Freerunner v. HTC v. ....

Stroller linux.luser at
Sat May 24 19:02:27 CEST 2008

On 24 May 2008, at 11:45, Al Johnson wrote:
> On Saturday 24 May 2008, Ajit Natarajan wrote:
>> It would be great if someone who has used or is otherwise aware of  
>> the
>> feature sets of the Freerunner, HTC, and other smart phones to  
>> compare
>> and contrast these.
>> I was especially worried about a posting a day or two ago saying that
>> the Freerunner is 1990s era hardware.  I would like to know what  
>> makes
>> the hardware 1990s era.
> I don't think you have much to worry about on the hardware front.  
> Here's the
> spec of the HTC TyTN according to wikipedia:
> ...
> GPS: only Freerunner

Hi there,

I'm sure you were comparing the Freerunner to a specific model of  
Windows Mobile "smartphone", but I believe other models (of Windows  
Mobile phone) do have GPS. It's a feature of the java version of  
Google Maps for Windows Mobile that it can use the GPS.


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