Checked out this nice app at the Ovi Store. Its a simple and easy to use utility that allows you to set up reminders quickly which trigger the standard system alarm.
Reminders can be from simple ones that trigger after a set time to more sophisticated ones with various options for recurrences like ‘Forever’, ‘Until’ and ‘X Times’. The options are laid out logically and makes using the app a breeze. Nice job by the guys at Tardigrada.
Checked out Gas-Balls from the Ovi Store.
Its a nice Live-Wallpaper-like application developed by Nokia. The gas balls bounce around on the desktop, respond to tilt, and explode in vibrant colors when touched.
It comes in 3 modes:
This mode will turn the app into a Live-Wallpaper but still respond to tilt and touch.
This mode will run as a transparent layer on top of the current background.
The app is resource intensive but nice to play around with. The physics behind it are impresssive as the balls bounce on the widgets and the flames wrap around desktop widgets. Its also good to see Nokia still coming up with apps for Maemo.
Now the downside. It doesn’t play well with Live-Wallpaper. Sherman-Aquarium disappeared but continued to take system-resources. Had to restart it from the Settings.
Either way, its worth a look!
Update: Added YouTube video by murfad
I thought it would be great to end the series with a visual summary of the options covered so far, and then some 🙂
|Tether Ubuntu internet-connection via Bluetooth. (Haven’t tried this yet..PAN?)
|Tether GPRS/3G connection via Bluetooth|
|Tether Windows 7 internet-connection via Bluetooth. (Haven’t tried this yet..PAN?)|
Tether Windows 7 via USB. (No luck getting this to work with USB Networking)
|Tether Windows 7 internet-connection via Hotspot.|
Mac OS X
|Tether Mac internet-connection via Bluetooth. (Haven’t tried this yet..PAN?)
Update 8/28/10: Using the Mac lately. Its playing nice with the N900 as you can see with the Mac OS X section.
Sorry MAC users. I have never used a MAC. Incidentally, a colleague loaned me his Macbook Pro yesterday. He wanted me to see how in the Mac world “it just works!”. It will be interesting to see how well that plays with the N900.
Update 8/29/10: Added PC-USB-N900-Wifi option
checked out WikiHow from the Ovi store.
It is basically a qt-webkit based reader of the site. Some important features (IMO) missing were fullscreen-mode and finger-scrolling.
btw, whats up with the non-optified qt4 libs? My rootfs is @ 85% !