Do we REALLY need a phone?
quick_dudley at yahoo.co.nz
Tue Apr 22 07:00:58 CEST 2008
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> The problem with small handheld devices is that most of the time it's
> cheaper to put everything into the device than to create variants.
> Modularity causes problems with design and space and is also
> I also still need a GSM modem and will for a few years. Sure, I'd like
> to use WLAN, Bluetooth and UMTS whenever possible but these networks
> don't cover the whole country / most of the planet. When there is no
> other network, I need GSM to get onto the internet, even if it's slow.
Exactly: There are only two places where there's a WLAN I can actually
access and I can easily just use a computer in both those places.
Without GSM/GPRS, for me the neo would become a very expensive alarm
clock and little else.
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