Anti-Whining: Happy Moko Moments
seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 17:33:35 CEST 2009
On 7/16/09, Warren Baird <wjbaird at alumni.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> There seems to be a repeated theme of people posting how crappy the
> Freerunner is and how nothing works for them. Usually a number of people
> then jump on the thread and talk about how the FR works well for them.
> I like to try turning that around and start a thread for people to talk
> about their successes. Maybe if we get enough good ones we can push it
> onto the wiki.
> Here are a few of my own:
> - the GPS with tangogps has been really useful to me a number of times,
> especially on business trips
> - Pidgin over GPRS has come in quite handy several times, either when I
> didn't have my laptop with me, or didn't have wifi coverage
> - It's very useful as a PDF reader - with the high-res screen I've been
> able to read documents while walking or while standing on a metro or bus,
> when getting out a laptop wouldn't have worked well.
> - I was able to show off the client software from my 'day job' - a quite
> complex j2se application - running on a cell phone, which definitely
> impressed people.
> What are your successes with the Freerunner?
I'm programming on Freerunner. Waiting for testing, in train, in
school, even in bed. Everywhere I don't have access to my PC. The most
of SHR Settings, SHR Installer and opimd code was created on FR, using
just nano, vala-terminal, Illume keyboard and my fingernails ;)
Once I was using FR as calculator on math's exam. During test I wrote
small python app to count everything I needed ;)
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