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  1. J

    Post 2021 htc vivow nostalgia unlock+roms

    I was just digging through my collection of old phones to get working again for fun and was going to play with the inc2. any way to get a hold of the Verizon 4.0 OTA files? mines still loaded with 2.3GB.
  2. J

    Post [OFFICIAL] LineageOS 17.1 for Xperia Z3

    Hey everyone, just ordered a supposid "new" unopened old stock xperia z3v out of nostalgia and was looking through reviews and forums until it arrives. came upon this tread thinking I might be able to somewhat update it but being a verizon variant, I'm not so sure. Anyone have any insight if...
  3. J

    Post News? Maybe i Hope!

    i wouldn't call my typical usage normal. im always hammering on my phones. if im not using them to research, im playing games, multitasking, taking pictures, recording video, using social media both personal and for work. (im in car sales) so i almost always have my tumi powerpack mod on all of...
  4. J

    Post News? Maybe i Hope!

    Anyone else noticing improved battery life after the update? I did a full factory reset after the update because it broke my Bluetooth but its been running great for me. Today might just be a fluke so ill keep a close eye over the next few days but so far it seems to be doing better with idle...
  5. J

    Post Moto Z Force still a decent option if purchased today (Aug 2017)?

    Without a moto mod? not really. if you want battery life with good performance the Moto Z Force is a good option still in my opinion, now they it just got updated to Android 7.1.1 if battery life is more important than raw performance I would say the Moto Z Play or Z2 Play are even better...
  6. J

    Post News? Maybe i Hope!

    Just got the update yesterday myself. was excited to see that it was 7.1.1 but got annoyed fast that it broke my admittedly already broken Bluetooth. (wouldn't turn on) But after backing everything up and a little bit of stumbling through the "restore" part of a full reset everything is running...
  7. J

    Post Nougat Rolling Out!

    I was thinking the same thing. although I'm going to be honest I was extremely surprised that I would be able to pull the update on day one from when they said it would be released. [emoji41] Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  8. J

    Post Nougat Rolling Out!

    Installed on running smoothly so far! Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  9. J

    Post Nougat Rolling Out!

    Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  10. J

    Post Nougat Rolling Out!

    Downloading the update right now. [emoji2] Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  11. J

    Post Anyone know if Moto Z Force supports UHS-II micro SD cards?

    the physical cards fit but I want to know if the extra pins are actually put to use to get the speeds the cards are rated for. backwards compatibility and software overhead make this hard to find out. lol Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  12. J

    Post Replacement screen plastic protector

    haven't really been actively looking for it but I asked a Verizon corporate store rep today if they had them in yet and so far no one has got them in yet. Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  13. J

    Thread Moto Z Play Battery life numbers

    I don't personally have the Z Play but I just got it for my sister on my plan and its getting some really great battery life. it had 15% left but already had over 9 hours of SOT! granted she mostly watch's Youtube videos with checking Facebook every so often. what is everyone else getting?
  14. J

    Post No Quick Charge 2.0/3.0 support

    I bought the Choetech charger from amazon and it works great on my Z Force. no where near the OEM charger but still charges the phone dead to full in a little over an hour and a half. from my limited testing.
  15. J

    Post Scosche Magnetic Dash Mount (MAGDM2)

    same here. glad that I didn't need to pull the plate out of my Moto X pure case just for the new phone. holds just as good in my nakid tough case for my Z Force. ? I wonder how well it would work with a Moto mod attached like the power packs? ? Sent from my XT1650 using Tapatalk
  16. J

    Post Android 6. 0. 1 for the XT1575

    so far I'm only aware of 6.0.0 for the US Moto X pure. the software comes direct from Motorola/Lenovo so they don't have different otas for different carriers. it's all the same phone. we do have the February security patch though. haven't seen or heard of anything since though. Sent from my...
  17. J

    Post what is wrong with the 16GB model vs. 32 or 64GB?

    from my admittedly limited knowledge of memory fabrication, I believe that companies test a few random chips from a batch and determine the bin(rating) from those tests. so you could have two chips from the same bin but you can still have one chip that performs higher than normal from the rest...
  18. J

    Post what is wrong with the 16GB model vs. 32 or 64GB?

    So my memory of performance was from my older Sony and the 32gb card I had in it. Just ran the numbers using the A1 SD bench app and this is what I came up with. Also this is the microSD card that I currently have in my phone right now...
  19. J

    Post what is wrong with the 16GB model vs. 32 or 64GB?

    I don't have any screen shots to show but from my own benchmarking, internal memory is on average 10x to 12x faster than even good performance microSD cards. I've got a Samsung 64gb class 10/u1 card and my internal 64gb beats it by many fold. Add in app overhead and depending on how you use your...
  20. J

    Post soak test

    http://www.rwilco12.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=903 that's the only thing I've found so far. Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  21. J

    Post soak test

    Just got the update too! Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  22. J

    Post Moto X Pure - Android™ 6.0 Marshmallow Release Notes

    I've got the 64gb MXPE and mine says that it has 53.18gb usable space. Which for formating and OS reservation, I can understand why it is the way it is. Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  23. J

    Post soak test

    Just finished my little survey. I can't wait to try it out! Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  24. J

    Post Soak Test

    Does it drain the battery any more than the Moto features already do? Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  25. J

    Post Marshmallow OTA Zip

    This is probably going to sound like a stupid question but what would be the risks of trying to install this on a XT1575? Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  26. J

    Post Soak Test

    I noticed that I said for Moto X style. I clicked on the support links in there and selected region (usa) and moto x pure,searched for marshmallow and it doesn't come up with anything. I'm guessing that this was uploaded early before they are ready for the real release. Though one can hope that...
  27. J

    Post Just purchased a MXP and have questions

    I'm on Verizon and I can confirm it supports advanced calling, which is VoLTE as far as I know but it might require turning it on at the provider level. Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  28. J

    Post So here I am

    It is a great phone! Although I'm thinking about getting a nexus 5x as a backup in case this ever gets broken or I just want a break from such a large size phone. Lol Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk
  29. J

    Post Moto X Style or Droid Turbo 2?

    My dad just got the Droid turbo 2 and likes it. The screen size isn't too bad and they used an amoled display for it. It does have a ton of VZW crap ware installed that you can't get rid of but he traded in his 2013 moto x with a fully shattered screen and he still got $200 trade in for the...
  30. J

    Post X Style Vs X Force

    Yes the Moto X force (Droid Turbo 2 in the US) is a more powerful phone but it has a price tag to match. It was launched here in the US for Verizon wireless only, 32gig is $624 off contract or $720 for the 64gig variant. That's $174 or $220 more respectively compared to the Moto X Pure edition...
  31. J

    Post Where are the cases?

    Just got an email today from Case*mate to let me know that they make the naked tough case for the Moto X Pure. Ordered as soon as i got home from work! $35 + shipping...
  32. J

    Post High Quality Windows Devices and Printers Icon

    tried it. didn't change anything. I'm on windows 10 if that helps.
  33. J

    Post Moto X backs

    I've got the black plastic back, it's got a diagonal ribbed texture which helps a lot for grip. It's not anything like the almost waxy plastic texture of the white and black version of the OG Moto X that I had. Sent from my XT1575 using Tapatalk ---------- Post added at 08:42 PM ----------...
  34. J

    Post Caught something funny the other day

    The My Verizon app and widget is and forever will be the only thing I will actually use from Verizon as far as apps go. The fact that I dont have to deal with the VZW Tones or VZW Navigator being preloaded and unremovable was all the more reason to get the Pure outright instead of the LG G4. All...
  35. J

    Post Moto X Pure or AT&T LG G4

    I would personally pick the Moto X pure (partly because its what i own). Moto X pure Pros: Unlocked- your not stuck with AT&T if you get the pure because it also works on just about all US carriers. Almost Pure Android- Aside from the couple of additions from Motorola this phone as close to a...
  36. J

    Post What size storage did you go with?

    I went a splurged on the 64gb model and slapped in a Samsung performance 64gb MicroSD card that amazon had on special. after burning through space on 32gb phones even after putting in 64gb cards i wanted as much space as i could get. those HD movies for trips add up fast along with those big...
  37. J

    Post The Z3v is not waterproof, and warranty won't cover water damage.

    I had something of a similar issue but with a good ending. For a few weeks my charge cover wouldn't close right all of the time because the seal came partly undone from but I could sometimes get it back in flush. One day at work I guess it just wasn't the case because after about a minute in the...
  38. J

    Post Up on Bestbuy. Its a start.

    I actully talked to a Sprint rep in store about a week ago and they said that the phones will have to be brought into a Sprint store that has a Sprint Tech so they can add the IMEI to there network. I hope this isnt too late.
  39. J

    Post Where are the cases?

    After hearing that case-mate was going to put out a couple bumpers i went ahead and sent them an Email asking them if they were going to do another Naked Tough case like that had for the 2013 Moto X. I had it on my All white OG Moto X and I loved it just for the fact that it didnt add too much...
  40. J

    Post It is over for the Z3v

    I'm done buying through Verizon and sony After promise after promise from Verizon and Sony both I'm saving up my money for a 64Gb Moto X Pure. I just checked Verizons website and they don't list any Sony phone, let alone the Xperia Z4v. And even if they did I wouldn't even give Verizon the...
  41. J

    Post [Guide] LG G3 Stock Firmware (Go Back to Stock) KDZ & TOT Method With LGUP

    I understood the port part but i dont think the right drivers are being installed. When i first connected the phone it would show up like it shows in my attached image. no drivers would install when the phone connected. i want to install them manualy but i cant seem to find the proper file for...
  42. J

    Post [Guide] LG G3 Stock Firmware (Go Back to Stock) KDZ & TOT Method With LGUP

    Yes im using the TOT method. I ran into the problem where the device wouldnt install the drivers after i installed the VZW drivers onto my laptop. is it supposed to show up as LGEmodem in the device manager?
  43. J

    Post [Guide] LG G3 Stock Firmware (Go Back to Stock) KDZ & TOT Method With LGUP

    VZW serial driver? I've got the VZW G3 and trying to go back to stock but I don't think I have the right driver selected for the phone in download mode. I had to force the drive from the device manager but I'm not sure I selected the right entry because i started the flash but the flashing...
  44. J

    Post 12/24/12 Update x912

    so other issues ive run into... After spending some time I've run into some other issues with the update. Biggest one being that I can no longer long press the Home soft key to bring up recent apps which I use heavily. Also does anyone have any idea why Media mode would cause double folders on...
  45. J

    Post 12/24/12 Update x912

    Great... for the most part. Downloaded and installed the update with little issues. Phone was stock rooted 4.0.4. phone is quite a bit more responsive which I'm really liking. aside from the VZW FC at boot the only other problem i am having is that when i connect my phone to windows in media...