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post #11 of 31
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K thanks guys I think i narrowed it down to the nexus one and the Samsung galaxy, maybe even the droid 2, I guess I'll just see whats the best deal on Craigslist. Is there stuff I should know before going meet up and check out the phones in person? For example with iPhone you needed to know what firmware and base band they it had to make sure u can jailbreak it.

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post #12 of 31
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Originally Posted by jackeyjoe View Post
Where is my rep?

You should be safe buying one thats already rooted.

Its sort of like jailbreaking... its more like unlocking all the protection implemented by manufacturers and carriers in android. Another important part of rooting is unlocking the bootloader, it lets you run custom kernels(and therefore pretty much anything).
NO REP FOR U!!!! LOL JK

What happened to the rep system for mods anyways, how come they are gone now? If you root it will you be able to flash it back to the stock firmware? Is there any site/forum I can check out for android/rooting stuff? I only know of gms arena and xda developers.
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post #13 of 31
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NO REP FOR U!!!! LOL JK

What happened to the rep system for mods anyways, how come they are gone now? If you root it will you be able to flash it back to the stock firmware? Is there any site/forum I can check out for android/rooting stuff? I only know of gms arena and xda developers.
We lose it because we don't need it

As long as your phone/carrier has a RUU for your phone its as simple as running it with your phone plugged in and your back stock (although this can't fix a bricked phone, which can happen if you do something incredibly stupid unlike the unbrickable iphones and ipods). As for sites, XDA definitely is the biggest(and probably most helpful).
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if you like the look of the galaxy s your not gona find a better looking screen in anything but a galaxy s.
    
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Quote:
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if you like the look of the galaxy s your not gona find a better looking screen in anything but a galaxy s.
or HTC phones that have AMOLED screens in them... my AMOLED desires screen looks prettier than the galaxy S's screen
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pure powa = nexus one.
preeeettty colours = galaxy S
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HTC Wildfire S!
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post #18 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by t00sl0w View Post
pure powa = nexus one.
preeeettty colours = galaxy S
Pure powa + preeeettty colors = Nexus S
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http://www.virginmobileusa.com/cell-...us-v-phone.jsp

Not the best phone on the list, but $25 unlimited data.
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post #20 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by jjsoviet View Post
Pure powa + preeeettty colors = Nexus S
Not really... I mean it doesn't have a microsd card slot and the nexus one still has an AMOLED screen. It only just pulls ahead in performance, and thats a negligible difference anyways.
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