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  1. Mussels

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    if you use setCPU, set up profiles. have it run at stock (or even underclocked) unless you set the app to clock higher.
     
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    Finally replaced our router, let's see if my S3 finally connects (at least now I know my father's S2 connects to it LOL)
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Yay it works lol
     
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    Y U NO CARE ABOUT MAH SHiTTY VIDYA
     
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    Nice work! I've tried that! It's really hard to play without a mouse tbh
     
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    its freakin terrible XD


    i've got a USB OTG cable coming in, so that i can bluetooth a keyboard and USB the mouse (dont own a true BT mouse) and give it a shot that way.
     
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    Check out my new toy! :toast:

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    Very nice Mindweaver. Im assuming you have given it a good workout?

    I ended up getting a HTC One myelf just under 2 weeks ago and apsolutly love it. :D
     
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    My girlfriend just got herself an S4. For the first time ever since 2006 (when we first met) she has the 'better' phone. :laugh:
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    I still love my SGS2 though I wouldn't mind a SGS4 or a HTC one.
     
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    Got my Desire (yes, the original) running 4.2.2 now, smooth as silk!
    Rom was rewritten to use the ION memory manager instead of PMEM, and wow, just wow.
    Can't wait till the last bits work too (camera is missing).
     
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    Thanks! Yea I haven't put it down..lol I'm debating if I should root it with Google removing all the ad blockers.. but I guess people will still work on them, they just won't be on the play store. Have you rooted your One yet? I know for a fact I'll root it, but It'll be when I get tired of the vanilla OS.. hehehe
     
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    you can still sideload the adblockers, they just wont work without root.


    adblocker plus isnt working on android 4.2.2 atm, adaway is.
     
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    No i havn't even though i have thought about it. The Sense 5 interface is really good and overall its a huge upgrade from my old Iphone. I can't beleive i put up with it for as long as i did. :shadedshu
     
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    Sorry to say it, but most half descent Android smart phones are an upgrade from a Iphone.
     
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    i always find that people compare a <$200 android to a $500+ iphone and whine the iphone was better.


    no shit. spend $400 on an android and see how awesome it is.
     
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    There's actually a less than $200 Android phone with good specs...lol

    1.2 GHz dual core Qualcomm MSM7627A CPU coupled with an Adreno 203 GPU, 4" IPS display, albeit only 480x800. Dual-sim too though. Stock 4.0 Android, 5MP camera...all for around $95.
     
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    thats low end in my estimates. it certainly wont come close to an iphone for non phone usage (meaning, games, media playback, etc)
     
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    LOL

    Actually in those aspects (in the reviews at least, and according to my friends) that phone is great. It's the 'phone' part that it's not as good, calling and texting. :laugh: :laugh:


    Indeed though, at $95 it definitely won't be better than iPhones. Oh and that '$500 iPhone' you mentioned? That would probably be the first one or two iterations of it. For comparison's sake, the S2 is still cheaper than its iPhone counterpart, ditto for the S3, and the S4 (yep, its launch price, although still expensive by its own right, is still lower than the iPhone 5).

    Phones in general are slightly more expensive here than in most places, but Apple products are much more notorious in pricing.

    My S3 for example, is roughly $500, bought in Saudi Arabia last year. At that time the S3 here in the Philippines is $714. Right now the S4 replaced the S3 at that pricepoint, at $720 (S3 at $680). The iPhone 5, from $810 is now 'just' $750.


    I'm guessing if that $95 phone gets to Australia, it would be just $40.



    EDIT: Using US$ btw
     
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    look up the galaxy ace. that goes for $250 here, with worse specs than what you posted.
     
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    Probably just Australia being upside-down.

    Even the Galaxy Ace 2's price is lower than that.
     
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    I've been playing with the FPse PSX emulator on my phone, and all i can say is awesome. I am using a wiimote with the classic controller to control it, and it is so good. The games i have tried are, Wipeout2097, championship motorcross, and Grandia, there is no lag at all and i have the graphics set high on FPse's setting.

    This is the APP you want-
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ccpcreations.android.WiiUseAndroid&hl=en

    Works flawlessly on my phone. Turn on bt on your phone, run wiimote controller APP, click init and connect, then click select wiicontrollerIME, then i press back to close it, and that's it. run ya game.

    Give it a try, it is very nice.
     
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    Yea, I had an old optimus with frio, but I rooted it and put cyanogenmod 7 on it with Gingerbread. I actually really liked that phone, but I played with my friends GS3, and then my phone was crap... lol I broke my cardinal rule with PC's. When ever someone asks me when they should upgrade I tell them when your pc feels slow to you.. I explain if you are happy with your pc and think it's fast, then don't use a pc that is faster and newer.. Because once you do and go back to your old pc then you'll want a new one... lol :roll: That's exactly what I did, but I had the new phone itch.. I just needed that extra push.. lol :toast: Oh and it was a tough call between the SG4 and the HTC One, but in the end I wanted a better camera(It's crazy I have to think about the camera now being a parent.. lol) and I like the home button better on the SG4. I got to say thought I feel a little buyers remorse for not getting the One.. lol The built quality on the One is awesome, and the speakers are so much better. :toast:
     
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