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  Reply # 1431973 20-Nov-2015 20:15
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NZtechfreak: ^ Yegods Geekzone is annoying on Chrome mobile right now.


What this means?

What happen to Note range? Do you find it better that Note5?





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  Reply # 1431975 20-Nov-2015 20:18
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It means I can't log into desktop GZ on mobile Chrome, and mobile GZ is horrible.

I haven't got the Note 5. No SD slot and no removable battery? Holding on to my Note 4 thanks. If I'm giving those away, then I think I prefer to have this Nexus.




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  Reply # 1431976 20-Nov-2015 20:29
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NZtechfreak: So I grabbed a Nexus 6P today. Impressive. First Nexus device that will be a daily driver I think.


Glad to have you on board :)

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  Reply # 1431984 20-Nov-2015 21:27
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NZtechfreak: It means I can't log into desktop GZ on mobile Chrome, and mobile GZ is horrible.

I haven't got the Note 5. No SD slot and no removable battery? Holding on to my Note 4 thanks. If I'm giving those away, then I think I prefer to have this Nexus.


Ok, coming from you, that means a lot to me.

I have been a Note user - and I am not sure if vanilla android will do for me. I had a play with Note 5 and the software seems a big step from Note 4 and much refined.

I will wait for my nexus 128GB - and see how it goes. I would have gotten Note 5 if 64GB is available from Vodafone...





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  Reply # 1431985 20-Nov-2015 21:31
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nakedmolerat:
NZtechfreak: It means I can't log into desktop GZ on mobile Chrome, and mobile GZ is horrible.

I haven't got the Note 5. No SD slot and no removable battery? Holding on to my Note 4 thanks. If I'm giving those away, then I think I prefer to have this Nexus.


Ok, coming from you, that means a lot to me.

I have been a Note user - and I am not sure if vanilla android will do for me. I had a play with Note 5 and the software seems a big step from Note 4 and much refined.

I will wait for my nexus 128GB - and see how it goes. I would have gotten Note 5 if 64GB is available from Vodafone...


The Note 5 is a great phone in it's own right, if it had a card slot I'd have settled for no removable battery, but losing both was a step too far for me. I am hoping we see a bit of a return to the card slot in the coming year, with Marshmallow dealing with external memory better, but that remains to be seen.




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  Reply # 1431991 20-Nov-2015 21:43
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Anyone using anything like the Sandisk Wireless Connect Stick with theirs? I can mostly live with streaming music from my NAS to circumvent the lack of storage, however I'd like a robust solution for when not near a WiFi network. Note that I need a wifeless solution in this scenario, as the USB port is occupied with a DAC.




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  Reply # 1432003 20-Nov-2015 23:14
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Wifeless solution? ;-)





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  Reply # 1432004 20-Nov-2015 23:15
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Hahaha. Excellent autocorrect.




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  Reply # 1432018 21-Nov-2015 00:54
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Brought the Note 5 when it came out. After seeing this I feel like I've thrown 300 bucks down the drain. The 6P looks better than the Note in pretty much every way and far cheaper.

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  Reply # 1432041 21-Nov-2015 07:08
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Well the Note 5 will have a slightly better screen, better storage performance, slightly better camera, s-pen, better behaved SoC, works with your existing cables. It's still great phone.




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  Reply # 1432183 21-Nov-2015 13:49
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NZtechfreak: Well the Note 5 will have a slightly better screen, better storage performance, slightly better camera, s-pen, better behaved SoC, works with your existing cables. It's still great phone.


Not to start any fanboy war but how is Note 5 camera slightly better than N6p? Take a look at this quick comparison samples (without reading the text) and tell me how and why Note 5 takes better pictures?

http://www.gottabemobile.com/2015/10/19/nexus-6p-vs-galaxy-note-5-camera-comparison-samples/

Just found another comparison:

http://www.computerworld.com/article/2996017/android/nexus-5x-6p-vs-galaxy-note-5-camera-comparison.html

Nexus 6p completely destroys the Note 5 camera.

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  Reply # 1432186 21-Nov-2015 13:58
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Can anyone tell me how much usable storage is available on the 32GB model?

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  Reply # 1432429 21-Nov-2015 21:18
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Just tried to edit a screenshot on the 6P

Appears that there is no way built in to do this with pure Android.

Does anyone know of a decent app that can do this? A little shocked at this.

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  Reply # 1432433 21-Nov-2015 21:41
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stuzz: Just tried to edit a screenshot on the 6P

Appears that there is no way built in to do this with pure Android.

Does anyone know of a decent app that can do this? A little shocked at this.


Just found Apowersoft Screenshot which appears to handle editing & sharing.


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  Reply # 1432434 21-Nov-2015 21:49
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stuzz: Just tried to edit a screenshot on the 6P

Appears that there is no way built in to do this with pure Android.

Does anyone know of a decent app that can do this? A little shocked at this.


Not sure what you mean by editing. You can crop, change the light etc in stock Photos app.

Here is an example:

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