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  Reply # 255777 15-Sep-2009 00:46 Send private message

1 rant and reset later, and I can tether again, have internet again on my PC/big screen.

Well, my time with the Nokia N97 has almost come to an end...

I will be writing 2 detailed blogs this week...
1) Nokia N97 - The Final Review
2) 100% Mobile Broadband - One Month On




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  Reply # 255795 15-Sep-2009 08:06 Send private message

It would be great if you post the links to those blogs. Your contributions have been priceless.

What's next in TheBartender's master plan? A new phone, a new story?

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  Reply # 255802 15-Sep-2009 08:43 Send private message

smgoverno: It would be great if you post the links to those blogs. Your contributions have been priceless.

What's next in TheBartender's master plan? A new phone, a new story?

A completely mobile Bar?




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  Reply # 255840 15-Sep-2009 12:46 Send private message

smgoverno: It would be great if you post the links to those blogs. Your contributions have been priceless.

What's next in TheBartender's master plan? A new phone, a new story?

I am buying the Nokia N900 on release, expected early October...I have already started a N900 thread, will be posting and blogging plenty about that once I have it.


I will post a links to the blog posts here once I have published them.

A mobile bar...with WiFi...100% Mobile!
That would be cool.




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  Reply # 255948 15-Sep-2009 20:25 Send private message

Sounds like a plan. I'll see you in the new thread as soon as I pick mine up too.
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  Reply # 256944 18-Sep-2009 23:40 Send private message

For those who requestd a link, here is my final blog on the N97:

Nokia N97 - The Final Review




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Mobile: Nokia N97, Nokia N900, Samsung Galaxy S, HTC EVO 3D, iPhone 4S, Samsung Galaxy S III (current)

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  Reply # 258049 24-Sep-2009 12:42 Send private message

Hey guys,

I have managed to do a master reset on my phone - which was a mission in itself cuz it is not your standard way of doing it by pressing a few numbers on the keypad. I am sure it was mentioned here before but I will mention it again for the sake of others:)

First, turn off your phone.

Second, hold down the four buttons at the same time:

Power, left caps key, space bar and the delete button. Keep holding onto them until you see the phone turned on.

OK, my question is, and perhaps TheBartender can help and others too please, is now that I have done a master reset, my old photos aren't showing and when I install new applications onto the mass memory the applications don't show, despite it showing in "Installed Applications".

Thanks in advance guys.

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  Reply # 258054 24-Sep-2009 12:55 Send private message

Oh and no music too despite it doing a search. Gosh this is a complicated phone!:)

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  Reply # 258318 25-Sep-2009 12:53 Send private message

Actually I found the answer. It is best to format the "Mass storage", connect the phone back to the PC Suite to create the folders within the Mass Storage and go from there.

It's all a little clunky if you ask me but that's the way it is done:)

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  Reply # 258377 25-Sep-2009 16:11 Send private message

OK, WHAT NOT TO DO WITH YOUR N97.

Trying to perform the GPS trick by by adding extra wire to the antenna, ripping it off by accident, then soldiering on copper wire directly on pcb, only to find it is just as bad if not worse than when you started.

For those of you who do it right, before i accidently ripped off the antenna, i was getting 50-80m accuracy inside (up from none), and 20m outside(up from 80-250m) with no bouncing values.


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  Reply # 263478 12-Oct-2009 12:58 Send private message

Hey guys, just got my n97 the other week, love it really cept a few things, sometimes when someone calls and its locked, i use the answer phone funtion and slide it to answer, after the call the phone locks and have to pull battery to reset...

When this happens, some data gets lost? some txt messages disapears also contacts who ive added in the last couple of days?

Otherwise beautiful phone and havent had 2 many issues other than those! thanks :)

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  Reply # 263491 12-Oct-2009 14:02 Send private message

Boosted: Hey guys, just got my n97 the other week, love it really cept a few things, sometimes when someone calls and its locked, i use the answer phone funtion and slide it to answer, after the call the phone locks and have to pull battery to reset...

When this happens, some data gets lost? some txt messages disapears also contacts who ive added in the last couple of days?

Otherwise beautiful phone and havent had 2 many issues other than those! thanks :)


Have you upgraded your firmware to v12?  If not, I recommend that you do to make your phone more stable.

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  Reply # 263499 12-Oct-2009 14:45 Send private message

Na mines v12 and still has the issue that Boosted has. only happens once every 20 calls though. Bring on version 2 firmware!

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  Reply # 263503 12-Oct-2009 15:13 Send private message

Try doing a factory reset and hope that helps. Yeah, the N87 is still quite buggy and apparently version 2 firmware is due out sometime this month. I cannot wait!

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  Reply # 263558 12-Oct-2009 20:40 Send private message

so prob a really stupid question but how can u find out the firmware on the device? ive noticed u can unlock the phone then answer call to stop that bug from happening and whats version2 firmware have in stock for us users?


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