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by mwolczko
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:52 pm
Forum: Starter Kit Support & Discussion
Topic: i415 backlight remains on when charging: how to turn off?
Replies: 9
Views: 17115

Re: i415 backlight remains on when charging: how to turn off

[replying to my own question, just for the record...] I found a hack that disables the backlight with the charger attached. 1. Attach charger, start Accutracking app (either order) 2. Choose menu item "run in background"; "Suspended apps" dialog appears, backlight goes off. 3. Leave well alone. ;-) ...
by mwolczko
Tue Jun 27, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: Bugs
Topic: Speed and altitude wrong on BlackBerry 7100i
Replies: 3
Views: 10617

One more bug while on the topic of the 7100i.
In "virtual compass", the pointer does not start at the center of the dial, but is offset to the left by ~20 pixels I'd guess. Looks kinda weird, and is probably trivial to fix.
by mwolczko
Tue Jun 27, 2006 3:23 am
Forum: Bugs
Topic: Speed and altitude wrong on BlackBerry 7100i
Replies: 3
Views: 10617

Speed and altitude wrong on BlackBerry 7100i

I've been evaluating both a BB 7100i and an i415 in my car, and noticed some discrepancies. The i415 data looks great, but the BB is reporting speed and altitude data that are way off. Example: going down the freeway the i415 reports speed as 65mph (exactly right), altitude -115ft (at sea level), wh...
by mwolczko
Mon Jun 26, 2006 1:23 pm
Forum: Starter Kit Support & Discussion
Topic: i415 backlight remains on when charging: how to turn off?
Replies: 9
Views: 17115

i415 backlight remains on when charging: how to turn off?

I'm using an i415 unattended, connected to a lead-acid battery.
The backlight turns on and stays on when the battery is attached via the charger cable.
Is there any way to shut it off, to extend the battery's life? The backlight timer doesn't appear to operate when the cable is attached.