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  Reply # 322890 26-Apr-2010 09:33
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Mine is in a FedEx van taking a ticky tour around Christchurch right now - anybody else here expecting their phone delivered in Christchurch today?

It's been an odd experience watching/participating in this thread. Can't say I have seen a thread like this for other phones I have owned, with various new buyers eagerly awaiting delivery...




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  Reply # 322903 26-Apr-2010 10:02
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Waiting for mine to be delivered today in Wellington. Should be on it's way as I type.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 323147 26-Apr-2010 18:03
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Got mine too today Smile (after a bit of chasing up FedEx - another story).  See you on the advice thread!

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  Reply # 323158 26-Apr-2010 18:31
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DunedinComics: Got mine too today Smile (after a bit of chasing up FedEx - another story).  See you on the advice thread!


Congrats, DC!! You've waited patiently enough. Welcome to the club!! See you at the other thread!! Cool

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  Reply # 323159 26-Apr-2010 18:31
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sorry can't talk, too busy playing with my new HTC Desire that arrived today!! :-)

Given it's my first smart (or are we supposed to say super) phone I have a LOT to learn... Time to subscribe to the tips / advice thread I think... 

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  Reply # 323165 26-Apr-2010 18:47
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RevoWution:
kiwitrc:
dpw: I have a question - in anticipation of tomorrow's delivery from Clove - about the HTC Desire's charger. What did you guys get? I'm assuming it has UK plug?


Yes but it has a USB to micro USB cable so any pc will charge it. I havent attached my UK plug to the charger yet as I dont think it will come off once its connected and I think you will be able to get a Kiwi one at some stage.


In case anyone was wondering, the UK pin attachment does come off the charging unit, albeit with a bit of force :)

I believe the charger was meant to be interchangeable with different countries' pins which should be available in the near future.


Doesn't Australia have the same mains plug as us? might be able to get one from there.

I think I'll wait for 2Degrees to lauch 3G before I order mine, currently on XT and don't want to go back to Vodafone to use it.

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  Reply # 323172 26-Apr-2010 19:11
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Yes I think Australia does have the same plug as us.

I've got a universal adapter plug so I'm not too fussed.

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  Reply # 323254 26-Apr-2010 21:12
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Im looking at the power plug adapter and there is a plastic connector,can this be left on?

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  Reply # 323360 27-Apr-2010 07:17
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When i received my unit i ordered the screen protector from HTC they stated in the invoice on back order hence not included. Any other similar protector i can use?

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  Reply # 323364 27-Apr-2010 07:31
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ryan1019: When i received my unit i ordered the screen protector from HTC they stated in the invoice on back order hence not included. Any other similar protector i can use?


Hope they dont charge you for additional freight!

As previously stated just grab one off TradeMe and cut it to fit for now. I think you can even get them at stationery stores.

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  Reply # 323365 27-Apr-2010 07:32
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true but yes this is one of the biggest screens out there



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  Reply # 323380 27-Apr-2010 08:23
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Or don't use a screen protector?

I haven't used one with any of my capacitive screened phones (i8910, HD2, Desire). I just keep them in a pocket with nothing else in in (ie no keys!) and they've all been fine. They are quite scratch resistant - check the youTube video of Eldar Murtazin rubbing scissors over the screen of his HD2!




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  Reply # 323475 27-Apr-2010 11:22
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.... oh bugger... just got email from clove saying next shipment of HTC Desire not expected til 30/4!!!

btw... I've got a Nokia N97 and was walking over rocks on beach with it in pocket when i slipped and got a big ulgy scratch on it!!

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  Reply # 323614 27-Apr-2010 13:55
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heya - i'm wondering if this would be feasible to convert my old miniUSB chargers from my htc vogue (okta) to microusb chargers that work for the Desire?

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Accessories/Data-cables/Other/auction-285513735.htm

Would i pop any circuits on the Desire using a nz charger on a euro phone?

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  Reply # 323728 27-Apr-2010 16:00
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Jerry123456: heya - i'm wondering if this would be feasible to convert my old miniUSB chargers from my htc vogue (okta) to microusb chargers that work for the Desire?

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Accessories/Data-cables/Other/auction-285513735.htm

Would i pop any circuits on the Desire using a nz charger on a euro phone?

noobalicious,
J


That looks like a good idea actually. I forgot to check what specs are on the new charger - will do that tomorrow since it's sitting on my desk at work. However, it should be somewhere around 200 mA or so - as long as they have the same input/output voltage and AC frequency (usually copes with a 50 - 60 Hz range).

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong :o) 




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