Do we REALLY need a phone?

kenneth marken k-marken at
Sun Apr 20 17:36:04 CEST 2008

On Sunday 20 April 2008 17:09:07 Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote:
> I want to comment on the modularity thing.
> PCMCIA is not even an option. If you look at the trend,
> you will notice that more and more comes in SoC
> (System on Chip). This is complete systems with
> internal bus, etc. This is micro system technology.
> I know that we will see more of those and they will
> be standard items you can buy.
> (SDIO cards has the normal SD-card size, mini SDIO has the same size
> as a mini SD card)
> I guess that in a few years you can buy all of
> these (some are already for sale):
> - WiFi mini SDIO module
> - Bluetooth mini SDIO module
> - GiFi mini SDIO module
> - UMTS SDIO module
> - GSM SDIO module
> - SDIO TV tuner
> - SDIO DAB receiver
> ...
> So a device with 4 SDIO slots could be the future.

only if one get software radio or whatever its called as each of those will 
need its own antenna...

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