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Old 5th October 2012, 09:56   #11731
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Guys I have Samsung Galaxy Gio. Please tell me which ROM will be better Cyanogenmod 7.2 Democracy or Cyanogenmod 9.1?? Hope to hear soon.


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Old 5th October 2012, 10:35   #11732
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Are there any facts or feed back on using the android phone as a hotspot? I need a hotspot (3G) to work for a few people during meetings. users with their laptops will be about 15 ' away at the max and maybe about 5 -8 people. (Edit:Opinions on the web were about 5 people max with a short range)

Other times I will be using it as a phone or with my laptop via a suitable connection.

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Samsung Omnia W IMHO rocks. Defy battery evaporates in a similar usage!

15' IDK, but have seen it doing awesomely for 4 people at 7-8' radius.
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Old 5th October 2012, 10:41   #11733
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If you have got Sygic without paying them you have to stick to version 11.2.6 only. It won't work on version 12.

Else try Navfree.
I have a licensed Sygic 12.1.3 now.
Checked with support. India map provider is still MMI.
MMI website also has India maps (just like Google Maps) and the maps there as well are outdated by more than 10 months.

So, MMI is the problem and not Sygic.
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Old 5th October 2012, 10:50   #11734
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What version of maps as in date are you using?
iam having sygic 11.2.6.
how to find maps date? i tried all menu options but couldn't find it.

S_U_N - i tried changing state and town info and then retried (changed city from bangalore to doddaballapur) - no luck. still couldnt find a temple in that doddaballapur town.

Did someone in bangalore using sygic 11.2.6 with mmi for android and tried searching for temples like 'ghati subramanya', 'chikka tirupati' (just outside bangalore) have any success?
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Guys I have Samsung Galaxy Gio. Please tell me which ROM will be better Cyanogenmod 7.2 Democracy or Cyanogenmod 9.1?? Hope to hear soon.

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Actually there is no good or bad or better about various ROMs.

Some work flawlessly and other users may face issues or other nagging issues with the same ROM on the same device.

Just try flashing each of them, read multiple user reviews available on the xda and settle in for the one that works best for you.
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Old 5th October 2012, 13:01   #11736
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CM7.2 is the best bet when it comes to battery life.

CM9 and CM10 are not exactly battery friendly yet.

All are different flavors of android so it all comes to what is needed for you.

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Looking to buy Android Phone in the budget of 20K.
Just up your budget and get the S2 instead.

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Old 5th October 2012, 13:27   #11737
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Defy/Defy+ owners, some more good news. WajkIUI has released a newer version of the awesome stable GB ROM.

v2.9.27 (released)
- optimized boot steps
- removed kernel
- optimized framework
- optimized CPU settings
- optimized battery settings
- updated FileExplorer
- removed some apps
- optimized MiuiLauncher animations
- updated themes
- updated Camera app
- added HD video recording (Defy+/Defy Red w Froyo/Defy Red w GB)
- Mute button fixed
- Search button fixed on Defy+
- many more little improvements
- optimized recent and added some new tweaks
- updated Google Play to 3.8.17

Get it here (http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=1161110)
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Looking to buy Android Phone in the budget of 20K.

After looking at all the options have narrowed down to Samsung Galaxy S Advance & Motorola Atrix2.

Also how is the development scene for atrix2 in comparison with S Advance if current users know more about this?

I was in the same situation as you a fortnight or so back and wondering how sensible it was to opt for a Motorola device. So I tried to find some info on that. Came across a statement from Motorola Mobility -APAC region- big shot about their plans for India. Seemed sensible enough to me, so opted for Motorola Defy+. You can scroll back a couple of pages and you will find a link for the same. Also spoke to a retailer to whom I was referred by the company, his take on the issue was MM might be rebranded with the takeover by the big G (and hence the confusion at the current time) and their focus will move to android devices where they can have better margins.
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I need a ROM that is nearly bug free or has very minor bugs. Read that they have solved the video recording issue in CM10 which was present in CM9. And if CM7.2 is concerned then Democracy seems good. Now tell me which is good among these??

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I need a ROM that is nearly bug free or has very minor bugs. Read that they have solved the video recording issue in CM10 which was present in CM9. And if CM7.2 is concerned then Democracy seems good. Now tell me which is good among these??

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Which mobile are you using and what is your primary usage like? Meaning do you talk a lot on the phone or just occasional with high emails and wifi?
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Which mobile are you using and what is your primary usage like? Meaning do you talk a lot on the phone or just occasional with high emails and wifi?

Yes calls I do but not too many. Messaging I do a lot. And net surfing is also important. So wifi is important. My mobile is Samsung Galaxy Gio.

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I need a ROM that is nearly bug free or has very minor bugs. Read that they have solved the video recording issue in CM10 which was present in CM9. And if CM7.2 is concerned then Democracy seems good. Now tell me which is good among these??

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Have you checked the wiki page for your phone on Xda? At least let us know the available roms! Roms are phone specific and a generic feedback on CM may not hold true for your phone model.

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Old 5th October 2012, 21:20   #11743
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guys, whats the best street price for S3 16/32GB right now ?

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Got it for 29999 2 weeks ago on homeshop18 super deals. Bargain or bargain? What say!
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Talking of homeshop18 deals, S3 and S2 coming up next.

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Which phone for a budget of $420-450? A known person is carrying it back to India.

I was considering-

Samsung Galaxy S2 skyrocket

Sony Xperia S or SL if it really is worth (please clarify)

Any other phones I should consider?

Also, is amazon much safer to place an order online compared to ebay?

Thanks in advance.
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