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post #571 of 1060
Too bad they didnt use their own Google + account instead of freaking twitter.

http://www.androidcentral.com/google-wants-you-win-samsung-galaxy-nexus-your-own-10-chances-10-days
post #572 of 1060
forget the damn contest. just tell us the carriers already. this is such a stupid launch for a phone. worst one i've seen in a while. who actually thinks up marketing schemes like this?
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If it was up to me I'd have the announcement meeting 2 weeks before a surefire release date with everything (specs, carriers, features, price and all), then have commercials and advertisements appropriate for the phone. After that first week hype when most people have eventually found time to soak it up, would be time to start having a countdown with style like events and contests. Seems a bit silly that the developers don't even know what's happening (I'm assuming based off stuff from the Samsung camp).

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How important is the Face Unlock feature anyway?

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I'd say face unlock is more of a gimmick anyways. Not something I really care to use.
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I'd say face unlock is more of a gimmick anyways. Not something I really care to use.

While I do agree that it is alittle on the gimmicky side, I think it would work perfect for people like me that never use a lock screen anyway. The more and more I thought about it the more it started to make sense to me. I'm just curious how much of an effect lighting has on it.......
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I'd say face unlock is more of a gimmick anyways. Not something I really care to use.

While I do agree that it is alittle on the gimmicky side, I think it would work perfect for people like me that never use a lock screen anyway. The more and more I thought about it the more it started to make sense to me. I'm just curious how much of an effect lighting has on it.......

So you turn off the lock screen? Or do you mean like using a pin? I didn't think you could disable lock altogether. Figured you would be butt dialing all the time.
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So you turn off the lock screen? Or do you mean like using a pin? I didn't think you could disable lock altogether. Figured you would be butt dialing all the time.

No lock screen at all. Just hit the power button and I'm on the homescreen. The option is built into my ROM now but I was using "No Lock" from the market. I've never had a problem with my phone turning on in my pocket or anything.
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So you turn off the lock screen? Or do you mean like using a pin? I didn't think you could disable lock altogether. Figured you would be butt dialing all the time.

No lock screen at all. Just hit the power button and I'm on the homescreen. The option is built into my ROM now but I was using "No Lock" from the market. I've never had a problem with my phone turning on in my pocket or anything.

Wow thats interesting. Never tried it.
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