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Old 12-26-16, 08:56 AM   #5826
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

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Is this the one with 24 month bill credits?
Yes. I just ordered the XL. My Nexus 6p is seriously pissing me off. Vibration is super weak and people can't ever hear me on phone calls. So I will sell this thing once I get the pixel.
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Old 01-08-17, 01:02 PM   #5827
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Looks like my Pixel XL ships this week. Giggity
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Old 01-08-17, 09:53 PM   #5828
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

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Looks like my Pixel XL ships this week. Giggity
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Old 01-09-17, 01:10 AM   #5829
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

I love my Pixel XL so much
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Old 01-09-17, 08:38 AM   #5830
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I love my Pixel XL so much
There's still a huge back log on 128gb... Verizon showing March ship date
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Old 01-09-17, 12:59 PM   #5831
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128gb?
nope. 32. i don't need that much space.
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Old 01-09-17, 02:39 PM   #5832
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nope. 32. i don't need that much space.
Just curious is all. The 32 seems to be in much better supply
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Old 01-11-17, 04:42 PM   #5833
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

I was supposed to get my pixel XL today but of course it is the one day I work late. So I have to wait until tomorrow.
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Old 01-11-17, 08:33 PM   #5834
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

My wife bought me a Samsung Galaxy Tab A 8" tablet (SM-T350) for Christmas, Android 6.0.1, my first exposure to this type of tech. So far I'm enjoying learning how to use it. I've worked with computers for a long time, this is different than what I'm used to. So far I like it!
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Old 01-11-17, 10:08 PM   #5835
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

I did get my pixel phone. Went to pick it up. It is nice so far. Liking it. The perfect size. Nexus 6p was slightly too big.
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Old 02-14-17, 10:00 AM   #5836
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Moto z play droid $205 refurbished, though in my experience, bb refurbished is mint.
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/motorola...707083.p?loc=0
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Old 02-27-17, 01:13 PM   #5837
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

I have noticed my LG G5 hasn't been keeping charged as long as before and was wondering if anyone had any tips or suggestions? The phone is less than 5 months old.

Today, even though I hadn't used my phone for a while, I felt my phone being warm (I keep it in my front shirt pocket most times) which was weird because I hadn't used it. I check it out and it was down to 76% after 2 hours from last charge to 100% with almost no use. I immediately turned off all data, notifications, location services, etc and left it alone. After about 45 minutes, it still felt warmer than usual and it had gone down to 70%. Based on my normal experience that is unusual. I have turned all that stuff off before and had no change in the battery percentage for hours before.

I don't know what is going on but 6% with no screen time, data, or notification seems like a lot in 45 minutes.

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Old 02-27-17, 01:43 PM   #5838
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Could it be that many apps were updating automatically? Since you have turned it on for a while, there is probably a big update backlog.
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Old 02-27-17, 01:59 PM   #5839
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Could it be that many apps were updating automatically? Since you have turned it on for a while, there is probably a big update backlog.
No sorry, if I wasn't clear. The phone was never off and always connected to either wi-fi or my cell connection, however when I noticed how much it drained today and was warm even when not using, I put it in airplane mode basically to see if that would stop the draining.

I also have my account set to only update over wi-fi so usually when i get home it will update any apps that need updating. But again my phone is never shut off so there is never any backlog.

By "not using" I meant I wasn't actively on the phone with the screen on this morning, not that the phone was off. I typically check it several times an hours if I can and never had the battery drain like this.
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Old 02-27-17, 02:00 PM   #5840
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

i would disable auto update for now to see if you still have the same problem. also try to restart the phone.

if that doesn't work, try to uninstall any chat and social media app (esp Facebook), and also any apps that you have recently installed and/or updated.

you can try to use gsam or wakelock detector but it may or may not give you actionable data, and can be a bit hard to determine what's going on sometimes.

finally, if all that doesn't work, you can backup data and do a factory data reset and don't install any apps to see if the problem persists, and if it does, then ask for a warranty replacement.
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Old 02-27-17, 02:27 PM   #5841
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

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i would disable auto update for now to see if you still have the same problem. also try to restart the phone.

if that doesn't work, try to uninstall any chat and social media app (esp Facebook), and also any apps that you have recently installed and/or updated.

you can try to use gsam or wakelock detector but it may or may not give you actionable data, and can be a bit hard to determine what's going on sometimes.

finally, if all that doesn't work, you can backup data and do a factory data reset and don't install any apps to see if the problem persists, and if it does, then ask for a warranty replacement.
Thanks. I don't have any chat apps including FB installed on my phone for this very reason. I use the web version only and get no notifications unless i actively visit the site(s).

Will try the other suggestions and see what happens.
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Old 02-27-17, 05:12 PM   #5842
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Thanks. I don't have any chat apps including FB installed on my phone for this very reason. I use the web version only and get no notifications unless i actively visit the site(s).

Will try the other suggestions and see what happens.
The one other app that i had a problem with was gasbuddy.
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Old 03-01-17, 09:14 AM   #5843
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Galaxy S8 leak. I guess both Samsung and LG are going with that longer aspect ratio, huh?

http://www.theverge.com/2017/3/1/147...-s8-photo-leak

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Old 03-01-17, 03:04 PM   #5844
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The longer aspect ratio is amazing, considering that they are also reducing the "forehead" and "chin" with elimination of the front button. That alone should give them room to make the display taller, but it looks like they even stretched the body to give it more height.

The S7 Edge body dimensions were 5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm) --> body AR of 2.1. The screen AR was 16:9.

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Old 03-04-17, 07:34 PM   #5845
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Going to be tempting not to jump on the new S8....but I may hold out for the Note 8. My Note 4 is doing just fine...and its paid off to boot.

Thanks for the link/info.
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Old 03-22-17, 02:00 PM   #5846
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Anyone else waiting for Pixel XL (128GB) to come back in stock at Google? I have, and I've been waiting long enough to remember estimates of late February and early March. Also fun is that in the last few days, the 32GB Black version went out of stock online.

Anyone have anything approaching insider info on when we can expect stock to show up?

(Yes, I'm on the list to be notified when they come back in stock.)
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Old 03-22-17, 02:07 PM   #5847
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Anyone have anything approaching insider info on when we can expect stock to show up?
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Old 03-22-17, 03:14 PM   #5848
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Anyone else waiting for Pixel XL (128GB) to come back in stock at Google? I have, and I've been waiting long enough to remember estimates of late February and early March. Also fun is that in the last few days, the 32GB Black version went out of stock online.

Anyone have anything approaching insider info on when we can expect stock to show up?

(Yes, I'm on the list to be notified when they come back in stock.)
Well you can check Verizon stock too... You can buy one from them without being a customer. Although... returns must be through Verizon...

I bought a XL from Verizon and got it like five days later.

Also this reminds me i need to sell my Pixel XL since I have too many phones again.
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

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Well you can check Verizon stock too... You can buy one from them without being a customer. Although... returns must be through Verizon...

I bought a XL from Verizon and got it like five days later.

Also this reminds me i need to sell my Pixel XL since I have too many phones again.
My Verizon store doesn't seem to have the 128GB model in stock. It looks like I could order one from Verizon, but it wouldn't get here for a few weeks. Also, I don't want to deal with Verizon, even a little bit.


Do you have the 128GB version?
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Old 03-22-17, 09:06 PM   #5850
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Coincidently, I just received an in-stock email from Google for the 128GB black Pixel XL, and promptly ordered it. I'll assume that Google isn't reading DVDTalk, but that's a solid coincidence in my book. I've been waiting for at least a month, and this is the first time I wrote anything about it.

The new phone will be here in a week or so.
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