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Not having Froyo is making me grouchy. Who ever thought saving apps on the internal memory only was a good idea?
 
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Anyone played this on your Android it's WOW!!! for your phone and very cool Pocketlegends a true MMO for your Android http://www.spacetimestudios.com/content.php?11 I think it's cool as hell.

Yup, played it. It's been referred to as "WoW for your Droid!!!", but it's closer to DDO. The first few dungeon crawls are free, but then you gotta "buy" access to the rest of them. And they don't allow you to just purchase the dungeon packs, you have to "buy" their money, and then use that to purchase access, which means you're always putting more money in their "bank" to use, than you have need to spend. Kinda like old-school Company Stores going to any of the local fairs these days, and having to buy tickets to ride the rides and buy concessions :nutkick: .

It's an ok game, but I'm kinda annoyed at how quickly they push you into a pay-to-play environ. I guess if I want better, I should write it myself :slap:
 

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add me to the list! using a droid x w/ tranquility and before that the first vzw droid.
 
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add me to the list! using a droid x w/ tranquility and before that the first vzw droid.

Hampton, huh? I'm in wythe, off kecoughtan...former navy.
 
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I found this guide about rooting my Samsung 580 and I just wanted to run it by you guys before I do it. Does it look right?

http://seronline.de/?p=178
 
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one of my best mates gets proper agressive about the PC vs consoles (360 fanboy) discussion, insists that using a keyboard and mouse means you cannot play any decent games, and it is ONLY posible on the 360 because the joysticks move in a 3d motion or someshit like that :confused: , i said wait for multiplatform games, then play me bitch! :rockout:
does he not understand the joystick is just a sloppy alternative to a mouse? a mouse allows true precision whereas a stick is choppy. I don't think your friend thought that one through.

regardless, OT - I now have an ARCHOS A70IT!! only running 2.1 right now but froyo is promised within days and gingerbread eventually. loving it! started an Archos Gen 8 clubhouse, but it seems to be just me for now :(

long live Android OS :)
 

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does he not understand the joystick is just a sloppy alternative to a mouse? a mouse allows true precision whereas a stick is choppy. I don't think your friend thought that one through.
nope!
 
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I found this guide about rooting my Samsung 580 and I just wanted to run it by you guys before I do it. Does it look right?

http://seronline.de/?p=178
Something bothers me about having to flash an image just to get root...so I kept digging until I found "z4root." Find it in the market, install. I don't use the market, or have my phone tethered to google, so I can't look for it.
Check out this thread at xda

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=833953
 
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Well just got me a new htc evo :)
 
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Well just got me a new htc evo :)
frikken awesome phone. I haven't had mine too long but i've gotten to know and love it :)

just turn off stuff you aren't using to make your battery last. like when your out all day turn off wifi, setting toggles on the homescreen are the easiest way.
 
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Count me in, got this bad boy just over 2 weeks ago. Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000) running Froyo :)





Is it worth rooting, if possible on 2.2? Haven't really looked into it that much.
 
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Count me in, got this bad boy just over 2 weeks ago. Samsung Galaxy S (GT-I9000) running Froyo :)

Is it worth rooting, if possible on 2.2? Haven't really looked into it that much.
NICE!

It is definitely worth rooting man. On the market download z4root and then get the One Click Lag Fix by the same guy - you'll notice big speed improvements. Also recommend Winamp as it's better than Samsung's music player and you can now wirelessly sync your PC's library with your phone.

Awesomesauce!
 
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Does a modified HTC HD2 count to be in the club. XD

Running Android 2.2 on my HD2. Pure awesomeness.
 
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NICE!

It is definitely worth rooting man. On the market download z4root and then get the One Click Lag Fix by the same guy - you'll notice big speed improvements. Also recommend Winamp as it's better than Samsung's music player and you can now wirelessly sync your PC's library with your phone.

Awesomesauce!
I used Voodoo 5 and noticed some speed improvements, but not as much as everyone else was saying. I heard it's a good idea to to a factory reset when upgrading to 2.2 but I didn't. If I root it does it have stock Android or is it possible to keep TouchWiz on it?

I'll have a look at Winamp, the Samsung music player kinda sucks, it doesn't display tags correctly and doesn't show genres and shows contributing artist instead of the artist so many of my albums just show up as Various Artists.
 
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Woo sign me up i just got the Samsung captivate from ATT the other day this thing is quickly replacing my pc in usefulness.
so far ive kept 2.1 on it with OCLF root i don't use the lag fix cause i never had issues using launcher pro.

Winamp is awesome only to be 1up'd by MvideoPlayer which will play .mkv with embedded subs.
note your phone must support .mkv play back in the first place for that to work
 

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I used Voodoo 5 and noticed some speed improvements, but not as much as everyone else was saying. I heard it's a good idea to to a factory reset when upgrading to 2.2 but I didn't. If I root it does it have stock Android or is it possible to keep TouchWiz on it?
I had issues with my phone not booting into Recovery mode so I got CPW to replace it for me, to which they did and then I updated straight away from stock settings. In regards to the two apps I suggested, it won't remove anything for you and TouchWiz will still be in place. You won't notice anything differently apart from the app icons and the fact the phone is faster.

I'll have a look at Winamp, the Samsung music player kinda sucks, it doesn't display tags correctly and doesn't show genres and shows contributing artist instead of the artist so many of my albums just show up as Various Artists.
I've been a big fan of Winamp since it's initial release, only recently moved over to MediaMonkey which is based on Winamp but now I'm back to Winamp to use the wireless syncing option.
 
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MediaMonkey which is based on Winamp but now I'm back to Winamp to use the wireless syncing option.
I never knew it was based off of winamp, i just thought they had the plugin.

i LOVE mediamonkey, can't stand the winamp UI, library. and don't sync too often, and charge it off the pc as it's better for batter anyway.... so yeah.

still, learn something new ;)
 
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NICE!

It is definitely worth rooting man. On the market download z4root and then get the One Click Lag Fix by the same guy - you'll notice big speed improvements. Also recommend Winamp as it's better than Samsung's music player and you can now wirelessly sync your PC's library with your phone.

Awesome sauce!
Thanks for the heads up about Winamp. It's sweet Awesome sauce, just like KY jelly!!
 
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I had issues with my phone not booting into Recovery mode so I got CPW to replace it for me, to which they did and then I updated straight away from stock settings. In regards to the two apps I suggested, it won't remove anything for you and TouchWiz will still be in place. You won't notice anything differently apart from the app icons and the fact the phone is faster.

I've been a big fan of Winamp since it's initial release, only recently moved over to MediaMonkey which is based on Winamp but now I'm back to Winamp to use the wireless syncing option.
Winamp is nice, I dunno if it's just me but I think it has a better sound, but I prefer PowerAMP as it loads songs faster. I managed to fix the tags of the songs using Winamp on the PC though, for some reason MediaMonkey wouldn't work. Now I just need to get album art on them, PowerAMP displays missing artwork from the internet but I'd prefer to not have to use the internet on the go.

I couldn't manage to get z4root on the marketplace :( I wonder what the odds are of the Galaxy S getting Gingerbread?
 
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dont know if this is old news or not , but i just found firefox android APK on firefoxs site .

just installed it by dragging the APK onto my galaxy s and selecting it , once i set up my sync account on my desktop all my bookmarks etc carried over in seconds.

I will let you know how I get on with it
 

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Figured this was a good place to ask this question. Has anyone played around with any of the ipad knockoffs that run Android? If so, are they any good? My daughter wants an ipad for xmas, and I'm not spending that kind of jack for an apple product, let alone on an 11 year old, so I was thinking of buying her an Android tablet PC for christmas. Good idea?
 
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Check out the Archos 10.1, it's $300 and can make a great match for an IPad.