[maemo-users] Auto Dimmer on N810

From: Tim Ashman tim at ashmans.net
Date: Tue Dec 18 02:28:41 EET 2007
On 12/17/2007 09:04, Bob Crawford wrote:
> 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.
> Irritating.
> 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
> beaten.
> The 770 had a much more user-friendly design.

I have to agree I don't like the d-pad or menu button next to the keyboard.  
It needs to be on the front like the last two.


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