Discussion in 'Tech & Support' started by Thread Manager, Sep 18, 2013.
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It took about an hour to update my iPhone to iOS7 but it was well worth wait. I'm loving the new design and I really like the Control Center on there.
I agree, somehow I was able to use the Panorama wallpaper feature. I guess there are some hiccups with it lol I love how simple it looks and the new charge/ lock sounds.
It took me damn near all day to get IOS 7. Itunes wouldn't let be download it at first because I didn't have IOS 6.1.3, so I had to download that one before I could get 7.
In response to the dmg from last thread: yes I have swype on my phone. It did not work any better lol. I tried some different keyboards but have gone back to the standard one now. Still not completely satisfied though.
Sad to hear about BB doing so bad, was really hoping to see a new slider from them as there have been rumours about one.
What was your opinion on SwiftKey?
ios7 now has gamepad support. That combined with Apple TV's airplay makes for a great mini-console. Always avoided hardcore games (GTA's, Max Payne, KOTOR) and FPS' on the app store knowing it wouldn't be ideal with touch controls. If some of those games update to support gamepads, I'll totally get one.
Anyone know any good extra large keyboard for andoid? I'm going crazy with the standard one. Pretty much every other word has a typo these days.
Swiftkey X. I think it's on sale right now. It kinda goes on sale frequently if you don't want to pay the full price. That and Nova Launcher were the only two I bought full price. I use them every time I use my phone so the $8 spent was worth it to me.
Any free apps?
There's the Google Keyboard but that should already be on your phone. There's the GO Keyboard, but I've never tried it.. SwiftKey X does have a free trial, but after a week or so it doesn't give predictions and just becomes a keyboard layout. The predictions are the best feature.
Swifkey X is on sale right now (can't see the price since I own it). I HIGHLY recommend it, it's worth whatever they're asking.
Thanks! I'll check it out.
Does your phone come with Swype? If not, you can get the Swype Beta for free from the developers.
Random question that I hope you phone nuts have an answer to.
When visiting the forums on my iPhone, the boards are completely red with the exception of posts the have been quoted. This is a recent development of the past week or so. Previously, the background was the only thing that was red.
Is there anything I can do about this? It makes the boards hard to read, especially the thread titles since they are also red!
Alternatively, are there any good forum apps that have acesss to the SHH! boards?
I often use my Android phone from metroPCS to view and post. These last few days I have had a pop up of IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY coming up and I cannot X out the ad or anything to remove it. I cannot click on the threads I want using my phone. I am a bit of a techno dunce so help would be appreciated.
I started a thread about this the other day. No replies, yet.
Anyone else have problems with their phone freezing up or running super slow? Especially, if the signal is low.
I've had a couple hiccups but nothing unusual or frequent. I am running CM10 on my phone. You can try a factory reset. Definitely back up your apps with Titanium Backup first (requires root).
With Microsoft buying Nokia's Devices and Services Division, leaks of Google and LG's Nexus 5 and the announcement of Android Kitkat and the new iPhones, I say September has been a pretty busy month for mobile tech. Although the future is looking bright for the top three ecosystems, it also looks like the end of RIM/BB is near.
So what do you guys think of all these changes:
The Mircosoft/Nokia acquisition?
The announcement of Android KitKat?
The new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C?
The possible end of BlackBerry?
I'm going to wait for the iPhone 6 next year although the fingerprint feature for the 5S looks cool. Can't wait for ios 7 to come out in 2 days!
I thought Microsoft had already acquired Nokia.
Android KitKat is nothing surprising other than the name being KitKat instead of Key Lime Pie, smart marketing opportunity by KitKat though. Makes me want KitKats even though I've never been an immense fan.
New iPhones, meh. Usually new improvements. 5C seems like a budget level phone like some Android lines have. I'm more interested in iOS 7.
Not surprised that BlackBerry may die off.
Microsoft owned Nokia's body, now they own their heart, soul, their everything.
Chocolate covered waifer cookies does not please you to orgasmic heights of pleasure?
iOS 7 may actually rival Android if it's as good as I've been hearing from the techbloggers, but then again they seem to be consistent in circle jerking to everything Apple does. I'm much more interested in what the response is from longtime fans and see if the new interface and pastel rainbow-ness is as polarizing as MOS.
Yeah I think a lot called it, but I actually liked BB10. I guess gesture-based OSes (webOS, Meego, BB10) will always die.
Still doesn't seem like much will change.
I'm not a big chocolate fan. KitKats were always the candy that I had once or twice and was good for a year. Before the announcement, I can't remember the last time I had a KitKat or craved one.
If I get a job where I'll get a work phone, I might go with the iPhone 5S because of iOS 7. I like how it's caught up to modern design standards. I wouldn't feel comfortable rooting a work phone and I HAVE to root it to use Nova Launcher and Titanium Backup.
Some things aren't meant to be
Ive been thinking of getting a Galaxy S IV or an HTC One. On the other hand, should I wait? Is there some new really good Android phone on the horizon that I haven't heard of?