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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cacaman, Mar 8, 2010.

  1. cacaman

    cacaman Well-Known Member
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    Im using the new fresh 2.1 ROM which is awesome. In 1.5 I used the settings widgets to turn on/off wifi, 3g etc. On 2.1 there is a power manager widget that basically has wifi, BT, GPS, screen brightness and sync all in one widget. I liked the other widgets better as I had the ability to turn off 3g with it. Is there any way to get thos widgets back in 2.1? Another thing I've noticed is that in 1.5 you could turn off the GPS and not affect the location services but in 2.1 I cant find a similar setup.... any ideas??
     

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  2. jeremylobaugh

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    search the market for onoff. they are a series of widgets from Curvefish that should get the job done. I used them on my Moment
     
  3. tatonka_Hero

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    those widgets are already in there. They're HTC widgets, just add them the same way you did before ("+">widget>settings).

    I noticed the same thing about location services though, kind of annoying. I'd much rather have the network determine my location rather than use the GPS. Might be something we've got to ask Flipz about.
     
  4. cacaman

    cacaman Well-Known Member
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    Yep I really dont like to have the gps on all the time....
     
  5. tatonka_Hero

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    just checked with google maps, and it looks like if you turn GPS off, it still detects your location with the network. Accurate to within 3600 meters, but it detects it :p
     
  6. cacaman

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    Yeah I noticed this also. I just wonder why in 1.5 the location icon on the notification bar was normal and in 2.1 it has that line across if you dont have the gps on.
     
  7. tatonka_Hero

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    just a bug probably
     
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