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  Reply # 830238 3-Jun-2013 21:10
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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.

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  Reply # 830314 4-Jun-2013 09:07
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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. 



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  Reply # 830318 4-Jun-2013 09:23
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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.

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  Reply # 830323 4-Jun-2013 09:50
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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. 



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  Reply # 830326 4-Jun-2013 09:59
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Disrespective:
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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. :) 

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  Reply # 830480 4-Jun-2013 13:21
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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 

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  Reply # 830488 4-Jun-2013 13:56
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Wow, all this discussion of SSDs - how are you guys installing those in your Galaxy S4?




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  Reply # 830490 4-Jun-2013 13:57
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NZtechfreak: Wow, all this discussion of SSDs - how are you guys installing those in your Galaxy S4?


Msata to MicroUSB Adapter :)

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  Reply # 830513 4-Jun-2013 15:00
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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.

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  Reply # 830517 4-Jun-2013 15:03
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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. 



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  Reply # 830525 4-Jun-2013 15:15
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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. 


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  Reply # 831273 5-Jun-2013 20:47
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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





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  Reply # 831275 5-Jun-2013 20:52
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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.

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  Reply # 831296 5-Jun-2013 21:14
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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.




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