Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets HRM, GPS, MP3, HID. Whether it's got an acronym or not, here's where you'll find discussions on all sorts of tools, toys and gadgets.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-28-10, 10:46 AM   #1
johnny99
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Northern California
Bikes:
Posts: 10,588
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8 Post(s)
Sony LiveView auxiliary smartphone display

Do you want to use the GPS on your smartphone during bike rides, but don't want to drain the battery by keeping the phone display on all the time? Check out the new Sony SmartView gadget:
http://androinica.com/2010/09/28/son...sory-liveview/
The battery reportedly lasts 4 days. Only works with Android smartphones right now, but I would not be surprised if Apple copies it sometime in the future.
johnny99 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-10, 11:07 AM   #2
Kotts
Recreational Commuter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Central Ohio
Bikes: Two brand-less build-ups.
Posts: 1,010
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
On my phone anyway, a significant part of the battery drain is running the GPC receiver, which this woudn't help with. Still cool, though.
Kotts is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:50 PM.