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  • Ror1984 20 Dec 2012 21:08:33 2,853 posts
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    Typical I'd have a bloody power cut just after it turned up!

    FFXIV: ARR - Khroma Midgard, Odin.

  • Peew971 21 Dec 2012 13:12:06 4,703 posts
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    I must say the more reviews I read about the Ativ S, the more impressive I find it. Unless style or OEM apps are very important to a buyer, this is probably the best Windows Phone 8 device available.
  • Ignatius_Cheese Moderator 21 Dec 2012 14:11:51 10,852 posts
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    Style and OEM apps are what is drawing me to the 920. As much as I like the design of the Ativ S... Gah!
  • mcmonkeyplc 21 Dec 2012 15:03:20 39,387 posts
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    It's the fucking Camera for the Lumia 920 that has me hooked.

    I'm a tech whore.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Peew971 21 Dec 2012 23:36:38 4,703 posts
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    Where's my Water/Perry are now available but are sadly not Xbox games.
  • Peew971 22 Dec 2012 00:14:48 4,703 posts
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    Wordament is now on iOS! With XBL and achievements! Holy shit comes to mind.
  • Peew971 22 Dec 2012 00:22:17 4,703 posts
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    Also, Three confirmed they'll be getting the 920 soon.
  • Deleted user 22 December 2012 18:19:05
    Just found a 920 on pay as you go for 330, thought it was a good price so reserved it. But I'm concerned as I'm on Three and the guy on the phone said it simple will not work in the phone - can you unlock these (never done it before) and is it risky and expensive?
  • CharlieStCloud 22 Dec 2012 18:23:59 5,110 posts
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    mowgli wrote:
    Just found a 920 on pay as you go for 330, thought it was a good price so reserved it.
    Where. On. Earth?!

    Please tell me ...

    ... : )
  • Psychotext 22 Dec 2012 18:59:30 53,855 posts
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    http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/nokia-lumia-920-wireless-charger-wesc-headphones-329-payg-ee-1420432
  • Deleted user 22 December 2012 19:08:00
    Psychotext wrote:
    http://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/nokia-lumia-920-wireless-charger-wesc-headphones-329-payg-ee-1420432
    There! Had to phone a few stores before one had in stock.
  • Peew971 23 Dec 2012 01:26:08 4,703 posts
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    You might as well wait for January when it will be available on most networks. Unlocking this phone is too expensive at the moment.
  • Deleted user 23 December 2012 06:29:02
    Too expensive? Isn't this like 500 normally
  • Peew971 23 Dec 2012 12:09:50 4,703 posts
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    I didn't say it was expensive, I said unlocking it was.
  • Deleted user 23 December 2012 12:21:36
    Yeah that's what I'm referring to. How much do you mean when you say too expensive? (Never unlocked a phone before).
  • Peew971 23 Dec 2012 13:54:32 4,703 posts
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    Depends on the phone, I think it's about 40-50 for the 920 from what I read here and there.
  • Ror1984 24 Dec 2012 15:27:34 2,853 posts
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    Hooray! Crimson Dragon: Side Story now shows up in the WP8 marketplace \o/

    FFXIV: ARR - Khroma Midgard, Odin.

  • Peew971 24 Dec 2012 20:02:24 4,703 posts
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    I wanted to get Risk but it's still not patched for WP8. I might have about 3 games still waiting for a patch, they're taking their slow time.
  • Ror1984 24 Dec 2012 20:36:26 2,853 posts
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    I'm missing Tentacles, the Harvest, Fable Coin Golf and a few others. Crimson Dragon was the only one I was particularly fussed about though, as it hasn't been out all that long.

    I'm starting to wonder when the new games are going to appear.

    FFXIV: ARR - Khroma Midgard, Odin.

  • Peew971 24 Dec 2012 21:38:02 4,703 posts
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    I'm hopeful for Skulls of the Shogun. If it works as advertised it should be amazing.
  • Peew971 25 Dec 2012 19:37:00 4,703 posts
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    UK/London Bus Checker are out for WP if you're a bus user. There already were alternatives on the marketplace but anyone who used iOS/Android will tell you this is one is the real deal.
  • Ignatius_Cheese Moderator 25 Dec 2012 19:51:25 10,852 posts
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    Picked up an Ativ S yesterday for just under 400. It's beautiful! Whilst I may not have the Nokia OEM apps, it has enough features to make up any gap.
  • Peew971 25 Dec 2012 21:19:49 4,703 posts
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    Pictures and a mini review would be great :D
    My choice was gonna be either that or the 920, at the end I guess it's the Pureview camera that convinced me.
  • Peew971 25 Dec 2012 21:33:45 4,703 posts
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    Supposedly the Ativ S comes already updated, can you check that if you have time please? Two ways to verify that would be a) the option to keep wifi alive in settings b) the option to reject a phone call with sms.

    Edited by Peew971 at 21:34:31 25-12-2012
  • Peew971 27 Dec 2012 03:35:55 4,703 posts
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    Look at the time, why am I up? My tiles stopped being live a week ago so tonight I decided to go for a hard reset... and my phone bricked! Trying to resurrect it now :(
  • Folant 31 Dec 2012 18:17:10 1,161 posts
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    Quick question.

    Friend of mine got herself a Lumia 820. She's trying to buy some music but it's telling her she needs to wait until 27/1/13.
    I've tried google but can't seem to find anyone with the same problem or indeed the problem itself.

    Anyone have any idea what's up with that?

    Posted from my Nexus 4, not using Tapatalk 4.

  • Ror1984 31 Dec 2012 18:40:22 2,853 posts
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    I'm assuming she has a WLID? What's the specific error? I've had a couple of issues with media usage rights on Xbox Music, but in the end they were both down to the time/date being wrong, and everything magically worked after I set both, so it's worth checking that.

    @Peew971 :( Any luck with your phone?

    FFXIV: ARR - Khroma Midgard, Odin.

  • Folant 31 Dec 2012 19:00:44 1,161 posts
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    Ok, I'll see if that's the issue. If not, I'll just have to pop round in the week and sort it when it's in my hands rather than asking what's happening over the phone.

    Cheers fella.

    Posted from my Nexus 4, not using Tapatalk 4.

  • Peew971 31 Dec 2012 19:06:18 4,703 posts
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    Yes thanks, there's a thread on WPC on how to unbrick your 920. Had to reflash the whole firmware and went to bed at 5am that night but at least now there's a proper backup on WP and I only lost some game saves. Seeing the phone reinstalling all the apps on its own was just great :)
  • Ror1984 31 Dec 2012 20:11:18 2,853 posts
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    @Folant No worries mate, hope it works - Microsoft's servers seem to throw a bit of a fit if the date/time are wrong, and the phone won't let you sync MS accounts and use the store. I factory reset my 920 the day after I got it, as when I did first boot, it went straight to the start screen (rather than running first setup). When I then set it up, I somehow neglected to set the date/time and my MS account wouldn't work. I threw a bit of a wobbly before remembering that I had set up a store account for my mum's HTC Mozart a few months previous and had a similar issue.

    I remembered doing a web search for that specific error and found a few MS support threads where the users had figured it out. Even if the date/time seems fine on your friend's device, turn off "set automatically" under date/time and set both manually. Leave the auto set slider OFF. If it's the same issue, that should resolve it, but I can't be sure there's not something else going on - it seems a bit weird she's being told to wait til 27/1. Does she have an Xbox Music sub or trial perhaps?

    @Peew971 Glad to hear it's sorted - I had one of those five am, shouting at the phone nights when I had the above issue, but that was down to my idiocy ;)

    FFXIV: ARR - Khroma Midgard, Odin.

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