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 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | ... | 42
477 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 404

Subscriber

  Reply # 1424461 10-Nov-2015 15:37
Send private message quote this post

@n95:
ramboky: For anyone looking for USB C cables that won't fry the host, a Google engineer has taken it upon himself to review some on Amazon. I recommend you check them out. Details here:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BensonLeung/posts/LH4PPgVrKVN


And here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BensonLeung/posts/jGP5249NppF if you are lucky enough to have a Chromebook Pixel is a way to test your cable. I have order 2 USB C cables from here: http://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/7019669768.html?orderId=70165784316693 but have know why of knowing if the comply so won't be using them in my 6P 


Sorry about the slow reply, busy with a newborn. My tests suggest those cables are NOT compliant, sorry. 

645 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 115


  Reply # 1424623 10-Nov-2015 19:10
Send private message quote this post
 
 
 
 


470 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  Reply # 1424640 10-Nov-2015 19:31
Send private message quote this post

Last I saw about the camera glass cracking, it has happened to 2 people.


n95

161 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 8


  Reply # 1424648 10-Nov-2015 19:44
Send private message quote this post

ramboky:
@n95:
ramboky: For anyone looking for USB C cables that won't fry the host, a Google engineer has taken it upon himself to review some on Amazon. I recommend you check them out. Details here:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BensonLeung/posts/LH4PPgVrKVN


And here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BensonLeung/posts/jGP5249NppF if you are lucky enough to have a Chromebook Pixel is a way to test your cable. I have order 2 USB C cables from here: http://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/7019669768.html?orderId=70165784316693 but have know why of knowing if the comply so won't be using them in my 6P 


Sorry about the slow reply, busy with a newborn. My tests suggest those cables are NOT compliant, sorry. 


Thanks ramboky, thats a bugger, thankfully they didn't cost too much. Can I ask what tests you carried out on the cable to come to that conclusion? 

40 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  Reply # 1424763 10-Nov-2015 21:35
Send private message quote this post

So has anyone purchased a case from Amazon yet? If so which case? Got my eye on a couple.

I've never purchased anything from Amazon before so any tips are welcomed.

149 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Trusted

  Reply # 1424817 10-Nov-2015 22:11
Send private message quote this post

My one from Google finally arrived today, should have been here Friday, but some misdirection from Toll (twice) meant I had to wait, loving it so far, picked up a Spigen case from PBTech as the one ordered directly from Google still hasn't arrived. Finger print reader much better than my iPad Air 2...camera, great, no complaints so far....and no, I don't intend trying to fold it in half....




Matt East

 

 




2585 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 172


  Reply # 1424838 10-Nov-2015 22:19
Send private message quote this post

MattEast: My one from Google finally arrived today, should have been here Friday, but some misdirection from Toll (twice) meant I had to wait, loving it so far, picked up a Spigen case from PBTech as the one ordered directly from Google still hasn't arrived. Finger print reader much better than my iPad Air 2...camera, great, no complaints so far....and no, I don't intend trying to fold it in half....


Im still after a case, looking towards a Folio one but that's another story.

Did you buy this case from PB Tech? Do you have a picture of what the case looks like, or even better how it looks on your phone? 

Thanks.



149 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Trusted

  Reply # 1424840 10-Nov-2015 22:26
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Finch:
MattEast: My one from Google finally arrived today, should have been here Friday, but some misdirection from Toll (twice) meant I had to wait, loving it so far, picked up a Spigen case from PBTech as the one ordered directly from Google still hasn't arrived. Finger print reader much better than my iPad Air 2...camera, great, no complaints so far....and no, I don't intend trying to fold it in half....


Im still after a case, looking towards a Folio one but that's another story.

Did you buy this case from PB Tech? Do you have a picture of what the case looks like, or even better how it looks on your phone? 

Thanks.




That's the one....have a couple of photos just taken with the iPad....will see if I can upload them

Click to see full size

And another

Click to see full size

Hope that helps, seems like a solid case ( and not a bad price, will be interesting to compare to the Google one when it arrives)







Matt East

 

 


40 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  Reply # 1424841 10-Nov-2015 22:31
Send private message quote this post

Not a bad case indeed. Looks good in your photos. They have them in stock? I might go pick one up tomorrow.

I bought this one on TradeMe last week and it's suppose to arrive tomorrow morning. It was a temporary one until I could find a case to commit to


149 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Trusted

  Reply # 1424842 10-Nov-2015 22:34
Send private message quote this post

They had about 3 in each store apart from the CHC store...plus about 30 at head office...check stock at http://www.pbtech.co.nz/index.php?z=p&p=MPPSGP11797&name=Spigen-Nexus-6P-Case-Rugged-Armor-Black-SGP11797




Matt East

 

 


40 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  Reply # 1424843 10-Nov-2015 22:38
Send private message quote this post

Thanks. Yes saw that, I was planning on getting one from Penrose which are showing 5 but it's highlighted red for some reason. Ahh I'll call tomorrow to confirm.

149 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 39

Trusted

  Reply # 1424844 10-Nov-2015 22:42
Send private message quote this post

The ones in Wairau Park were mixed in with the iPhone 6 Plus cases, I asked for a discount based on the stock was tainted...didn't work unfortunately ;-)




Matt East

 

 


40 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 9


  Reply # 1424845 10-Nov-2015 22:47
Send private message quote this post

Haha. You'll never know if you don't ask :)

95 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 3


  Reply # 1424923 11-Nov-2015 07:49
Send private message quote this post

n95:
ramboky:
@n95:
ramboky: For anyone looking for USB C cables that won't fry the host, a Google engineer has taken it upon himself to review some on Amazon. I recommend you check them out. Details here:

https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BensonLeung/posts/LH4PPgVrKVN


And here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+BensonLeung/posts/jGP5249NppF if you are lucky enough to have a Chromebook Pixel is a way to test your cable. I have order 2 USB C cables from here: http://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/7019669768.html?orderId=70165784316693 but have know why of knowing if the comply so won't be using them in my 6P 


Sorry about the slow reply, busy with a newborn. My tests suggest those cables are NOT compliant, sorry. 


Thanks ramboky, thats a bugger, thankfully they didn't cost too much. Can I ask what tests you carried out on the cable to come to that conclusion? 


Ahh bugger...I bought 3 of those cables!! guess I'll just have to import them this time from Amazon.

306 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Subscriber

  Reply # 1424945 11-Nov-2015 08:19
Send private message quote this post

I'm really keen to read feedback on how real world users are finding this phone.

I looked at one close up yesterday, and it is really a contender for my $. The decision is between this and the Xperia Z5.


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | ... | 42
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

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 »

FUJIFILM introduces X-E3 mirrorless camera with wireless connectivity
Posted 18-Sep-2017 13:53


Vodafone announces new plans with bigger data bundles
Posted 15-Sep-2017 10:51


Skinny launches phone with support for te reo Maori
Posted 14-Sep-2017 08:39


If Vodafone dropping mail worries you, you’re doing online wrong
Posted 11-Sep-2017 13:54


Vodafone New Zealand deploy live 400 gigabit system
Posted 11-Sep-2017 11:07


OPPO camera phones now available at PB Tech
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:56


Norton Wi-Fi Privacy — Easy, flawed VPN
Posted 11-Sep-2017 09:48


Lenovo reveals new ThinkPad A Series
Posted 8-Sep-2017 14:37


Huawei passes Apple for the first time to capture the second spot globally
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:45


Vodafone initiative enhances te reo Maori pronunciation on Google Maps
Posted 8-Sep-2017 10:40


Voyager Internet expand local internet phone services company with Conversant acquisition
Posted 6-Sep-2017 18:27


NOW Expands in to Tauranga
Posted 5-Sep-2017 18:16


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update coming Oct. 17
Posted 4-Sep-2017 14:10


Garmin introduce Garmin vivoactive 3
Posted 1-Sep-2017 18:38


Kiwibank wastes $90 million on software – Reseller News
Posted 1-Sep-2017 13:45



Geekzone Live »

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



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.