Posts Tagged: HTC

Waze community driving: still not quite there, though fun to use

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I’ve been using community mapping/navigation Waze for quite some time now. And while the latest Android version works much better on my HTC EVO 4G, the UI-wise there are still some problems. Or I simply have wrong expectations (which is quite possible). First of all, their “dynamic zooming” doesn’t seem to work on EVO at […]

HTC Evo vs Ford Sync: mystery of bluetooth disconnect solved

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So, as I wrote before my happy world of connected technology had a dark cloud of weird behavior over it. And that bluetooth disconnect was directly caused by downloading a phone book from my phone. Today I have finally figured out what is the problem. Simple. Duplicate entries in my HTC EVO phone book drove […]

Review and advise: Pandora on HTC EVO with Ford Sync

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So, after most of my shenanigans with bluetooth were over, of course I decided to try the new App Link for Sync. Several steps were required — I downloaded Sync update (old thumb drive did not work, so, before downloading anything, make sure your USB thumb drive is readable by plugging it into car and […]

HTC Evo + Turbo ROM + SYNC bluetooth = chaos, phone book problem

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I have broken the primary rule of programming (and electronics/software use): If something is working well, do not touch it with your bare hands. Especially if hands are growing out of, shall we say, wrong places, which certainly is the case here. I am a complete noob in ROM/Android developer. Technically, almost nothing is wrong […]

Android: Bye, creepy fembot voice, hello smiling one

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My Android phone (HTC Evo 4G running Froyo 2.2) has a very creepy, quirky spoken voice. I realize how ridiculous this must sound if someone from, say, 70s complained that the phone has a creepy voice. Just the fact that it can “talk” is pretty amazing. But, as with most good things, you get used […]