HTC Desire Z or Samsung Galaxy SII?

Discussion in 'Tablets and Smart Phones' started by Vinnie, May 19, 2011.

  1. philheckler

    philheckler Master Guru

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    s2 all the way , i've got a galaxy s running gingerbread and it awesome , never leaves my hand.
     
  2. eclap

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    just updated my SGS2 to the latest firmware and rooted it. Also have the nvidia opengl plugin installed so I can play tegra 2 games. the phone is amazing!
     
  3. Li4m79

    Li4m79 Ancient Guru

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    does it run the tegra2 shizzle ok?? ...........................can't wait for august when I can get my upgrade!!!
     
  4. eclap

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    well... just tried a few games... Samurai II runs silky smooth, great graphics. The Pinball game is outrageous, really nice graphics. Dungeon Defenders crashed on me... haven't really tried other games... oh, Backbreaker THD worked, but there was a few errors popping up and some missing textures, so I got a refund. But Samurai II and Pinball HD work a treat and they look amazing. not being funny, but this phone is phenomenal, running the latest firmware, rooted and in a next week or two I'll finally have it set up the way I want. it's sooo fast! best piece of kit since... well, ever!!!
     

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    vbetts Don Vincenzo Staff Member

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    Someone managed to root the Thunderbolt first day it come out, and break the encryption on the bootloader the second day.
     
  6. chanw4

    chanw4 Ancient Guru

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    They did it due to an exploit they found by luck. Not because HTC didn't lockdown the phone. They are still trying to find a way/exploit/bugs to remove the lock/encryption on the latest phone like Sensation, Incredible S etc.
     
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    kanej2007 Ancient Guru

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    Yeah, no surprise here. Hackers are increasing by the day, both in numbers and getting smarter

    Companies/programmers make a new form of security/encryption and days/weeks later it's only a matter of time before it's cracked/hacked.

    Hackers are always one step ahead, always have and always will be.

    Microsoft Windows 7 was actually cracked before it was released, lol, no surprise here.

    Ps3 was meant to be uncrackable only it was cracked a while back...
     
  8. Lane

    Lane Ancient Guru

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    Don't HTC have explain they will remove the bootload soon ? ( well i have no idea when )
     
  9. Bentez

    Bentez Maha Guru

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    SGS2 just got a little more awesome since Samsung gave 4 handsets for free to the guys that brought CyanogenMod to the SGS1. CM7 development has now begun, can't wait to flash it!
     
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    Vinnie Ancient Guru

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    It will probably arrive today. Fingers crossed. :)
     

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    kanej2007 Ancient Guru

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    I would of said if you wanted something smaller, better build quality then go for HTC Desire Z otherwise if you want the bigger & better screen, faster processor and ram then Galaxy SII.

    Have fun playing with your new phone when it arrives! :)
     
  12. Vinnie

    Vinnie Ancient Guru

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    It has arrived. And all I can say is that I am really pleased. I had to take the time to personalize it my way (and remove all the default Samsung stuff), but it suits me now. :)
     
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    kanej2007 Ancient Guru

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    Nice, best part of the Galaxy SII is the quality screen, copy some high quality pictures onto your phone, watch & enjoy. :)
     
  14. vbetts

    vbetts Don Vincenzo Staff Member

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    The Thunderbolt has an encrypted bootloader, all finding root is on any android device is an exploit by luck. Also for the Sensation, the Sensation used a different encryption in the bootloader and that's already been figured out. Only thing that needs work now on it is for clockwork to be flashed on it.
     
  15. DesGaizu

    DesGaizu Ancient Guru

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    My desire s has s-on too but got that sorted no problem :) HTC have said they will be removing it on all the new phones as they have had a lot of complaints but I couldn't be bothered waiting.
     

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    Got to say just got my S2 and it owns is there any thing it cant do?
     
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    nope... it pretty much destroys the competition and makes everything look easy. some of the games for it look just jawdropping. performance is out of this world.
     

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