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by afrotronics
Sat Mar 03, 2007 10:02 am
Forum: Starter Kit Support & Discussion
Topic: i415 backlight remains on when charging: how to turn off?
Replies: 9
Views: 15999

There is a way around this but it will permanently turn off the backlights. Tools: T6 screwdriver Low wattage soldering iron/desoldering tool 1)Open up the phone using the T6 screwdriver 2)Carefully remove the circuit board 3)desolder the LEDs on the keypad part of the cirtcuit board (becareful to n...
by afrotronics
Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:12 am
Forum: General Technical Support & Discussion
Topic: HotGPS and GPS accuracy reduced significantly
Replies: 2
Views: 2091

HotGPS and GPS accuracy reduced significantly

I know I posted something similar to this before, but I got another phone (i450) to see how much better it is than the i415. It is way faster at getting a location than the i415. Anyways, I noticed that when I turn HotGPS on the accuracy of my location is usually about 200-300 feet away from where I...
by afrotronics
Sat Feb 24, 2007 10:20 am
Forum: General Technical Support & Discussion
Topic: HotGPS and signal strength
Replies: 1
Views: 1732

HotGPS and signal strength

After I turned on HotGPS my GPS signal strength has reduced significantly. Is this normal?
by afrotronics
Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:18 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Cell tower triangulation
Replies: 1
Views: 3210

Cell tower triangulation

I don't know if this is possible, the phone can get the location of a cell phone tower when GPS isn't available, right? Can it ping cell phone towers and get the delay? Does the phone CPU have a temperature sensor (a lot of RISC processors do)? If it does couldn't it just calculate the probably spee...
by afrotronics
Mon Feb 19, 2007 8:04 pm
Forum: Wish List
Topic: Light Weight Mode
Replies: 2
Views: 3504

BTW ^I posted that^ (I wasn't logged in)
by afrotronics
Mon Feb 19, 2007 6:15 pm
Forum: General Technical Support & Discussion
Topic: How To: Ideal accutracking setup with i415 and a car
Replies: 17
Views: 15516

How To: Ideal accutracking setup with i415 and a car

This setup is useful for anybody wanting to discreetly track a car WITHOUT making any changes to the vehicle (ie hardwiring the phone to the car battery). An example application for this could include tracking a vehicle that someone owes you money on and has a past due balance to you and you wanna s...