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 | ... | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | ... | 111


22690 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #830238 3-Jun-2013 21:10
Send private message

jeffnz:
networkn:
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.


They do look really great though.

1850 posts

Uber Geek


  #830314 4-Jun-2013 09:07
Send private message

Amazon have a healthy price reduction on Sandisk products right now. I believe it may only be for a very short (<24h) period however. 

I picked up a 64GB MicroSD for USD$43 and am using Youshop to get it to me. I'm pretty sure that's a better deal than i'll get for a while. Just a heads up, for anyone else. 

 
 
 
 




22690 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #830318 4-Jun-2013 09:23
Send private message

Disrespective: Amazon have a healthy price reduction on Sandisk products right now. I believe it may only be for a very short (<24h) period however. 

I picked up a 64GB MicroSD for USD$43 and am using Youshop to get it to me. I'm pretty sure that's a better deal than i'll get for a while. Just a heads up, for anyone else. 


Yup the SSD's are really good value.

1850 posts

Uber Geek


  #830323 4-Jun-2013 09:50
Send private message

networkn:
Disrespective: Amazon have a healthy price reduction on Sandisk products right now. I believe it may only be for a very short (<24h) period however. 

I picked up a 64GB MicroSD for USD$43 and am using Youshop to get it to me. I'm pretty sure that's a better deal than i'll get for a while. Just a heads up, for anyone else. 


Yup the SSD's are really good value.
Yeah, i'm still contemplating the 240GB or 480GB ssd for the laptop. The 240GB is a solid price and it'll just mean moving data back to the server so it's not the end of the world, heh. 



22690 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #830326 4-Jun-2013 09:59
Send private message

Disrespective:
networkn:
Disrespective: Amazon have a healthy price reduction on Sandisk products right now. I believe it may only be for a very short (<24h) period however. 

I picked up a 64GB MicroSD for USD$43 and am using Youshop to get it to me. I'm pretty sure that's a better deal than i'll get for a while. Just a heads up, for anyone else. 


Yup the SSD's are really good value.
Yeah, i'm still contemplating the 240GB or 480GB ssd for the laptop. The 240GB is a solid price and it'll just mean moving data back to the server so it's not the end of the world, heh. 


Yah I looked pretty hard at that 480GB, but I have 3x240GB in a RAID0 at the moment so I would need two to be better off space wise, and performance wise I'd be going backward. :) 

79 posts

Master Geek


  #830480 4-Jun-2013 13:21
Send private message

Disrespective: Amazon have a healthy price reduction on Sandisk products right now. I believe it may only be for a very short (<24h) period however. 

I picked up a 64GB MicroSD for USD$43 and am using Youshop to get it to me. I'm pretty sure that's a better deal than i'll get for a while. Just a heads up, for anyone else. 


 

Sweet, I was waiting for that. How much is the shipping from Youshop?

Cheers 

4649 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  #830488 4-Jun-2013 13:56
Send private message

Wow, all this discussion of SSDs - how are you guys installing those in your Galaxy S4?




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: HeadphoNZ.org


 
 
 
 




22690 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #830490 4-Jun-2013 13:57
Send private message

NZtechfreak: Wow, all this discussion of SSDs - how are you guys installing those in your Galaxy S4?


Msata to MicroUSB Adapter :)

5 posts

Wannabe Geek


  #830513 4-Jun-2013 15:00
Send private message

Disrespective: Amazon have a healthy price reduction on Sandisk products right now. I believe it may only be for a very short (<24h) period however. 

I picked up a 64GB MicroSD for USD$43 and am using Youshop to get it to me. I'm pretty sure that's a better deal than i'll get for a while. Just a heads up, for anyone else. 


You don't actually need to use youshop for this, I thought I might try my home address and it went through with no issues.

1850 posts

Uber Geek


  #830517 4-Jun-2013 15:03
Send private message

NZtechfreak: Wow, all this discussion of SSDs - how are you guys installing those in your Galaxy S4?
Heh, sorry, yeah got a little off topic there, didn't we. 

Back to S4 related info though, has anyone found an iR blaster app they like? I've tried a few (paid and free) but none do the job nearly as well as a dedicated remote. I suppose I shouldn't have expected it. Smart Remote is the best i've found but it seems to need work on its macro functionality before I could use it all day. 



22690 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #830525 4-Jun-2013 15:15
Send private message

Disrespective:
NZtechfreak: Wow, all this discussion of SSDs - how are you guys installing those in your Galaxy S4?
Heh, sorry, yeah got a little off topic there, didn't we. 

Back to S4 related info though, has anyone found an iR blaster app they like? I've tried a few (paid and free) but none do the job nearly as well as a dedicated remote. I suppose I shouldn't have expected it. Smart Remote is the best i've found but it seems to need work on its macro functionality before I could use it all day. 


yah the built in app is crap. 


2868 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #831273 5-Jun-2013 20:47
Send private message

ok so got bored and flashed first custom Rom Foxhound, has a bit of themeing but seems pretty good.

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=2303239


anyone else taken the plunge





Galaxy S8

 

Garmin  Vivoactive 3






22690 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #831275 5-Jun-2013 20:52
Send private message

Heh you are braver than me. Other than the repulsive lockscreen which I hate so much, my S4 is pretty good. I'll eventually flash when more updates leak, but so far, nothing compelling has leaked I've felt I had to have.

I haven't even rooted.

2868 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  #831296 5-Jun-2013 21:14
Send private message

it is pretty bad but I changed the wallpaper on mine and also got rid of that writing before I flashed so it looks a bit better.

Yes I know i shouldn't have but, well you know couldn't resist lol and got rid of a bit of bloatware.

Nandroid backup was 3.4gb so the lack of storage on the phone is an issue if you want several backups although I did put it on ext SD.




Galaxy S8

 

Garmin  Vivoactive 3




1039 posts

Uber Geek


  #831393 5-Jun-2013 23:54
Send private message
1 | ... | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50 | 51 | 52 | 53 | 54 | 55 | 56 | 57 | 58 | 59 | 60 | 61 | 62 | 63 | 64 | 65 | 66 | ... | 111
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic





Twitter and LinkedIn »



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 »

National Institute for Health Innovation develops treatment app for gambling
Posted 6-Jul-2020 16:25


Nokia 2.3 to be available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Jul-2020 12:30


Menulog change colours as parent company merges with Dutch food delivery service
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:53


Techweek2020 goes digital to make it easier for Kiwis to connect and learn
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:48


Catalyst Cloud launches new Solutions Hub to support their kiwi Partners and Customers
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:44


Microsoft to help New Zealand job seekers acquire new digital skills needed for the COVID-19 economy
Posted 2-Jul-2020 07:41


Hewlett Packard Enterprise introduces new HPE GreenLake cloud services
Posted 24-Jun-2020 08:07


New cloud data protection services from Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:58


Hewlett Packard Enterprise unveils HPE Ezmeral, new software portfolio and brand
Posted 24-Jun-2020 07:10


Apple reveals new developer technologies to foster the next generation of apps
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:30


Poly introduces solutions for Microsoft Teams Rooms
Posted 23-Jun-2020 15:14


Lenovo launches new ThinkPad P Series mobile workstations
Posted 23-Jun-2020 09:17


Lenovo brings Linux certification to ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation portfolio
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:56


Apple introduces new features for iPhone iOS14 and iPadOS 14
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:28


Apple announces Mac transition to Apple silicon
Posted 23-Jun-2020 08:18



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



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.