On 2009-7-22, at 下午1:01, W.G. van de Hulst wrote:

turned on the device, went to the setting to turn off the Auto Off,

That reminds me: does the backlight turn off when the lid is closed,

or do you have to turn power off?

The backlight keeps on when the lid is closed. There's no auto dimming control or anything alike with proprietary Chinese software on the device.