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How to: add a USB webcam to the Nokia N810

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Those Nokia N810 owners are finding more uses for the USB on-the-go support every day. The latest entry attaches an external USB web-cam to the Internet Tablet which comes in handy since the integrated cam is front-facing only unlike the swivel barrel of the older model. With a little Terminal wizardry, an installation of Mplayer and a Creative web-cam, you too can have a recursive picture of the N810 looking at itself looking at itself looking at… OK, you get the idea… if you don’t, just watch the video. And don’t blame me if you get dizzy.

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