[plug] Odd pins on Android devices

Leon Wright techman83 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 02:21:01 UTC 2013

Nexus 4!


It's a rather pretty phone. Pretty happy with the battery life so far.

DRM 'manages access' in the same way that jail 'manages freedom.'

# cat /dev/mem | strings | grep -i cats
Damn, my RAM is full of cats... MEOW!!

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 9:10 AM, Kai <vk6ksj at westnet.com.au> wrote:

> I've wanted a Galaxy Note II 4G for a while, have other priorities to pay
> first so I'm wathing how the price goes.
> MobiCity's initial price was $899, it's come down and is now hovering
> around $700. It can go to $650 but then goes back around $700, like it is
> now:
> http://www.mobicity.com.au/samsung-galaxy-note-2-4g-lte-n7105.html
> I have an SGS II, it's ok, I initially got it so I don't have to take a
> laptop with me when I go storm chasing, I use the phone's browser instead.
> I have the latest firmware but it still has sporadic issues like the
> calendar or image view will crash, and the screen isn't quite large enough
> for how I use it, that's what I'm looking at the Note II 4G.
> Problem with Note II 4G: no built in radio
> Has anyone used the SII or SIII and changed to Nexus, and can give me some
> feedback if it was a bit difficult go from Samsung to Nexus?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jason Nicholls" <jason at mindsocket.com.au>
> To: plug at plug.org.au
> Sent: Wednesday, 20 February, 2013 8:47:11 AM GMT +08:00 Beijing /
> Chongqing / Hong Kong / Urumqi
> Subject: Re: [plug] Odd pins on Android devices
> My Nexus 4 arrived yesterday! I hacked up my mini-SIM to make it a
> micro-SIM and I'm up and running with Android 4.2.2. So far I'm really
> impressed, it's just so much faster/smoother than my old HTC Desire and of
> course the screen is great.
> I read a lot of reviews and was tossing up the Nexus 4, Galaxy SIII, and
> the Note 2. In the end the Nexus 4 is the cheapest and will get the best
> support for future upgrades from Google so that's what made the decision
> for me.
> I did get the 16GB version as one of the drawbacks of the Nexus 4 is the
> storage isn't expandable, nor can you replace the battery.
> Jason
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 7:43 AM, Tim White < weirdit at gmail.com > wrote:
> On 17/02/13 22:25, Leon Wright wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Tim White < weirdit at gmail.com > wrote:
> I'm a bit torn about that. I'd like more Galaxy Nexus's as they are decent
> enough for me, and I don't really like the look and feel of the Nexus 4. I
> know a company here that was planning a decent roll out of Galaxy Nexus's
> as their "lowend phone" and now can't as they can't get stock at a decent
> price. :(
> $350 for a Nexus 4 is pretty hard to pass up though. I'll take some photos
> when mine arrives and let you know how it feels as a device. I have Access
> to a Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus, HTC One X as well.
> Looking forward to that. Might get my Wife one and see how she likes it.
> Maybe playing with one in Person would change my mind.
> Tim
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