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  1. kzoo

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    I would have to say in no order:

    Google Goggles
    Google Maps 4.1.1
    Live wallpapers
    Speech to Text is AWESOME
    Google Gesture
    Ultrachron w/ voice set
    Barcode Scanner
    Microsoft Tag Reader
    Spare Parts

    Add your favs and let's rock this phone!
     

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    Lock screen
    Dialer screen (no more accidental mutes or speaker phones)
    2.1 Apps (helix launcher)
    Bluetooth connects now!
    Computer USB connects every time
     
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    facebook sync
    googlemaps nav
    helix launcher
    built in app killer
    youtube hq
     
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    Maps, Speech to Text, and 2.1 itself. Looking back at 1.5 it's crazy what a difference 2.1 is.
     
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    how did you get youtube HQ?
     
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    Do you know how to stop the new lock screen from vibrating when u touch it (that's what she said)? -- the haptic feedback. I've tried everything, and although not a big deal, was just wondering.
     
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    I just updated to 2.1 and I'm like a kid again! But I notice that it does not recognize me in the market...do i have to purchase items i already purchased? like beautiful widgets, openhome screebl, etc...also I tried to install earth live wallpaper and can't get it to work? also can't find helix launcher? Your help will greatly appreciated...Thanks!
     
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    Goggles
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    Google voice search
    live wallpapers
     
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    Maybe I am the only one but I am generally unimpressed....*ducks for lightning*

    I know that 2.1 provides a lot more "potential" for apps and I am impresed so far with the radio strength and stock speed improvement. Beyond that most of the improvements are from apps and not with the OS!

    I would have been impressed if multi-touch and 5 screens came as stock features. I was looking forward to those.

    Even the built in Exchange support, which I was looking forward to as well, is gimped. Why Android 2.1 doesn't support calendars in Exchange is beyond me.
     
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    Cheeseburgers.
     
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    Whoa! Nobody told me this thing had a food replicator!
     
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    Yeah dude. made me some bomb ribs last night.
     
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    real yahoo mail sync
     
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    How did you get facebook sycn to work? Ive been trying for ever now.
     
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    where is the yahoo mail sync?
     
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    I forgot. Having direct dial to contacts on the home screens is great.
     
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    The call screen now, glad it's the swipe instead of just tap.
     
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    yes!!~!!
     
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    um, 5 screen support can be enabled in 2.1 without any third-party tricks and multitouch DOES come as a stock feature... just not for the moment, because samsung refuses to release multitouch drivers (or even tell us if the screen is capable of multitouch) and 5 screens isnt enabled by default in their 2.1 release
     
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    Speeddialer 2.0 is greater.
     
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    Instead of having to trick the yahoo server or plug-in all kinds of backend info into the moment, the standard android e-mail application will sync with yahoo mail with just your address and password. (I suppose that was never a super amount of work) 1.5 would never do this.
     
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    The hardware should be able to handle it just fine. However its the software backend that's the problem. Maybe numus and the gang will get it working.
     
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    when I try to do this I get the prompt "please provide detailed server information"
     

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