[maemo-users] Someone has tried Devicescape?

From: David Rudder drig at noses.org
Date: Wed Oct 10 21:03:36 EEST 2007
Well, that's actually pretty useful!  I've decided that I can't afford 
the big vacations, but I still need to get away, so I've started taking 
"working vacations" in a ski resort near my home.  The WiFi there is 
rock solid and free, but the session timeout is 20 minutes.  So, it 
means going through one of those pages every time I want to check my 

Based on the feedback I've heard, though, maybe I'll wait until the next 
rev :)


P.S.  To anyone who doesn't happen to live near nice ski resorts...
nyah-nyah-nyah :P

John Rudd wrote:
> Some wifi hotspots will let you connect but not let you go anywhere 
> until you login to a web page on their proxy (basically, they redirect 
> all traffic to a local web server until you login, then they let you 
> surf more freely).
> Devicescape basically stores info about these sites, and does whatever 
> negotiation is necessary.  So, instead of having to do the redirected 
> web login at the hotspots you frequent, it makes that step transparent.
> David Rudder wrote:
>> I'm not sure of the purpose of this.  Doesn't the N800 already store 
>> your favorite wifi hotspots?
>> I use MAC address filtering instead of WEP keys, so it's possible 
>> that DeviceScape does a better job of storing keys?
>> Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> have anybody tried this app?:
>>> http://www.devicescape.com/pub/download.do
>>> Thanks and best regards,
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