Unofficial poll: Do you want 3G in the proposed successor, GTA03?

Hugo Mills hugo-om at
Wed Apr 9 12:26:28 CEST 2008

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 09:28:02PM -0500, Mark Arvidson wrote:
> I whip out my A780 and browse the net/read e-mail/update remote todo
> lists/ssh into my home network nearly everywhere I go.  I use my phone's
> EDGE capabilities while riding across Texas to the next family event.  I use
> it to check my personal e-mail during downtimes at work (restrictions
> against doing that on company computers).  I do the same while waiting for
> kids sporting events to start or at the dentist's office.  I pull it out
> after band practice in the middle of nowhere to check my family's Google
> calendars for potential conflicts.
> As it is, I don't use Wifi much (of course, I don't have it on my phone
> yet).  There are very few free places to use it around here, and their
> ranges are rather limited.  Traveling at 75 mph down a highway means
> hotspots come and go in a few seconds, so that's not even a potential
> problem solver for me.

   I'm almost precisely the opposite use case. I'm almost always
somewhere with stable wireless access. I don't really care too much
about fast data access over the phone network, but having
802.11(whatever) in the device is a must for me.


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