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No More Android - Part 2 - Welcome back, Nokia!

Nokia 130 Warning: This phone's OS contains trial games, i.e. they have a "Buy" option in their menus. I can refrain, and I don't know if and how it would even work if clicked, but this is definitely a damper, e.g. if one plans to give this phone to a child. New for 35€. I happened to still have a...

Sailfish OS on a Sony Xperia XA2 - Applications

This article has a parent article. Stock Browser A.k.a "sailfish-browser". Its settings are not accessed from a pulldown but from the main app menu => Settings => Apps => Browser. There isn't much. Most notably: no (to me) acceptable search engine. But you can install the Search engines m...

Sailfish OS on a Sony Xperia XA2

Some Chapters have been split off to their own pages: Applications and Tweaking. I was lucky to get a device that already comes with Sailfish OS 3 preinstalled. This is the most recent free version of Sailfish OS; I assume I will be able to upgrade it to Sailfish X (same version + Android support)...

Resurrect a Nokia N900 - Applications

This article has a parent article. Podcasts After lots of trial & error and testing various apps I can now say: gPodder does not work with most HTTPS feed URLs the stock RSS app does not want to add feeds at all one or two other apps from extras-testing did not work either In the end I got c...

Resurrect a Nokia N900

Some Chapters have been split off to their own pages: Applications and Tweaking. The legendary N900. I was surprised that a sufficient number is still being sold on various auctioning platforms, and they can be had cheaply - definitely under 100€, though mine was quite a bit cheaper, and in really...

Maemo Leste on a Nokia N900

...WIP... Since I wrote this, Leste has seen a few updates. Please check it out. Original OS (Maemo 5 a.k.a. Fremantle) OS version is already 21.2011.38(PR1.3.1). I will reset the phone (Settings => Top menu: Restore deivce, Clear settings). Lock code is 12345. Maemo Leste First steps in trying t...