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  1. brandonwh64

    brandonwh64 Addicted to Bacon and StarCrunches!!!

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    sign me up! just got my new motorola backflip with android OS. My phone is getting the android 2.1 os end of this month or first of next!!! i cant wait! this phone does the same or more than my friends iphone 3g.
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    Man iphone is way overrated.
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    So no one here has Verizon?
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    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I have Verizon, and no, there's no way to get around it. You don't have to have the unlimited data plan for all of the phones on your family plan, just the one you are using.
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  6. Cold Storm

    Cold Storm Battosai

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    I have verizon & that is the standard data fee for a person owning a PDA/ Smartphone Device. You get unlimited Data use for the phone. lf you are not going to use the internet I Call verizon, & say you are not going to use the internet. then They will charge you by the byte.
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    Verzion is a company?
  8. InnocentCriminal

    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    They are an American mobile network operator, just like T-Mobile.

    On another note, do I go ahead and get a Galaxy S now or do I want until the end of September when they release Froyo?
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    [Ion] WCG Team Assistant

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    Count me in, I have a Motorola Droid and I love it! I can get pics when I get home and have a camera to take a pic of it (if wanted). Looking for app suggestions!

    Any ideas how to OC it? My friend has one that he runs at 1ghz daily :)
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  10. Cold Storm

    Cold Storm Battosai

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    That's a hard one IC.. I really like what Galaxy S gives to the place but they say that Froyo will be a sweet phone to have for a year or so... I say.. wait till you can play with the Froyo and then buy which one you feel is right to your flavor.
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    Oh man i thought froyo was the 2.2 OS. LOL I agree with cold Storm wait and see. Overclocking a phone is possible? How do you do that?
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    froyo is 2.2 os lol,

    as for me i've got a moto droid running buggless beast 2.2 froyo release and a p3droid kernel at 1.25ghz overclocked using setcpu

    one thing that you can do with this phone really really easily is tether for free on verizon, look up how to tether your droid and look for instructions involving the pdanet software. It's rediculously easy and works great with the droid.
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  13. Cold Storm

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    :banghead: I thought it was.. that's what you get when you answer a message when you just wake up.. lol.. Droid forever.. Galaxy S will be good, but Samsung has no fix for the droid...
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    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    D'you mean the S isn't a decent enough competitor to the Droid or...?
  15. 1freedude

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    OK, so i've been hanging (lurking) around xda developers place. They have the shit happenen'. Custom roms for just about every phone, even the froyo phone, haha, just kidding. seriously, they have froyo roms for my phone, the vibrant, which is galaxy s without fm radio. some say the radio is there, just no drivers/firmware to run it.

    Innocent, are you looking towards the i9000 galaxy s? If your linux tools are up to snuff, i would get it, flash it to yogurt, play with it. So far, NO ONE at xda has heard of a bricked phone. The galaxy s phones are beast. Bad flashes won't kill this phone. Over here, some carriers have a "test drive" time period. They will take the phone back, no questioned asked, no early termination fee, just gotta pay activation (and what you haved used, data wise). Small price to pay to play with the fastest, most beautiful phone on the planet.

    Personally, my linux isn't up to par, i don't see a need to get yogurt, yet.
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    I don't understand that either.

    Droid=phone, Android=OS

    Droid made by Motorola
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    The S is a great competitor for the driod.. With the factor, like 1fd says, on custom roms and such.. But, as the phone it self, with owning two of Samsung's big phones the past year.. they got a lot to with that S to make it stand out.. Not to just throw it on every single Service provider, in states it will be names something else on different providers.. I just feel that it has big shoes to fill to make it one of the greats... I know with both my omina phones.. I threw the htc package on it since I couldn't stand Samsungs stuff..

    But, that's me..
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    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    I've been doing the same, when I'm unsure/impatient all I do is research, research, research. So I've been loitering around there for the last few months getting my head around all the rooting malarkey etc.

    Yeah that's the jubber.

    Definitely going to put a stock Froyo ROM on there if I do get one. Really do not like the look of TouchWiz.

    Unfortunately the U.K. sucks donkey balls when it comes to things like this. I only want an Android phone so I can post on TPU and browse the net when I'm taking a dump.

    Yeah I getcha. See, I really want the Droid X but it looks as if that won't be coming to crap ol' Blightly until November at the earliest. I don't think I can wait that long. If I can, I might as well wait for the rumoured Samsung S2. If it looks like that then I'll just have to.

    ;)
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    Add me in... I'm on an HTC Incredible with Verizon.
  20. 1freedude

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    No shit. I have all the tools do do the flash, including a couple live linux disks to get the ext2/3/4 working on the external sd card. I need to grow a set of balls and do it...

    ps...I actually took the phone back to t-mobile, for a refund. At that point, I got Android fever something fierce. Just like you say, research, research, research. I got another one, this time, its not going anywhere except the crapper and in my pocket.

    My big research project was more about money. I *was* with sprint, and wanted to get my hands on the epic 4g flavor of the galaxy s. Sprint blows, they don't even have a plan to come to my area with wimax, while t-mobile will have hspa+ here in a couple months. Also, sprint MAKES you upgrade to a more expensive plan, then charges a premium for the epic on top of the more expensive plan. T-mo just charges 25 bucks unlimited internet on top of a dirt cheap call plan, no premium fees.

    Overall, the time was (is) worth it to look really close at a five hundred dollar phone that is going to get gutted and OC'ed.
  21. Binge

    Binge Overclocking Surrealism

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    Sign me up guys. I use a HTC Droid Incredible.
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    Cold Storm Battosai

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    The only thing that made me not get the Driod X.. the factor that you gotta pay for the hotspot support even if you never will use it.. Yes, a smart phone is designed for internet, and factors like that, but I wasn't going to get the Driod X for the hotspot.. Then Verizon wants me to fort $20 a month for something I might not use... $20x12m... You see where I don't care...
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    rooted and lag fixed tonight , quadrant scores from 886 to 2230 now :p

    xda forums have all the details
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    InnocentCriminal Resident Grammar Amender

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    :D

    How are you finding TouchWiz or have you removed it. I don't think it'll be my sort of thing.

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