R761's commentary

12 June 2008

Predictive text not always available

Filed under: E51 — Tags: , — r761 @ 1:34 pm

In several places, particularly in the web browser, predictive text is not available. Specifically, when entering a a URL or bookmark name predictive text can not be activated. Pressing “#” cycles between “abc”, “ABC”, and “123”, none of which have the “…” for predictive text. This unnecessarily slows down text entry on these screens.

E51 charging

Filed under: E51 — Tags: , — r761 @ 10:27 am

The Nokia E51 doesn’t charge when connected via USB. This means I need yet another different type of phone charger, rather than being able to use a standard USB cable or charger.

11 June 2008

Phone menu efficiency

Filed under: E51 — Tags: , — r761 @ 8:41 am

The menus on Nokia’s E51 are inefficient to navigate. To get the 3rd menu item requires pressing Menu, down twice, and select: a total of 4 keypresses. What would be much more efficient would be to have each menu item numbered, and accessible by pressing the corresponding key. For example, to access the 3rd I could simply press Menu, “3”.

Hello WordPress!

Filed under: Test — Tags: — r761 @ 8:16 am

So this is WordPress. Please bare with me while I get used to it.

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