My droid gets here today!

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  1. Shill

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    Currently 7:45 AM. woke up early just incase fedex shows up early and I need to sign for the package. Probably not hitting the residential deliveries until later tonight I guess, they said it would be delivered by 7 PM. This is my first droid, the Samsung Fascinate, and I am switching from the Blackberry Curve 8330. I am extremely excited, will let you know what I think when I get it.
     
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    Good for you...... I have been curious about the Fascinate. Am looking forward to your comments. :icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana::icon_ banana:
     
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    Woot Woot****

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    Root it. LOL! Just kidding. the screen on the Galaxy S line of phones is sick. I'm a D1 guy. Rooted and can't see me switching phones for anything that's out right now. Enjoy your new phone.
     
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    Any words of advice as to my initial procedures? How picky are the batteries and how long should I charge it before I use it? Should I use it while it is charging, does it come pre-charged? register it before or after or while it is charging? Updates that need to be made, rooting is out of the question at the moment.
     
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    Yeah, Don't Install A Task Killer
     
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    With any battery you should fully charge before using it. You can use it while charging but most phone batteries do not come fully charged from the manufacturer
     
  8. hookbill

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    Batteries. First, the batteries do not require any conditioning. The new Lithium battery is ready to go. I would indeed charge it until it's full the first time, but after that you really don't need to worry about it.

    You don't have to fully discharge it, just charge it whenever you feel like. Droid will shut down when it gets to 5% anyway.

    Expect the battery use to be very high and to go down quickly. You can do all kinds of little things to help this out but I recommend purchasing an extra battery and a chargers. Wall chargers are 5.00 on ebay, you can pick up a battery on Amazon for 8.00.

    Having a cradle and letting it charge when it's in the cradle and not in use is an excellent way to keep your charge I have two cradles with chargers.

    These phones eat battery. You have been warned. Learn to live with it and you'll get peace of mind. If you are constantly fighting it you won't enjoy your Droid as much. I can't believe the ends people will go to save a little power on these things. You have a smart phone, why turn everything off if you're not going to use it?

    Here's to hoping FedEx shows up soon! Enjoy.
     
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    Here's hoping that I didn't miss them while I was in the shower.
     
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    lol, when I'm expecting a delivery from them I take my shower real early just for that reason.
     
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    Seeing the delivery truck pull up in front of the house is usually like seeing superman fly in. I swear these guys should wear red capes. Always makes me feel like giving them a hug for delivering my package on time. I can only imagine i'm like a little kid turning the corner and seeing that shiny new bicycle under the tree.
     
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    lets see who gets here first my guy is coming at 6 or 7 so we will know soon