[maemo-users] N800 Case - Still not here

From: hendrik at topoi.pooq.com hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Date: Sun Jul 22 15:14:51 EEST 2007
On Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 08:10:55AM -0400, James Knott wrote:
> Stefan Englhardt wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I would like to see a case with integrated keyboard.
> > I've an very old casio pocket calculator which has
> > a plastic housing which holds additional keys in
> > the housing. You open it like a book.
> >
> > So opening the N800 case to the bottom finding a
> > thin foil-keybord would help writing emails.
> >
> > Another feature would be a wristband on the back
> > so I could fix it to the belt or on the bycicle.
> > The N800 is too big for the trouserpocket so
> > I need some convenient way to carry it. Look at
> > the wristband the Garmin Forerunner 201 comes with.
> > I use it to fix the device on the bicyle, too.
> >
> > The original bag is *dangerous* I can hear 1000s of
> > N800s dropping to the floor all over the world ;-)).
> > I dropped it three times until I learned to take care.
> > It slips away like wet soap.
> >
> >   
> I agree about the slippery case.  It's great for when I carry my N800 in
> my shirt pocket, as it's easy to remove and reinstert the N800. 
> However, if it's sitting on the car seat and I have to brake hard, if
> the open end is facing forward, the N800 will wind up on the floor. 
> Perhaps the reason for that case is to "encourage" people to buy another
> N800, after the previous one broke falling out of the case.  ;-)

I'm told cases for the Nintendo DS work well for the N800, since they're 
almost the same size.  Can anyone verify this?

-- hendrik

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