The actual release date of NEO1973
gervais.mulongoy at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 15:22:23 CET 2007
I think we should create a To-Do list or a Wish List, so we can track the
sort of features that would be nice to have in the phone. I think we should
model this on http://www.neurosaudio.com/
On 1/12/07, Robert Michel <openmoko at robertmichel.de> wrote:
> Salve Ole, *!
> On Fri, 12 Jan 2007, Ole Tange wrote:
> > What I would love to see, however, is a website where you can pre-order,
> > so you will be the first to get a phone.
> I don't think that you have to fear that you will not
> be able to get one of the first phones - I'm quite shure
> that being activ on this list with good ideas - and maybe
> already writing some solutions count much more that to
> be the first in a pre-order-db.
> And the most of you should know the vapur-ware filewarker
> The have taken down their "order now for the first release"
> but I have big concerns when I such "Order now" pages for
> inovative products...
> Release date
> I'm happy that Sean and FIC does not anounce a fixed date
> let us give them the freedom other device-projects does not
> have - to take as much time as possible. I would not worry
> when it will be April or later :)
> See how much of the first design of a IBM-PC or a Personal
> PalmPilot is still used today.
> Some small inexpensive or cost less improvements could
> make the product much more stable or better usable:
> the last 5-10% perfectness where commercial developers
> nearly never have the time for - because there is the
> expo or the christmas-business for what the device must
> be ready for...
> And when the first devices are out, you can create a second
> generation with e.g. wifi, powered USB or USB2 - but smaller
> changings that change the way to programm or to use the device
> screen resolution, the way your touch screen work -
> power saving (no good examples..) are not so good to do.
> See how similar the layout of the PalmPilots has been
> - as far as I know all hacks and programms could be run
> without modification till PalmOS 5.0
> So I would love to see enough time for the developers to
> get full sleep and a free weekend and come back to add
> some "nice to have" instead of solving "must have" tasks
> - care about battery loading (maybe a small capacitor..)
> it could help also that data in RAM is not lost when
> the power was interrupted.
> I saw a Windows PDA at my friends desk - oh - new?
> He said - no, a borrowed PDA with navigation - but
> I have lost all data in RAM because of power and now
> I can't use the navigation, because I haven't the
> registration key and my partner can't find it now...
> Palm Pilots have a reset - but no function to split
> the RAM and reset only the system and try to recover
> parts of the data. Being on the road and being lost
> when your mobile device lost it's data is not realy
> So I found it important, that the Neo1973 could work
> even without battery, just usb-powered.
> - make sound quality even better with a better shielding
> or more nf(1-40.000 Hz) clean power supply for the audio
> - adding an audio in jack
> - some sensors
> - little power for the USB to use USB Memory sicks
> (and other people MP3-stick) without USB power supply
> - more nice things which the Neo1973 developers would
> start think about when they have the freedom to do it
> Ok it must not to much time - but Sean, when your team
> deside the hardware design of the Neo1973 is ready, go
> to ask your team
> - how would you design it, when you would have your
> ideas and knowledge form the beginning?
> - what would you like to add for a second version
> - what would you like to add to the first version,
> when we take 2 or 4 more weeks?
> So I'm very happy that the first version will have BT
> Which kind of BT - version, class?
> And can somebody explain me if the chip/hardware could
> limit the BT software/profile power, or would be everything
> possible? like:
> - stereo audio streaming (possible to or from the NEO?)
> - multiple profiles simultanius? using BT keyboard and
> BT headset at the same time?
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