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  1. yhbae

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    Never really thought about doing this with N1 before but with Galaxy S having microUSB at the top of the phone, this might actually be a good idea! :D

    I just tried rotating the phone 90 and 270 degree and worked ok. But if I flip it 180, the Navigation app stays exactly where it is. Is there a way to "enable" this?

    Unfortunately, my auto charger is barely long enough to connect the phone with the connector at the top of the phone and my charger has a loooong cable!
     

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    LOL - I had exactly the same thought when I started trying to the SGS as a SatNav in my car!

    I can't imagine there is, but would love to be proved wrong.
     
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    Not sure about using the phone upside down but the way I got around the cable length problem was by buying a 2m micro usb port (like this for example) and a car charger to USB adapter (like this one)
     
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    Ack, I was hoping for a more graceful solution. :)

    Smartphones must be smarter than this!
     
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    I bought a charger like zba78 did, made sure it had the 'fast charge' (higher amperage) port, and a separate micro USB cable with a 90 deg connector on it.

    This mount does not rotate, so I will have to modify it or change it since I would like to have the phone horizontal, for the larger keyboard format. Then the cable will drop straight down.
     

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