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Old 10-03-2012, 06:30 PM   #241
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From Samsung, or a carrier?

ATT still has 4.0 on their website. But thanks, report back
Yeah ordered from ATT, got it today 4.0.4 installed, but just updated to 4.1
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:31 PM   #242
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Why the hell does it matter if Intel enters the market. ARM chips are designed from top to bottom around power constraints. I don't want an i5 in my cell phone. Their fab tech is top notch but anything based around x86 is hopeless.
Have you noticed the trend in ARM chips? More cores, faster clock speeds. Have you noticed Intel's trend? Lower power consumption.

How long until they meet in the middle? Will TI, Samsung, Apple, NVIDIA, Qualcomm be able to compete?

BTW, Medfield and clover trail are not i5s, they're atom chips. Quite a difference there.

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Old 10-04-2012, 08:35 PM   #243
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I got the S3 a few weeks ago and love it. What ROMs are you guys running, if any?
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Old 10-05-2012, 07:24 AM   #244
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I got the S3 a few weeks ago and love it. What ROMs are you guys running, if any?
waiting on the jellywiz rom to get all the wrinkles ironed out. Right now they have it working as a DD but its off of the sprint leak so its not 100%. I'll wait until the verizon leak leaks.
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:28 AM   #245
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So far ,for rooted phones
just get root explorer for free via searching "root explorer apk" in google

using root explorer rename these in "system\apps\" folder(you can rename them only after you mount them, the button on top right)

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FWUpgrade.apk = FWUpgrade.bak
FWUpgrade.odex = FWUpgrade.odex.bak
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SDM.apk = SDM.bak
SDM.odex = SDM.odex.bak
just so that you dont get the annoying OTA updates that bug you all day to update.

some of these files may be different or not in the system folder as certain carrier are different, so dont worry if one is missing.

also download a free app

"EZ unlock" on the market


so that you can flash your phone.And quickly flash clockworkmod(if your root didnt include this) via free app "rom manager"

I personally am waiting for a rom based on the official JB release for my carrier.
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:45 AM   #246
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also if any of you are not on sprint and would like to use google wallet(if you want to be whats that word ...snob>? in the starbucks line or at a local gas station)



Go to /system/build.prop and edit/change these lines (usung newly acquired root explorer)
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1. Change your build.prop to:
ro.product.model=SPH-L710
ro.product.name=d2spr
ro.product.device=d2spr

2. Go to Settings -> Applications and clear data for wallet.

3. Restart the phone.

4. Get the updated wallet by going to:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...etnfcrel&hl=en

on your cellphone.

Now it should work with the updated version of wallet.
ive done this but never had a chance to use my wifes phone near a nfc payment kiosk.

https://plus.google.com/108019745978...ts/ZqRXYf7NyBF
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Old 10-05-2012, 01:04 PM   #247
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Wondering if any of you guys is thinking of selling your AT&T S3? I am currently looking to buy one from the US since here carriers tend to rape us when we buy new. Let me know!

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Old 10-06-2012, 01:47 AM   #248
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Just picked one up today, but I can't get my browser to play flash video

I've downloaded the flash 11 app and even tried Chrome, but no luck...any help would be appreciated
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:51 AM   #249
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bought an siii from amazon a few days ago. Was really disappointed by it. Lag all over the place. My Galaxy Nexus ran smoother/faster with a custom ROM/Kernel. I'm sure the S3 would have done better with those too.

However, the mix of the hard and soft buttons just didn't make sense to me. They should really pick one or the other. It was not intuitive at all, and the fact that you have to wait for them to light up...just a poor decision imo.

The screen size was nice, but PQ nowhere near iphone 5 levels. Also loved typing on the keyboard. I can type so much faster and more accurately than on my Nexus and iphone 5.

Overall, I ended up returning it. Just was not for me, and I don't think it is a contender. I was definitely more impressed by my Nexus when it came out.
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Old 10-21-2012, 05:16 PM   #250
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I understand what you're saying, especially the boston green M3 example. The only issue I have is the fact that Apple's devices not only look good, but they are powerful and have the functionality to backup their sleek appearance. For many years, I couldn't appreciate Apple products or the philosophy behind them. Today, I have the entire Apple suite, iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro, Apple TV, and I honestly couldn't be happier. Everything just works the way I want it to, not to mention the products look incredible and the customer service and support behind them is also topnotch.

Prior to switching to Apple, I used to build my computers myself and spend hours tweaking and modding them to get the best performance for my dollar. I would spend more time adjusting settings than actually using the computer for anything productive or pleasurable. I don't have the time or desire to do this with my phone or tablet. My apple products work just the way I want them to out of the box and I really can't think of anything they don't do that I wish they did.
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:12 PM   #251
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Anybody do an update today and have the battery drain really quick due to Android system? Its only been 4 hours and its down to 60%. I was getting a good 16-18 hour days.
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Old 10-24-2012, 02:39 PM   #252
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:16 PM   #253
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Have had my phone for nearly a month now, Everything is just so polished and everything just works.
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:20 PM   #254
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Anybody do an update today and have the battery drain really quick due to Android system? Its only been 4 hours and its down to 60%. I was getting a good 16-18 hour days.
Are they finally rolling out the JellyBean update to the U.S?

Or are you on a custom ROM?

If it's an official update then idk what to tell you other than reboot and see if the problem persists. I had that problem once with a particularly bad CM10 nightly awhile back, but just flashing to a newer nightly solved it. There must be some process running that shouldn't be.

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Old 10-24-2012, 06:15 PM   #255
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Anyone have any cool apps or games they would like to share? i only have about 2 games on my phone and want to get a few more games and apps to make use of
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Old 10-24-2012, 06:23 PM   #256
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All of these are free:

BMW ultimate drive app
aLapRecorderHD
GPS HUD
Pandora
Zedge for wallpapers, ringtones etc.
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:30 PM   #257
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All of these are free:

BMW ultimate drive app
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GPS HUD
Pandora
Zedge for wallpapers, ringtones etc.
What do they all do? I have Zedge, Such a great app.
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:48 PM   #258
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Bmw ultimate drive app is a database of good drives using Google maps, and user uploaded.

Pandora= music

HUD is a GPS speedometer that you put on your dash which creates an inverted reflection on your windshield acting as a heads up display.

All the descriptions are available on the market Google play.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:01 PM   #259
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Are they finally rolling out the JellyBean update to the U.S?

Or are you on a custom ROM?

If it's an official update then idk what to tell you other than reboot and see if the problem persists. I had that problem once with a particularly bad CM10 nightly awhile back, but just flashing to a newer nightly solved it. There must be some process running that shouldn't be.
I'm on stock Verizon. I'm not sure what the problem is. I've switched it to 4g only 6 hours ago and it only depleted 30%. Might be just a wifi problem.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:08 PM   #260
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I got my S3 1day before it was released after begging AT&T to take my S2-Skyrocket back using the "Buyers Remorse Program"...best decision ever made.

Now I cant wait for the Jelly Bean to be available for AT&T.
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