Looking to pick up a FreeRunner
seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 8 20:16:06 CEST 2010
On Thu, Apr 8, 2010 at 20:10, Warren Baird <wjbaird at alumni.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 6, 2010 at 6:02 PM, swoody <swoody at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> I am in a bit of a predicament with my current, closed (bleh!) cell phone.
>> The screen stopped working, and incoming and outgoing calls have ceased as
>> well. I tried to have it replaced through my cellular carrier, but they are
>> trying to blame it on me saying that it must be abuse to the phone - with
>> the condition the phone is in physically, this is obviously not the case. So
>> I am rather ticked off with them. The good news is that this is a great
>> opportunity for me to finally make the jump to a *free* phone.
> Hey Woody,
> Just a word of warning - the FR is a very fun device to play with -
> but if you expect it to be a fully functioning phone, you will
> probably be disappointed. I tried to use it as my cell phone for a
> long time, and found it *very* frustating - regularly missed calls and
> had to reboot it because it had hung.
> I've been using an N900 for a couple of months now, and am very happy
> with it - isn't quite as open as the FR, but it is open *enough* for
> me, and it *works*... Of course if laying out $200 for an FR is a
> problem, then the N900 is probably out of reach...
> Good luck.
> Warren Baird - Photographer and Digital Artist
Well, experiences depends. I'm really happy with my Freerunner, and
i'm already using it as my only phone for more than year now. But
maybe it's just matter of unix experience, spare time and... just good
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