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Forum: Nokia N900 2018-05-20, 17:24
Replies: 10
Views: 1,296
Posted By biketool
Re: micro sd card doesnt work

In my experience if the card works withother machines and is a clean fat32 formatting it is that the magnet that hlods the little kickstand around the camera apeature is missing. It also activates...
Forum: Nokia N900 2018-03-27, 06:46
Replies: 25
Views: 5,674
Posted By biketool
Re: Oversize me! (battery thread)

the acetone 'melts' the ABS plastic by partially dissolving it into a goo, but a single or even several layer print even at high temp is still only as strong as the contact points of the squirted...
Forum: Nokia N900 2018-03-25, 11:29
Replies: 25
Views: 5,674
Posted By biketool
Re: Oversize me! (battery thread)

I have done most of the hacks considered in this thread, double cell, inductive charging (Qi and Touchstone) I have rebuilt the USB port and I have installed a secondary charging board inside a Mugen...
Forum: Applications 2018-03-20, 16:51
Replies: 87
Views: 27,262
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

The version of Java for gadgetbridge is off from what is on the N900, the best bet is is to use it as a playbook for someone interested in writing a new maemo app.

As for bluetooth 4 LE on the...
Forum: Applications 2018-03-14, 13:15
Replies: 87
Views: 27,262
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

Maebble is based on libpebble, not sure the basis of gadgetbridge. I doubt the Xiaomi uses the same or similar protocol to the Pebble.
You can review the python for maebble to see if it lines up...
Forum: Nokia N900 2018-03-14, 10:21
Replies: 308
Views: 152,214
Posted By biketool
Re: [HOWTO] N900 Bluetooth-PAN Tethering (N900 supplies Internet Access for PC)

I have set up a Maemo Garage page to preserve the files and hopefully soon upload to extras development.
https://garage.maemo.org/projects/pan900
Forum: Applications 2018-03-14, 10:04
Replies: 87
Views: 27,262
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

Good news everybody!
Maebble is now approved at https://garage.maemo.org/projects/maebble/
and the latest files by Proprog are now available there.
I hope we eventually have something worthy of...
Forum: Nokia N900 2018-03-06, 08:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,586
Posted By biketool
Re: n900 with voice only service

For years I had only a prepaid SIM(we have free incoming calls paid by caller) and only used wifi data; I saved the prepaid credit, which lasted for 365 days, to send out SMSs when required. I dont...
Forum: Applications 2018-03-06, 06:57
Replies: 67
Views: 15,518
Posted By biketool
Re: N900 Wireless Charging

If you have found a receiver with shorted data pins please post it to that thread. In fact if you figure out anything else novel also post it so I can add it to that thread.
Forum: Applications 2018-03-05, 10:27
Replies: 67
Views: 15,518
Posted By biketool
Re: N900 Wireless Charging

What you are suggesting should work, but you can also just enable un-shorted charging.
look into this thread:
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?p=1431701

My best success has been to use an...
Forum: Competitors 2018-02-20, 13:39
Replies: 124
Views: 37,710
Posted By biketool
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

What kind of keyboard switches are they using, those keys look almost big enough to hide some Cherry blues.
(edit) I looked at more pix, I am pretty sure there is no room for mechanical key switches.
Forum: General 2018-02-13, 16:53
Replies: 46
Views: 10,997
Posted By biketool
Re: Would you buy/use Nokia N900 in 2018?

I have been thinking of opening up a few of my X-SIM N900s and reballing the modem chip with my hot air reflow station, does anyone know the ideal temp for the N900's solder?

As for the thread I...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-02-05, 08:58
Replies: 10
Views: 3,513
Posted By biketool
Re: Run Alien Dalvik on OnePlus One

Is the install more reliable if deep reaching store/gapps is not installed and instead uses only f-droid repository and hand installed apks?
Forum: Buy & Sell 2018-01-31, 18:57
Replies: 15
Views: 4,747
Posted By biketool
Re: [WTS] Nokia N900 Used - California

Be careful this is one of the Chinese Refurbished "New" N900s.
The outsides are new but the circuit board is from a repaired N900, though the ones I have had are nasty dirty work.
If it works...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-25, 19:36
Replies: 3,086
Views: 1,131,030
Posted By biketool
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Joerg, Sorry didn't mean that to come out $#!tty towards you, I have been bugging him to use his louder voice for years for a pager-smartphone, I turned RMS onto the idea. I am also disappointed in...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-25, 08:43
Replies: 3,086
Views: 1,131,030
Posted By biketool
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Joerg, GDC, Neo900 team, TMO,
I do not fault you and the Neo900 team when I make statements of resignation to our fate.
I would contribute to the Neo900 and did buy a GTA02 because I was part of...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-23, 09:39
Replies: 3,086
Views: 1,131,030
Posted By biketool
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

Naw, I just wanted to take a shot at using him as my human megaphone for inclusion of POCSAG paging in proposed FOSS phones. Sadly despite him being the famous no-phone guy nobody has taken up that...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-23, 07:16
Replies: 3,086
Views: 1,131,030
Posted By biketool
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

I have a fun email conversation with RMS(Richard Stallman) back in the early Neo900 days where he says offline modem(radio silent) and paging for incoming calls and messages with callback function...
Forum: Neo900 2018-01-21, 07:06
Replies: 3,086
Views: 1,131,030
Posted By biketool
Re: Neo900 - finally a successor of N900

It has always been about the N900 form factor and OS. I would love to do another hardware generation jump and maybe bump back to N800 form factor so we get more LCD area.
Throw a Maemo5 like GUI...
Forum: SailfishOS 2017-11-30, 15:07
Replies: 41
Views: 7,138
Posted By biketool
Re: Zipper (Turn your smartphone into a blockchain powerhouse)

I would only consider a FOSS cryptocurrency app where I could and HAD reviewed the code for phone home of my wallet details as otherwise I would suspect the app of being able to 'rob' me at any time...
Forum: General 2017-11-14, 17:52
Replies: 9
Views: 2,241
Posted By biketool
Re: JTAG, how to use it to recover data?

Browse around on hackaday, a DIY tech project website and feature blog mostly for hardware hacks and projects.
I think you could probably hack something together with a $1/free shipping USB...
Forum: MeeGo / Harmattan 2017-11-11, 16:25
Replies: 150
Views: 60,114
Posted By biketool
Re: Emojifix (iOS/Android Emoji SMS fix)

Just curious, is there an easy way to download and link/enable the large current collection of smiling poop and eggplants we call modern emoji?
I have had the fix for years and it is great, no more...
Forum: Nokia N900 2017-10-13, 06:33
Replies: 2,610
Views: 1,017,425
Posted By biketool
Re: Problems with N900 USB port becoming broken / loose and resulting warranty & repair issues

If you need an external charger find a cheap e-cigarette or phone battery charger and solder on two jumper wires for the + and - terminals and figure out how to make them stick without bending the...
Forum: Nokia N900 2017-10-10, 16:10
Replies: 2,610
Views: 1,017,425
Posted By biketool
Re: Problems with N900 USB port becoming broken / loose and resulting warranty & repair issues

I think if you are getting the USB symbol the USB port is good enough, though you could get a cheap hot air reflow unit and try reflowing the USB solder points, you might try putting some lead %...
Forum: Applications 2017-10-09, 11:55
Replies: 1,613
Views: 476,540
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] cuteTube - A feature-rich YouTube client

FWIW I just used it this morning with the AAC convert script given upthread. It worked well.
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