 21-Feb-2018 19:43


Foodstuffs to trial digitised shopping trolleys
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:27


2018: The year of zero-login, smart cars & the biometrics of things
Posted 21-Feb-2018 18:25


Intel reimagines data centre storage with new 3D NAND SSDs
Posted 16-Feb-2018 15:21


Ground-breaking business programme begins in Hamilton
Posted 16-Feb-2018 10:18


Government to continue search for first Chief Technology Officer
Posted 12-Feb-2018 20:30


Time to take Appleā€™s iPad Pro seriously
Posted 12-Feb-2018 16:54


New Fujifilm X-A5 brings selfie features to mirrorless camera
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:12


D-Link ANZ expands connected smart home with new HD Wi-Fi cameras
Posted 9-Feb-2018 09:01


Dragon Professional for Mac V6: Near perfect dictation
Posted 9-Feb-2018 08:26


OPPO announces R11s with claims to be the picture perfect smartphone
Posted 2-Feb-2018 13:28



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.