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

From: Jonathan Greene atmasphere at atmasphere.net
Date: Sun Feb 11 16:31:44 EET 2007
On 2/11/07, Neil MacLeod <gmane at nmacleod.com> wrote:
> 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.

Agree - this would be great on my nightstand and at my desk...   Seems
to work when you are actively using Maemo Mapper which I usually do
via car charger in-vehicle, so there must be some way to say "keep the
screen on"

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