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snotrag

11,445 posts

123 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Anyone reccomend a decent 'tough' case? Not some leather flip thing...

tenohfive

5,259 posts

94 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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snotrag said:
Anyone reccomend a decent 'tough' case? Not some leather flip thing...
On the skin front, I can strongly recommend this:
http://www.proporta.com/product/samsung-galaxy-s3-...

£20 but you get what you pay for with Proporta gear in my experience.

danneth

664 posts

99 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Anyone got any ideas why it keeps showing i have a txt message when I don't, been through them all, restared phone etc goes away for abit then comes back, no voice messages either...

badgerade

558 posts

110 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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snotrag said:
Anyone reccomend a decent 'tough' case? Not some leather flip thing...
http://www.otterbox.com/Samsung-Galaxy-S3-Commuter-Series/SAM4-GALAXY-S3,default,pd.html?dwvar_SAM4-GALAXY-S3_color=20&start=3&cgid=samsung-galaxy-s3-cases

I've got one of those to protect the S3 from my 4 year old.. Working well so far and it doesn't add too much extra bulk

IainW

1,630 posts

87 months

Friday 12th October 2012
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Picked up an amber brown S3 the other day and really like it. Impressed with the battery life so far, not as bad as I feared. But then I did come from an HTC Desire which wasn't great on battery life. I'm used to smartphone battery levels now. Word of advice, don't buy Belkin screen protectors. Bought a pack of three from online and they're crap. So many bubbles, I wasted the whole pack of three I bought.
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Furry Exocet

2,868 posts

93 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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snotrag said:
Anyone reccomend a decent 'tough' case? Not some leather flip thing...
Otterbox or toughmate cases

Panclan

828 posts

150 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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The Otterbox Defender is a fully enclosed case, chap at work got one last week, it also comes with a big belt holster for the phone.

Fletch79

1,575 posts

109 months

Saturday 13th October 2012
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Samsung has a few offers that might be of interest to some

http://www.samsung.com/uk/galaxyupgrade/ - Trade up to the Galaxy SIII or Note II and you could receive a FREE Galaxy Tab 2 worth £299 or a discounted Samsung device.

http://www.samsung.com/uk/promotions/officialtop40... - Get all the latest hits for Free with the Official TOP 40 Chart App

tenohfive

5,259 posts

94 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Fletch79 said:
Samsung has a few offers that might be of interest to some

http://www.samsung.com/uk/galaxyupgrade/ - Trade up to the Galaxy SIII or Note II and you could receive a FREE Galaxy Tab 2 worth £299 or a discounted Samsung device.

http://www.samsung.com/uk/promotions/officialtop40... - Get all the latest hits for Free with the Official TOP 40 Chart App
First one sounds alright for those that haven't already upgraded, the second is a bit hit and miss though - the app is free but you pay £1 a week for it.

Asterix

24,438 posts

140 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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furry exocet said:

Otterbox or toughmate cases
I'm looking for an Otterbox commuter case but they seem to be rare in Dubai. I did find a defender but its far too chunky for me.

Asterix

24,438 posts

140 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Just found out Adobe Flash isn't supported for Android any more. That's clever!

tyrewrecker

6,419 posts

66 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Phone is big enough without a case IMO

Crafty_

10,192 posts

112 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Asterix said:
Just found out Adobe Flash isn't supported for Android any more. That's clever!
Blame Adobe. They decided to bin flash on all mobile devices.

It was in the store until recently. You can still sideload it, works fine.

Furry Exocet

2,868 posts

93 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Asterix said:
Just found out Adobe Flash isn't supported for Android any more. That's clever!
Just downloaded the apk and it will work, it'll never be updated though.

WEHGuy

1,298 posts

85 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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I dropped my phone and now the screen has a green tint over 80% over it and the touch screen no longer works. frown

Any ideas how much it will sort to fix and where to fix it?

plasticpig

10,245 posts

137 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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£150 for a new display and probably around £40-£60 labour.

chibbard

1,477 posts

172 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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This is my first post from my new galaxy s3. What a nice piece of kit. Very impressed so far.

chibbard

1,477 posts

172 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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This is my first post from my new galaxy s3. What a nice piece of kit. Very impressed so far.

ApexJimi

12,011 posts

155 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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Doubly impressed, one might say...


hehe

chibbard

1,477 posts

172 months

Sunday 14th October 2012
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This is my first post from my new galaxy s3. What a nice piece of kit. Very impressed so far.