Wish list: Call Forwarding from Neo

Andrew Turner ajturner at highearthorbit.com
Thu Feb 1 23:18:09 CET 2007

On 2/1/07, Joe Pfeiffer <jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net> wrote:
> Fabian Off writes:
> >Am Donnerstag, 1. Februar 2007 schrieb Andrew Turner:
> >> Well, could use something like Romeo (http://www.irowan.com/romeo/) to
> >> detect via BT when the Neo is nearby (useful for *all* kinds of things
> >> anyway).
> >
> >Why using unprecise bluetooth, when you have built-in gps??
> >Just set a range of coordinates saying "I'm at home right now"
> >and the phone may do what you want it to do... simple, but
> >powerful. (Also for things like porfileswitching and so on)
> These are complementary.  While I could use a range of GPS coordinates
> to recognize "I'm at home right now", I couldn't use it for "I'm in my
> car right now" or "my BT-enabled laptop is nearby".

Thanks Joe for clarifying.

Right - GPS is good for a lot, but I currently route calls through
Skype, so it's dependent on my computer being with in 'range' of BT,
and therefore probably hearing it ring.

> >Additionally, Romeo only supports Macs.. Not everybody is owning
> >one, and not every owner uses OSX... (I have never booted into it,
> >for example)
> "something like" was key to the suggestion.

Yup - I pointed to it b/c it's Open-Source. I actually use Salling
Clicker which is Win/Mac, but closed source. :)


Andrew Turner
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