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  Reply # 361384 2-Aug-2010 10:04
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NZtechfreak: Nice, just installed to my Desire, having a play at Kongregate in the browser :) Browser speed is just excellent...

Like the HTC Dice and Coin widgets too!


Dice? Coin? Where?

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  Reply # 361386 2-Aug-2010 10:07
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Got mine also, although it wiped my APN settings... sigh.
720p camcorder is forceclosing on me also but i haven't rebooted to clear crap out yet ... might fix ...

Any one have a saved page handy that shows all the new froyo features?

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  Reply # 361400 2-Aug-2010 10:21
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my update on manual check this morning is 90mb ill wait till im at a library,cant wait to put apps to sd

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  Reply # 361435 2-Aug-2010 11:23
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what the blazes.. after a restart the 720p option within the camcorder application is gone... arrr



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  Reply # 361437 2-Aug-2010 11:29
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Jerry123456: what the blazes.. after a restart the 720p option within the camcorder application is gone... arrr


Mine is still there. BTW DPW has started a Desire/Froyo specific thread called HTC Desire and Froyo

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  Reply # 361515 2-Aug-2010 12:39
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aw shame!  My bad
"720p Recording possible with MPEG4 Codec"

Just set this up too - blazing fast with sending to phone:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161941/



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  Reply # 361527 2-Aug-2010 12:52
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Jerry123456: aw shame!  My bad
"720p Recording possible with MPEG4 Codec"

Just set this up too - blazing fast with sending to phone:
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/161941/


Thanks Jerry works well. Might be worth though heading to the HTC Desire and Froyo thread as thats were its all happening post 2.1

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  Reply # 361808 2-Aug-2010 18:30
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Jerry123456: what the blazes.. after a restart the 720p option within the camcorder application is gone... arrr

Did the same for me!  off to page 3 I go.....

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  Reply # 361850 2-Aug-2010 19:36
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kiwitrc:
NZtechfreak: Nice, just installed to my Desire, having a play at Kongregate in the browser :) Browser speed is just excellent...

Like the HTC Dice and Coin widgets too!


Dice? Coin? Where?


You download them from the get more HTC widgets bit...




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  Reply # 361853 2-Aug-2010 19:42
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Got my Desire stollen from my mates handbag :( Any ideas on what to do?
I tried finding it with the lookout app, but to no avail.



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  Reply # 361861 2-Aug-2010 19:50
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Bit late now but Sim Checker Pro sends a text to specified numbers if the SIM is changed. Pretty good way to track one down if its pinched. Problem with GPS is that it wont work if the phone is inside.


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  Reply # 361865 2-Aug-2010 19:53
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Advice to anyone with an android phone, get security and lock the phone to other sim cards.

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  Reply # 361892 2-Aug-2010 20:36
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Funnycunny: Got my Desire stollen from my mates handbag :( Any ideas on what to do?
I tried finding it with the lookout app, but to no avail.

This is why i have several trigger email and text messages setup to provide info and tracking, as well as sim checker and instamapper. Once the sim card is changed it will make it slightly more difficult to track, but im going to setup some rules in tasker to hopefully get around that.

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  Reply # 361944 2-Aug-2010 21:46
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Funnycunny: Got my Desire stollen from my mates handbag :( Any ideas on what to do?
I tried finding it with the lookout app, but to no avail.


Damn, that's off!

I was thinking though, your phone's serial number, IMEI etc was probably recorded by your carrier (2degree's IIRC), so, with appropriate documentation, you could get that info - it's yours under the Privacy Act. You could then get the phone itself blacklisted as stolen on ALL NZ carriers.

Ok, it won't get your phone back - unless they take it in to 'get fixed' - but atleast crime won't pay for them...


Umm, I think the Ultimate security system would be something like this:

1. User Password protected Boot menu (so the phone cannot be wiped by the thief).

2. A hidden security app (also password protected so cant be uninstalled) that forwards all the new SIM's info to a pre-defined number (silently), along with any new phone numbers and names. Maybe even txt contents. Also hides/deletes contacts and calendar info.

3. Optionally, on receipt of a special TXT, turns on these security features (in case they use YOUR sim), locks/unlocks the phone (if the phone is locked and they can't use it, it'll be dumped quick - along with your hopes of getting it back). Maybe it can even send GPS co-ordinates at 6am (e.g. assumedly when the thief is at home asleep - you then have his street address and he's asleep when the cops arrive).

4. optional SD card encryption (protect your info).



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  Reply # 364230 6-Aug-2010 13:33
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Just set up Nimbuzz which gives you SKYPE amoung other things. Works well.

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