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Fri Sep 12 14:20:13 CEST 2008
El jue, 11-09-2008 a las 20:49 -0700, SCarlson escribió:
> Hello All --
> I'd like to pipe in with my New Freerunner experiences thus far.
> I have had my phone for 2 weeks. I loaded up OM2008.8-update.
> Here is the list :
> Solid GSM (Sending and Receiving). No Echo, clear calls, full bars.
> My SIM Card contact list imported automatically.
> SMS, Solid.
> Wifi, also works great.
> GPS works. 60 second TTFF and 40 second TTFF w/ external antenna (This is
> without the capacitor fix)
> microSd works.
> Suspend/Resume .. solid (minus the GUI setting having no effect. but I
> don't care, I just suspend manually with the power button when I'm not using
> I made a usb cable, so now my phone can receive standard USB devices.. this
> opens many doors.
> When I was shopping for a mobile computer/phone, I scraped the planet for
> something open and hackable. What I found was nice machines with propriety
> software that goes through a Telecom company, which is then purposely
> crippled and released for public consumption. Most of the crippling process
> is based on a Business model that "nickels and dimes" us to death for
> services and features that (I believe) we should already have. In the end,
> the only answer for me was to by the GTA02.
> I'd like to say, that I'm here to stay, "on the band wagon", lets kick some
> Completely Satisfied,
> Scott R Carlson
Thanks for the nice comments which make me even more suffer because I
have to wait one or two weeks more until my gadget is supposed to arrive
one question to the community: normally you can't switch easy between
normal USB mode, i.e. a host is talking to a USB device, and
host-to-host mode where two computers are talking to each other; the USB
FAQ even warns not to connecting two computers without any kind of USB
bridge, because this could damage the computers; see here:
how is this electrically organised in the GTA02 that I could just use a gender
changer to switch between host-to-host mode or host-to-device mode?
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