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Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 2013-12-14, 07:30
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Posted By marbleuser
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Sorry to sound like a broken record but what about offline maps turn by turn voice navigation software like that from sygic (plenty of free trials available).
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 2013-12-14, 07:18
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Posted By marbleuser
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

This is interesting to me, as i'd always heard that jolla android apps ran in a sandbox. So, it looks like just some compatibility layer with very little security (other than file permissions lol).
Forum: Off Topic 2013-12-14, 03:19
Replies: 50
Views: 6,233
Posted By marbleuser
Re: The Future Of Jolla...

Report: Windows Phone, Windows RT May be Offered Free to OEMs

http://www.dailytech.com/Report+Windows+Phone+Windows+RT+May+be+Offered+Free+to+OEMs/article33911.htm

I guess this would affect...
Forum: Off Topic 2013-12-10, 03:18
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Views: 6,233
Posted By marbleuser
Re: The Future Of Jolla...

Here's the worst case scenario:

1. The jolla phone sells, but not enough to support 80 employees
2. Jolla move away from hardware and enable sailfish to run on android.
3. sailfish appears in...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 2013-12-03, 18:19
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Posted By marbleuser
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

Regarding offline android gps apps like sygic:

OK.. I assume it can't be done, otherwise people would have been (rightly) boasting about it by now. So does this mean there will never be any turn...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 2013-12-03, 00:41
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Posted By marbleuser
Forum: Neo900 2013-11-29, 21:50
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Take it easy! Without FCC approval or equivalent for the device as a whole and nothing but your capitalised legal disclaimer warning us to stay away, in the middle of a misleading post ('we have fcc...
Forum: Neo900 2013-11-29, 15:28
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

The website linked to is
https://www.linxtechnologies.com/en/home

it's not linUx technologies.

linxtechnologies produce on chip modems and antennae.
they have an faq section talking about...
Forum: Neo900 2013-11-29, 13:01
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

I'm talking about getting it verified safe for human consumption by an independent 3rd party somewhere in the world for safety sake. if it's cheaper to do this for/in the eu, then do that. If it's...
Forum: Neo900 2013-11-29, 08:09
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

needless to say, a quick bit of dividing means this is an extra cost of only 18 ($25) per device on a batch of 200 phones. money that nervous people like me would be very glad to hand over.
Forum: Neo900 2013-11-29, 07:24
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

https://www.linxtechnologies.com/en/support/faq

apparently it 'only' costs $5000 and takes 30 days to get fcc approval. something to consider at least.
Forum: Neo900 2013-11-29, 05:18
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

What's the story with shielding? I'm nervous as it is with normal nokia phones, and don't like holding them to my ear for very long. Will there be any tests done to measure the effectiveness of any...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 2013-11-29, 01:21
Replies: 2,971
Views: 477,139
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Jolla User Experience Thread

could somebody try to install an android 'offline' gps app? there are plenty free trial versions, like from sygic. i'd beinterested to see how these work (or don't).

also, if somebody owns an n9,...
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-20, 23:24
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Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-20, 23:00
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Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

so if calibration is the problem, is it an LTE specific issue, or do all smaller modem chipsets regardless of LTE need to have this done?

edit: a quick google shows the phrase 'self calibration'...
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-20, 22:50
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

does this mean that there would be a gap whereby large dust/pocket lint/whatever particles could get inside?

I wish I knew more about this stuff so I could help with the research. Time to learn I...
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-20, 20:29
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Call me stupid but how can it both be thicker and at the same time fit all n900 enclosures?
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-13, 20:27
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

The n900 has opensource bleeding edge drivers for it's wifi chipset. This allows monitor mode and injection which is a big selling point for a lot of people.

How difficult would it be to use the...
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-03, 03:19
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

According to the marvell website, they no longer make the 8686 chipset

http://www.marvell.com/wireless/

so, does this mean you would have to use another chipset? if so, could a critera for...
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-02, 17:41
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Actually, one question which was asked but I didn't see answered after searching was 'can we still use bleeding edge /monitor/ injection' drivers with the wifi module. This is something important to...
Forum: Neo900 2013-10-02, 14:53
Replies: 2,225
Views: 450,419
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

I voted to buy it at 1000. The trolls and naysayers in this thread strike me as suspicious. Who are they? What are they afraid of?
Forum: Off Topic 2013-09-05, 16:12
Replies: 71
Views: 6,315
Posted By marbleuser
Re: So... Microsoft finally purchases Nokia.

microsoft got to where they are today through bundling agreements.

so, what happens if microsoft bundle various bits of software with their phones?

buy a msnokia phone, get free microsoft...
Forum: Jolla & The Other Half 2013-08-03, 19:29
Replies: 320
Views: 49,492
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Will you buy the Jolla phone?

i've decided i'll wait a year to see how it pans out. my guess is that it will either be another n9 or a lot of people's first but not last android phone. i don't think we'll see a second phone from...
Forum: Community 2013-08-02, 23:44
Replies: 413
Views: 73,050
Posted By marbleuser
Re: How many of you still use N900 as main phone?

I don't own an n9, and use the n900 as my only phone and desktop replacement. But can I ask why you consider the n9 garbage?
Forum: SailfishOS 2013-07-28, 18:26
Replies: 879
Views: 152,340
Posted By marbleuser
Re: Sailfish(Jolla): Ideas/Qns & Concerns/Criticisms

i thought that there was no landscspe mode, but someone corrected me and pointed out that the alpha sdk has support for landscape mode. maybe someone can confirm this is still the case for the beta...
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