Étiquette : Nokia N 900 Add-on

How to install the new portrait hildon-desktop?

Arcean, the guy behind Gnumeric – a spreadsheet application for N900, has created a script that allows my Nokia N900 to work in portrait mode (Yes, portrait mode has always worked if CSSU is installed but with this script the icons on the desktop now spin around when the N900 is turned into portrait mode). It’s not quite a rotating homes screen / view, but it is close.

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Harmattan icons refresh my Nokia N900.

It was a little over a month ago when Cloud596 rolled out his Symbian Anna icon pack for my Nokia N900 and he has been busy creating a new icon set called Harmattan. Equally impressive, the man is a genius to get this icon set out there so quickly. One can download the latest Harmattan icon pack from the Application Manager or you can download it from here: harmattan-icons-pack_1-1.1.1.-2_all.deb and run it from your file manager. I used Filebox.

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Symbian Anna icons refresh my Nokia N900.

In a previous post ‘My Nokia N900 is unique with Theme Customizer‘ I mentioned I had downloaded the Symbian Anna icon pack and installed them with Theme Customizer. Well it seems the developer (cloud596) behind these wonderful icons has been busy updating them, and a new icon pack version 0-8.8.8.8-8 has been released into the ‘extra devel’ repository.

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Open Camera Cover – Run Flashlight or Camera.

One of the cool features of my Nokia N900 is that it has a cover over the camera lens and flash to protect it from dust and scratches. In order to use the camera I just slide back the cover and voila the camera is ready to shoot photos or video, but what if I wanted to use the two bright LED lights as a flashlight only?

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