Will the Neo FreeRunner have a hold switch?
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at openmoko.org
Mon Apr 28 11:38:59 CEST 2008
On Monday 28 April 2008 09:37:14 robin paulson wrote:
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> > On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 07:58:17 +0700 Alexander Frøyseth
> > <alexander.froyseth at gmail.com> babbled:
> >> Hey all
> >> I just wonder if the Neo will have a hold switch.
> >> A switch that locks the screen.
> > no. it has 2 buttons. 1 power and 1 aux. same as gta01.
> however, there will be a soft-screen lock, which requires a certain
> action to unlock the screen
> taking this further; if the neo's in my pocket, and the screen is
> touched, does the processor enter a higher state, i.e. consume more
> power, or does that only happen when the screen is unlocked?
Yes, if you need the device to do anything. If not, you may as well allow it
to go into suspend where the main CPU is powered off.
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