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Congrats!
Its good to know that it has become quicker and smoother. (its smooth already anyway) Ive heard somewhere that as quick as the os is, it was not fully utilizing some features of the gpu on the processor and it was said that it will change in mango. So thats awesome news.
Hows the games HUB?
Is the list scroling for third party apps better now?
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Yea, the more I dig into the settings the more that opens up. It's pretty amazing. The Games hub is alot more organized. When you first open it up, it shows you your apps in a List form. The last 3 used under a "Recent" section, then comes a "Xbox Live" section for all Xbox Live enabled games, then an "Other" Section, essentially like before but instead of boxes its in list form that's pretty snappy. Makes for quick navigation.

Swiping to the right brings you to your Xbox Live screen where your Avatar pops up with out the need of the Extra's app. On the same screen is Profile, Achievements, and Avatar. Clicking Profile or Achievements brings you to the respectful screens without needing to open the app. Clicking App brings you to the Avatar Customization screen which is under a new Beta Xbox Live Extras app. The only time I need to leave the screen to do something. So everything is self contained into the new Hub which is great. Plus alot of interesting ways to interact with them now. You can get them pissed off till they walk away.

Swipe right, Friends and Messages options
The Friends box actually populates with friends from your Friends List.

Swipe right, Requests screen,
"No Game or turn requests. Pick a multiplayer game and invite someone to play" ( This just makes me happy)

Swipe one last time, it's the Spotlight screen, Including deals of the week, gamer spotlights, etc.
Edited by YannieBoy - 6/30/11 at 3:53pm
    
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That avatar thing seems to be interesting.
Banding gone right?
Keep us posted.
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That avatar thing seems to be interesting.
Banding gone right?
Keep us posted.
When I was on No-Do via registry I was able to fix the banding issue. Since Mango removes my homebrew apps including the Reg Editor, everything esstentially went back to default settings so lo and be hold Banding is back. But it seems it was caused by the HTC Update a while back, so LG/Sammy users might have a different experience. Completely forgot that Mango was supposed to fix the banding. Since it's a Beta build hopefully it gets fix in the next builds to come.

I'll try to get some pics/video tomorrow since I work at nights, so I'll have some free play time in the morning.
    
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Yannie, thanks so much for this. ^_^
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That's what I'm here for, provide for my OCN brethren.

I'm about to leave work here in a little bit. Shoot me any questions you may have. So I can get to them when I get home.
    
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My phone just told me there is an update available, so is this out already?
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Oh man, I gotta sync my Arrive!

EDIT: Not getting an option for an update.
Edited by Kamikaze127 - 6/30/11 at 9:23pm
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I do hope banding goes away. Ive read in some mango previews that banding is gone but they were using focus devices. But youre right. Its too early to worry. Oh yeah, you might wanna try the custom ring tones! Some benchmark runs maybe?

Crazy, are you on a dev device as well?
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Hey Yannie, given the new capabilities of Mango, how well do you feel it'll perform on hardware that's currently out? No issues? I know it's still in development, but based on what you have experienced, I'd like to hear your point of view. Thanks. ^_^

edit: For those wondering, there is no update right now. Mango has only been released for developers. Which is fine, it's not ready yet. As hard as it is, we have to be patient. O_O

I hate patience! >_<
Edited by Miki - 6/30/11 at 11:16pm
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