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Forum: Series 60 09-11-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,179
Posted By desertrat
That is exactly what is wrong with Nokia. They...

That is exactly what is wrong with Nokia. They churn out phone after phone but none with a complete feature set. Even though some features costs nothing extra to implement and had been present in...
Forum: Series 60 04-12-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 48,779
Posted By desertrat
It's not big, it's about the size of my E70 and I...

It's not big, it's about the size of my E70 and I keep that in my pocket all the time. If making it smaller means compromising on battery capacity then I for one will not be interested in a device...
Forum: Symbian OS News 13-11-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,755
Posted By desertrat
How about not announcing a phone until it's...

How about not announcing a phone until it's ready? That is it has gone through intensive testing and had all major and critical bugs squashed.

Right now it is marketing department that writes the...
Forum: Series 60 13-11-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,880
Posted By desertrat
A colleague managed to drop her phone into the...

A colleague managed to drop her phone into the toilet for some reason. :rolleyes:
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 13-11-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 29,172
Posted By desertrat
There are so many aspects of S60v3 phones where...

There are so many aspects of S60v3 phones where Nokia have placed stupid arbitary limits:

- autochecking of email is limited to 2 (or 3?) accounts
- auto disconnect time in realplayer is limited...
Forum: Series 60 19-09-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,867
Posted By desertrat
I don't know what you mean by "individual...

I don't know what you mean by "individual solutions". Linux uses ppp as the underlying mechanism for connecting to all kinds of serial links/modems. You can edit the ppp files directly or you can use...
Forum: Links of Interest 04-09-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,591
Posted By desertrat
Comments about making sites more...

Comments about making sites more Chrome/Gecko/Webkit "compatible" are ill informed and are a reminder of the bad old days of the web when websites would display would banners or messages saying "This...
Forum: Links of Interest 02-09-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,591
Posted By desertrat
Nokia have already hedged their bets, instead of...

Nokia have already hedged their bets, instead of cooperating to make Webkit better they've opted to to make Firefox work with Qt.
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 03-08-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,907
Posted By desertrat
So this was like from disk, ie you didn't...

So this was like from disk, ie you didn't re-download the "same" firmware?

Maybe you didn't actually update your firmware last time? :tongue:
Forum: UIQ 25-06-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,139
Posted By desertrat
Hong Kong - probably because local calls from...

Hong Kong - probably because local calls from landline to other landlines and mobiles are free.

If the builtin apps aren't the "best" and one has to install 3rd party replacements then the builtin...
Forum: Series 60 23-06-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,687
Posted By desertrat
Surely it's not beyond Nokia's capabilities to...

Surely it's not beyond Nokia's capabilities to add a few more zoom settings? :con?

Nokia are already using 4-5 different screen sizes (I've no idea exactly how many, it's just a guess), including...
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 22-06-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,589
Posted By desertrat
The easiest way to do this is to have your...

The easiest way to do this is to have your service provider send you an SMS with the required settings, when you receive this SMS the phone will ask whether you want to save and apply the settings -...
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 01-05-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,630
Posted By desertrat
And it works on symbian phones? :con?

And it works on symbian phones? :con?
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 27-04-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,493
Posted By desertrat
That's why, to use Ballmer's words, Windows "is a...

That's why, to use Ballmer's words, Windows "is a cancer". And Smartsuite is a cancer as well because it needs Windows or OSX.
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 24-03-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,396
Posted By desertrat
Apparently you just: Haven't tried it...

Apparently you just:



Haven't tried it myself, YMMV.
Forum: Series 60 18-02-2008, 03:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,154
Posted By desertrat
Impressive that Nokia are actually starting to...

Impressive that Nokia are actually starting to think. I am very not impressed that the builtin Realplayer stops playing when switching to another app - multitasking anyone?
Forum: UIQ 17-02-2008, 06:17 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 102,479
Posted By desertrat
Since around 1997 (or whenever it was when the...

Since around 1997 (or whenever it was when the ATX motherboards/PSUs were introduced), there have been an option in the BIOS to set the computer to switch itself on at particular time.
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 12-02-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,804
Posted By desertrat
The phone probably doesn't have enough processing...

The phone probably doesn't have enough processing power to do both at the same time.
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 22-11-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,010
Posted By desertrat
The best long-term solution is to shoot the...

The best long-term solution is to shoot the eurocrats who dreamed up the regulation. And shoot the executives at Nokia who decided to implement the volume throttling on machines sold outside the EU...
Forum: Series 60 11-11-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 30,365
Posted By desertrat
You've overlooked the fact that the stupid OS/UI...

You've overlooked the fact that the stupid OS/UI likes to index your entire storage space each time you open your gallery. That's what's causing the sluggishness when you have a lot of files for it...
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 29-10-2007, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,210
Posted By desertrat
So why don't you wait until your friend gets his...

So why don't you wait until your friend gets his iphone then you go and play with it, then YOU decide whether YOU like it better than your existing phone.
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 26-10-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,055
Posted By desertrat
Yes. RTFM. Ask the publishers of tibiaME?

Yes. RTFM.

Ask the publishers of tibiaME?
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 20-10-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,774
Posted By desertrat
If you use Python you could use the appropriate...

If you use Python you could use the appropriate API calls without having to know where the data is stored.
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 11-10-2007, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,325
Posted By desertrat
I don't think it can be done, otherwise we would...

I don't think it can be done, otherwise we would all be doing it already instead of asking. It is such an obvious "feature" that it makes the mind boggle why Nokia didn't see fit either (i) use "Web"...
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 11-10-2007, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,331
Posted By desertrat
Putty has a ping function? :con?

Putty has a ping function? :con?
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