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  1. Glod

    Glod Active Member

    they gave me a tracking number but it may be just they printed a label and it went nowhere :(
  2. Tulsatom

    Tulsatom New Member

    I agree, I had a sleeve for my old Treo 750 and liked the way it performed better than any other hard case I found. Anyone have a source for a pouch or slip in sleeve for the Photon? A nice leather one would be nice!

  3. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Well, my original point was relevant prior to the release, but since it's already out, it doesn't matter.

    But yes, I agree that it's also funny how they list all the accessories possible as "compatible" with the Photon.
  4. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Bad news and good news.

    Bad news is, the dry install invisible shield that they sold me was actually for the NEXUS S (didn't realize they just sold to me thinking it'd work), but it didn't work, which means there's no official Invisible Zagg shield for the Photon yet.

    Good news is, the manager that sold it to me was waiting for me to return (so no problems returning).

    Just wanted to share, in case people have been searching for a Zagg invisble shield for the Photon.
  5. Bandage

    Bandage Well-Known Member

  6. ScandaLeX

    ScandaLeX Wasn't Me Guide

    On the contrary....your original point is still relevant. You did more (research) than I ever planned on doing so it helped.

    Best Buy didn't even use "compatible" in their listings. All Photon content reads "Below you'll find the 100 newest Motorola Photon 4G accessories added to the Accessories Store.".....

    Best Buy is known for using crafting wording to sell products.
  7. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Hahaha...true, true. Great marketing though. There are quite a few folks in the world that wouldn't know the difference.
  8. ackrite55

    ackrite55 New Member

    Has anyone placed a skin-fitted Photon in the HD doc? I plan to use the OtterBox Defender.
  9. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

  10. donniegood

    donniegood Well-Known Member

    Yup, same here they refunded and said they are resending me a item today
  11. Whiskeypawz

    Whiskeypawz Well-Known Member

    Questions for those with Skinomi experience.
    Does the full body cover look like plastic when it's on?? Specifically the carbon fiber one.
    I had an InvisibleShield full body cover for my Hero & it looked ridiculous...shiny & plasticy. My phone looked like it was covered in saran wrap!
    This is assuming Skinomi is the same concept as the InvisibleShield.
    If anyone has pictures they could post or DM that would be much appreciated. I didn't see anywhere on their website where they sell them in retail stores so before I order one I'd like a better idea of how it will look.
    Thanks!
  12. horn34

    horn34 Active Member

    The Sprint branded case doesn't work with the HD dock. I have to yank it out of the case for the dock prongs to make contact with the phone. No idea about the Otterbox.
  13. wubbie075

    wubbie075 Well-Known Member

    I may have missed it, but I don't think I saw it mentioned:

    The webdock has been reduced to $99.99!!
  14. horn34

    horn34 Active Member

    It was that price at the Sprint store on the 31st. The $129 is just suggested retail.
  15. wubbie075

    wubbie075 Well-Known Member

    I was not gonna buy it at the original price, so no one ever scanned it. Now that the price is reduced, I'm waiting for the otterbox cases to come in so I can get the premier discount, so again, no one scanned it.
  16. Glod

    Glod Active Member

    I was notified that my skinomi screen protector (ghetto invisible shield) has finally shipped out yesterday and will arrive tomorrow or saturday. yay. It was only 7-8 bucks but i kind of feel like getting the commuter case by otterbox would be a better deal (uber case + screen protector)
  17. scsinutz

    scsinutz New Member

  18. twospirits

    twospirits AF's janitor Moderator

    For those looking for 32 GB microSD Cards to use for the Photon you can see this quick Google doc spreadsheet showing the specified speed as well as the actual test rated speeds.

    Photon Accessories

    Also included is the sd card tests and links to their original threads
    Also included is an accessories list. (But once I get time, I will update what the 1st post of this thread has and add it to the spreadsheet. (Unless someone wants to do it for me) :D

    TS out
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  19. tbhausen

    tbhausen Well-Known Member

    Ordered a Defender case from OtterBox for my MoPho today... Used coupon code:

    tb0411u

    and got 10% off and free shipping (total was just under $45). That code was said to expire in 6/30/11 and was the biggest overall discount I could find, so don't dilly-dally if this interests you (if there are any 15 or 20% codes currently working, I didn't find them).

    BTW, I really like the membrane over the screen on the Defenders--it negates the need to fool with a screen protector.
  20. xxINFIDELxx

    xxINFIDELxx Well-Known Member

    Saw the Otterbox case on the shelf at Radioshack today but didn't pay attention to price. They didn't have a live display so I will keep trying other locations until I can see one for myself and find out if the screen bothers me or not. Looked at the fake one they had and kickstand seemed slightly difficult to function(I have no nails due to jiu-jitsu) the beveled screen seemed like a dirt trap where it meets the phone body. Not sure if the real one has a ditch like the fake display? Where are all the other cases for this phone. Haven't seen anything announced from Seido, Trident or Ballistic. I have the Ballistic on my EVO now and I'd miss the protection it provides.
  21. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    I'm tempted to get it, just because there's no telling how long until SGP will have the Photon protector available (if at all). Nontheless, wanted to be sure everyone was aware that Zagg has the Invesible Shield available for purchase for the Photon already:

    ZAGG | Motorola Photon 4G Screen Protector | invisibleSHIELD by ZAGG

    Already added this to the first post, but wanted you all to be aware, in case you prefer invisble shield.
  22. busted bones

    busted bones Well-Known Member

    People were having issues with the kick stand on the defender breaking with their EVO 4Gs and being stuck with no kick stand. They said it was normal use and not abusing it.
  23. doneve141

    doneve141 Well-Known Member

    I ordered a nice leather case with spring and swivel clips from Ebay for $10. It fits the phone like a glove. I just ordered a home & car charger with a usb cable for $11 from Ebay.
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  24. mnmax

    mnmax Member


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