[maemo-users] What can I use my N800 for?

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Fri Jul 6 13:35:43 EEST 2007
On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 05:29:08PM -0600, David Rudder wrote:
> Is anyone out there having any success with their N800?

I am.  I don't use it for video playing/video conferencing, though.  My
primary use case is an e-book reader, the second use case is an mp3
player, and then occasionally I use it to browse the web/ssh into

> So far, I've
> paid $400 for a brick I can play "pipe panic" on.  Why does this get
> such great reviews?

It has great potential.  That potential is not fully realized yet (and
probably won't be for a couple of years, but things are moving forward,
just compare OS2005 to OS2007).

Well, okay, it doesn't have that great a potential with respect to
video playing, given its crippled video bandwidth.  It will always need
transcoding to reduce the video size and framerate.

Marius Gedminas
There are 10 kinds of people in the world: Those who understand binary
mathematics and those who don't.
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