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  1. lemode New Member

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    There have been quite a few phone OS’s over the years and obviously things keep getting better and better. I have an iPhone as my personal cell and I have whatever I want through work…as long as it’s on the Verizon network. I’ve bounced from the Droid to the Incredible now to the Droid X and I absolutely love the Droid X. Best version so far. My friends wife steals my Droid X whenever I leave it out around their house…she says her T-Mobile G1 isn’t sh*t compaired to the Droid X.

    Also Danish, I can’t believe you were a fan of WinMo…so awful!
     
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    I was a hardcore WinMo fan. A few years ago, it was the only phone I could get without a data plan that had a decent calendar sync. Now that Android caught up and I have a job I'm all Android.
     
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    I'm finding it hard to hold out and I'm currently hovering over the order button for a Galaxy S. It looks as if Froyo will be coming out for the S at the end of September, anyone here using a 2.1 Galaxy S?
     
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    Droid Incredible Here.

    PDAnet works great.
    Ringdroid great
    Zedge for random ringtones.
    Dolphin HD browser
     
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    I'm in. HTC Legend user.
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Wow just realised my Hero was on version 1.7 or something like that LOL updated it and its friggin awesomer.
     
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    Hi I now have an android phone too. I have a LG GT540 Optimus
     
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    Someone try the barcode scanner app and scan my avatar ^^
     
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    Hey, can I join? I am using a Droid Eris running 2.1 on Verizon. :toast:
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    That's quite cool was that a custom barcode maker or something ?
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Sweet, stuff I get to try come next week.. Hoping to get my Driod Incredible next week..
     
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    Anyone here with Verizon know of a way to avoid or reduce the Must Have $30 extra per month for internet? Was going to get a Devour but the extra per month would make our Family Plan Bill to much. :(
     
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    I have a Galaxy S Samsung here in the UK and im loving it , I believe its the vibrant or captivate in the US. This is my first android mobile and i must say its very well developed tho it is missing a camera flash , I cant wait to see what the 2.2 froyo update brings to it .

    apps installed


    Facebook
    msn talk
    smart monitor - task and resource monitor
    shazam - music finder
    flashlight
    quadrant standard - benchmark
    bump- file sharing
    bar code scanner
    currency convertor
    converter - unit converter
    Toss it - paper ball game
    real black jack - cos im crap at the real thing
    solitaire
    spare parts
    poke a mole - makes the GF laugh
    wheres my droid
     
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    Have you rooted your Galaxy S at all Iisburnni?
     
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    Rooted what do you mean?
     
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    It's a Linux term by default and as Android is built on Linux it basically means - allowing you complete access to the phone instead of limited access the manufacturer and/or the network operator put on along with their software (restrictions).

    Once you've rooted your Android phone, you are free to install custom ROMs offering the functionality that was blocked by the manufacturers and removing the bloat they've installed. This article might explain the pros and cons better than I did.
     
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    Rootin on GT540 is very easy just a few numbers and everything is done. But no custom roms for this on yet.. sad ^^
     
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    anyone know any good games?
     
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    I've just bought an Sony Ericcson Xperia X10 Mini Pro. Had it for a few days, first smartphone and I love it. Camera is great and music has a little too much bass but very good for some of the music I listen to. I'll keep any eye out here for good apps.

    Also, the best Live Messenger for droid i've found is Meebo IM. You can bring down the top bar whilst in another app to open a conversation and it's nice and simple. Only catch is that it doesn't recognize the "Busy" status. But I can live with that.
     
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    Shit ... the Droid X is one hell of a big phone....I will have to search for permission to get my
    pockets extended...:p
     
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    i did have lol , i read a guide online and how it sped up the phone etc if done with moving the OS to the SD card ( i think i got that right) , however when i followed the guide it the phone got very slow and wouldn't complete the quadrant benchmark . I retried the procedure a few times and tbh i got fed up redoing the contacts lists etc and just went back to the way it was , which was with the JG5 firmware, I find it speeds the phone up nicely from the pre installed version Vodafone had , i also have a tweak to the satnav settings i found online.

    il maybe try again when froyo is released as it must be my method because the good reviews online are plenty

    stephen
     
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    Just opdaterede to Froyo (from 2.1 to 2.2)
    ... Nice ... and a bit faster than the prev.
     
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    wish the update for the Optimus would be there already...
     

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