Open moko round bottom Re: Convince me NOT to cancel my order.
geopilot at mindspring.com
Wed Aug 29 00:01:41 CEST 2007
Sounds like a great market for a small plastic slip on square bottom
piece to solve the problem.
On Tue, 28 Aug 2007 2:38 pm, admin at mmri.us wrote:
> alan at rotorgraphics.com wrote:
>> Also, while I'm at it (and I have your attention), there are a few
>> horifically basic handset design issues that need to be addressed in
>> FIC/OpenMoko hardware designs that looking at the iPhone makes
>> 1) Shape. The hemisphere on the bottom of the GTA01/02 phone will not
>> allow the phone to remain upright in a breast pocket. It will always
>> to one side or the other. The bottom needs to be pretty much squared
>> Doing my best to not sound "Pissed off" or "Disgruntled" here...
> Unfortunately this is half the story.
> Whatever I ever kept in my pocket fell out and broke if my pocket was
> not buttoned at the top.
> Glasses phones pdas ... you name it.
> The requirement to have your pocket buttoned up is way more important.
> So the requirement that it must be flat at the bottom is superficial.
> I prefer the aesthetic look of the Neo and there is nothing more
> comfortable to handle than a symmetric design.
> Point in case, a classical rounded edge shaped bar of soap is the
> easiest to handle....Square soap never worked for me.
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