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Forum: Applications Yesterday, 20:23
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

that would definitely please the "use a Raspberry Pi as a Car PC" crowd.

it's a food alternative to installing an Android Car front-end and forwarding Google Maps and Waze.
Forum: Alternatives 2018-10-17, 11:07
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By DrYak
Re: Palm is back... um, or wtf

Techradar: displays a giant grey page complaining about my use of ad-blockers (uBlock here).
add techradar to NoScript blacklist, website works (minus some photo illustration)

Palm:
a smart...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-10-15, 22:05
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

my dream wishes would be for that to happen, together with a decent update of kernel (at least the 4.4 LTS).

The even more far-out wish wouldbe for Jolla to send a team of Ninja assassins to steal...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-10-15, 16:11
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

also, in the comments of the blog, jolla devs have mentioned that the upcoming SFOS 3 on Xa2 will have support for Android 8 Oreo in the compatibility layer.
But this layer has some device-specific...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-10-15, 16:01
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

That would have been great news for us, except that we don't have any info whether Jolla will be upgrading kernels SFOS 3, or if we're stuck with the old buggy 3.10.84 from Sony's 6.0 Mashmallow SDK.
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-10-15, 15:56
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

thiese trays are even stupider on Sony phone as their Android seem to commit Sepuku whenever the SIM card is taken out.

Thus, you can't swap SD cards while the phone is On, even if you unmounted...
Forum: Applications 2018-10-10, 09:38
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

Hello, big thanks for the "Follow me" mode !

A few random suggestions, if they happen to inspire you :

- Automatic adjusting of the scale, based on vehicle speed and/or type of road and/or...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-10-10, 08:23
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

@carlosgonz

From my experience with Xperia X :

- fastboot only works if the phone is unlocked (and thus the TA fried).
- on stock Xperia smartphone, the only combo that works is the combo...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-09-28, 12:31
Replies: 153
Views: 20,591
Posted By DrYak
Re: 2.2.1.18 Nurmonjoki

Announcements are up (https://blog.jolla.com/sailfish-3-update-post/).

Basically :
- roll-out starts mid-october.
- early access get it by end october
- final release in the following weeks...
Forum: Applications 2018-09-21, 13:37
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

Would it be possible to order the search by the reverse size of the match.

i.e.: sort entry that match "Lodz" to a city, before those that match a region, before those that match a whole country....
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-09-13, 07:45
Replies: 153
Views: 20,591
Posted By DrYak
Re: 2.2.1.18 Nurmonjoki

did the upgrade on my Xperia X yesterday (my daily use device. The "for tests" Jolla 1 was done earlier)

Like for a few other users, when reaching 100%, the upgrade process stops and freezes...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-09-04, 11:38
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

The terminology used by Jolla is Early Access (https://together.jolla.com/question/79835/official-announcement-early-access-to-sailfishos-releases/)

You can switch your whole account to...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-09-04, 11:00
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

...will try on my older Jolla 1.
Forum: Competitors 2018-09-03, 14:05
Replies: 471
Views: 116,042
Posted By DrYak
Re: Purism Librem Phone

I am in the possession of an OpenMoko Neo FreeRunner which begs to disagree with your Chronology ! :-D


But indeed this is a different class of hardware.

Up until recently, most of such...
Forum: Applications 2018-09-03, 10:26
Replies: 570
Views: 131,693
Posted By DrYak
Re: [Announce] Native offline maps: OSM Scout Server

Personal experience (using OSM Scout server with WhoGo/PureMaps) while driving during vacation (in Madeira. A *volcanic* Portuguese island, thus very steep) :

Yup, it works. When asking for...
Forum: Competitors 2018-09-03, 10:06
Replies: 471
Views: 116,042
Posted By DrYak
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Which nowadays is entirely done from within the browser using standards (even the chatting part, using WebRTC, etc.)
Which means that, as long as you can get a browser that follows all the latest...
Forum: Jolla Tablet 2018-09-03, 09:31
Replies: 1,367
Views: 308,143
Posted By DrYak
Re: Youyota Tablet Contact

Google gives this (https://www.maxbhi.com/battery-for-jolla-tablet.html)

But saddly it seems to be a scam that use photoshop-extracted parts of this old article...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-29, 19:28
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

Unless you have a smancy-fancy sat receiver (simultaneous multichannel GPS, Glonass, Gallileo + assisted, etc.), you don't get precision down to a few CM.

Most of the satnavs (including Pure Maps)...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-29, 19:19
Replies: 1
Views: 805
Posted By DrYak
Re: Nextcloud Talk on Sailfish

Have the same problem with some of my banking apps.

If I'm not mistaken :


SDK21 == Android 5.0 Lollipop.
SDK19 == Android 4.4 Kitkat ( <- what Alien-Dalvik supports at best, given that...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-29, 17:55
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

By default, Jolla1 has 2 ZRAM swaps activated on boot.

It's also possible to use a (resilient) SD card for external (but slower) swap.

Note that external SD is limited to ~20MB/s on Jolla 1...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-29, 17:52
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

Great to see I'm not the only crazy one with ODB in mind.

Note that (on purpose) speed won't be reliable.

In several jurisdiction, it's illegal to under-estimate the speed.
If you go 81km/h...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-08-28, 14:52
Replies: 2,804
Views: 646,130
Posted By DrYak
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

Which is entirely fine by me. I'm already very happy with the phone as it is, and Jolla has promised to update the Android system, which could potentially solve the last few bugs in the few critical...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-28, 13:40
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

We need somebody to hack something along these lines using a canbus connector (PiCAN, etc.) :-P




And I've forgotten to give my positive feed-back about the experience.
The...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-24, 13:23
Replies: 570
Views: 131,693
Posted By DrYak
Re: 1.8.0

Bumping an old comment :



On the other hand, 500G microSD cards are now a thing, meaning that you could certainly store half the planet on a single card, and could store a couple of countries...
Forum: Applications 2018-08-24, 13:19
Replies: 270
[SFOS] Pure Maps
Views: 26,414
Posted By DrYak
Re: Pure Maps

Hello,

having been using WhoGo maps predecessor for some time, I would like to know if Pure maps could be updated with... :

1. Destination-less navigation :
displaying the 3D autorotating...
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