Keep taking them...
"In the last three years we have seen that change and we think that's down to tablets."
Ah, isn't modern medicine wonderful?
19 posts • joined 8 Jul 2009
Right.... 'cos this is the ONLY phone on the market that's built in China, right? Not as if many Samsungs, HTCs, iPhones etc are made by those sneaky Chinese.
Frankly in fact this phone is better than most in that respect: download the firmware image from Cyanogenmod directly and flash it yourself. Try doing that on an iPhone!
Well quite.... that's my moan! They are clearly NOT ready to supply any markets "in volume" since they won't let me buy one. Yet for months they have been pumping them into the reviewers' hands. At first it seemed like a slightly silly, but tolerable, "let's make people excited" ploy. But as the months drag on, it's clearly nothing of the sort.
I wish respectable reviewers (I point the finger widely here, not just at El Reg) would simply ignore this device until it really is ready to ship(1). Or "Preview" it. Not "Review" it....
(1) where "ready to ship" means I give them my money, they give me a phone. No d**king around with "Please enter a competition!" or "Do you deserve one Sir? Do you know the right people?" Simple concept. :-)
Absolutely agree - it's a potentially quite serious issue!! But the fault could cause any number of serious consequences ("could burn the house down")!!!!
My gripe was with the reporter presenting something explicitly as a quote when, as far as I can see, it was entirely made up (as in not a quote at all) Pedantic - maybe. But reporters should report...
You say, with quote marks: “overheats and deforms the camera body”
Where in the 3 advisories to which you link is that quote, and where does it say that the *camera* body is affected? Let's be generous and say that you misunderstood this statement: "The battery pack can experience a short circuit causing it to overheat and possibly causing the outside casing to become deformed..."
It is pretty clear that it refers to the casing of the battery, not the camera. But as I say, you misunderstood, which is fine. But why offer it as a quote...? That's pretty poor reporting.
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Damn damn and double damn... I've happily used them to send many many books to France after one too many run-ins with Amazon's laughably called "Customer Service". The Book Depository seemed to actually have a clue.
Good prices - although not *always* cheapest - that's the point, I still used them anyway...
While I hate the idea myself, one has to wonder that IF you're going to do the whole nekkid scan thing, then surely you do need to keep the pictures?
- Person sues for abuse. Authorities need to go "Look - that's why we orifice-searched you"
- Bomber gets through (as they surely will) Authorities need to go back and see how they got through scanner undetected.
I oppose the whole idea, seeing how it is all security theatre anyway. But if not day one (to avoid the hoohah) I have no doubt at all that scans WILL be kept. To not do so would be illogical.
I get me coat... oh hang on, no need - they can see through it.
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