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Old 05-04-17, 12:33 AM   #5926
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Got my Fully Immersive Gear VR bundle today. I have to take my phone out of the case to dock it . Still it's pretty cool. Comes with one of two bundles -- one with games, another with Hunger Games and VR experiences. I went with the game bundle. Seems pretty cool, but it gets hot fast in the helmet.

I bought Zen Pinball VR since I love ZP2 so much. Turns out I can't use it with the included controller. Apparently I need a gamepad for it, but don't know what that is. If I can use my new Bluetooth PS4 Dual Shock controller, that would be great.

The included headphones are pretty cool and light.
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Old 05-05-17, 05:16 PM   #5927
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

My gmail app keeps on notifying me every 10 minutes that I can't sign into my Hotmail account. How do I stop it from notifying me? I'm tired of thinking it's a text message. I can't find a "sign out" option, or something similar.
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Old 05-08-17, 10:16 AM   #5928
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

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My gmail app keeps on notifying me every 10 minutes that I can't sign into my Hotmail account. How do I stop it from notifying me? I'm tired of thinking it's a text message. I can't find a "sign out" option, or something similar.
Disable Sync on that account.

App Drawer -> Settings -> Accounts -> email@hotmail.com
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Old 05-09-17, 02:29 AM   #5929
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Thank you, Rich, that worked.
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Old 05-09-17, 09:34 AM   #5930
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Old 05-10-17, 10:37 PM   #5931
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Is Nougat a much better OS than Marshmallow? My device gets the Nougat upgrade this July. Not sure if I should jump ship.
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Old 05-11-17, 12:12 AM   #5932
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

The differences between Marshmallow and Nougat are not huge, but to me it's more a "why not" question. You get better notifications, better battery life, Google Assistant built in, multi-window support (if your device didn't support it previously), and a few other look-and-feel tweaks.
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Old 05-11-17, 03:28 PM   #5933
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

http://bgr.com/2017/05/11/galaxy-not...se-date-korea/

Seems Samsung is re-releasing a "safe" Galaxy Note 7 in Korea with permissions being requested in the US to do the same thing.

3200 battery instead of 3500. Price drop to $400 too.

Here's another link:

http://www.techweez.com/2017/05/11/r...-note-7-price/

Still think it may be worth waiting for the Note 8 in a few months. These are "refurbished" phones.
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Old 05-11-17, 04:13 PM   #5934
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

I've heard the S8 has the possibility of the 'home button' burn in. I found that odd, because my screen is completely blank--well save the always on clock, which moves. I'm using a bootloader and not touchwiz.

Is the menu button supposed to be always-on?
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Old 05-11-17, 06:06 PM   #5935
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The differences between Marshmallow and Nougat are not huge, but to me it's more a "why not" question. You get better notifications, better battery life, Google Assistant built in, multi-window support (if your device didn't support it previously), and a few other look-and-feel tweaks.
Better battery life is a big plus. I also hope it takes less space than Marshmallow.
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Old 05-12-17, 08:21 AM   #5936
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

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Old 05-13-17, 05:34 AM   #5937
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Picked up the G6 yesterday (T-Mobile has a BOGO deal and there's no need to add a new line). Grabbed a new car charger and cable from Best Buy and neither worked. I know USB-C is better than micro but I hate having to buy new accessories.
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Old 05-13-17, 10:30 AM   #5938
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Better battery life is a big plus. I also hope it takes less space than Marshmallow.
I didn't see a huge battery life improvement. It seems to me that there was a bigger boost going from L to M, than from M to N. They use a more aggressive power saving scheme when the screen is off, but since I use my phone a lot, the opportunity for that scheme to kick in is not big during the day. It may work better for people who have their phones idle more of the time.

I am not sure about space requirements.
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Old 05-13-17, 10:44 PM   #5939
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Old 05-17-17, 06:00 PM   #5940
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Android O is available in beta for those with beta access and the usually list of phones (Nexus/Pixel devices). Just downloaded it. First thing I noticed is the notification bar up top is different color when you swipe down. Also, the settings menu has been completely re-hauled and has less options. Will have to mess around with it more to see what is different. Hoping the battery stuff makes a difference.
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Old 05-18-17, 11:01 AM   #5941
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Shit. Probably shouldn't have downloaded it. Several apps aren't working, including 2 that I use regularly. I've never had a single problem with any other beta version and this issue. I may need to do a rollback.
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Old 05-18-17, 05:15 PM   #5942
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Re: The one and only ANDROID thread....

Samsung.com s8 bogo. Requires activation on T-Mobile.

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