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  Reply # 490570 7-Jul-2011 13:17
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Woot mine is up now too :D




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  Reply # 490577 7-Jul-2011 13:33
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lokhor: Woot mine is up now too :D


What a star!!!

I'm focussing on the screen for my next blog post (pun intended) which is something that the Sensation does very well. Got the pics to prove it... Laughing

But the old SGS isn't any slouch either.






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  Reply # 490578 7-Jul-2011 13:36
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Can I provide a counter argument based on my 20/20 vision?




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lokhor: Can I provide a counter argument based on my 20/20 vision?

Absolutely. Although I'll be right and you'll be wrong... :-PPPPPPP

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  Reply # 490648 7-Jul-2011 15:40
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NZtechfreak:
Linuxluver:
TheUngeek: I have heard a lot about Kies and how awful it is.
How important is that to the use of the phone?
Likewise the new HTC Sync?


Kies put me off moving up the Samsung range. I was happy with the HTC Magic and the Nexus One. OTA updates leave Kies for dead.


 


Why use Kies though? Just use Odin.

Kies isn't needed for anything at all.

EDIT:
Second part of the comparison going up soon (well, really a primer to the second part, but anyways).

This one will have a video showcasing their relative video playback merits. Lots of detail, and the blog post that goes with it will have a text file available with all the video's properties (video/audio encoding, bitrate, subs format etc via Media Info).


I try to keep an eye on what will work for "Joe User". I could use ODIN and have done...but puts me off the beaten path and for the moment I'm in "just works" mode. The OTA process on my daughter's Nexus One has been a good 'baseline control' on the phone update experiment.  It's a nice process and it works well. No PC required.

I mainly use Linux so ODIN is still a pain in the arse because I have to battle the youngest daughter for access to the Windows PC. :-)  Does ODIN work on Linux?   




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  Reply # 490652 7-Jul-2011 15:50
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ArtooDetoo:
lokhor: Woot mine is up now too :D


What a star!!!

I'm focussing on the screen for my next blog post (pun intended) which is something that the Sensation does very well. Got the pics to prove it... Laughing

But the old SGS isn't any slouch either.



Mine is there, too. 

I'm going to talk about the XT network a bit next.    

 




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Linuxluver:

Mine is there, too. 

I'm going to talk about the XT network a bit next.    

 


Looking forward to it. :-)




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  Reply # 490722 7-Jul-2011 18:29
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Bahahahahaha. Telecom and their smartphone pricing is laughable.



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Kopkiwi: Bahahahahaha. Telecom and their smartphone pricing is laughable.


We could say the same about Vodafone and the iPhone prices.




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  Reply # 490776 7-Jul-2011 20:23
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Fact is if you buy a top end device through a telco in nz you are going to pay top dollar

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If somebody's looking to buy an HTC Sensation from Telecom and want to save $100 on their purchase, I can probably help there.

No, it's not my test phone, it's a discount for online purchase from Telecom NZ. PM me if you're interested, though i don't know how long the discount is valid for. And it's just a one-off transaction thing.




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  Reply # 490867 8-Jul-2011 00:19
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All I can say is,
This phone is Sensational.

That was a bad pun.




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michaelmurfy: All I can say is,
This phone is Sensational.

That was a bad pun.


I can tell you that it was difficult to keep away from the bad puns with my blog post




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  Reply # 490903 8-Jul-2011 08:22
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So....my XT contract comes up this month and I've been using a Nexus One up until this point. Please convince me to get a Sensation - actually I need a credible argument so I have some answers when my wife starts asking questions about my new phone.......help.

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michaelmurfy: All I can say is,
This phone is Sensational.

That was a bad pun.


The puns would've been the same if it was the Incredible haha.. I'm sure HTC name their phones like that on purpose!

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