GTA01 now or GTA02 later

Federico Lorenzi florenzi at
Thu Aug 30 21:33:37 CEST 2007

Thanks for the reply,
On 8/30/07, Ian Stirling <OpenMoko at> wrote:
> Federico Lorenzi wrote:
> > Hi guys, I'm wondering if you could help me make up my mind...
> >
> > I've heard that the release date for the GTA02 will be sometime around
> > January. As much as I want WiFi and a faster processor, I've been
> > without a phone now for 4 months, saving my money for a Neo.
> > The software side of things doesn't bother me, I'm good with
> > Linux and working with things. I just have a few questions:
> >
> > 1) Will the GPS licensing _eventually_ be sorted out?
> ?
?? by this i mean the fact that nobody has the GPS daemon.
> > 2) Will the USB Device/Host switching be implemented any time soon?
> It's at most a several line fix, so probably. If the hardware is not broken.
> > -> Hacking in a WiFi USB dongle powered by the Neo's Battery...
> > 3) Will the clock speed boost from 200 -> 400 make a big difference?
> Well - it's 266-400, and probably lower power at lower clock speeds too.
I'm sure mplayer will be hacked up enough...

> > 4) Which would YOU choose, a GTA01 now, or a GTA02 in 5 months?
> /me looks at his GTA01.
Nice answer :)

> > 5) Is the GTA02 really coming out in January, or is it all a big lie?
> And could you say where you are getting January from?
Just heard it on the IRC channel, not definitive by any means I'm sure.


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