[gta02-core] future drop-in modems?
eric at ericanddebbie.com
Thu Oct 15 02:13:48 CEST 2009
I follow gta02-core loosely, mostly just happy to read the updates :).
Anwyay, here's a modem idea that is hopefully feasible -- apologies if
you've discussed it already.
According to the openmoko-community list, there are 3G dongles such as
the huawei E169 3G USB dongle that work as a phone with the freerunner
and the asterisk software. If such a thing works well as a phone, it
wouldn't be unreasonable to fabricate a phone without the modem, and
include a usb port/slot for the modem to be placed in afterwards.
This would allow more modularity, but would impose different size/layout
issues, and maybe a higher end-product cost. Hopefully the cost would
Anyway, glad to read the normal gta02-core updates. Keep up the good work!
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