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  1. halon

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    I really want the Nexus 5, but between the recent move and new video game consoles very soon, I'm going to have to wait a little bit.
     
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    15 days left till I get my PS4 :)
     
  8. Stigy

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    But check this out: Android KitKat | Android Developers

     
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    I'll use Hangouts for SMS when pigs fly.

    Translation - they've found a way for the dialer to eat data like there's no tomorrow.

    Google Maps with caller id.

    Because I don't just need to know that Mom's on the phone, I need to locate her on a Map.

    Bite me Google.
     
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    Why - not a fan of Hangouts?


    I don't think its that.

    I think its for numbers NOT in your phone. So for example if you get a number not in your address book calling you it goes out to Google Maps API and returns data about the number so you have information and know who's calling you.

    I think its neat.
     
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    I agree Stig. Just performing a simple search on incoming calls for numbers not in your phone won't eat data. It's pretty neat in my opinion.

    Also...why not use Hangouts?
     
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    Love it when Early goes all "Lewis Black" :D
     
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    The EarlyMonster is growling and hissing.
     
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    Same reason that I always thought that iMessage was a bad idea on the iPhone.

    Vendor lock in.

    I'm able to chat with anyone via Jabber, including Gmail accounts - until they close that in favor of their private protocol, and they've said they'll do it.

    I can SMS anyone from my Desktop using AIM and have for years.

    They can put all the lipstick they want on that Google+/Hangouts pig.

    They can put it in an evening gown and top it with a tiara for all I care.

    It's still not going to make it Miss Universe.

    Show of hands - how many here have gotten calls from known contacts and the name did not show anyway?

    And now they're going to fix that?

    With an external resource that magically won't really use a lot of data and won't require me to walk around with location services turned on, like everything else they do.

    And they won't gather personal analytics anonymously (Lmao liars that's unpossible) to give me a better advertising experience whenever a store returns my personal phone call.

    And I really need a data connection now for calls so they can tell me who it is if it's not in my contacts.

    When they already fail half the time when it's in my contacts.

    The next sound I want to hear from my dialer is nom nom nom nom nom nom while they bite me some more.
     
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    Man...someone (Early) really doesn't like data usage and location services, lol.

    I know what all they do with that suff and don't mind. It makes using my phone better which makes my life easier. I've never had a known caller not show up on my phone...not sure whats up there.
     
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    It's one of our never ending complaints in support threads here, spanning versions, phones and carriers.

    Thought it was fiction until it hit me too.

    It's not the anonymous data gathering - it's the battery power I lose with location services on.

    It's dramatic for me.

    And while this is once again the new slim build to support every phone - seriously - using the Maps API every time you get a call?

    Because they're not going to decide ahead of time to call it or not - they're going to decide whether to display it or not after they call it. That's how they've rolled before.

    Apple got people into their walled garden by planting really pretty flowers.

    With thorns.

    Disclaimer - I turn off anything I don't like.

    If I can't, I root and do it anyway. :D
     
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    alright galaxy nexus family. no 4.4 for us. no nexus 5 if u r on vz. so what phone are you getting ? any good prospects in the future ?
     
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    Sprint GNex 4.3 update rolling out today.
     
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    Yeah i guess I'm kind of shocked at that news. All the reviews say 4.4 is designed to allow the lower spec phones to get it, and yet they aren't going to update the GNex? Huh?
     
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    I really don't know where all the reviews are pulling that from.

    They claim its part of the 3.8 kernel, but all the leaks have shown 3.4 still
     
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    I’m sure 4.4 will be flashable on rooted Nexus’s soon, no? I remember that I never actually received an OTA on my Nexusaurus, yet always had the latest software via the devs.

    On another note, is anyone else picking up an iPad Air tomorrow? I’m actually getting pretty excited over it.

    I just don’t know how much I want to be screwed by Crapple; either the 32GB or the 64GB, at $100 per upgrade.

    Frakking extortionists.
     
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    I really don
     
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