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Old 28th April 2011, 22:20   #2896
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Just configured Touchdown on my Ace. Probably the best email app I've tried on the Android till date. Looks better than Road Sync in the initial usage too.
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Got my Moto Defy today, Letsbuy was quick on delivery. Had ordered the cell on 26'th April and got it on 28'th April. Phone is pretty light and the screen is a delight, found the touch very responsive.Only issue is that the screen is a fingerprint magnet, need to get a Mat finish screen guard, although this might compromise the touch experience. More reviews later.

I am planning to order shortly from LetsBuy.

1. Which courier do they use?
2. Did you have to pay any Octrai (Considering you stay within octrai limits in pune)


Thanks for info in advance.
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Got my first smartphone LG Optimus One delivered today. It looks awesome though I m yet to start using it. Delivery was light speed. Ordered on 26th, dispatched on 27th and delivered on 28th. Kudos to letsbuy.

Looks like I need to buy a screen-guard as O1 doesnt have gorilla glass. And also a pair of decent earphones. The stock ones are pathetic. Wonder why all OE music thingys are so bad, be it car or a phone.

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I am planning to order shortly from LetsBuy.
1. Which courier do they use?
BlueDart(DHL)
2. Did you have to pay any Octrai (Considering you stay within octrai limits in pune)
Not a single paisa more than what has been quoted in the website. I did not pay anything as I picked it up from the BlueDart office which is 10 mins away from my home
Thanks for info in advance.
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I second akhil

1. Bluedart
2. No Octroi. Checkout price is final.

Order it before 31'st April if you want to save a cool 2K. Remember the coupon.
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Is there any software for Andriod, which can be used to chat with BB users? Something like an Andriod version of BBM. There are apps like WhatsApp, Cnectd and PingChat, but these apps need to be installed on the other BB's too. I would love to have something installed on my phone and chat with my BB pals.
There is an application called LiveProfile. you can download it on your device from LiveProfile - Stay Connected.

It unites users of Android, Blackberry & iPhone & is a free mobile messenger.
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Google releasing 2.3.4 OTA update in coming months. Says will be supporting video calls on 3G/4G/ GTALK. Update may be for nexus series only. Sad to see phone makers falling behind in releasing updates.
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Not-so-breaking-news: CyanogenMod7 on Motorola Defy gets it Gingerbread
[DEV][ROM] CyanogenMod 7 (Android 2.3.3) - xda-developers
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By keeping the phone in battery saver mode and disabling the background data, I am able to stretch the Defy battery life beyond a day.

Taken today morning.

Attachment 536668
But by disabling background data sync, how would the phone push/pull emails?
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Not-so-breaking-news: CyanogenMod7 on Motorola Defy gets it Gingerbread
[DEV][ROM] CyanogenMod 7 (Android 2.3.3) - xda-developers
I was just about to post this as a question!

AFAIK, Defy is shipping with 2.1 Eclair, although Motorola has promised an update to Froyo in Q2 2011.

However, the official Gingerbread update in that case, looks far away.

P.S. Is rooting completely safe, as long as I follow the steps prescribed?

Also, is CyanogenMod the best custom rom out there?

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Not-so-breaking-news: CyanogenMod7 on Motorola Defy gets it Gingerbread
[DEV][ROM] CyanogenMod 7 (Android 2.3.3) - xda-developers
Just a noob question. I think you need to root handset before going for customised ROM so are means of rooting defy around?
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I second akhil

1. Bluedart
2. No Octroi. Checkout price is final.

Order it before 31'st April if you want to save a cool 2K. Remember the coupon.
Oh great relief. Octrai becomes really deal breaker. I hope there wont be any issues of octrai as blue dart is famous for this .. atleast in my area of katraj.

So i was planning to order it to my hinjewadi office.

Where do you reside?
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2ndinit [And Developers] is the way to root. Come on twitter and ask ibproud or come to xda-developers.

That thread on XDA is 203 pages in 15 days. Quadrant score of 1871 (stock galaxy SL is 826) - tee hee. I am so buying the Defy now

@vcash - I dont know about BB - but traveler is an app available across platforms - BUT the way to get it is for your server to run Domino 8.5 & enable access per user. Then you login & your server will give you the executable file.
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2ndinit [And Developers] is the way to root. Come on twitter and ask ibproud or come to xda-developers.

That thread on XDA is 203 pages in 15 days. Quadrant score of 1871 (stock galaxy SL is 826) - tee hee. I am so buying the Defy now

@vcash - I dont know about BB - but traveler is an app available across platforms - BUT the way to get it is for your server to run Domino 8.5 & enable access per user. Then you login & your server will give you the executable file.
Oh this is great news.

I am also looking for root process for my optimus one on 2.2. Tried all existing method like superoneclick etc but no avail. Searched XDA also.

Really dont like the idea of not having full access to hardware i own

Any pointers?
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Oh this is great news.

I am also looking for root process for my optimus one on 2.2. Tried all existing method like superoneclick etc but no avail. Searched XDA also.

Really dont like the idea of not having full access to hardware i own

Any pointers?
There are quite a few one click rooting apps like SuperOneClick, Easy Root, Universal Androot and Z4Root. The advantage of Z4root is that you won’t be needing a desktop application to root your device.
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There is an application called LiveProfile. you can download it on your device from LiveProfile - Stay Connected.

It unites users of Android, Blackberry & iPhone & is a free mobile messenger.
This is something similar to WhatsApp, PingChat and etc, this needs to be installed on all the mobiles to be used. Is there any application, which only I need to install to communicate with my BlackBerry pals?
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I use Evernote extensively. It syncs my notes and snapshots from desktop, laptop and phone.

Dropbox for android comes handy to put images and documents in my dropbox account.

Gtasks, Mobile number tracker (tells me location and service provider of unknown numbers when I get a call). ZDclock as alarm and reminder.

Whatsapp to keep in touch with GF. Can be a pain though. Photoshop express is ok but I am looking for a better and more feature rich photo editor. K-9 for mails.

I miss a good office suite and personal finance app that supports INR.
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