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  1. Guitar

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    Think my S3 finally gave up..completely. Sigh.

    Don't really wanna go through Verizon but Galaxy S5 vs LG G3? Which do you guys prefer? I've been with Samsung for a while, Fascinate to S3...but G3 is looking good.
     
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    personally i may take G3
    i like simple phone
    http://www.gsmarena.com/lg_g3-review-1086.php
     
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    I like the G3. I decided to just buy a Galaxy S4 on eBay and retain my unlimited data. $275 so only $75 more than the S5 and honestly my S3 was doing fine.
     
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    you took S4?
    personally between S4 and S5, i prefer S4 design
    samsung push S5 too much and it makes the phone looks bad compared to S4
     
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    Yeah. The S4 I got used for that price on eBay because I couldn't stomach losing my unlimited data on Verizon for how much I use it. Like I said, for what I did on my S3, I only noticed slowness towards the end of it's life these past few months so the S4 will be a welcomed upgrade and probably serve me for two years or so.
     
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    And it is only last night when I sit down to flash a rom that I find out the bootloader is locked on the S4 and cannot be unlocked. I regret buying this phone now. Sigh.
     
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    Im in the same boat with my ATT S4. Locked boot loader with 4.4.2. ........... it SUX!!!!!!
     
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    good thing i didnt buy my friends S4 :p though I dont know if the bootloader is locked for the UK handsets
     
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    Seriously, I'm not buying another Samsung device if this is the case. And the worst thing is, and I'm going to say I didn't because I don't want to hate myself, if I'm correct my phone had the MDK bootloader/whatever and I could've gone complete custom but since I kinda started doing things before I read I may have fucked it up. I doubt it, but there's that possibility.

    I am using Safestrap with the Eclipse rom right now with Xposed with Wanam and it is somewhat how I want, had a few of the features I was lacking. I'm okay, but I want this damn thing unlocked...and I doubt it will be.
     
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    i suggest, dont sell it, just wait, some people would unlock it
    ;)
     
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    I will be keeping it, it is kind of how I want it. But with it being out this long, I don't see them breaking it...but then again since it was locked with the most recent firmwares, how soon those came out I don't know - I still don't have much faith. The S3 bootloader was broken fairly quickly and this has already been a few months from what I can tell. It looks like there are no talks in the development section of XDA about it either...
     
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    Need some advice...
    looking for a tablet, preferably but not necessarily 7" in size and relatively cheap to be used for reading net etc..

    however i'd like it to be easy to root and has some custom ROM's available for it if possible, is there such a tablet within ~100$ range?
     
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    my girlfriend LOVES her note and she can be demanding so that says something to me. good luck :)
     
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    Taken using my phone....


    [​IMG]

    Looks a little grainy given the lighting conditions but theres still a fair bit of detail. No where near as bad as my S3.
     
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    What phone that you use?
     
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    It looks good especially most phone camera would bad if you take indoor or low light
     
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    i would like some recommendations for games on android.


    at present dead trigger, angry birds friends and air supremacy are amusing me, with paladog being a grindfest with some amusement.


    looking for longish games with shorter levels, preferably not micro transaction based.
     
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    traffic racer or zombie age 2
    guns n glory ww2
     
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    I still play BTD5, I'm almost half-way through it a second time on my new tablet.
     
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    Is there a way to set the phone to only use GSM networks when on WiFi? Because when I'm at home it jumps around between networks when in auto mode when I move around (in my gargantuan one room apartment, also when I just sit down) and calls get dropped and shit is shitty. I know I can do it with a NFC tag thing, but is there a way to do this without one?
     
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    I have retired my Nokia 520 Windows 8.1 phone after getting an invite to buy a OnePlus One...and what a sweet phone it is so far! I went for the 64Gb version...and so far I gotta say I'm really impressed. Everything has been fast and smooth. I expected a buggier experience as that's been what I've dealt with on CM with other phones (not bad enough to flash anything else in its place tho!). The OPO is a beast...I do wish they made a 4.5" screen version...but I'm adjusting. I might be able to retire my Nexus 7 from reading duties too. Been working great on Straight Talk AT&T GSM network up here. Who else is running with an OPO?
     
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    does that automatically for me. drops to 2G, and when wifi turns off it dials back up to 3G then H+
     
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