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  Reply # 829976 3-Jun-2013 11:43
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Hey guys dropping youtube links to my twitter doesnt shorten the link and its doesnt show as a hyperlink. Anyone else getting the same?




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  Reply # 830045 3-Jun-2013 14:30
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ok finally got my S4 woohoo, managed to get a special price through a promo being done by a real estate company so pretty happy.

Going to root phone as soon as I've read up on it as I need to get a decent keyboard, get tid of TW for Nova Prime but it seems really good as is. Now to get rid of my trusty S3




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  Reply # 830052 3-Jun-2013 15:00
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jeffnz: ok finally got my S4 woohoo


Is this a newly released version of the S4? :) 


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  Reply # 830079 3-Jun-2013 16:19
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Finally got S4, its awesome!!
Coming from S1 that is.


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  Reply # 830166 3-Jun-2013 18:48
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just rooted mine and next is installing Philz recovery and then have a look at the custom rom's.

Sure is a lot of bloatware on there




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  Reply # 830167 3-Jun-2013 18:49
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jeffnz: just rooted mine and next is installing Philz recovery and then have a look at the custom rom's.

Sure is a lot of bloatware on there


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  Reply # 830172 3-Jun-2013 18:55
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The bloat doesnt slow it down or chew battery life ... Only takes up all the ram :)

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  Reply # 830173 3-Jun-2013 18:58
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jeffnz: just rooted mine and next is installing Philz recovery and then have a look at the custom rom's.

Sure is a lot of bloatware on there


I've rooted but holding off custom... for now :D

I was hoping crDroid would come over to the S4. 




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  Reply # 830189 3-Jun-2013 19:28
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yes the room it takes is horrific.

yes I'll hold off until I have a better look at whats available, seems like the same dev's anyway looked at Wanam's and its a 1.3gb download.





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  Reply # 830200 3-Jun-2013 19:48
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If a rom re partitons so i get more than 9/15gb i'd flash ... Erm ... Not me the rom

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  Reply # 830205 3-Jun-2013 19:55
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Came across the following on XDA has some nice tips and tricks for the novice but had some stuff I wasn't aware of

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2251491






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  Reply # 830213 3-Jun-2013 20:25
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ok well tried to get another 50gb on dropbox but still have it from the S3, to those of you that don't have the dropbox 50gb free data here's how you get it.

If the Dropbox app is pre-loaded on your device, you may qualify for 48 GB of bonus space for up to one year.

Additionally, some devices that have the Dropbox app pre-loaded may also have the Dropbox "out-of-box experience," which means that the first time you turn on the device, you'll be asked to sign in to Dropbox or create a new account. If your device has the out-of-box experience, you may qualify for 48 GB of bonus space for up to two years.

The first Dropbox account that signs in to the app on the device will get 48 GB of free space (assuming the other conditions are met). Each account is only able to claim this promotion once.
Complete the Get Started guide

To claim your extra space, you need to complete at least five steps from our Get Started guide. Please note that some steps require your desktop computer.




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  Reply # 830215 3-Jun-2013 20:29
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sorry for all the posts especially if you guys already know all this but just in case.

I was looking for a battery cover and came across the following , I have dealt with Aliexpress before and they are ok and its free freight. 



http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Deluxe-Chrome-Metal-wire-drawing-series-battery-back-cover-case-for-Samsung-galaxy-s4-i9500-free/865402025.html

If you search the site they have the flip cover ones with the window as well 




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  Reply # 830218 3-Jun-2013 20:32
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jeffnz: sorry for all the posts especially if you guys already know all this but just in case.

I was looking for a battery cover and came across the following , I have dealt with Aliexpress before and they are ok and its free freight. 



http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Deluxe-Chrome-Metal-wire-drawing-series-battery-back-cover-case-for-Samsung-galaxy-s4-i9500-free/865402025.html

If you search the site they have the flip cover ones with the window as well 


I bought these in dark grey and light silver, and I do like them, though they scratch and the logo is raised and will scratch very soft surfaces. Makes the phone feel more chunky. Unsure if I will keep it. 

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  Reply # 830219 3-Jun-2013 20:36
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jeffnz: sorry for all the posts especially if you guys already know all this but just in case.

I was looking for a battery cover and came across the following , I have dealt with Aliexpress before and they are ok and its free freight. 



http://www.aliexpress.com/item/Deluxe-Chrome-Metal-wire-drawing-series-battery-back-cover-case-for-Samsung-galaxy-s4-i9500-free/865402025.html

If you search the site they have the flip cover ones with the window as well 


I bought these in dark grey and light silver, and I do like them, though they scratch and the logo is raised and will scratch very soft surfaces. Makes the phone feel more chunky. Unsure if I will keep it. 


ok thought they might be like that but its just a cheap way of protecting the back, I did get Plastic ones for S3 and they were ok but did eventually break but we very cheap.




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