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High-tech hitchhiking

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- When travelling make sure Marble is set to '''Work Offline''' in the main menu! This stops Marble from automatically downloading missing tiles from an area that is opened.
- To save battery powerWith Marble, turn off wifi, gps and bluetooth. Select 2G turned off and GSM mode instead of Dual/3Gthe N900 lasts for 4-5 days. Users say the phone is more energy-efficient when switched on permanently on than to boot it during off-hours as the booting is a power consuming process. With Marble switched on the battery lasts about a day. Bring a spare batteries and/or a mini usb-cigarette lighter charger in case there is an opportunity to charge during a ride. A standalone charger (Nokia DT-33 Battery Charging Stand) helps to charge 2 batteries at once if time is limited.
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- To toggle the gps, press screen > Info Boxes > Routing > globe icon. Note: this will also toggle the default internet connection. Set to wifi to prevent the phone connecting to expensive such as roaming 3G internet while on the road. Go to Settings > Internet Connections > Connect automatically > select WLAN. Search interval > select Never
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