Quick e-mail poll: Still using your Freerunner?

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at gmail.com
Wed Dec 30 21:43:15 CET 2009

On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 9:30 PM, Risto H. Kurppa <risto at kurppa.fi> wrote:

> Do you use FR as your daily/primary phone?

I still test stuff on it when time permits.

Do you use FR as your primary PDA?

No. Currently, I don't have a PDA. The only thing I need from a PDA is to
sync with my calendar at work (Exchange mailbox), and the FreeRunner can't
do that (yet?).

> What distribution you run most of the time?

Note: I would have tested more distributions had there existed an _easy_ way
to boot several distributions  (multi-boot) from one SD card. Currently it
seems that each distribution requires a different bootloader.

> If you don't use FR as your daily phone/PDA, what phone did you change
> over to, and why?

Nokia E61, then a Nokia basic model (the E61 died(

I never switched _to_ the FreeRunner, because of the short battery life.
Having to charge it one or more times during 8 hours is to much hassle for
me, and impractical, as I don't carry a computer with me at all times.

I really wanted to use the FreeRunner as a GPS (for tracking), but the short
battery life (even shorter with GPS active all the time) makes it
Torfinn Ingolfsen
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