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Old 16th March 2011, 11:35   #2311
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Let me add one more bit. htc are much quicker with updates etc. than Samsung. So if you like to tinker and must have the latest then keep this in mind.
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Old 16th March 2011, 11:50   #2312
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Default Dropped my Desire!

Last night I dropped my phone from about 3.5-4 feet to the hard floor accidentally. I feared the worst but to my surprise, nothing had happened to the phone. It didn't even restart or reported a SIM issue.

Best thing was, there wasn't even a scratch. Proves that HTC's build quality is outstanding.
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Purchased an LG Optimus One two days ago for 10K including Insurance. Thanks to one of my contacts at LG, I got this at Dealers Price. I saved about Rs. 1600/- due to this. Living the droid dream now. However, had to charge the phone twice yesterday, might be due to experimenting a lot. Loved the NDrive Application

OT: Mary, my navigation assistant in NDrive drove me to work and back home yesterday. Mary was crazy at a couple of instances, when I took my own route rather than her route and she was continously nagging me to take a U Turn and continue on her route. Atlast, she realized that I would not heed to her words and she changed her planned route. I was like LOL
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^^ Hey Nikhil, Congrats for the Phone and welcome to the android bandwagon!!!
Looks like Optimus 1 is a hotcake in budget level android phones. Few of my friends offline, bought the same.
How has been your experience so far.
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Loving the experience Manish. It's a sure budget phone with great lot of stuff thrown in. Loved the precise GPS locations, which were down to each meter. More to explore and more to do.

I have gradually moved on from Candy Bar phone to Touch Screen to Qwerty to Slide and now back to Touch Screen. This is how my mobile journey looks like, when I look back (Nokia 1100 > Nokia 6600 > Nokia 6681 > HTC Touch > Videocon V1675 > Nokia E65 > BlackBerry Curve 8250 > LG Optimus One). Except for the BlackBerry Curve, I have all others still lying at home, in my museum I don't feel like selling my phones.
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Thanks for the extensive list of Andriod Applications. Its been less than 48 hours since I purchased it and was confused as to what to install and what not to install. This thread gave me a brief idea about what each application is all about and what's FREE. Loved Talking Tom on iPhone and with Talking Tom on Andriod, it's gonna be fun for sure. Now its time to teach Tom some serious Hindi
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Default Play music wireless from your Android in your Car stereo

Well not really related with Android, but thought of sharing it here

You can make your ICE Bluetooth enabled and play music wireless from Android. Here's how

There is a Bluetooth receiver
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It comes with an AC adapter, and it needs 5V DC. So you should have a cig. lighter USB charger or similar thing (with voltage divider to bring 12V to 5V dc) to power this device.

You can then connect the audio output of this device directly into the Aux. Input of the HU, most of the HUs have this provision.

Pair your phone and play music wireless!

Best thing is, this is available now in Flipkart. I am planning to buy.

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App Name - RoboDefence
Free/Charge - Full version is $2.99
What it does - Tower defence game
How it performs (rating) - Performs excellent on my Galaxy 3. Only game i have purchased. Has been worth it
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App name - Air Contol
Free/Charge - Free/Paid
What it does - Game - controlling landing of aircrafts. Pretty addictive.
How it performs - *****

App name - Fast Lane
Free/Charge - Free
What it does - Simple racing game yet addictive
How it performs - ****

App name - File Expert
Free/Charge - Free
What it does - Best File explorer I have used. User friendly interface. Also supports HTTP and FTP sharing. Included task manager.
How it performs - *****

App name - Sygic Mobile maps 10
Free/Charge -
What it does - Navigation
How it performs - **** Interface a bit slow.

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Samsung Galaxy S I9000 is in stock on Flipkart now. Price 24,999/-.

SGSL I9003 is available on letsbuy.com for 18,431/- after applying coupon code "icicilb" and using an ICICI account for payment . Looks like a great deal!
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Heard that Galaxy II with a slide out QWERTY has been launched. May be it also has the dual core processor.
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I finally installed swype on the Desire HD and its such a beauty. A totally new experience to chat/msg.
Showed it to my wife and she was at it for an hour. Superb!
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Can I use SWYPE on LG Optimus One? I tried searching from SWYPE in Market but could not find it. Is SWYPE supported in LG Optimus One?
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Samsung Galaxy S I9000 is in stock on Flipkart now. Price 24,999/-.

SGSL I9003 is available on letsbuy.com for 18,431/- after applying coupon code "icicilb" and using an ICICI account for payment . Looks like a great deal!
Seems to be a good deal. How is your buying experience ? Does they charge any thing extra ? like Shipping, Octroi, Insurance ....
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Can I use SWYPE on LG Optimus One? I tried searching from SWYPE in Market but could not find it. Is SWYPE supported in LG Optimus One?
Swype is not available in the market,you need to get it from its website.
I am sure it'll work on your phone as well.
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