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Forum: SailfishOS 2012-11-28, 01:58
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Re: Sailfish(Jolla): Ideas/Qns & Concerns/Criticisms

Favorite features of n900

- Open platform
- FM Transmitter
- email, chat clients at least as good as n900
- fbreader, gpodder, pdf reader, grr, keepass, vim
- some kind of maps (could be...
Forum: Nokia N900 2011-07-26, 15:07
Replies: 2,610
Views: 1,034,138
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: Problems with N900 USB port becoming broken / loose and resulting warranty & repair issues

Long time nokia user

Finally the usb died (about a year a bit after buying it). Live in Canada - brought it to a local guy and he said he can not solder it.

Bought a Nexus S...
Forum: Multimedia 2010-08-17, 14:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,570
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: What is the best application for presentations?

That makes sense - pdf or export as html and open the presentation up locally. Just make sure whatever you do is setup for the smaller screen size 480 x800.

A final option is save the...
Forum: Applications 2010-08-17, 14:06
Replies: 90
Views: 22,530
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: [Announce] Grr google reader client REMAKE

Very nice update to the application...

In particular landscape is very appreciated and nice big "next" buttons.

My only request is for offline download of articles. E.g. mark a feed and select...
Forum: Competitors 2010-07-30, 14:59
Replies: 353
Views: 117,375
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: Dell Releases What n900 Should Have Been (Dell Streak)

Still only 800 x 480 - I want 1024 by 600
Forum: Competitors 2010-07-30, 14:57
Replies: 7
Views: 3,157
Posted By anthony_barker
iphone vs n900 shootout!

Friend and I were having some beers and we came up with a game - list your five favorite things about your phone.

Here were his (iphone 3g)
1) music player
2) the headphones have a nice...
Forum: Applications 2010-07-13, 19:33
Replies: 14
Views: 4,029
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: HELP!how to translate English to Chinese?

Pick up a local SIM card
SIM card with CMCC 100 RMB
Turned on GPRS (I guess ChinaTelecom has 3g?)

try installing SCIM (otherwise...
Forum: Applications 2010-07-06, 16:45
Replies: 263
Views: 157,891
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: [Maemo 5] Google Chromium web browser

sudo gainroot
apt-get install libxss1

I couldn't find libxss in the reponsitories - it looks like it has replaced by libxss1
Forum: Applications 2010-06-04, 23:10
Replies: 46
Views: 19,020
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: Mnemosyne for Maemo

I'm happily using version 2.0.0 beta 1 rc5

Feels like it it should be closer to gold than beta 1 - great job. The import worked well ( I used xml files).

Scrolling seems to work

It might be...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2010-05-11, 16:02
Replies: 43
Views: 16,568
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Forum: Applications 2010-05-06, 18:31
Replies: 78
Views: 66,118
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: Anki for N900?

same issue here - uninstalled it.....
Forum: Nokia N900 2010-04-14, 15:26
Replies: 4
Views: 3,811
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: n900 offline usage FAQ?

Maemo mapper allows offline openstreet maps

Its pretty good even its in dev.

Also people have figured out a way to preload Nokia maemo maps...
Forum: General 2010-04-14, 13:28
Replies: 76
Views: 26,765
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: I think I found the cheapest tetherable internet in Canada - and its prepaid

Here is a perl script to send a Jabber message (gmail/facebook)
Forum: General 2010-04-14, 13:24
Replies: 76
Views: 26,765
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: I think I found the cheapest tetherable internet in Canada - and its prepaid

At $45 per month Wind Mobile is the same or cheaper if its available for you

$15 50 Canada/U.S. texts, 100 minutes calls prov wide
$30 unlimited data (5 GB)

Plus they give you $150 setup
Forum: General 2010-04-14, 13:18
Replies: 76
Views: 26,765
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: I think I found the cheapest tetherable internet in Canada - and its prepaid

Even cheaper is via Cogenco One Zone_High Speed Internet

Limited coverage in downtown toronto - but the cost is $5 per month unlimited wifi

You need to change your...
Forum: Nokia N800 2010-04-09, 17:35
Replies: 11
Views: 4,057
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: Reading an E-Book On The N800

On the n900 (not sure about n800) also you can reflow on the browser (shift * ctrl - i ) and you can covert the files using pdftohtml.

Not perfect but works - I love fbreader but it doesn't...
Forum: Nokia N810 2010-04-09, 17:26
Replies: 35
Views: 15,620
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: N810 vs. N900

n900 - smaller screen (I preferred the larger one)
n900 - great camera
n900 - better faster browser for reading (hard to go back)
n900 - opens pdfs faster
n900 - usb charging - and don't have to...
Forum: Nokia N900 2010-04-09, 17:13
Replies: 4
Views: 3,811
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: n900 offline usage FAQ?

Playing flash games offline:
Forum: Competitors 2010-04-08, 13:46
Replies: 9
Views: 3,117
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: N900 vs Milestone/Droid vs NexusOne, Which one is the one, any suggestion ?

if you want hackability n900 is the one (or Palm Pre)

- Both the N1 and Milestone are more consumer devices.
- Some of the software on Android is much slicker.
- Be aware for the Milestone - the...
Forum: Nokia N900 2010-04-07, 17:06
Replies: 4
Views: 3,811
Posted By anthony_barker
n900 offline usage FAQ?

Is there any FAQ on use of the n900 while unconnected? (Eg roaming in a country you don't want to pay for the data plan)...

grr requires online connectivity - is there an offline rss reader that...
Forum: Applications 2010-04-07, 16:49
Replies: 50
Views: 30,626
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: Best PDF reader for N900

I've been switching between the built in pdf reader and evince.

Both honestly are ok but nothing great.

1) Zoom is clunky in both - no twist to zoom etc
2) On large PDFs page turns are slow...
Forum: Applications 2010-04-07, 16:18
Replies: 336
Views: 443,093
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: What are the 5 most important apps you've installed on your N900?

Top Usage:
pidgin protocols - by far #1
mscim - chinese input
maepad - nice little list maker
Google lattitude updater - track my friends

gPodder, grr, openssh, hermes,...
Forum: Off Topic 2010-04-07, 16:08
Replies: 189
Views: 18,198
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: What desktop operating system (OS) are you currently running?

TV: Ubuntu 9.10 (myth + boxee) Acer Revo
Bedroom: Ubuntu 9.10 on Thinkpad T42
Other bedroom: Ubuntu 9.10 MSI wind
Basement: Ubuntu 9.10 + Windows Vista
Office: XP Dell minitower

Forum: Nokia N900 2010-03-24, 14:51
Replies: 10
Views: 7,354
Posted By anthony_barker
Re: 1 Month with the n900 travelling in China

Heres what I find hard
1) open pdf and zoom appropriately
2) Click page number it prompts "Enter page number:"
3) Try to hit the plus button with a fat finger (it worked ok on the n700/n800)

Forum: Nokia N900 2010-03-23, 20:41
Replies: 10
Views: 7,354
Posted By anthony_barker
1 Month with the n900 travelling in China

I picked up the n900 just prior to leaving on a trip to china.

Previously I had the n800/n700 and am an avid Linux user.

Picked up a SIM card with CMCC on day 1 of the trip
Turned on GPRS (I...
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