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Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-04-11, 18:30
Replies: 88
Views: 34,366
Posted By Flandry
Re: N900 daily Work in 2017?

Browsed maemo.org for the first time in a couple years today because i miss a lot of things from my N900 (most lately in focus was Conboy, as i tried again to find a note taking program for android i...
Forum: Competitors 2013-10-03, 16:57
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Yeah that's another issue. N900 is the shortest-lived PDA device i've owned over the last 13 years. My Zaurus SL-C860 lasted 5 years and if i hadn't spilled water on it in the lab and ruined a couple...
Forum: Competitors 2013-10-03, 16:22
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Yeah the Neo900 is out of my price range and it's not available now, so there are two strikes against it. Furthermore, it will still be dog slow with that hardware. After playing around with this...
Forum: Competitors 2013-10-03, 09:55
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Hmm i've been thinking that i miss the precise resistive screen. I'm still not sure what people dislike about it but i definitely don't like not being able to use my nail and/or stylus for more...
Forum: Competitors 2013-10-02, 00:44
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Alright. I bought a MyTouch 4G Slide off Ebay for around $75. It has two years newer hardware tech than the N900 and is one of the last QWERTY slider phones of any quality that will work on my...
Forum: Competitors 2013-05-29, 16:06
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Hmm. Yeah it looks like a pretty nice bit of hardware but seems that it is yet to be hacked for US GSM use. :/

There is this...
Forum: Competitors 2013-05-28, 16:04
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Hmm just doesn't seem a good match except for the notetaking aspect. Too big for my taste but i'll see if i can find a friend that has one and give it a try.



Yet there are almost no HWKB...
Forum: Competitors 2013-05-27, 21:45
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

I've been reading reviews of Blackberry OS 10 and it induces a bit of deja vu from when i discovered Maemo. Talk of how it's a much more secure and sophisticated OS, etc.

Interesting comment i...
Forum: Competitors 2013-05-27, 19:18
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

Thanks, really appreciate your comments. I'll take a look at the new BB and see how it looks. Never thought i'd take BB seriously as an OS...

I had really hoped that android would evolve into a...
Forum: Competitors 2013-05-27, 19:16
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
Re: What have former N900 owners moved to?

I can understand the sentiment, and was willing to do that when it was a newer device and the "next model" was expected in the near future, but with the product line essentially dead and the...
Forum: Competitors 2013-05-25, 16:58
Replies: 261
Views: 101,835
Posted By Flandry
What have former N900 owners moved to?

So i've been through 1.9 N900s. Both began their decline with a connection problem in the screen/backlight (something in that connection seems to be especially susceptible to high humidity), but the...
Forum: Games 2011-12-08, 00:41
Replies: 306
Views: 124,773
Posted By Flandry
Re: [Maemo 5] MAME [WIP] (Formerly SDLMAME)

Actually, i think that's what i tried to do for the SDLMAME --> MAME transition (option one in that link). IIRC, the problem is exactly the caveat described there in the link: the maemo apt handlers...
Forum: Games 2011-12-08, 00:32
Replies: 306
Views: 124,773
Posted By Flandry
Re: [Maemo 5] MAME [WIP] (Formerly SDLMAME)

Hey guys, i'm glad to see this MAME port still getting use. I had full intentions of releasing new versions from upstream as they became available, but i finally moved across the country and...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2011-06-27, 14:29
Replies: 2,990
Views: 907,911
Posted By Flandry
Re: [Announce] kernel-power v47

You can buy a new N900 and hope that its processor handles voltages it wasn't advertised to work at. The very underlying premise of overclocking/undervolting is that some processors perform better...
Forum: Development 2011-06-16, 18:40
Replies: 28
Views: 12,689
Posted By Flandry
Re: [devel] PocketSphinx for Fremantle (Speech Recognition Engine)

Good to see this getting some attention after it was passed over for the GSoC last year *.

A possibly less cumbersome alternative way for the curious to install is using fapman (choose the "All...
Forum: Community 2011-06-14, 02:10
Replies: 321
Views: 63,474
Posted By Flandry
Re: Should MeeGo developers continue to publish info on this forum for maemo users (wrt Nokia device support)?

That's a reasonable criticism that i can appreciate. Thanks for your post.



That's definitely something i can sympathize with but i don't think it's a very realistic expectation that such an...
Forum: Applications 2011-06-13, 19:10
Replies: 1,993
Views: 679,046
Posted By Flandry
Re: [Announce] modRana: a flexible GPS navigation system

Hi MartinK

I was put off by modrana not being vector-based originally (and was trying to use Navit at the time because it IS). I don't have a data plan, so the ability to have everything stored...
Forum: Community 2011-06-13, 18:57
Replies: 321
Views: 63,474
Posted By Flandry
Re: Should MeeGo developers continue to publish info on this forum for maemo users (wrt Nokia device support)?

On the other hand, refractory points are good against flaming...

I don't understand why meego discussion is such a touchy topic for some of the community members. At worst it makes things a bit...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2011-06-13, 13:45
Replies: 2,990
Views: 907,911
Posted By Flandry
Re: [Announce] kernel-power v47

I did (http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p=1006557&postcount=569) "apt-get install fcam-driver". If that doesn't fix it then i'm afraid i'm out of ideas, sorry.
Forum: Community 2011-06-13, 10:58
Replies: 321
Views: 63,474
Posted By Flandry
Re: Should MeeGo developers continue to publish info on this forum for maemo users (wrt Nokia device support)?

Unfortunately i'm not moderator of this subforum or i would edit and/or delete all the personal attacks against abill_uk since he began posting again. What i will do is give infractions as is...
Forum: Community 2011-06-13, 10:45
Replies: 321
Views: 63,474
Posted By Flandry
Re: Should MeeGo developers continue to publish info on this forum for maemo users (wrt Nokia device support)?

Because the topic is not "information about Meego" but "should developer announcements about Meego be posted on the community forum". It's important to recognize topic not by keywords but by semantic...
Forum: Community 2011-06-12, 17:25
Replies: 321
Views: 63,474
Posted By Flandry
Re: Should MeeGo developers continue to publish info on this forum for maemo users (wrt Nokia device support)?

I voted "other" because i wanted to qualify it: there's a Meego/Harmattan subforum and an Alternatives subforum. That's exactly where that kind of information can and should be posted.

Anywhere...
Forum: Community 2011-06-12, 17:16
Replies: 321
Views: 63,474
Posted By Flandry
Re: Should MeeGo developers continue to publish info on this forum for maemo users (wrt Nokia device support)?

At present it's a 3 day ban due to infractions from breaking the community rules. I believe it expires today.

Please stop enabling him by talking about him and stroking his ego (this isn't...
Forum: Games 2011-06-10, 07:49
Replies: 802
Views: 311,041
Posted By Flandry
Re: DOSBox 0.65 ... ftw

Thanks for your work on this, javispedro. I got a hankering for a bit of MOO today, installed DOSBox and copied the directory from my GOG.com install of MOO1 to my N900, et viola! Works great!
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Forum: Applications 2011-06-09, 18:02
Replies: 842
Views: 387,424
Posted By Flandry
Re: Navit on N900

Thanks Rainer. I've been using modrana for a while as it has generally met my needs but i haven't given up on the hope of a polished vector map app. I installed from your repo using the...
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