Alternatives to FR
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Mon Jan 4 11:06:40 CET 2010
2010/1/4 William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
> I'd looked at this one but its not 3G capable. I like the physical
> keyboard, though being 96mm wide its a small book!
> 3G is almost essential as on my last holiday in northwest Australia,
> there were a lot of 3G only areas - GSM seems like its disappearing :(
> On Mon, 2010-01-04 at 19:01 +1100, Neil Brown wrote:
> > On Mon, 04 Jan 2010 01:12:54 +0000
> > William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:
> > > What alternatives to the FR (with the same functionality) are there? I
> > > want 3G phone/sms access and the FR doesnt cut it any more ...
> > >
> > > The android phones (htc dream?) - none of which are fully functional on
> > > FSO/SHR (I think), and access through android to the underlying system
> > > is minimal.
> > >
> > > Flow - good but pricy, and unless I am looking at the design wrong,
> > > there is only one adapter/interface socket so you can have a phone, or
> > > GSM device, but not both at the same time.
> > >
> > > Nokia n900 - probably the best choice at this time.
> > >
> > > What others are available NOW?
> > http://www.exedamobile.com/
> > Looks like an interesting device.
> > Not terribly cheap, and they seem to want you to buy in lots
> > of 1000, but once you find the price page:
> > http://www.compulab.co.il/exeda/html/exeda-price.htm
> > it does appear that for 40% extra you can buy them in ones.
> > Maybe $US672 with wifi, bluetooth, gsm, gprs, gps,
> > $US32 extra for a camera.
> > Claims (http://www.compulab.co.il/exeda/html/exeda-os-support.htm) to
> > work with Linux.
> > If you buy one, let us know how it goes :-)
> > NeilBrown
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