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  Reply # 321416 21-Apr-2010 18:44
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Talked to telstra au on twitter. There changes to the desire doesnt change the software but adds things like:There's exclusive access to BigPond, FOXTEL, Sensis, WhereIS & Yellow Pages.

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  Reply # 321418 21-Apr-2010 18:54
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Lambchop: hey guys can you confirm that multi touch on the desire is working ok ..or is it buggy like on the N1?

re this:

http://androidandme.com/2010/04/news/htc-incredible-and-evo-4g-to-feature-new-maxtouch-sensors/

wonder if the nextG version has the incred screen or the N1's


Works fine.

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  Reply # 321426 21-Apr-2010 19:35
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think it's the same thing..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HulUJYTQZo

i guess the question is does it matter .. hmm ...

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  Reply # 321461 21-Apr-2010 21:05
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lol ..ordered.

hmm  ships friday from mobicity according to the lady i chatted to.

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  Reply # 321483 21-Apr-2010 22:11
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Anyone looking to buy it in NZ can now get it from Expert Infotech, North Shore, Auckland for $979.

http://www.einfo.co.nz/shop/product_info.php?products_id=18309

Although mind you, Expert Infotech have a terrible reputation for after-sales support. 

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  Reply # 321486 21-Apr-2010 22:25
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does any one know any local places , or other sites that sell these pouches?

 http://www.mobilefun.co.uk/sena-ultra-slim-pouch-for-google-nexus-one-htc-desire-p23130.htm

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  Reply # 321491 21-Apr-2010 22:40
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Lambchop: hey guys can you confirm that multi touch on the desire is working ok ..or is it buggy like on the N1?

re this:

http://androidandme.com/2010/04/news/htc-incredible-and-evo-4g-to-feature-new-maxtouch-sensors/

wonder if the nextG version has the incred screen or the N1's


I just tested my Desire with the "Multitouch Visible Test" app that all the Nexus One videos have been using, and unfortunately, the Desire has the same "axis-flipping" problem as the N1. Probably due to the fact that they both share common parts; the AMOLED screen AND sensor(s).

On the plus side though, I really don't see any real-life problems this may pose. Since when have you had to have two thumbs on the screen, and have had to simultaneously swipe up/left with one thumb and down/right with the other? :s

I've had the Desire for nearly a week, and have not seen/experienced any multitouch issues, so to me, it doesn't make a difference for my everyday use, no matter what the results from the app show :)

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  Reply # 321498 21-Apr-2010 22:52
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Has anyone not paid GST?

Was considering of ordering one, sending it to my sister in Edinburgh and getting her to send it back to me as a gift. Although I probably won't as it is fairly dodgy and would have to pay two lots of shipping.

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  Reply # 321520 22-Apr-2010 06:09
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Ambrose_1: Has anyone not paid GST?

Was considering of ordering one, sending it to my sister in Edinburgh and getting her to send it back to me as a gift. Although I probably won't as it is fairly dodgy and would have to pay two lots of shipping.


Wont you have to pay VAT in that case anyway?

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  Reply # 321527 22-Apr-2010 07:19
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You could do what I did with the Nexus One and use Shipito. A bit slower but can save you the GST.

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  Reply # 321535 22-Apr-2010 07:37
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Ambrose_1: Has anyone not paid GST?

Was considering of ordering one, sending it to my sister in Edinburgh and getting her to send it back to me as a gift. Although I probably won't as it is fairly dodgy and would have to pay two lots of shipping.


UK VAT is higher than NZ GST. (17.5% vs 12.5%)

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  Reply # 321548 22-Apr-2010 08:06
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Right, I rang up as I was tired of waiting. Turns out they had the wrong contact number for me and have been trying to call me for charges since the 16th. I paid $127. The guy was quite helpful but said the package was still in the UK, or is it?

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  Reply # 321550 22-Apr-2010 08:10
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Cloves HTC Desire price is now ?330 again. They increased it because of low stock.

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  Reply # 321578 22-Apr-2010 09:56
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TimazNinja: Talked to telstra au on twitter. There changes to the desire doesnt change the software but adds things like:There's exclusive access to BigPond, FOXTEL, Sensis, WhereIS & Yellow Pages.

Saw on Twitter yesterday the Desire is in the Telstra store in Melbourne now so I'm going to go and check it out today. I'm interested in what mobile Foxtel is like, wonder if it is full res 25 frames etc or if it is choppy 15fps 320x240 video.

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  Reply # 321580 22-Apr-2010 10:08
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helicrew: You could do what I did with the Nexus One and use Shipito. A bit slower but can save you the GST.


Walk me through this option if you could please.

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