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Forum: SailfishOS 2017-11-30, 15:07
Replies: 39
Views: 4,108
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: 1,237
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: 55,979
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: 2,608
Views: 958,515
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: 2,608
Views: 958,515
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: 455,632
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.
Forum: Nokia N900 2017-10-03, 20:12
Replies: 307
Views: 143,943
Posted By biketool
Re: [HOWTO] N900 Bluetooth-PAN Tethering (N900 supplies Internet Access for PC)

Android(Cyanogen - LineageOS) seems to have gotten better along with me learning to force my N900 onto the net usually by checking mail and then surfing from my tablet.
This BT tethering function is...
Forum: Applications 2017-10-02, 19:30
Replies: 63
Views: 15,449
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

Proprog, either the current version you have public or the beta should be on the repos, not sure how to get that done.
The reason is that most of the tech difficulties people are having are...
Forum: Applications 2017-09-28, 18:50
Replies: 63
Views: 15,449
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

-load the maebble dir onto your phone
-edit the cfg for your watch's mac address
-verify the mac address
-launch from the directory with the cfg and executable
-Pair your watch in bluetooth
...
Forum: Applications 2017-09-19, 04:05
Replies: 63
Views: 15,449
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

I think Proprog is just slowly porting over the whole feature set form libpebble including uploading firmwares and watch apps.
https://github.com/Hexxeh/libpebble
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-19, 04:03
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By biketool
Re: N900 microusb connection and battery drain

Other than success where there is no longer a stuck-on illumination LED under there?
I suppose you could alternatively try to crush or snip it with pliers or cutters though I think this would be...
Forum: Ubuntu 2017-09-17, 19:39
Replies: 165
Views: 39,248
Posted By biketool
Re: BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition - first ubuntu phone announced

I gave UT the old college try on a Nexus 7, but UT was more of a bodged Ubuntu flavor UI running on hacked Android-Linux than what I was hoping for, the well known Ubuntu flavored Debian. And I...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-15, 05:37
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By biketool
Re: N900 microusb connection and battery drain

Take some broken surface mount electronics and try to solder and unsolder parts from the printed circuit board. Or maybe there is a phone repair shop where they can do a hot air rework fix, which is...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-14, 08:18
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By biketool
Re: N900 microusb connection and battery drain

Get the app healthcheck from the repos and see if your KB sensor is working.

In one case I had a N900 keyboard light logic stuck to ON, I eventually just desoldered it, the battery connection was...
Forum: General 2017-09-11, 16:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,864
Posted By biketool
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-11, 16:06
Replies: 110
Views: 32,401
Posted By biketool
Re: idea: Update browser engine on N900

Too true, I end up carrying around a LineagoOS tablet just so I can check the bus arrival prediction website. I used to be able to use MicroB for the exact site but upgrades for... better?
I wonder...
Forum: Nokia N9 / N950 2017-09-11, 12:18
Replies: 29
Views: 8,087
Posted By biketool
Re: What can i do with my n950?

<STRIKE>So for Hungarians statute of limitations on claims looks to be five years.</STRIKE> Remember I am not a lawyer though, just an internet know-it-all....
Forum: Nokia N9 / N950 2017-09-11, 12:06
Replies: 29
Views: 8,087
Posted By biketool
Re: What can i do with my n950?

In many/most jurisdictions there is a statute of limitations against collecting debts and ownership of property both chattel and real estate including a 'loaned' dev phone. That means after a few...
Forum: Applications 2017-09-11, 11:39
Replies: 63
Views: 15,449
Posted By biketool
Re: [Announce] Maebble - Pebble support for Maemo

I updated the semi-automation for maebble so it is even easier to start from the desktop as well as launching in a terminal with diagnostic information which you can close to easily kill the daemon. ...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-10, 04:47
Replies: 110
Views: 32,401
Posted By biketool
Re: idea: Update browser engine on N900

Thanks very much for the link and to the one who made this great archive.
That said with some testing of chromium we still need a current browser, no matter how slow, to have even an emergency...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-08, 05:34
Replies: 87
Views: 26,307
Posted By biketool
Re: N900 daily Work in 2017?

I wish there were more development with the Cherry Trail Atom AMD64 devices, drivers are a mess and I am not sure there is one with complete sound, WiFI, BT, sensors, camera, GPS, and of course...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-08, 05:12
Replies: 110
Views: 32,401
Posted By biketool
Re: idea: Update browser engine on N900

Wow, just did some research, the Chromium build could have been from as early as 2010. Anyways back in Nokia days someone sent a C&D letter to Nokia to take it off of the repos (IMHO in error), but...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-07, 19:26
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By biketool
Re: Script launcher app or widget, N900

Probably for the best, files are easy to hack with a real computer over ssh, I was trying to save some time and do a sloppy job.
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-07, 17:09
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By biketool
Re: Script launcher app or widget, N900

Thanks, that was my fallback option, which I ended up using.
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-09-07, 16:54
Replies: 110
Views: 32,401
Posted By biketool
Re: idea: Update browser engine on N900

Does anyone have the .deb for the Chromium build a few years back? It used to be on the repos before it was pulled for some reason.(not that that would even bring us up to date)
The link on the...
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