Samsung enables Extra Display setting on the Samsung Omnia 7 and Samsung Focus

Both the Samsung Focus S and Focus Flash / Omnia W have two extra settings available to the end-user: Auto-Display intensity and Key-vibration feedback. Samsung has just made them available to Omnia 7 and Focus owners via an applications in the marketplace (once installed the extra settings will be located in the OS’s settings menu). The Auto-Display intensity toggle is perfectly functional but the key-vibration option doesn’t have any effect on my Omnia 7. Let me know how it goes for you,  but remember that disabling auto-display intensity will shorten your battery life.

UPDATE: It appears like this app is once again not meant to run on the Omnia 7 and Focus. Besides the second option not working at all the auto-display brightness setting isn’t even saved. It will work as long as you the screen doesn’t shut down.If you power the screen back on it will revert to default… Thanks for nothing Samsung…

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Nokia Lumia 800 battery to be fixed and improved with upcoming software update

Many Nokia Lumia 800 users have been experiencing poor battery life with there handsets ever since they got their beloved device. Fortunately Nokia is hard at work on the issue and has officially issued the following statement:

“ We understand that some people have expressed concerns about battery life on the Nokia Lumia 800. Early investigations show that the majority of people are enjoying the full Nokia Lumia experience without any problems. A software update in early December will include improvements to power efficiency, while a second update in early January introduces further enhancements to battery life and battery charging. Both are planned updates and will be made available via Zune. We recommend that anyone who still has concerns contact local Nokia care representatives at their earliest convenience.”

Good to know that things are being worked on. Also remember that another software update is also planned to fix the camera soon. I’ll let you more about both issues once I receive my device in the coming days so stay tuned.

UPDATE: The Nokia Lumia 800 battery is apparently currently capped at 1300Mha according to the original statement instead of 1450Mha (screenshot after the break):
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