Idea for future product...
giles.jones at zen.co.uk
Sun Jul 29 22:06:50 CEST 2007
On 29 Jul 2007, at 20:50, Derek Pressnall wrote:
> I was thinking of an idea for those who only have the option to use a
> non-gsm phone (i.e., US-based Sprint/Verizon customers). These
> carriers will only activate devices they sell, but there is a way
> around it. Most of them market a compact-flash data card which also
> has voice capabilitie, intended for use with a PDA. So, what if a
> future Neo had a CF slot instead of a gsm module? Then you can get
> the carrier's CF data/voice card, and plug it in similar to how you
> would use a sim card.
> Any thoughts?
It all depends if drivers exist or can be written for it.
Compactflash is quite a big card format. I like it since my SLR
cameras use it, but it's not common on PDAs anymore for size reasons.
Maybe you would be better with a Linux PDA with CF slot? since you
could get one now and start using it.
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