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  1. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    got some new tools coming in for screen repairs.

    short version: you can pry off the glass, clean off the liquid adhesive + regular adhesive, replace glass and have a working phone.


    buuuuut, it seems to cause issues with the S3's i've repaired where the touchscreen 'overloads' sometimes and you have to power it off and on (the screen, not the whole phone) to make it work again.

    got some acetone + alcohol wipes coming in to clean it better, and what they call "OCA" adhesive - basically a sticky sheet instead of an annoying to apply liquid adhesive, designed to fill the gap and stop this problem.

    got two phones i've repaired with this method to test it on and see if it fixes the problems, if it does expect pics and such here.
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    hey mussels where would you suggest getting a replacement screen for my nexus 5? I am having trouble finding it for anything less than $140(ebay). It may not be possible but figured it's worth asking. thanks ;)
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    Had to send back my HTC one to store because vodaphone mobile internet coverage was shit.So i decided to switch to EE with some research and hopefully my new nexus 5 will Kick ass.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    ebay, thats it. some phones you can replace the glass seperate, but if you need an LCD enjoy the prices. look up what they cost for an S4/note III... and then realise they need a special UV cured liquid adhesive on top :/
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    Hmm, to Kitkat or not to Kitkat...[​IMG]
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    I'm a big fan of kitkat, why would you not?
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    well, OTG was disabled/ not functioning on the new kitkat for Moto G, but it seems Motorola made changes on the dual sim version (in which i have) and brought back USB OTG on the Moto G and even improved it, The single sim version just also received the newer update as well and also brings back the native USB OTG.

    Now downloading the update ^__^

    And lol at some sellers selling their mobile gadgets for extremely high price because Flappy Bird is installed, even locally hey are exploiting it.
  8. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    its hilarous because on android you can literally copy paste the .apk with any file explorer, and install it to any android device.
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    Even if i can do manual install, i would not like such game on my device, what's so good about it anyway that everyone here is goin nuts over it? Just tap tap over the pipes and get hi score. Fb news feed gets flooded with it -___-
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    people liked it because anyone could play, and they could watch them fail. there is amusement in watching people get so angry over a game thats barely harder than the original mario games :p
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    My Moto X has 4.4.2 been using it for a couple days I like it.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    the S3! yes!

    my tab 3 8.0! also yes! (its on 4.1.2 for whatever reason, samsung dropped the ball on launch there)
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    Is there a player witch has the following function, to repeat a part of a song/mix lets say from 53' to 58' by giving the player a star point(in) and an end poin(out) and then repeating between the two ? i had a funtion like that in a cheap mp3 player called iRiver E100. Thanks.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    got my S4 updated to samsungs 4.4.2 earlier than expected, using the Echoe V15 rom + Ktoonz kernel with a build.prop tweak to get wifi working.


    Thankfully its all playing nice despite me being on the old 4.2.2 bootloader - meaning i've managed to avoid KNOX and can run any rom i want without voiding any warranty crap.

    (to those who dont know: samsungs 4.3 and 4.4 roms include a new security feature that voids your "knox warranty" if you root or custom recovery, and 100% cockblocks you from ever downgrading your rom to an older official version)
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    well once on a good custom ROM 98.97% of the S4 user won't go back to a Sambloat ROM so Knox is just a mean to scare regular user who eventually think about going custom to try and fall back to stock after.

    but it can f**k you up if you brick the phone (which will likely never happen ... Galaxy phones are virtually unbrickable )

    ohhh a JB rom for my Xplay ... fingers crossing for KK it would be the best option for a Xplay
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    you can always odin restore back to stock whatever you were on, be it 4.3 or 4.4, knox gets restored but recovery mode notes you went custom.

    i got mine second hand and have no warranty, but i sure as hell dont want anything to restrict my ROM choices - 4.4 has been buggy for ages, so i was dual booting 4.3+4.4 until this week, and the KNOX crap would have stopped me doing that (or going back to 4.2.2 if i had issues)
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    ^this is why i say Galaxy line are virtually unbrickable
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    pretty much. as long as the mainboard is intact you can buy every hardware part on ebay, and software unbrick at any time.

    i guess thats the source of the hatred against KNOX - for a series of phones where ANYTHING can be undone or repaired, having one bit of software that cant be removed or undone as the stick in the mud...
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    I have that same case on my tablet
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i got a new case on my tab 3 8.0, is so pretty... has one of the magnets so it turns on and off when you open/close the lid... AND ITS BLUE
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    I REQUIRE LINK PLS
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    Can you point me to the info about this update, cant find it ....

    Ta :)

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