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Old 18th February 2014, 14:43   #17686
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I noticed that fasttech is located in China.

Do I need to collect the delivery from customs after paying duty ?
I've had to do no such thing. Else would not have bought. :-)
What is the value of the product you are buying?
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Old 18th February 2014, 16:33   #17687
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Myself and wifey have recently got addicted to the Candy Crush Saga game. We play it on my Samsung Galaxy S Advance and Samsung Galaxy Tab2.

The game causes a very rapid battery drain and causes the handset to heat up to noticeable levels.

Why is this happening ? Is this normal ? Is there a remedy for this ?

Rohan
Hi Rohan,
Candy Crush is one of the top battery hoggers out there! Just google Candy crush battery drain and you'll know. I quote from a warning posted by Verizon:

" Candy Crush Saga
Version: 1.19.0
Developer: King.com
Last Reviewed: December 2013


Description: When running, this app keeps the device from going into sleep mode. As a result, a device left untouched with the app running will drain the battery about 2.9 times faster than normal.

Recommendation: Close this game when done playing to avoid unnecessary battery drain."
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Old 18th February 2014, 21:22   #17688
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Congrats bejoy! I was eagerly waiting for the lucky draw results. I didn't win :(
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Congrats BTW was it a TBHP contest by any chance? I can see 2-3 names which are familiar here on this site
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Congrats bejoy!!! I missed out, was waiting for this results to be announced for making some more purchases.

When did you place the order for phone?
Thanks everyone!
I ordered on 6th by around 12:15PM, soon after the Flipkart website recovered from crash.

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Hi, congratulations for the lucky draw. Are you using a screen protector for the phone? If yes then which one? My phone is due in a couple of days. I already have the Moto G flip cover.
No screen guard yet. In the mayhem, I ordered a combo, without thinking much and the back cover was a red one, which my wife didn't like. So cancelled it. She likes the white flip cover and may order soon.
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Old 18th February 2014, 22:45   #17689
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No screen guard yet. In the mayhem, I ordered a combo, without thinking much and the back cover was a red one, which my wife didn't like. So cancelled it. She likes the white flip cover and may order soon.
The flip covers are sold out. I have a white flip cover and it looks good, gives a nice feel to touch. Now waiting for the courier fellow to deliver the phone.
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Old 18th February 2014, 22:51   #17690
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Just updated my HTC one dual SIM to android 4.2.2 and sense 5.5!
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Snappy performance and also the screen seems more crisp now.
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I'm running 4.4.2 on my ion. Problem is, it repeatedly loses the default launcher, and is asking me 3 out of 10 times at least, which launcher to use.
Anybody else has faced this,with any other phone or/and rom? After a fresh flash, everything was ok for 2-3 days, but it's come up again.
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Old 19th February 2014, 09:04   #17692
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I am thoroughly regretting upgrading my Samsung S3 from android 4.1 to 4.3. Battery used to last 8-10 hours atleast. Not more than 4-5 hrs now.

Usage pattern is same as before.

Heavy usage of calls on VOIP. not Skype. Skype is a resource hungry app.
Trying hard to keep the device alive.

Alas, I may now have to invest in a backup power device.
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Old 19th February 2014, 09:44   #17693
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I am thoroughly regretting upgrading my Samsung S3 from android 4.1 to 4.3. Battery used to last 8-10 hours atleast. Not more than 4-5 hrs now.

Usage pattern is same as before.

Heavy usage of calls on VOIP. not Skype. Skype is a resource hungry app.
Trying hard to keep the device alive.

Alas, I may now have to invest in a backup power device.
Just format the device once. After that the experience would be butter smooth and battery backup good too. Thats what i did...
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Old 19th February 2014, 09:46   #17694
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I am thoroughly regretting upgrading my Samsung S3 from android 4.1 to 4.3. Battery used to last 8-10 hours atleast. Not more than 4-5 hrs now.

Usage pattern is same as before.

Heavy usage of calls on VOIP. not Skype. Skype is a resource hungry app.
Trying hard to keep the device alive.

Alas, I may now have to invest in a backup power device.
Must be some app not letting your phone deep sleep. Install betterbatterystats and cpuspy to confirm and find the particular app. In the meantime, try disabling google now, location services too. I remember having a similar problem on my old phone
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Old 19th February 2014, 10:06   #17695
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Got Boost Moto G (for Reliance cdma) for just 6939/- from ebay i2c (after using reliance discount coupon) - http://geb.ebay.in/ImportHubViewItem...ost-Mobile-NEW

Specs - http://www.boostmobile.com/shop/phones/moto-g/
Solution here - http://www.rimweb.in/forums/topic/36...reliance-cdma/



Now that's a deal...

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Got Boost Moto G (for Reliance cdma) for just 6939/- from ebay i2c (after using reliance discount coupon) - http://geb.ebay.in/ImportHubViewItem...ost-Mobile-NEW

Solution here - http://www.rimweb.in/forums/topic/36...reliance-cdma/



Now that's a deal...
I didn't get what what this boot mobile thing i all about ?
Does that mean, i'll be getting a Moto G for Rs.7000 ?
Were does reliance come into picture ?

The deal looks quite tempting
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Old 19th February 2014, 10:38   #17697
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^^ i think the phone will come locked with Boost mobile ( a CDMA carrier in US) and you would then need to unlock it here for any CDMA operator. The link he gave is the process to unlock this phone to work with Reliance CDMA.

DKAILE, is my understanding correct ??
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^^ i think the phone will come locked with Boost mobile ( a CDMA carrier in US) and you would then need to unlock it here for any CDMA operator. The link he gave is the process to unlock this phone to work with Reliance CDMA.

DKAILE, is my understanding correct ??
So basically, flashing the firmware just like i do on a Samsung device via oDin or something similar.

Isn't there any such scheme for GSM devices. ?
Say, i get a At&t GSM device at such a dirt cheap price & then flash it to use it here in india ?
I had always believed that mostly such locked devices come with a contract.
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Old 19th February 2014, 11:41   #17699
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DKAILE, is my understanding correct ??
Yes, that's what I meant and I hope I was evidently clear. This process is for people on CDMA or wanting to shift to CDMA. I am getting consistent 2~2.5Mbps data speeds on EVDO (3G in cdma vocabulary) and that too pan India, at dirt cheap rates of 94Rs. per month for 1/2 GB data (keeps changing).
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Got Boost Moto G (for Reliance cdma) for just 6939/-
good choice for cdma users ! is it easy to unlock or the phone is ready to use in reliance network
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