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Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by enygmatic, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. enygmatic

    enygmatic New Member
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    I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy Spica, and had some general andorid related queries:

    1. The Spica, unfortunately comes with only 200 MB memory, which I imagine may be insufficient in the future. Thankfully it does come with a SD card slot. I imagine after apps, for me photos would probably take the most space on the device. Is there a way to have the camera / gallery save the picture directly to SD card rather than the phone memory ?
    2. Can anyone recommend a good calendar app that works 100% offline ? Don't want to be synching with Google Calendar in the cloud, every time I want to look up an appointment
     

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  2. grainysand

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    It does that? I understand that vanilla Android saves photos to the SD card. Mine certainly does, though admittedly I'm running 2.1.

    The default calendar app does work 100% offline: as in, entries you made from the phone will show up fine even without a data connection. They just won't show up on your google account until the next time you sync.
     
  3. i VTAK

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    My Hero with 1.5 Sense UI and my wifes Samsung Moment with regular 1.5 both save photos and music/ ringtones directly to the SD card. I only have 160 Mb of internal memory and have well over half that left while starting to build up the # of apps I've downloaded.

    About the calendar, IDK, I just add events to it and never manually sync it.
     
  4. enygmatic

    enygmatic New Member
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    Thanks a lot for the Thanks a lot for the info guys. I thought that the camera saves only to phone memory. Just shot a few test pictures and saw, and yeah it does save to SD card.
    As far as the calendar goes, thought connectivity would be needed always coz the first time I used it, it asked me for my google id and synched with the server.
    If it's usuable offline, like you guys suggested, should be ok I guess.
    Thanks again for the info.
     
  5. Eaglesfan9106

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    as i understand i think it has 256 or 288 mb of ram you only have 160 because the OS takes up the rest
     
  6. i VTAK

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    Maybe 2.1 will be better programmed and take up less space!!! It would really suck if it takes up more though.
     
  7. lekky

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    It syncs the calendar every so often, and downloads data to your phone so you can view online. It works very well :p
     

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