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Forum: LTE Rollouts / Upcoming Devices / Network Vision 04-16-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,147
Posted By mcantu
ok, these are just silly... 1) its taken...

ok, these are just silly...

1) its taken this long because Verizon had an exclusivity deal on the GN

2) i have a NS4G and there is zero bloatware on it. yes, ICS took forever (its there now)...
Forum: Samsung 04-15-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,288
Posted By mcantu
the general rule for me is that if i need to...

the general rule for me is that if i need to shift my grip while using the phone with one hand, its too big. i have medium sized hands and with the Nexus S4G (4" screen) i need to slightly shift...
Forum: Samsung 10-06-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,094
Posted By mcantu
Anyone Done A Speedtest Recently?

using both speakeasy.net and the xtremelabs app i'm getting 10-13 Mbit down and 2-2.5 Mbit up. this is double what i was getting a couple of months ago :tu:
Forum: Samsung 08-03-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,946
Posted By mcantu
thats what i thought too at first. after having...

thats what i thought too at first. after having the update for a few days now the signal is definitely showing 10dBm stronger than before
Forum: Samsung 07-26-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,946
Posted By mcantu
can you guys try speakeasy.net or the xtremelabs...

can you guys try speakeasy.net or the xtremelabs app instead of the speedtest one? the speedtest app has always shown much lower numbers...
Forum: Samsung 07-22-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,946
Posted By mcantu
here's the official Sprint announcement: ...

here's the official Sprint announcement:
...
Forum: Samsung 06-26-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,265
Posted By mcantu
KingCoop, can you try the speedtest over at...

KingCoop,

can you try the speedtest over at speakeasy.net? i'm getting speeds twice as high as the speedtest.net app. the xtremelabs speedtest app also shows higher speeds...
Forum: Samsung 06-06-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,177
Posted By mcantu
if you are getting low speeds with the speedtest...

if you are getting low speeds with the speedtest app try going to http://speakeasy.net/speedtest/ and compare your speed. apparently there is a problem with speedtest and newer phones...
Forum: Samsung 05-17-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,177
Posted By mcantu
i just did some more testing and it doesnt seem...

i just did some more testing and it doesnt seem like signal strength affects 4G speed. after a hard reset, i max out at 3.5 down/1 up Mbps whether i have a full signal or 1 bar. i wonder if Sprint...
Forum: Samsung 05-17-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,177
Posted By mcantu
for those with 4G issues, check your area on the...

for those with 4G issues, check your area on the coverage map. from what it says there, being indoors really affects your signal strength...
Forum: Samsung 05-17-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By mcantu
i'd wait until just before your return period is...

i'd wait until just before your return period is over. there could be an update by then...
Forum: Samsung 05-16-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 39,687
Posted By mcantu
http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google+Mobil...

http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google+Mobile/thread?tid=747f398a6c1bb2b9&hl=en&start=280

google employee post on 5/2:
Forum: Samsung 05-16-2011, 10:54 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 39,687
Posted By mcantu
there are many, many posts about this issue over...

there are many, many posts about this issue over at androidcentral. my reception is also on the low end. holding a Hero side-by-side with the NS4G, i get 5 out of 6 bars on Hero and 1 or 2 out of 4...
Forum: Samsung 05-12-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,560
Posted By mcantu
aim has always been a battery killer for me...

aim has always been a battery killer for me...
Forum: Android (Google) Based Phones 05-12-2011, 01:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,487
Posted By mcantu
auto-focus is what slows down the camera on the...

auto-focus is what slows down the camera on the NS. set focus to 'infinity' and the shutter is almost instantaneous...
Forum: Samsung 05-12-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,709
Posted By mcantu
i've got it showing 99% right now...

i've got it showing 99% right now...
Forum: Samsung 05-11-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,595
Posted By mcantu
thats a 2 year old bill that didnt become law...

thats a 2 year old bill that didnt become law...
Forum: Samsung 05-08-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By mcantu
Nexus S Free in the UK?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1366371/Review-Google-Nexus-S-smartphone.html



its amazing how US carriers try to make us feel that we should be thankful to get it subsidized for...
Forum: HTC 05-05-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,691
Posted By mcantu
hmm, now i might have to hold off on getting the...

hmm, now i might have to hold off on getting the Nexus S...
Forum: Samsung 04-26-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,679
Posted By mcantu
i've always just renewed my contract when i get a...

i've always just renewed my contract when i get a new phone. this counts as signing a 2 year contract no matter where in your current one you are
Forum: Samsung 04-26-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,946
Posted By mcantu
was the Nexus S you tried a Sprint branded one? ...

was the Nexus S you tried a Sprint branded one? i've read its supposed to be slightly thicker and heavier than the ones out for other carriers
Forum: Samsung 03-21-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,282
Posted By mcantu
not exactly true. an 8MP pic will get you an 8 x...

not exactly true. an 8MP pic will get you an 8 x 10 print at 300 ppi.

http://www.design215.com/toolbox/megapixels.php
Forum: Samsung 03-21-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,282
Posted By mcantu
why cant Sprint put out a decent spec'd phone...

why cant Sprint put out a decent spec'd phone with a 3.5" screen? 4" is just too bulky for comfortable pocket carry...
Forum: LG 01-08-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,685
Posted By mcantu
no one else has noticed that the onscreen text is...

no one else has noticed that the onscreen text is fuzzy looking compared to the Hero or that when scrolling the text leaves ghost images? i looked at a 2nd Optimus yesterday and saw that again...
Forum: LG 01-04-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,685
Posted By mcantu
on the one i looked at today the text on the...

on the one i looked at today the text on the screen looked very blurry compared to the Hero i was holding next to it. anyone else notice this?
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