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  # 1236475 12-Feb-2015 12:22
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Samsung have gone to the dogs with their updates

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  # 1236491 12-Feb-2015 12:46
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NikT: Before anyone asks, Lollipop has not been received for testing on this end just yet. :)


Thanks, and also for others if they haven't read it, I also understand that the Note 4 Lollipop update will be slower because the Note 4 kernel also powers the Samsung Gear VR (by Oculus Rift)... and they need to sign off on the update as well, which is a delay other Samsung models won't face.

 
 
 
 


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  # 1237536 13-Feb-2015 18:54
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So I'm looking at purchasing a note 4.....Do current owners still love it?  I've heard its the best big phone and I'm after something with an awesome camera.  MKBHD gave it good wraps in the smartphone awards, but im just a little wary of Touchwiz.  I had an S3, but then went to a Nexus, so thats my only real concern....

Would be keen to hear peoples thoughts.

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  # 1237541 13-Feb-2015 18:58
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Kopkiwi: Samsung have gone to the dogs with their updates


be interesting to know how many other manufacturers phones in NZ have had Lollipop update, apart from Nexus etc I would say none




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  # 1237542 13-Feb-2015 19:01
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NikT: Before anyone asks, Lollipop has not been received for testing on this end just yet. :)


Quick thread hijack (sorry all): any sony devices been received for testing?

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  # 1237544 13-Feb-2015 19:05
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jeffnz:
Kopkiwi: Samsung have gone to the dogs with their updates


be interesting to know how many other manufacturers phones in NZ have had Lollipop update, apart from Nexus etc I would say none


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  # 1237587 13-Feb-2015 19:47
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sidders80:
jeffnz:
Kopkiwi: Samsung have gone to the dogs with their updates


be interesting to know how many other manufacturers phones in NZ have had Lollipop update, apart from Nexus etc I would say none


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  # 1242161 19-Feb-2015 10:52
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Anyone bought the Gear VR from overseas? If so, where from?

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i just brought  the note 4 i was wandering has anyone used any tempered glass protectors??. unfortunately i brought one from the local  soon found out what's wrong with them  , i got the halo effect where the glass has not stuck to the edges of the screen so now there's a horrible bubble all way round .  after sum research  i ve come across  "mocolo tempered glass note 4" and the "iCarez® for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [0.15MM Thinnest New Glass]"  cant find any local  sellers for the icarez


 





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cokeman2: i just brought  the note 4 i was wandering has anyone used any tempered glass protectors??. unfortunately i brought one from the local  soon found out what's wrong with them  , i got the halo effect where the glass has not stuck to the edges of the screen so now there's a horrible bubble all way round .  after sum research  i ve come across  "mocolo tempered glass note 4" and the "iCarez® for Samsung Galaxy Note 4 [0.15MM Thinnest New Glass]"  cant find any local  sellers for the icarez


 

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  # 1249760 2-Mar-2015 20:07
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I had a glass protector from Noel Leeming (can't remember brand) and it was really nice (feel and clarity) but did not seal around the edges. There was no rough edge feeling at all, but there was an opaque few mm all the way round the screen. I dropped my Note recently (landed face down) and the glass broke but not the screen so I have since discarded it and returned to a standard protector. Would be interested in any recommendations for glass brands that do seal right to the edges (I assume the curved Note screen is a challenge).

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  # 1249793 2-Mar-2015 20:47
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I tried one on my note 4 and got crap accumulating in the little gap starting to lift it off. The ones I have seen that dont do that are vastly smaller than the screen and only go slightly past the actual oled display and look a bit dicky.




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  # 1249805 2-Mar-2015 20:52
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I run an iLoome protector on my Note 3, it's an awesome protector, it only ever seperates (and only in the corners) if I leave the phone screen up in direct sunlight.

http://www.iloome.com/Screen-Protectors/b/6180891011

I also run a UAG cover around the phone as well and that protects any dust / dirt getting under the protector.

Excellent instructions for installation, was quite easy.

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  # 1249808 2-Mar-2015 20:53
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The note 3 has flat glass. The 4 has a curve away at the edge like the aweful HTC one X did. Makes screenprotectors impossible.




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  # 1252044 6-Mar-2015 08:13
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Have Vodafone received the update yet? Or are Samsung ensuring I don't buy another product in the future?

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