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Topic # 64775 22-Jul-2010 15:37
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I loaded the latest 'alpha' Desire ROM for Nexus One from Paul O'Brien at modaco.com. 

Bluetooth is broken - known issue - but they have a modified kernel that enables the use of the FM radio support on the Nexus One.

I'm currently listening to NatRad on 101.4FM on my Nexus One.

That's nice.....but I need the bluetooth so will be restoring my usual system in a few minutes. But the whole package can't be far away now. :-)  

Heh....incoming mail notification just killed the radio sound. Not very stable. But as a proof of concept, it's awesome. :-)   




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  Reply # 354996 22-Jul-2010 16:21
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Awesome - I would really like that FM chip working... that said though I'm not about to root my phone as it's too useful in its current state for testing - and I'm a bit lazy (don't have time) to make changes.

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  Reply # 355016 22-Jul-2010 16:44
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Good stuff, i've been waiting for this for a few weeks now but will still hold out for a stale cyanogen with it. I'm still waiting for a stable 2.2 based Cyanogen though so it might be a while. Regardless this is a nice development that i'm looking forward to using.

Now we'll just need an app that starts the radio as an alarm...

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  Reply # 356201 25-Jul-2010 21:24
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Skip the stable and go straight for the Cyanogen nightlies, they freakin rock :D

Word is CM6 *may* also have both the 720p video recording and FM Radio mods for N1.



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  Reply # 356250 25-Jul-2010 23:12
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ChillingSilence: Skip the stable and go straight for the Cyanogen nightlies, they freakin rock :D

Word is CM6 *may* also have both the 720p video recording and FM Radio mods for N1.


I was thinking about that today. I did try CM6-RC1 for a day or so....but a couple of things were broken, 3G connectivity was unreliable and the battery life was poor, so I ditched it.

I've been on eViLD's "Noir7" Froyo for a few weeks now. It's a 100% functional black-themed system with a few extras...and I prefer the black themes. An excellent ROM.  

But I'll try a CM nightly soon. I've been following the tweets and there are still a few problems with things I'd prefer were 100%.




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  Reply # 356314 26-Jul-2010 07:16
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You're trying to OC your kernel, yet worry about a few things not being 100% in the CM6 nightlies? OK, sure ... that's logical :p



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  Reply # 356354 26-Jul-2010 09:34
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ChillingSilence: You're trying to OC your kernel, yet worry about a few things not being 100% in the CM6 nightlies? OK, sure ... that's logical :p


Yeah....I know. :-)  

The thing with OC'ing was that it either worked or it didn't...and if it didn't I just run stock speed and it all works fine.

With a broken ROM, you have to wipe / flash a new one...and that's more disruptive (for me).

But  yeah.....I do like to have *some* fun.

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  Reply # 356358 26-Jul-2010 09:39
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I just wipe the Cache / Dalvik-cache. Much faster, takes only 2-3 minutes each time. Have gone back and forth between various nightlies / RC1 many times. Just make sure you flash the gapps package afterwards ;)

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  Reply # 356380 26-Jul-2010 10:30
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Now someone needs to get the fm transmitter part of the chip working in the n1 and desire. That would be useful.

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  Reply # 356383 26-Jul-2010 10:41
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True it would be a nifty feature, though I've become very fond of streaming music to the Desktop dock via Bluetooth! :D

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  Reply # 369178 18-Aug-2010 10:50
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GUTTED - my venturi mini fm transmitter that has served me so beautifully for years has just ripped itself apart while being removed from the ciggy lighter


(these are fantastic gadgets to anyone that uses bluetooth/MP3 in car by the way!)

now on the hunt for a new gadget .. anyone know any good ones?
i did see a mobile phone cradle/FM trans/charger in JBHifi i think....

anyone with ideas?

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  Reply # 369254 18-Aug-2010 13:06
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Griffin FM transmitters tend to be amongst the better ones. most other good ones are designed for iPod.




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