Help from Always Innovating ?
norris.chuck at mail.ru
Mon Oct 4 05:20:25 CEST 2010
03.10.2010 21:05, Joshua Judson Rosen пишет:
> Alfa21 <freerunner at my.is.it> writes:
>> 2010-09-29 at 00:16 Chuck Norris
>>> I've asked them about missing this feature.
>>> Here are answer:
>>> We do not have a 3G or GSM option because we do not want to force a
>>> subscription on customers. Instead we want to focus on using wifi and
>>> free Skype calls.
>> "force subscription"?!
>> LOL... maybe they do not know what actually the word "option" means?
>> fool or fail? ;)
> Well, `not wanting to force subscriptions' is actually the right answer
> if it would have been an `either/or' choice.
> More probably, it's because it's just not viable to include it in a
> device that size at that price-range--there have been in-depths
> discussions about this as it pertained to the FreeRunner, previously;
> they're probably still applicable.
> As far as the full-sized tablet goes, you could look into getting a
> UMTS/HSDPA/whatever USB stick to connect to one of those internal USB ports.
> I've seen ones that may be small enough for as low as $50 US, though
> it's not obvious how well they'd work from inside the tablet.
last answer from Always Innovating to me was:
Thank you for your feedback. We are aware that many customers wish to
have a GSM option available, and we do our best to satisfy as many
customers as possible. Unfortunately, we currently do not have any
plans to release a version of the Mini Book with GSM capabilities. If
that possibility opens up to us in the future, we will be sure to make
note of it on our website.
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