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  # 1002108 10-Mar-2014 13:40
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I used to use tasker, but it's waay more annoying to setup than "trigger".
I use it to start google play music the moment it detects my car stereo.

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  # 1004455 12-Mar-2014 17:42
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I personally feel that tasker can do everything that these other apps can do, but i am not sure if they can do everything that tasker can.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1004458 12-Mar-2014 17:45
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mattwnz:I don't have any issue with the screen on the s3, and it is better than the iphones in terms of colour and blacks I find. It is pretty cutting edge technology. The advantage of pentile is that supposedly it offers a better life for the screen.


It wasn't like your display dying before you replaced the phone was an issue anyway.

iPhone 4/4S display is 330 ppi but the S3 is only 306 ppi. Take into account Pentile and your luckly if you have an effective PPI rate much above 200. Comparing say a photo side by side on the S3 vs an iPhone, the iPhone (to me) is clearly a far superior screen. I've had others agree when the two are side by side. Each to their own, tho.

I find the colours of the S3 over saturated - like when you go into a TV store and they have cranked the contrast way up. There is also a very obviously flicker in the screen when viewed in bright sunlight.


I think the S4 screen is much better then the S3 screen, Also even though they may seem over saturated, theres different screen modes you can use like adapt display. I believe professional photo tries to give more accurate colours

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  # 1005405 14-Mar-2014 10:12
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Have the 4.4.2 updates been tested for NZ yet?

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# 1006505 16-Mar-2014 00:34
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Yabanize: Have the 4.4.2 updates been tested for NZ yet?


Hopefully they fix Glonass connectivity with the NZ release sealed

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  # 1012606 25-Mar-2014 17:47
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The S5 firmware has been released so a lot of new stuff starting to surface. The new S S-voice apk is avaiable here on XDA will work on any Touchwiz 4.2.2 firmware. Apparently better than the current one




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  # 1014166 27-Mar-2014 20:47
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hows everyone roms going? Anyone decided to try different rom?

 

Being on Shostock rom for a while now with the old bootloader and its being smooth installed adams kernel recently battery life has been good but sometimes its worse, I am pretty sure its the apps most of the times.

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  # 1014168 27-Mar-2014 20:51
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Bacha: hows everyone roms going? Anyone decided to try different rom? Being on Shostock rom for a while now with the old bootloader and its being smooth installed adams kernel recently battery life has been good but sometimes its worse, I am pretty sure its the apps most of the times.

I'm on the same Bacha and battery life hasn't been better to be honest. I'm itching to flash something else but everything is working fine and not interested in upgrading bootloader and tripping knox if I don't have to.

Try Greenify if you don't already have it and hibernate the likes of Facebook and others that keep the phone from going to deep sleep. 




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  # 1014172 27-Mar-2014 20:57
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I am on Shostock 4.4.2 with no knox but I can't recall the url to see if there is a newer version. I think I am on 5.04B or something

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  # 1014181 27-Mar-2014 21:08
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4.2.2 stock. Once I'm back in nz would like to try a non Knox 4.4.2, ideally touchwiz.

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  # 1014183 27-Mar-2014 21:19
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networkn: I am on Shostock 4.4.2 with no knox but I can't recall the url to see if there is a newer version. I think I am on 5.04B or something

theres another two updates but only minor sp you are fine. Have you tried Wanam's Adam kernel its very good for battery life no flash and dash stuff just speed and battery.

@Tim Shostock is very good and the only Touchwiz Rom that I know of that you don't need to have new bootloader with knox




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  # 1014197 27-Mar-2014 21:46
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I'm on Echoe 17 4.2.2  with the new bootloader and going really well. Battery life is good for my heavy daily use. Using the latest ktoonz kernel




- Telstra HTC Touch Pro2 - Energy ROM WM6.5.5 20 Oct/Cyanogen Mod Froyo 2.2 - R.I.P
- AT&T Galaxy S Captivate 16GB on XT (now with brother)
- Samsung Galaxy S2 on XT- Runs ICS 4.0.3 Resurrection Remix 9.2
- Business Hours - Work In The Electricity Industry, After Hours - DJ/Turntablist - Will Scratch Vinyl For Free'
- What's next??? S3?

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  # 1014198 27-Mar-2014 21:52
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I'm still using Danvdh's GE Rom. Battery life has been great, no lockups, random reboots or anything of the sorts. I can't see any reason why i'll change to be honest. 

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  # 1014206 27-Mar-2014 22:13
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I think pretty much all the tw 4.4 custom ROMs will work with the old bootloader. Think the only issues with running the old bootloader is not being able to charge while the phone is turned off.

I have run echo and goldeneye. I prefer goldeneye due to its more stock approach to be honest. Couple that with ktoonz kernel with some tweaks, it's not too hard to get 4hrs+ screen on time.

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  # 1014228 27-Mar-2014 22:42
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I get random reboots on 4.2.2 stock.

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