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Galaxy Nexus Watering Hole

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  1. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    Thanks Copacetic, but my bedside charger actually ISN'T one: I simply plug my Nexus straight into the wall and then lean it at an angle on my Capta.

    So I'm going to see tonight whether the standard battery charges overnight... if so, then it's the extended battery. If not, then I may be looking at unloading a WHOLE boatload of data and swapping out for a new Ginny :eek:

  2. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    After our earlier conversation about Instagram I found this and had to share:

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  3. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    I'm a big fan of Unibroue! Trois Pistoles is a great brew. Only problem with their beers is they use the same yeast for all of them so they have similar flavors. La Fin du Monde is probably my favorite of theirs.
  4. halon

    halon hakuna matata VIP Member

    Last night was my first time drinking it. I really felt the 9%. When she handed me the glass and I saw how dark it was I was disappointed, but when I tasted it I was...wow, this is good. I can't pronounce it though. I just pointed at it and said give me this.
  5. Copacetic

    Copacetic Well-Known Member

    Chief, when you say you plug Ginny right into the wall, you mean with a usb cable? That's what died on one of mine, see if it charges with another cable. You never know....;)
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  6. Copacetic

    Copacetic Well-Known Member

    Instagram seems cheesy to me, never got into using it for that reason.
  7. halon

    halon hakuna matata VIP Member

    I never used Instagram.
  8. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    I appreciate the brainstorming! :)

    Actually, Copacetic, the original 4' cable that came with the Nexus failed completely after only 2 weeks, and Verizon graciously replaced it with a 9' cable - retail $30! - for free, under warranty. I KNOW the cable's good, because I can plug in the phone and it charges.

    For some reason, though, it's not wanting to charge at night as fast as the desk clock screen saver depletes it. I've used my phone as my night stand alarm clock since Launch Day, so I know it should work fine. But either the extended battery isn't charging as fast as it's depleting, or the charging circuits are expending power faster than the phone takes it in.

    Tonight's the big test. If it still happens with the standard battery, I have a feeling I'll be spending the day tomorrow unloading photos, music, movies, and drawing my homescreen layouts on paper so I can reinvent them with the new phone. I REALLY hope Ginny's okay and the standard battery works...

    Keep the ideas coming, though!
  9. IHateMyTreo

    IHateMyTreo Well-Known Member


    You know you're a nerd/tech geek when:

    1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave.

    2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years.

    3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of three.

    4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you.

    5. Your reason for not staying in touch with friends and family is that they don't have e-mail addresses.

    6. You pull up in your own driveway and use your cell phone to see if anyone is home to help you carry in the groceries.

    7. You text your kid/spouse/S.O. IN THE NEXT ROOM instead of getting up to talk to them in person.

    8. Leaving the house without your cell phone, which you didn't even have the first 20 or 30 (or 60) years of your life, is now a cause for panic and you turn around to go and get it.

    10. You get up in the morning and go on-line before getting your coffee.

    11. You start tilting your head sideways to smile. : )

    12. You're reading this and nodding and laughing.

    13. Even worse, you know exactly to whom you are going to send this message.

    14. You are too busy multi-tasking to notice there was no #9 on this list.

    15. You actually scrolled back up to check that there wasn't a #9 on this list.

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  10. Copacetic

    Copacetic Well-Known Member

    Could you have something else running in the background at night? I had an issue where the Nexus was charging, navigating, streaming and logging on and off the 4g tower and at about 13 hours it died. It was using slightly more power than it was receiving via the charger. Also, when I have had to wipe my device, I took screen shots of the home pages then uploaded then to drop box and pulled them up on my laptop or use air droid to transfer to the laptop. As they say picture is worth a thousand words!
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  11. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    <---- Bonafide nerd / tech geek :rolleyes:

    EDIT: Actually, Copacetic, I frequently clear out and close my active apps, leaving maybe TWO open (the desk clock and a shopping list). Juice Defender Plus actually turns off my 4G except for polling when I'm not actively using it. No navigation - I only use that for trips and usually my GPS is turned off.

    Heck if I know what's going on... good idea on the screen shots though!
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  12. ajdroidx

    ajdroidx Well-Known Member

    Someone that's new to this thread could take that a very wrong way :eek: :p
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  13. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    Holy crap I just spit soda out my nose and mouth!!!!
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  14. The_Chief

    The_Chief Accept no imitations! Moderator

    Nose bubbles tickle, don't they BB? :D
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  15. Yeahha

    Yeahha Usually off topic VIP Member

    Seeing this out of context on tapatalk preview is very odd...:eek:
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  16. CaptainRon

    CaptainRon Well-Known Member

    If I was going to make a bet, Dread would not have been the one of our group to make such a statement. And I'm too much of a gentleman to even think about posting a name or initials of the most likely member of this association to do so. :rolleyes:
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  17. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Alright, alright, I get it. :eek:
    Morning everyone!
    I woke up early (supposed to sleep in since it's my day off). I'm extremely congested and it sucks. Not sure if it's still just allergies or something else. Pollen count is supposedly very high as per the local news. Guess I'll be headed out to pick up some drugs later on. Thankfully I can just take it easy today.
  18. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    Well I wonder who you could possibly be talking about?
  19. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    Morning everyone.
    I woke up to Nyxie at the boot screen today. I let her stay there for a good 5 minutes before I pulled the battery. :( I hope this is not a new game she has decided to play.
  20. breadnatty08

    breadnatty08 pain rustique VIP Member

    Caught this video on one of our local blogs. Not the most pleasant to start out the day, but an interesting look into the history of the DC riots following the MLK assassination. A lot of takes place in our neighborhood.
    Vietnam War - D.C. Riot - YouTube
  21. MSUgEEk

    MSUgEEk Well-Known Member

    Morning all! Hope everyone has a great Tuesday!

    Hopefully Nyxie is alright BB!
  22. Copacetic

    Copacetic Well-Known Member

    Good Morning everyone! Beautiful day here on the coast. Spent yesterday spreading pine needles in the front yard and today its time to do the back yard. Thankfully, it is not hot or I would be itching everywhere ;)
  23. BabyBlues

    BabyBlues Trouble Just Finds Me! VIP Member

    She seems to be ok now. Maybe she needed to rest :confused:
  24. ryancmatchett

    ryancmatchett VIP Member VIP Member

    Morning all..made it through Monday...now on to Tuesday.....just another work week around here.

    Hope your Nexy snaps out of it BB!!

    I am liking AOKP B31!!
  25. MSUgEEk

    MSUgEEk Well-Known Member

    Indeed. After that initial hiccup with my Play Music account, B31 has been flawless. It'll take some major new features as well as some substantial performance improvements for me to leave this one.
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