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Forum: Competitors 2014-07-07, 22:02
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

wow! I stumbled back to the maemo forum for the 1st time in ages (looking to see if there was an openvpn server for n900) only to see my old SGN thread still going strong :-)

I still have my note...
Forum: Competitors 2012-07-03, 22:53
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

1st thing to do is get cpu spy free from google play and better battery stats (small fee from google play or a free d/l from xda forum). They may well reveal that there is some process preventing...
Forum: Competitors 2012-06-14, 20:46
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

sorry, saw this too late. I downloaded my firmware from www.sammobile.com (you need to register but its free).

BTW - root will stop OTA update from running. I managed to hide my root for the...
Forum: Competitors 2012-06-13, 21:14
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

I got similar - hid my GB root with voodoo rootkeeper before doing OTA. The update d/l was fine but failed to apply correctly (crapped out midway leaving my GB install OK). Don't know why but I tried...
Forum: Competitors 2012-04-03, 21:45
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

the native sound through speakers is very flat and lacking bass. Throuh supplied headphones it is the same. It is not unlistenable but it badly needs the help of a graphic equaliser to bring up the...
Forum: Competitors 2012-04-01, 21:39
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

oh and also agree with E de B re. XDA - I've yet to receive any usefuk answer to anything I post there - have always ended up having to research and solve my own problems due to complete lack of...
Forum: Competitors 2012-04-01, 21:34
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

for me, the 3 major weaknesses (leaving aside the o/s and focusing solely on day to day usage) are:

1) video out - the HDMI should be way better than the n900 but in practice just isn't - for me...
Forum: Competitors 2012-03-07, 18:07
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

@mscion - great find on the overskreen browser! just installed it (my 1st paid app!!) & I'm loving it ... haven't found out how to make it launch in landscape and it won't seem to auto-rotate but...
Forum: Competitors 2012-03-07, 12:13
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

I've posted a partial reply for you over at XDA-developers forum, but as I said there, I think this is probably a better place for you to get comparative views from others who have used the app's you...
Forum: Competitors 2011-12-06, 14:34
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

have to agree that task switching with the note is slower than with Maemo, but it's as nothing compared to task LOSING :-(

I have a habit of leaving a browser session open for a while (often...
Forum: Nokia N900 2011-12-01, 10:25
Replies: 3
Views: 2,293
Posted By Pigro
Re: Activate phone loudspeaker on opening keyboard?

yes, Phone Speakers Switcher does that too (though it uses proximity sensor rather than accelerometer).
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-25, 10:54
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

from that linked review:

"The Samsung Galaxy Note uses the standard TouchWiz music player, which is pretty good news as we cannot think of a feature that it lacks."

err, except for the ability...
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-25, 09:46
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

can't comment re. SGS2 comparison 'cos I've never used that phone. The sound from the note on speaker is mediocre (similar in max volume to n900, possibly slightly louder but not much, and feels...
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-16, 11:03
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

Skype performance (video call over my home LAN to a win7 laptop with video quality set to high) was really excellent. used about 15% CPU on the note for the video chat, so it was still very...
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-15, 15:25
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

buried in my long post above, I did mention that I had viewed a couple of documents and spreadsheets via polaris. I haven't had time to do anything beyond just a quick look to verify that it is...
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-15, 13:43
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

after that long post, just wanted to briefly add that I went straight from a Nokia 3310 to the n900 as I'd refused ever to upgrade my mobile phone until Ifound what Iconsidered to be a fully...
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-15, 13:34
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

ok, so after a couple of hours of play:

1. for some reason it takes an age to acquire an IP from my netgear router (sems to have to try many times, not sure if that's the phone or the router, but...
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-02, 09:51
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

1st UK online vendor with stock (16GB) to buy today:
http://www.kingofgadgets.co.uk/samsung-galaxy-note-16-gb-black-sim-free-unlocked-android-mobile-phone.html
Forum: Competitors 2011-11-02, 09:38
Replies: 977
Views: 399,165
Posted By Pigro
Re: Samsung Galaxy Note

yes, almost exactly the right width, well spotted!
Forum: Applications 2011-10-12, 23:06
Replies: 1,480
Views: 422,247
Posted By Pigro
Re: [Announce] Opera Mobile 11

This is a test is a test

just tested for you - ctrl-c works fine (2nd "is a test" above was highlighted via cursor keys, copied with ctrl-c and then pasted to end with cttl-v). i then hit ctrl-z...
Forum: Applications 2011-10-10, 14:25
Replies: 2,015
Views: 716,992
Posted By Pigro
Re: [Announce] modRana: a flexible GPS navigation system

Thanks as usual MartinK. just wanted to say that I've used Modran a lot over the summer, for the first time actually relying fully on it (i.e. without a backupfolding map) to take me to a variety of...
Forum: General 2011-10-06, 10:47
Replies: 134
Views: 29,682
Posted By Pigro
Re: RIP Steve Jobs

couldn't resist.
Forum: General 2011-10-06, 09:56
Replies: 134
Views: 29,682
Posted By Pigro
Re: RIP Steve Jobs

good point. I *HATE* corporate "mission statements", they tend to be crass, puerile bull$hit that the employees at best ignore, or mor often hold up to sarcasm/ridicule (as the corporate behaviour...
Forum: General 2011-09-05, 18:31
Replies: 55
Views: 14,045
Posted By Pigro
Re: I am sick and tired of Useless Maemo Apps, iam about to say goodbye to Nokia

maybe if he was "uniqueguy1" (or just "uniqueguy") he'd have liked maemo better.
Forum: Nokia N900 2011-09-02, 15:45
Replies: 41
Views: 19,522
Posted By Pigro
Re: Security: Fraudulent *.google.com Certificate

the URL in bold above shouldn't have the "http://" prefix, I think?
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