[maemo-users] Auto Dimmer on N810

From: Bob Crawford crawdad at powerclam.com
Date: Mon Dec 17 19:04:52 EET 2007
Tim Ashman wrote:
> While I think the new n810 unit is a nice one I have one problem, the auto 
> dimmer.  I am left handed so anytime I'm using the unit the palm of my hand 
> shades the light and as I move my hand around the display dims, then undims 
> constantly.
> I've looked for a way to turn off this feature but haven't found it yet.  Does 
> anyone know of a hack I can use to disable this feature.
> thanks
> tim
Good question.
I'm right-handed, so I use the left to hold the unit.
That invariably puts my thumb over the sensor.

As much as I like my 810, whoever designed the hardware layout (button
sizes, d-pad on keyboard, etc.) needs to be taken into a dark alley and

The 770 had a much more user-friendly design.

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