[SATLUG] Re: mobile devices with linux

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Jul 29 16:26:24 CDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 16:16 -0500, pixelnate at gmail.com wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 16:05 -0500, Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> > In defense of Nokia the n-series (n770, n800, etc.) was not really meant
> > to be a PDA but a web-tablet.  I personally, made the mistake of
> > purchasing it as a PDA and only found this out.
> 
> But the shortcomings regarding video playback were not take into
> consideration for the n810.
> 
> > Now when I have a
> > chance to go to a wireless city (like Austin) I find it very useful to
> > do normal everyday stuff (like email and web surfing).
> 
> For reading email, minor surfing, and it makes a great PDF reader (if
> your eyes are good enough). I buy all my tech books in PDF and use it
> like an ebook reader.
> 
> >  Given that I
> > live in SA its usefulness is somewhat limited.  It does however make a
> > pretty useful tool to find wireless networks though.
> 
> It works great if you pair it with a 3G phone (not the iPhone ;^) with
> bluetooth. It's a neat little device, just r-e-a-l-l-y slow with the
> current software.
> 
> 
> ~Nate
> 

tru dat on the video play back and the pdf reader.  only prob with the
pdf reading is that my fav evice is unstable and tends to crash with
large pdf's

Todd

todd



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