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Showing posts from January, 2008

Symbian Signing rotateMe

rotateMe is a cool app that rotates the screen when the orientation of the phone changes. The problem, as it is with some many other cool freeware apps, is that it's unsigned.

I found some great directions on setting up Mobile Signer which allows you to sign apps directly on the phone. Rather than using the included cert files though, I created my own at the Symbian Signed website. It's pretty easy with the directions listed under the "problems" section of the tutorial.
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My New Nokia N95. Wow.

I just got my N95 and I've been playing with it for a little while. It's awesome. Here's some things I've been busy with:
The firmware it ships with is about 5 major revisions behind. Upgrade it ASAP.I've found some great instructions on getting the N95 to work as a Bluetooth modem on OS X. He doesn't mention though that the APN listed on the connection settings page should be used for the GPRS CID string. (See update below.) I also recommend configuring the computer as an authorized device on the N95 so that you don't have to confirm the connection every time.PyS60. Installed no sweat. Oh, the possibilities.Google maps with GPS is great. The N95 comes with Nokia maps, but so far I prefer the Google app.
The Google mail app is great (except I can't seem to log out... wtf?)
ShoZu is very cool. It lets me geotag my photos and upload them to PicasaWeb and YouTube (plus a multitude of other services I don't care about). I'll have a map with all of my p…
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Fido Erectus

I found my old Erector set over the holidays and brought it back with me. This evening, I used it to rebuild Fido. Fido is now significantly sturdier, more configurable, and has plenty of room for all the fancy sensors I just bought :)

The pictures below also showcase my fancy new XO from G1G1. It's a lot snappier than my old B1.

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