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Comments on: OMG Internets http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets Adventures with my Desire Thu, 09 Dec 2010 20:39:00 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.3 By: Brendan Scott http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets/comment-page-1#comment-57 Fri, 28 May 2010 12:59:32 +0000 http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets#comment-57 Often cameras simply can’t focus too close. I did the same thing this morning with my old mobile taking a photo of my new Desire. See photo at bottom of this post:

I had to hold it further away (say from 40cm to 60cm) and then zoom in to compensate.

[The screen of the phone was dark compared to the background so the camera over exposed it and washed out the colours. I needed to change exposure compensation to get the screen looking black (look for a +/- sign) – but your screen looks black enough.]

By: Helen http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets/comment-page-1#comment-55 Fri, 28 May 2010 08:28:58 +0000 http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets#comment-55 I know it’s out of focus and that the bench is. I couldn’t get the camera to focus on the phone no matter what I did. I don’t think it could cope with the reflective surface.

By: Brendan Scott http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets/comment-page-1#comment-54 Fri, 28 May 2010 07:05:50 +0000 http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets#comment-54 The main problem with the photo is that it is out of focus (the floor however looks more or less in focus). Try moving the phone further away and zoom in.
You may also need to use exposure compensation on the camera if the screen.

By: Anton http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets/comment-page-1#comment-18 Mon, 24 May 2010 00:29:29 +0000 http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets#comment-18 This is mostly due to the multitasking, it will forget the last page you were on, but it takes some time for the software to decide you’re not planning on returning to the browser any time soon.

As Xavier mentioned, the expected use-case is links on your home-screens to your favorite sites, or search results (from the search widget), or pages from applications.

By: Helen http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets/comment-page-1#comment-17 Sun, 23 May 2010 13:25:13 +0000 http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets#comment-17 Ah, but it’s not obvious how to do this (or even that you can).
I have discovered you can bookmark pages using the menu button, but saving them as a shortcut is a different matter altogether.

And don’t tell me how to do this (yet!).

By: Xavier Ho http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets/comment-page-1#comment-16 Sun, 23 May 2010 13:13:48 +0000 http://thedesire.perris.id.au/42/omg-internets#comment-16 Haha, Helen, I actually prefer the Browser app to take you to the last page you’re at. In fact, it stores everything! It makes multitasking even easier.

For the casual user, I would recommend them to add a Bookmark shortcut in your main screen with your Home page there – that way you will have the effect you expected.