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Forum: Series 60 11-07-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By jonquirk
I was experiencing complete meltdown on my 5800...

I was experiencing complete meltdown on my 5800 when starting Ovi Maps 3.4 with Wi-Fi positioning enabled. Switching off the Wi-Fi positioning stopped the crashes. Updating JoikuSpot Premium to v3.0...
Forum: Series 60 09-07-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,265
Posted By jonquirk
I came to S60 after a run of Palm devices (Pilot,...

I came to S60 after a run of Palm devices (Pilot, m500, Tungsten|T2 and Tungsten|E2) when the hardware reliability issues, and charging on the E2 in particular, became too much to bear.

I went for...
Forum: Series 60 07-07-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,774
Posted By jonquirk
Ovi Maps on E63

While the E63 has no built-in GPS it does have bluetooth so using a separate Bluetooth GPS is certainly feasible to improve location accuracy.
Forum: Series 60 28-05-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,886
Posted By jonquirk
What about the E61i?

The bullet-proof E61i surely deserves a mention; it came out in May 2007. Even its habit of releasing the back and battery when dropped can be seen as an energy dissipation tactic! Its underwater...
Forum: Series 60 17-05-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 14,711
Posted By jonquirk
One downside to a hidden battery

Ask Steve Litchfield about my old E61i: This survived two full immersions in water because I was able to yank the battery instantly as I got it out of the water and then strip the phone down to dry...
Forum: Nokia Numbered S60 5.0 (Nokia 5800, Nokia 5230, Nokia 5530) 03-03-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,343
Posted By jonquirk
Gmail 2.0.6 has vanished but is not really gone

Following a problem that necessitated a full restore I noticed that the Gmail app was missing. No problem I thought: just download it again and reinstall.

Not so: the file downloaded OK but when...
Forum: Series 60 30-12-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,522
Posted By jonquirk
Crashed badly for me on 5800, v31 firmware with...

Crashed badly for me on 5800, v31 firmware with large QWERTY keyboard. Selected mini QWERTY in another app firsrt which seems to help.

Had similar bad crash in Ovi Maps recently; had to remove and...
Forum: Series 60 29-05-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,484
Posted By jonquirk
Yes I realise that, after I plugged that...

Yes I realise that, after I plugged that combination into Google. It's a bit similar to the Palm method of holding the power key while pressing the reset, or some such.

At least it saved me a trip...
Forum: Series 60 29-05-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,484
Posted By jonquirk
Unbricked it!

I don't know how you knew that trick, Steve, but it worked!

Thanks a bunch; I owe you one for that.
Forum: Series 60 29-05-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,484
Posted By jonquirk
Bricked it!

Oh dear. I was 12 minutes into the estimated 15 minute re-flashing process when my darling children charged past my desk with their elephantine feet. :frown:The vibrations caused the phone...
Forum: Links of Interest 27-04-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,780
Posted By jonquirk
I have had the app running on my E61i since it...

I have had the app running on my E61i since it first appeared. The only glitch is that the soft keys legends appear up the right hand side of the screen instead of at the bottom. Maybe one day, eh...
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 23-12-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,633
Posted By jonquirk
Both issues were fixed in firmware upgrade...

Both issues were fixed in firmware upgrade (2.0633.65.01)
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 23-12-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,013
Posted By jonquirk
The problem sounds like a mismatch between the...

The problem sounds like a mismatch between the impedance of the Nokia 3.5mm output and your headphones. 32 Ohm ear phones connected to an 8 Ohm output will be very quiet compared to 8 Ohm ear phones....
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 23-12-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,640
Posted By jonquirk
This was fixed in the recently released...

This was fixed in the recently released 2.0633.65.01 firmware. Now a short press takes you to the default inbox (you choose which is default) and a long press opens a new email, ready to start typing.
Forum: Series 60 03-12-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,884
Posted By jonquirk
Now all we need is a 320*240 layout version for...

Now all we need is a 320*240 layout version for the E61/E61i!
Forum: Links of Interest 03-12-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,541
Posted By jonquirk
Manually adding stations

Options --> Add station manually can be used if you know the station's streaming server address.
Forum: Links of Interest 03-12-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 23,541
Posted By jonquirk
the N91 version works on my E61i, with one...

the N91 version works on my E61i, with one proviso: the soft keys are back to front. The legend for the left key appears below the right key and vice versa.

EDIT: Correction: the legends for the...
Forum: Nokia Eseries S60 3.0 phones (E50, E60, E62, E61, E61i, E70) 25-11-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,900
Posted By jonquirk
1.Nokia seem to have this licked. I use Gmail...

1.Nokia seem to have this licked. I use Gmail with IMAP and my ISP's IMAP email. Both work properly.

2.The notication LED is white; you can choose which events cause it to flash and how long it...
Forum: Links of Interest 25-11-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By jonquirk
A2dp?

Sorry. Nothing to test with. I use an AD-41 on foot and a Parrot car kit when on the road.
Forum: Links of Interest 25-11-2007, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By jonquirk
I've now upgraded to 2.0633.65.01 twice! The...

I've now upgraded to 2.0633.65.01 twice! The first time I used NSS to change the product code from 0531212 to HKG (Hong Kong?) 0542904. This worked but messed up the keyboard a little: The became a...
Forum: Links of Interest 20-11-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By jonquirk
Angry Well...now I've tried it and I can't see the...

Well...now I've tried it and I can't see the update either. My E61i is an unlocked handset, purchased from Nokia as soon as it became available in May. Blinking well baffling!
Forum: Links of Interest 20-11-2007, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By jonquirk
E61i firmware update

Nokia's update page is not showing an update but try running the software updater program and see what you get. e-series . org suggests this.
Forum: Links of Interest 21-07-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,912
Posted By jonquirk
Hang on, Vodafone's got a problem

GPRS on Vodafone seems to be u/s at the moment. The new Google Maps app works over my wi-fi but obviously doesn't do the location thing. I tried to get a page on Opera Mini4 to test the GPRS and it...
Forum: Series 60 25-05-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,179
Posted By jonquirk
1.0633.22.05 15-02-07 Rm-227

1.0633.22.05 15-02-07 Rm-227
Forum: Series 60 24-05-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,179
Posted By jonquirk
I've had my E61i since May 4th and I am pleased...

I've had my E61i since May 4th and I am pleased with it (mostly). The one gripe I have is that although I bought mine direct from Nokia so that I wouldn't have to suffer carrier interference with the...
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