A FIC phone with a real keyboard - Was: OpenMoko ON the iPhone

Jacob Peterson jacobp at iastate.edu
Sat Jan 20 01:38:59 CET 2007

> Ough!  I just can't imagine how to use emacs with this "new iphone
> concept".  While this "new concept" is a fine thing for a phone,
> I'd like to be able to do _real_ work with it. I'm a developer, so
> my main tool is emacs, but there are more tasks (e.g. email/mail)
> where a kbd would be usefull.  With a proper keyboard, we would have
> a laptop-replacement.  No way to do _real_ work with a touchscreen.
> Unless I can connect a _real_ keyboard (probably via usb), I don't
> need this phone.  I like the concept and the idea, but... no kbd
> implies no emacs...  No way.  Sorry.
> Please note that I'm not talking about integrating a mini-keyboard
> (like the original poster said).  I'm just talking about the possibility
> to connect an usb-keyboard.
> BTW: Any new information how long we have to wait for our new toy?
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Don't forget about the bluetooth option, there are already many nice
bluetooth keyboards  and even mice out for desktop and mobile systems.
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