[maemo-users] N900 - Problems with builtin apps

From: Tim Ashman tim at ashmans.net
Date: Sun Dec 13 04:14:45 EET 2009
On Friday 11 December 2009 12:40:54 am Eero Tamminen wrote:
> Hi,
> ext Tim Ashman wrote:
> > 6. Application List. - On the N810 and below I was able to take all of
> > the nokia apps that I would never use put then in the lowest menu option
> > and forget about them.  Not as good as being able to uninstall but It was
> > ok.  On the N900 I haven't figured out how to rearrange the app menu. 
> > All of the installed apps that I use regularly are on the second page at
> > the bottom and all of the items or apps that I will never use are front
> > and center.  It sure would be nice to be able to move these icons around.
> >  I'm hoping I've just missed something.
> You can create shortcuts to the applications to the desktop.
> The good point is that besides applications you can have there
> also other stuff like URLs, applets...
> I.e. when no windows are open, instead of doing:
> 1. tap to task launcher icon
> 2. tap "More..."
> 3. Pan down
> 4. Tap to start app
> You just tap to the application icon on desktop.
> (When you have windows open and you're not on desktop, it doesn't save
> quite as many taps, but is still slightly more convenient.)
> Just long press on empty Desktop area and select "Add shortcut"
> from the Desktop menu.  URL shortcuts you can add to desktop from
> the Browser (it asks where you want the bookmark to be added,
> bookmarks list or desktop).
> > 7. Web Addons - What exactly is "single sign on for ovi websites" and why
> > can't I uninstall it from the browser.  Likewise what is the Atlas
> > Plugin?
> Atlas is extension used by Maps (Maps uses browser engine).
> 	- Eero

Thank you.  I did know how to put apps on the desktops, and I have, but 
eventually I will have too many apps and they will not all fit on 4 desktops, 
especially since I have one desktop devoted to contacts.

thanks for the help, I'm sure the n900 will improve just like the others in 
the series.


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