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.




100 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


Topic # 42620 7-Oct-2009 19:02
Send private message

Hey guys,

Am currently waiting on my HTC Magic (NZ new from Vodafone) to arrive thanks to insurance!  I had a HTC Touch with Windows Mobile on it so Android is all new to me...

Just wondered:

1) What are peoples favourite Apps etc. on their Androids?

2) Any tips/things that you shouldn't add?

3) I am hoping to sync my email and contacts with Gmail which i hope will be nice and easy?! Can you sync with Outlook as well?

4) Has anyone found any good NZ GPS maps that will run on the HTC Magic? I was using TomTom Navigator with voice guidance etc. so hoping for something a bit more than Google Maps... and something with maps that I can download.

Cheers in advance.

Create new topic
1774 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 35

Trusted

  Reply # 262218 7-Oct-2009 19:25
Send private message

3 is easy as!
4 no I am yet to find it

1 the must haves, I guess is facebook app
2 r00ting your droid I guess is the biggest hurdle but if you have familiarity with linux should not be hard.

Good luck, I do envy my wife's droid. Only if I had won two on the night lmao!



100 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 1


Reply # 262272 7-Oct-2009 22:30
Send private message

I just came across this article that talks about Sygic Mobile GPS Maps for Android... has turn by turn guidance and can be bought for Australia and New Zealand... look very similar to TomTom. Anyone tried them?

Cost is 59.99 EUR  (about NZ$120)

[Moderator edit (MF): BOUGHT. BOUGHT!]


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 »

Talking net neutrality on RNZ Nine-to-Noon
Posted 24-Nov-2017 12:11


Air New Zealand experiments with blockchain technology
Posted 23-Nov-2017 15:39


Symantec selects Amazon Web Services to deliver cloud security
Posted 23-Nov-2017 10:40


New Zealand Ministry of Education chooses Unisys for cloud-based education resourcing management system
Posted 22-Nov-2017 22:00


Business analytics software powers profits for NZ wine producers
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:52


Pyrios strikes up alliance with Microsoft integrator UC Logiq
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:51


The New Zealand IT services ecosystem - it's all digital down here
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:49


Volvo to supply tens of thousands of autonomous drive compatible cars to Uber
Posted 22-Nov-2017 21:46


From small to medium and beyond: Navigating the ERP battlefield
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:12


Business owners: ERP software selection starts (and finishes) with you
Posted 21-Nov-2017 21:11


Why I'm not an early adopter
Posted 21-Nov-2017 10:39


Netatmo launches smart home products in New Zealand
Posted 20-Nov-2017 20:06


Huawei Mate 10: Punchy, long battery life, artificial intelligence
Posted 20-Nov-2017 16:30


Propel launch Disney Star Wars Laser Battle Drones
Posted 19-Nov-2017 21:26


UFB killer app: Speed
Posted 17-Nov-2017 17:01



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.