Neither iPhone or OpenMoko are revolutionary
lysdexia at crackrabbit.com
Thu Jan 18 19:17:34 CET 2007
>Okay. As much as I hate to inject any sort of air of reality into these
>The revolution evidently has a bunch of people who don't see that the value
>of half (or ninety-five one-hundredths) of a loaf exceeds that of no loaf at
I must admit, my knee-jerk reaction was "Uhnt! Why ain't there no 802.11x!"
After a few minutes neanderthal grinding and googling the phone for more
info, I figured that it would bust the (very acceptable) price point and
would most likely eat up batteries.
Magic fuel cells aside, I predict 802.11x will not be a big deal for
mobiles until someone comes up with beautiful, free peer-to-peer voice
app that is as easy to use and develop for as jabber. Of course, if one
already has a phone that can do tcp/ip via bluetooth, and has an open
architechture that allows one to develop such an animal ... TOING!!!
>As has been noted, it's a lot easier to post an email message saying, "Just
>add Wifi!" as though it were some sort of syrupy substance you could pour
>into a tank on the device, but there's actually more to it than that.
Yeah. I bought some of that from a guy in Argentina that emailed me. It
really gummed up my VCR. Turns out Karo doesn't even make hardware!
>I'd like to have this line of discussion officially declared "silly",
Line of Discussion: I dub thee silly.
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