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  1. AndroiDad75

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    Question for everyone. Just bought Volume +. Is anyone using this? If so, what settings did you land on? I selected 7, but I am not sure it is any louder. lol
     

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    I am on 10, any louder I get a reverb.
     
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    i guess most people just have better luck or a steadier hand than i do. i really wish there was a volume rocker shutter option, because i inevitably move the phone around when i am trying to use the on screen one. in anything other than bright light, EVERYTHING comes out grainy, especially when viewed in full screen. as an example, here is one of the BEST ones from miami:
    [​IMG]


    that is what almost all 50 of my pics from that trip look like. the only ones that are really crisp were taken in bright sunlight. for comparison, here is a pic from my thunderbolt camera: (you can read the players' numbers! :eek:)
    [​IMG]

    i am usually not one to complain, but using my GNex as a camera while hanging out with friends/family is simply not a good option. with my thunderbolt, 80% or more of the pics were usuable. on the GNex, i would say it is easily 50% or lower. i often find myself taking 3-5 shots of anything i really need to capture, in the hopes that one will turn out well. :(
     
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    Geez, you had MUCH better seats when you had a TBolt :rolleyes:
     
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    Sigh. Came home, 833 new items in my RSS feed. Gotta figure out a better way to do this. -_-
     
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    those seats have been in my family since 1942. i have seen every home game since i was 6 years old from that spot. :D

    seats in miami weren't bad... the game, on the other hand, was. :(
     
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    Solid, have you tried HDR+ Camera app? It blows the stock camera app out of the water in terms of resolution, color, and balance. I simply cannot get over the difference. It has made my Nexus pretty much my camera of choice.

    It does not yet have video, panorama or zoom capability, but it can't be beat for what it does. Highly Recommended!
     
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    Those are definitely the quality seats that get passed on generation to generation. Awesome!

    I had similar seats for the USC (Trojan) games in the 60's and 70's when my dad was faculty (and I was a little kid), and a few national championship seasons, but alas, they could not be passed down.
     
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    I figured out that not only does the order seem to matter in using Tasker with NFC tags, but also adding a "wait" command for five second helped it load the multiple tasks better. Here is an example. [​IMG]
     
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    Not as bad as I thought, I got through today's stuff pretty quickly:

    SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 30, 2012 - SlashGear

    New Mobile-Phone Privacy Law Proposed for the post-Carrier IQ Era | Wired.com

    Verizon to reportedly roll out shared family data plans soon | BGR

    Mod: NOVA Launcher Custom Folder Icon Themes – Droid Life

    Not sure if real: Galaxy Nexus Plus with faster CPU and improved camera on the way? | Android and Me

    Monday Poll: Current Custom ROM is? – Droid Life

    ASUS Padfone to be Unveiled at Mobile World Congress | Phandroid

    A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Jan. 30 | Wired.com

    Makes the extended battery considerably less ugly! Seidio SURFACE Extended Battery Case for Verizon Galaxy Nexus | Android Central

    Web economy to double by 2016, driven by mobile growth | TheNextWeb

    Windows running on an Android phone? APK puts Windows 95, 98 and XP, plus Linux on the EVO 3D -- Engadget

    Android Trojans highlight basic problem with a non-curated Market - SlashGear

    Game Insight releases their new game Big Business for Android | DroidGamers

    First Three Phoenix Wright Games Coming To Android, Objections Galore – Droid Life

    From today's "lolwut?" column: 63% of mobile users have made a phone call from the bathroom | BGR

    As a final note, I received a promotion today at work. :) I'll be much busier during work hours and unfortunately won't be posting much during the day, but I'm going to try to create a schedule where I do daily RSRSS posts each evening to create some stability and consistency. Just an FYI for everyone!
     
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    Yeah, I post Lifehacker links all the time. :) Great site.
    Enjoy the tank battery!
     
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    Gotta take the phone back to VZW (my replacement seems to be doing very well...not a single call where the other person lost my sound.)

    Anyway, I'm trying to unroot/lock so I can send the old phone back to VZW tomorrow. I'm trying to follow this thread:

    http://androidforums.com/verizon-ga...-re-lock-bootloader-return-factory-state.html

    I had my adb working...it finds the phone fine. However, when I try the 2nd command:

    fastboot flash bootloader bootloader-toro-primekk15.img

    I get the error "cannot load bootloader-toro-primekk15.img"

    I assume this is somehow related to the files / folder location. I downloaded the 4.02 img file, and unzipped it to the following:

    c:\android-sdk\tools folder

    Then I ran 7zip to extract the files to that folder, which created a folder "mysid-icl53f" in my tools folder. So, I have a folder "c:\android-sdk\tools\mysid-icl53f". In THAT folder, I have a file called "bootloader-toro-primekk15.img". I am running the fastboot command from within that folder, where the img file is located.

    What am I doing wrong??? Thanks for any and all help!
     
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    (a) CONGRATULATIONS RazorSharp! Promotions are a good thing! :D

    (b) A Galaxy Nexus PLUS???? :eek:
    Good thing I'm still sitting on an upgrade! ;)
     
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    Congrats on the Promotion!

    BTW with the gun chatter being moved out of this thread, anyone catch the "Concealed carry report" with a gun in the ad at the bottom of this page? LOL
     
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    Nope. I use adblock.
     
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    i have never gotten to witness a national championship season. Clemson pulled it off in 1981, but i wasn't alive for that one. wrapping up the ACC championship this year was amazing, i can only imagine the emotion behind a national title.

    vantage point be damned, the hill is the best seat in the house.
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    you just can't beat the atmosphere. watching the crowd part as the team enters and runs down into the stadium will give you goosebumps every time. since it is 99% students and there is no seating at all, it gets rowdy fast and stays that way. :D

    here is one of my pictures of all time, taken from the hill my freshman year in '03 after we beat #3 FSU for the first time since '89:

    [​IMG]

    coincidentally, collapsible goal posts were installed at the end of that season. ;)
     
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    None at all, one week strong. The only app i had not added back in yet was skype. I just put it on this handset tonight so we shall see if it has any effect. Glad your up and running, remember to save the tracking number from the back if the return label. I needed mine!
     
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    you guys gotta try out the newest Franco kernel 15. I just set the gov to francoGazelle and my phone has never been faster. I mean wow, this is really blazing!
     
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    IMO, Southern football is just a different, more rabid animal. They are SERIOUS. West coast football seems more laid back. At least most of the time. If you are an Irish fan, do not click "show."

    The best game I ever saw in person was 1974. USC vs Notre Dame. SC was down 24-zip until a minute before the half, then scored 55 straight against the defending national champs in 17 minutes. The entire crowd stood and screamed for the whole second half. N.D.'s coach resigned after that. :)
     
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    Morning everyone!
    I have a question for those who use Rhapsody (or perhaps any other streaming app):
    The past several days, while streaming some music, the app will all of a sudden close. I think it's likely because I come into a bad signal area (usually drops to 1 bar of 4G, perhaps no 4G). My question is, why doesn't it just buffer instead of completely closing?
     
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    I use TuneIn to stream in my car and with the leaked radios. It doesn't close when I lose signal, just pauses until I reacquire signal. I have seen much better performance as far as holding onto the stream in weak areas. I should say that I am only on 3G.
     
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