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Marie MacDonald
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A bumble up close with just my #nexus5 on board camera. Cropped a bit for a closer look.
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Hello from Massachusetts. I am having more fun with my Nexus 5 as a camera than I am with it as a phone. Who knew it takes such fun photos? I'm looking forward to trying out a few photography apps.
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When I say "OK Google...Call Evan" I get a prompt on the screen that says GOOGLE VOICE-> Call with Google Voice-> Call without Google Voice->CANCEL.  I'm trying to change it so I don't get that prompt. I just paired a bluetooth headset so I don't have to touch my phone while driving. But I still get that prompt asking me if I want to use Google Voice or not. Which means I still have to touch my phone, and therefore makes no sense. Is there a way to shut off Google Voice and just have the call go through the regular cell phone number. And if I turn off that option, will I then lose the ability to say "OK Google...Call Evan."  Call me confused and TIA for help.
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Since we are showing off the lovely flowers we find, here's one I took on Saturday in the church garden. I have to say, this phone takes some pretty cool photos! +syaffa amir what do you think?  :-) The colors are amazing - just like mother nature makes it.
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Beautiful flower... 
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I've been reading the threads on the issue of audio quality. It sucks. Is there a resolution on this via app or otherwise? I tried using my 5 for driving directions. Worked nicely for driving directions, but I could not HEAR it telling me where to go! Thoughts would be appreciated. TIA
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+Marie MacDonald let's hope that the latest update will fix this issue!
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Is the 5 a GSM or CDMA phone? Mine is being  delivered Thursday, but I'm signing up with Straight Talk BYOP (unlimited $45 a month). I purchased the kit today to be ready to start the phone when it arrives. BTW: What does GSM and CDMA stand for? TIA!
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+Marie MacDonald I believe straight talk can use T-Mobile or AT&T depending on SIM. I had them, using AT&T SIM, but switched to AT&T direct. I pay $95 (after tax and my discount) for 2 phones with there bring your own phone plan. They have MUCH better support and they made sure my N5 and.My wife's Moto G were 100% working (had me send text and mms and place calls to make sure everything was working). Plus +AT&T will give me $100 bill credits for each line (in 45-90 days). 
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A bumble in flight with just the #nexus5 on board camera. I did crop it a bit for a closer look. #mobilephotography
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Introduction! I now own a Nexus 5 cell phone. I've been playing around with the native photography app and been quite impressed with how my photos look. I've been looking for a community that "focuses" (pun intended) on using the on board cameras on our cell phones. Looking forward to learning more.
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Hi and welcome Marie! If you have time, also look at Mobile Photography Community, and Scenes From Mobile Device Adventures... those groups have Owners/Moderators that are active in the group, and keep the spammers/lurkers away! Looking forward to seeing to around!
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I found this growing in my yard yesterday. Looks like a five room condo!
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Ok..or you can transfer it if you have a garden..; )
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I just read this article. Has anyone done this with any success? I have a 5 and I use a Straight Talk BYOP monthly plan. I didn't even know we could use our phones as hotspots.
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Cool. I might try it sometime. Thanks.
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Hi all. Well the new 5 arrived several days ago and I'm enjoying learning about it.  I'm thinking of buying a car charger and a Bluetooth device. My question today: do the standard accessories work on the phone? TIA! This group has been fantastic answering all my newbie questions. :-)
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Get ready for a great experience. Best phone I've owned ...by far! 
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Anyone use Google Voice on their 5? 
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I use it only for visual voice mail. 
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