[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Two power management settings

From: Neil MacLeod gmane at nmacleod.com
Date: Sun Feb 11 15:07:27 EET 2007
Jon Smirl wrote:
> There is a significant application area being missed by not having two
> power settings. When you get to your desk and plug the device in it
> should, if you configure it to, leave the screen on and run a screen
> saver type application. This screen saver could work as a clock, music
> player with album art, show pictures of the kids, show your calendar,
> etc, etc. This passive behavior should be automatic as soon as the
> device is plugged into AC.
> This application area is what chumby, www.chumby.com, is all about.
> The N770/N800 can be useful on the desk as well as on the go.

This is exactly what Windows Mobile allows. There are quite a few things Win Mobile does right that the Nokia seems to have eschewed. Timed power management profiles might be a good idea too - screensaver at work, blank screen at home etc. for faster charging etc.

I'll raise an RFE later today.

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