Archive for July, 2010

Nokia N900 : Playing Flash (Facebook & Youtube videos) In Web Browser

Saturday 31 July 2010 @ 12:37 pm

Don’t you just hate it when you see the following picture while surfing on the Internet using Nokia N900 or any other phones?

Playing Flash In Web Browser Of Nokia N900

Well, no more frustration as I’ll show you a trick to play flash right in the web browser of your Nokia N900. This trick works for many sites, including Facebook and Youtube videos.

You’ll need this application installed on your N900 :-

  • Tweak Flash Plugin Version

Below are some simple steps to play Flash in your Nokia N900 web browser :-

  • 1. Search for the above application in Application Manager and install it.
  • 2. Launch the application once you’ve installed it.
  • 3. Start surfing! :)

For some reasons, the application might not be able to run by double-clicking the application icon. No worries, you just need to launch the application via X-Terminal. Below are the steps to launche the application from X-Terminal :-

  • 1. Search for rootsh in Application Manager and install it.
  • 2. Open X-Terminal and type sudo /usr/bin/tweakflashver then hit Enter. This command will launch the Tweak Flash Plugin Version application.
  • 3. Once Tweak Flash Plugin Version application is running, you can start surfing! :)

Below is the video showing you this trick :-

If you think this trick is useful, please feel free to share it with your friends who are using Nokia N900 as well.

Samsung Galaxy S 3D Racing Game – Asphalt 5

Friday 30 July 2010 @ 2:07 pm

I was totally addicted to this 3D racing game, Asphalt 5, and was playing it everyday on my Samsung Galaxy S since last week.

Asphalt 5 Splash Screen
Asphalt 5 Splash Screen

The full version of Asphalt 5 is available for download in Samsung Apps at no charge. I thank Samsung for giving it free to all the users of Samsung Galaxy S. Anyway, this 3D racing game is priced at US$4.99 and is available at the developer’s site,

The game basically offers you 4 racing modes :-

  • Quick race – Pick a racing venue and practice. No monetary reward in this mode.
  • Career – Complete a race to advance to a higher level. You’ll win some money in each level to buy cars and accessories. New cars and girls will be unlocked in different levels as well.
  • Multiplayer – Race with other player(s) of Asphalt 5 via WiFi connection.
  • WCG2010 – Race with other players of Asphalt 5 online over the Internet. Live result is available at

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Samsung Galaxy S 3D Racing Game – Asphalt 5

Maxis10 – Samsung Galaxy S Reviews Wrapping Up

Saturday 17 July 2010 @ 9:11 pm

The 2-week Maxis10 review programme of Samsung Galaxy S is coming to an end tomorrow, so I’m wrapping up all the reviews that I’ve done so far. You may find all interesting reviews from the reviewers using the hashtag #Maxis10 in Twitter.

Each of us in this review programme have covered different aspects of Samsung Galaxy S in our reviews, below are mine :-

One thing I want to stress is that no phone is perfect, but there will be a phone that is perfect for you.

Samsung Galaxy S does have its strengths and weaknesses but it successfully amazed me in many ways. To wrap up my Samsung Galaxy S review series, the impressed me decided to do a quick and simple survey to gather opinions and first impression on Samsung Galaxy S from random individuals in a shopping mall after I show them the phone and let them play with it for a while. Below is the video :-

If you are interested in getting the phone, go to the nearest Maxis Center and check out the phone. They are having a promotion right now offering you the phone at only RM1,699 under 1 year contract. The normal price without contract is RM2,599.

Now good luck to all fellow Maxis10 reviewers.

Maxis10 – Samsung Galaxy S Reception Test

Saturday 17 July 2010 @ 3:56 pm

Phone signal lost is a very hot topic these days after iPhone 4 was tested to have such problem due to its antenna design.

As we known that the antenna of Samsung Galaxy S is located at the bottom of the phone, below the battery. So, we might have a concern that the phone may suffer the same significant signal lost as the iPhone 4.

Therefore, I did a simple reception test on Samsung Galaxy S and below is the video :-

Samsung Galaxy S Review Series

Maxis10: Samsung Galaxy S Battery Life Tests

Friday 16 July 2010 @ 1:54 am

A few friends, blog readers and twitter followers asked me about the battery life of Samsung Galaxy S in the past few days. Me too was interested to know what is the battery performance under extreme usage. Besides, I’m sure potential customers would like to see some statistics so that they can stop wondering about the battery performance of Samsung Galaxy S.

Therefore, I performed 4 battery tests 5 battery tests in the past 30+ hours 40+ hours and finally we have some answers to the battery related questions. Below are the objectives of all 4 battery tests I did :-

  • Test 1: Find out how long will the battery last (from 100% battery level to 0%) when connecting to an active Wifi Connection
  • Test 2: Find out how long will the battery last (from 100% battery level to 0%) when connecting to an active 3G Data Connection
  • Test 3: Find out how long will the battery last under continuous movie playing
  • Test 4: Find out how long we need to fully charge the battery after it’s completely flat (0% battery level)

* Just added 1 more Music Playing (Test 5).

Samsung Galaxy S Battery Test
Final Battery Test Results (now with Music Playing result)

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Maxis10: Samsung Galaxy S Battery Life Tests

Maxis10 – Samsung Galaxy S Camera : HD Video

Tuesday 13 July 2010 @ 9:23 am

The 5-megapixel camera of Samsung Galaxy S is able to capture High Definition (HD) videos at the resolution of 1280×720 (720p) @ 30 frames-per-second (fps). The video quality is undeniably good. Check out the 2 minutes long outdoor video below that I took in HD to see for yourself.

The default playing quality is 360p (or 480p), so just select 720p (or even 1080p) if you wish to watch the video in HD.

You may also view the video in a larger size at Youtube.

What do you think of the video quality?

Samsung Galaxy S Review Series

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