|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Re: [nylug-talk] TIme to get a Nokia N810
|On Mon, Dec 10, 2007 at 11:08:58AM -0500, Ajai Khattri wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Dec 2007, Ruben Safir wrote:
> > I've seen more that a few of these devices (or the N800) totally brick.
> > This is especailly true when trying to hack them. And the screen is so
> > small.
> Compared to what? A desktop computer? Actually the 800x480 pixel, 65K
> color screen is the best out there. Better than any smartphone. Better
> than the iPhone.
Compared to what I can see without my reading glasses.
Have you ever lived with something like a Sony Picturebook that can
also fit in my pocket.
And they still brick. No matter what you say, its a frail device
that bricks just reading large mail spools. This is a factual happening
to a large number of users.
> I would say the hackability is much better than an iPhone or any other
> smartphone (of course, its not a cell phone but it does do VOIP). Rumor is
> that next year we'll see a WiMax model.
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