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Old 10th November 2011   #6001
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Anyone holding out for the ultimate (sic) tablet, might want to hold out for the soon available
Asus Transformer Prime tablet. It sports the new quad-core CPU, and blitzes the benchmark tables.




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*Cough* :)
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Old 10th November 2011   #6002
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Swype is running fine on mine. Same process as getting it on the phone.
Hmmm... That's annoying, will persevere... Swype won't recognise the device...
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Old 11th November 2011   #6003
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I am inputting this text with Swype... Sweet!
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Old 11th November 2011   #6004
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Look at it though. It's something the size of a laptop and it's not even twice as fast as a phone. A phone! HTFU tablets.
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Old 11th November 2011   #6006
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Hmmm... That's annoying, will persevere... Swype won't recognise the device...
For anyone else having this problem, you need to untick "Desktop User Agent" in the browser settings.
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Old 11th November 2011   #6007
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Ice Cream Sandwich security just got pwned.


http://androinica.com/2011/11/ice-cr...h-face-unlock/


One neat trick that Ice Cream Sandwich offered was facial recognition software that was used to unlock the screen. It seems a photo can fool it. D'oh!
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Old 12th November 2011   #6008
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I'm a tablet convert...
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Old 12th November 2011   #6009
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*Cough* :)
soz

was too excited
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Old 12th November 2011   #6010
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pillhead
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Old 12th November 2011   #6011
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can anyone recommend a good ebook reader for android tablet - i'd like to be able to highlight text - bookmark - add sticky notes etc of possible
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Old 13th November 2011   #6012
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Archos 101 tablet is now running 2.3 another iteration of 2.2 thanks to a stock FW update. Seems a bit speedier through the homescreens, but still generally a bit slow. Might have a look into a new launcher to speed things up more.

Last edited by lardboy; 13th November 2011 at 14:18.
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Old 13th November 2011   #6013
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Really?!? :]
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Old 13th November 2011   #6014
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I think lardboy might be confused. The latest firmware update version is 2.3.soemthing but that bears no relation to the version of Android it runs. They could've introduced 2.3 but last time I checked they had not.
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Old 13th November 2011   #6016
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Ooops. Misread a forum post on this. Scratch that.

New firmware is Archos 2.4.80 and runs 2.2.1. Sleepy eyes.
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Old 13th November 2011   #6017
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searched thread on Dj (too short) and mp3 but no joy... any good Android Dj apps? just to cue up songs nowt special needed really. thanks.
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Old 13th November 2011   #6018
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so does the archos 70 run 2.3?
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Old 13th November 2011   #6019
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Yup, I'm tempted to go down a size...
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Old 15th November 2011   #6020
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Adobe Touch Suite for Android tablets running 3.1 or higher
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Old 16th November 2011   #6021
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Ooooh, that looks nice. Need to have ICS (or other USB host mode enabled tablet) to easily get pics onto the thing.
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Old 16th November 2011   #6022
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Yum!
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Old 16th November 2011   #6023
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475hrs uptime

213hr awake time
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Old 16th November 2011   #6024
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Hippy on speed?
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Old 16th November 2011   #6025
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can anyone recommend a good ebook reader for android tablet - i'd like to be able to highlight text - bookmark - add sticky notes etc of possible
Im using the Kindle app on my Archos and HTC. You can highlight, add notes, search etc...

Amazon doesnt offer that many free ebooks, but... Isohunt etc do.
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Old 16th November 2011   #6026
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Wife's Desire s and my sensation are being cunty after software upgrades; she gets no signal and massively delayed SMS messages and I get phone rebooting in middle of calls etc. Searching around and there are alot of people in same boat with dodgy HTC upgrades. Recommendations seem to involve rooting and rollback to OG software.

Update, her Desire S has completely bricked itself. Back to o2 in the morning.
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Old 16th November 2011   #6027
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put it in recovery mode, mine did it the other day,
hold volume up, home and power buttons together until android logo appears

scroll down

http://wiki.cyanogenmod.com/wiki/How...g_the_Recovery


easy to do
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Old 16th November 2011   #6028
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tried that already :(
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Old 17th November 2011   #6029
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Alby's Desire S did that too. Recovery mode did fuck all. HTC are fixing it, but it means being without your phone for ~3 weeks.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6030
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What, nobody criticizing the Samsung Galaxy II S? No? Ok then, carry on.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6031
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anyone seen the Galaxy Nexus in the flesh yet?
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Old 17th November 2011   #6032
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What, nobody criticizing the Samsung Galaxy II S? No? Ok then, carry on.
Knock yourself out..
http://samsunggalaxysforums.com/foru...and-Solutions?

uptime 496hrs, awake 223hrs
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Old 17th November 2011   #6033
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anyone seen the Galaxy Nexus in the flesh yet?
Go to Phones 4U
http://recombu.com/news/samsung-gala...ch_M15827.html
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Old 17th November 2011   #6034
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There are a fair few posts on forums about Desire S motherboards frying themselves and returns not being a surprise to carriers.

Offering 18-24 month contracts and one year warranties are a recipe for disaster I think.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6035
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If you can prove it not fit for purpose they should give you an upgrade, no?

Again, isn't the EU warranty thing 2 years so it doesn't matter what the retailer/company says, EU law says 2 year warranty.

There's only one guy here with a Desire S. Not heard him complain of any issues yet but I'll ask.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6036
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Then you run into the situation I had with Voda:

Me- it doesn't work, could you fix it please?
Voda- sure, send it to us and we'll recon it, get it back to you in 3-5 weeks
Me- Sorry, that's unacceptable
Voda- tough, by the way, would you like to buy our premium insurance? That would give you a basic loan phone for the period during which yours is away
Me- no, not really

Etc etc
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Old 17th November 2011   #6037
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http://whatconsumer.co.uk/shops-responsibility/

"The Sale of Goods Act makes reference to ‘the seller’, this is the shop, the retailer, or the individual you bought it from, and is who you made the contract with. It is not the manufacturer, and don’t let the shop tell you otherwise!"
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Old 17th November 2011   #6038
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Yeah, we've been through this- Voda insist that it is "entirely reasonable" to take your phone away for 3-5 weeks.

I huffed and puffed until they backed down, and sent a courier with a fresh handset to swap with my duff one.

Anyway- anyone know what the Android Strava application outputs as- .tcx?

Iv'e only ever hit "upload", but need to find out if I can get it to save the files on the SD card for later tinkering (need to combine it with other data before uploading to Strava).
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Old 17th November 2011   #6039
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Then you run into the situation I had with Voda:

Me- it doesn't work, could you fix it please?
Voda- sure, send it to us and we'll recon it, get it back to you in 3-5 weeks
Me- Sorry, that's unacceptable
Voda- tough, by the way, would you like to buy our premium insurance? That would give you a basic loan phone for the period during which yours is away
Me- no, not really

Etc etc
We experienced this t'other day in a vodafone shop with a non-working HTC.

Insurance is £10 a month, which we established gets you a £10 Nokia. The guy then informed us we should've got an iPhone as their customer service 'works'. Then told us we should've phoned customer services on our non-working phone to get it repaired. He then took said non-working phone and informed us they'd phone us when it's ready. On said non-working phone. The guy then infomred us they may not repair it if it's been dropped, as he put in a non padded envelope, and chucked it in a drawer.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6040
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Pretty much exactly what I got. The reason iPhone customer service works is because Voda tell you to go to the Apple store nearest you- i.e. they wash their hands of it entirely.

Anyway- Strava, file type, what is?
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Old 17th November 2011   #6041
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Yeah, we've been through this- Voda insist that it is "entirely reasonable" to take your phone away for 3-5 weeks.
I huffed and puffed until they backed down, and sent a courier with a fresh handset to swap with my duff one.
adoubletap might have more luck. It seems to depend on the age of the product and how far you are willing to take it.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6042
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I've decided that I'm never going to use my Archos 101. The bonus 16gb convinced me other wise but it's been untouched the last week so I'm taking it back. Anyone want this 16gb at face value of the 8gb £129 offer (don't know if that's still on or if they have any left)? I'll include a pair of Exim anti reflective screen protectors which I never got round to fitting.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6043
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Pretty much exactly what I got. The reason iPhone customer service works is because Voda tell you to go to the Apple store nearest you- i.e. they wash their hands of it entirely.
Anyway- Strava, file type, what is?
Plug your phone into a pc and have a look at the strava files?
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Old 17th November 2011   #6044
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"Strava will work with both GPX and TCX file formats. If you have heart rate, cadence, or power data in the file, the best is to export as TCX because the GPX format is only GPS and timestamp data.
Let us know if any more questions come up as you try and transfer data!"


http://support.strava.com/discussion...ter-gpx-or-tcx


And have a look at the attached TCX here..
http://support.strava.com/discussion...eart-rate-data
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Old 17th November 2011   #6045
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Good idea, done that and can see no Strava files anywhere.

Arse.

What I want to do is to use the SRM to log heart rate, cadence, wheel speed, power, time and distance.

Then use something like Topofusion to combine that info with a .tcx that has GPS position and time, into one complete .tcx file that can then be uploaded to Strava.

I could use the Garmin 705 output for this, but it seems like overkill- if I could get my phone to log GPS and output as a .tcx then that would be fine.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6046
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PM'd wpo
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Old 17th November 2011   #6047
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Good idea, done that and can see no Strava files anywhere.
Did you try my link on the previous page? It shows a tcx file you can examine.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6048
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Yep, looked at that- thanks.

What I could not find was any files saved by the Strava application on my phone, so I suspect that it either uploads them at the end of the ride, or bins the info.

I'll have a play around with it.
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Old 17th November 2011   #6049
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^ Once you have uploaded the ride it deletes it from the phone. If you have not uploaded it you can 'long press' on a ride and you get an Export option
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Old 17th November 2011   #6050
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Aha- thanks for that, I presume it exports as a TCX? Do you want that PowerTap wheel after me btw?
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