maemo Archives

  1. N810 in a nutshell

    N810 unboxing by Matt Biddulph. License: Got my N810 yesterday. Some thoughts: GPS: sexy. All kinds of interesting possible results. Kudos to Nokia for leading in this, though now that my blackberry does rough triangulation from cells, I’m not sure how pragmatic it is. (Modulo concerns about privacy that go along with cell geolocation.) look…

  2. quick notes on using the N800 for a week

    I left my laptop at home this week when I went on spring break, and used good old fashioned pen and paper for reading Con Law, and the N800 for everything else. Before I forget, a few notes: if I could figure out how to get ogg support on this thing, I’d buy very large…

  3. n800 notes

    Less than 24 hours after I blogged that I was glad I wasn’t getting an N800, I got the code for an N800. And of course I bought it, because I’m a sucker for toys, even ones that I predicted would become paperweights. ;) I used it extensively for the first time today. Some thoughts:…

  4. pdf performance torture test, New York style

    It turns out that if the evince or maemo pdf reader teams want a good performance torture test, I can strongly recommend the MTA’s all-in-one NYC Subway map. Completely, unusably slow on the maemo, unfortunately; merely painful on evince. On the plus side, even acrobat takes its time to render it, so it isn’t an…