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 | ... | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32
2540 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 758

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1587007 6-Jul-2016 10:55
Send private message

I was hoping the camera would get a decent upgrade, but a quick look at reviews suggests the new model is still pretty mediocre.  Won't be rushing to replace our Ultra 6 devices which in terms of bang-for-buck I'm very happy with.





"4 wheels move the body.  2 wheels move the soul."

“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.” Douglas Adams

2210 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 366


  # 1587013 6-Jul-2016 11:03
Send private message

macuser:

 

Mediatek CPU - I'm not sure I'm into that idea

 

 

 

 

Agreed but slightly faster so may net out as a positive? The Ultra 6 does tend to lag a little at times


 
 
 
 


214 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  # 1592383 14-Jul-2016 11:11
Send private message

Anyone has problem with the touch screen? 

 

Mine bought in NOV last year, now the screen seems to be not very accurate for typing, such as you type T it will often return R. 

 

Is it a fault? 


547 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36


  # 1592386 14-Jul-2016 11:14
Send private message

Huchiz:

 

Anyone has problem with the touch screen? 

 

Mine bought in NOV last year, now the screen seems to be not very accurate for typing, such as you type T it will often return R. 

 

Is it a fault? 

 

 

Have a few in our fleet at work, and haven't had this issue.  Though some have complained of funny things happening - which have been fixed by removing/replacing a scratched up plastic screen protector!


58 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 4


  # 1592450 14-Jul-2016 12:47
Send private message

Huchiz:

 

Anyone has problem with the touch screen? 

 

Mine bought in NOV last year, now the screen seems to be not very accurate for typing, such as you type T it will often return R. 

 

Is it a fault? 

 

 

Mine failed. It started 'auto tapping' for me, which was entertaining. I have no problem with typing accuracy with my phone before it failed, or its replacement, so I'd say you're experiencing a fault.


14877 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2017


  # 1592485 14-Jul-2016 13:17
Send private message

Wade:

 

macuser:

 

Mediatek CPU - I'm not sure I'm into that idea

 

 

 

 

That is the problem I have found with all my android phones, they have these periods of lag. Gets worse as they age. That is why I have gone off android, as it really damages the user experience. 

 

 

 

Agreed but slightly faster so may net out as a positive? The Ultra 6 does tend to lag a little at times

 


359 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 28


  # 1605402 6-Aug-2016 13:22
Send private message

Is the battery replaceable by a service centre at all? Just wondering what happens if you need a new battery after a few years and you can't bear to part with the Smart Ultra:)

 
 
 
 


6909 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 654

Trusted

  # 1606123 7-Aug-2016 21:53
Send private message

Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754


852 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 232


  # 1606161 8-Aug-2016 06:01
One person supports this post
Send private message

Jaxson: Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754



Its been a few days now. Seems a strange one. What s different about the ultra set up than all other Android devices?

547 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 36


  # 1606217 8-Aug-2016 09:55
Send private message

Jaxson: Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754

 

Yep, hit one of the guys at work. Initially thought the phone's time had come.... 


2210 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 366


  # 1606243 8-Aug-2016 10:33
Send private message

tanivula:

 

Jaxson: Anyone else aware of the Facebook app update issue that's freezing these ultra phones?

https://community.vodafone.co.nz/t5/Android-phones/Vodafone-Smart-Ultra-6-Apps-stop-working/m-p/202754

 

Yep, hit one of the guys at work. Initially thought the phone's time had come.... 

 

 

 

 

I just downloaded and sideloaded the previous version and both FB and Messenger working fine 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit: Holding just just power button for 30 odd seconds reboots phone, uninstall latest FB and Messenger and phone behaves 100% again

 

 


17 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  # 1606264 8-Aug-2016 11:13
Send private message

I'm having issues with facebook and messenger. Can't update facebook or install messenger, it says device isn't compatible.

Is anybody got an app that you can't install called system updates by a developer chondong as in this redit post?


3718 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2179

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  # 1606488 8-Aug-2016 18:25
Send private message

Also having this.. Facebook was locking up, reinstalling didn't work, now I can't reinstall it or messenger, thought it might be because I was over in Aussie but guess not.

 

I guess I'll be taking the phone back and getting a refund after I land in NZ, A smartphone that can't run Facebook is clearly not fit for purpose!





Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.


456 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 98


  # 1606490 8-Aug-2016 18:27
Send private message

Lias:

 

Also having this.. Facebook was locking up, reinstalling didn't work, now I can't reinstall it or messenger, thought it might be because I was over in Aussie but guess not.

 

I guess I'll be taking the phone back and getting a refund after I land in NZ, A smartphone that can't run Facebook is clearly not fit for purpose!

 

 

 

 

lol relax

 

 

 

its the application not the phone


773 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 230


  # 1606496 8-Aug-2016 18:33
Send private message

Haven't had this issue yet (fingers crossed)

1 | ... | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32
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 »

Air New Zealand uses drones to inspect aircraft
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:39


TCL Electronics launches its first-ever 8K TV
Posted 17-Jun-2019 15:18


E-scooter share scheme launches in Wellington
Posted 17-Jun-2019 12:34


Anyone can broadcast with Kordia Pop Up TV
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:51


Volvo and Uber present production vehicle ready for self-driving
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:47


100,000 customers connected to fibre broadband network through Enable
Posted 13-Jun-2019 10:35


5G uptake even faster than expected
Posted 12-Jun-2019 10:01


Xbox showcases 60 anticipated games
Posted 10-Jun-2019 20:24


Trend Micro Turns Public Hotspots into Secure Networks with WiFi Protection for Mobile Devices
Posted 5-Jun-2019 13:24


Bold UK spinoff for beauty software company Flossie
Posted 2-Jun-2019 14:10


Amazon Introduces Echo Show 5
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:32


Epson launches new 4K Pro-UHD projector technology
Posted 1-Jun-2019 15:26


Lenovo and Qualcomm unveil first 5G PC called Project Limitless
Posted 28-May-2019 20:23


Intel introduces new 10th Gen Intel Core Processors and Project Athena
Posted 28-May-2019 19:28


Orcon first to trial residential 10Gbps broadband
Posted 28-May-2019 11:20



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.