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  1. Triprift

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    Yeah the sound with the speakers is quite amazing and the build quality overall makes it feel like a premium phone. The only thing i am not totally happy with is the capacitive home and back buttons wich seem under sensitve. I am quite impressed with the S4's air gesture and eye tracking scrolling wich look like super powers to me lol. Wish they had that stuff on the one. :D
     
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    Yea, I like the air gesture it's cool, but I don't see it as something you would use alot. The one air gesture I use now is the one I wave my hand over the phone and tells me the time. Now the eye tracking is awesome. I love the fact that as long as I'm looking at the phone it won't go to sleep. It's really good watching netflix, hulu, and youtube. :toast:
     
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    Hey guys :) for those of us with tablets, I'm trying to bump up the funding on a KS campaign I'm backing. It's a small power strip with a built in USB charger, that "clamps" onto various furniture like coffee table, nightstand, couch, etc. Check it out :)
     
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    I'm just in the process of making a dock for my SGS2 with a socket for plugging in a usb stick etc. All you have to do to make a USB OTG plug is connect pin 4 to ground. And i wont be following IPC standards either :eek:
     
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    My mother now has a proper Android phone, a ZTE T82.:p
     
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    For those of you in the Asian regions:
    I can't seem to find any (readable) website comparing specifications for Asian-only smartphones, but there are some absolutely great models fit for the GSM market (Europe).

    I only find small bits of information on EU forums with special "Chinese Smartphone" threads, but it's not very comprehensive or organized information.

    I'm talking about ZTE, Huawei, Oppo, Jaiyu, Zoto, etc etc.

    Anyone have a good (and reliable) source of information with reviews/specs for these brands?
     
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    GSMarena?
     
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    GSMarena can be pretty inaccurate, but it's a start I guess
     
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    i've never found it to be inaccurate, except when theres multiple variants of a phone listed with the same name
     
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    I find GSM Arena quite useful, for specs and reviews.
     
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    Ugh, why did they remove the link to Gallery in the Camera app in 4.2.2?
     
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    If you swipe from right to left, it brings up the last pic in filmstrip view. Click the Gallery in the top left corner and you can change it to grid view.
     
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    i cant run instagram
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    im running out of space :banghead:
     
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    Hey guys, thinking about going with the GS4 over the HTC One. I've had HTC phones for the last decade(G1/Hero, Evo 4G, Evo 4G LTE); and am not sure if the GS4 is all that.

    Any thoughts peeps?
     
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    I think the one is nice but for me the AMOLED screen on the samsung makes it win over the one, plus I prefer the cpu/chipset in the sammy over the one in the one
     
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    S4 for sure.


    look into the variants too, theres an 8 and 4 core model. read recently that the 8 core is the only modern phone to support UHS-1 with modern SDHC cards too, which is awesome if you transfer lots of files
     
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    I like my s3 and am getting the wife an s4 great phones. I would rather the Sammy over an HTC.
     
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    Since i have a HTC one i will obviously go with that but either way you can't go wrong. Also 4.2.2 is now available for unlocked one phones wich puts it on par with the S4.
     
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    Personally i would take s4 mini since s4 got too big and too expensive
    for now i dont think most apps could utilize 4 cores to the max
    so dual core is enough and wallet friendly too
     
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    depends on what you're doing, the 8 core has extra hardware like i said. UHS-1 takes SD card speeds from 20MB/s max to around 80MB/s
     
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    Anyone know of any good RPG's on android? Currently re-playing only Final Fantasy 3 and liking it so far on my S3
     
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    Inotia 3, Inotia 4, Symphony of Eternity, Silver Nornir, Knight of the Earthends
     
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    i cant see :(
     
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    Complaining about a january 2012 post? lol
     
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    After so many ics, jelly bean, slim roms, and after many flashing
    i back to stock rom: GB again.
    its kinda fun have custom rom run on mine, but this time i prefer stock
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    but now i run rom from slovakia for my galaxy w :toast:
     
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