[maemo-users] When are we to expect the next update for the N800 from Nokia?

From: randall.arnold at nokia.com randall.arnold at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jun 25 21:27:39 EEST 2007
I want free or cheap WiFi to be as highly available as my GSM service.
Then I can chuck my phone and live on my N800.  ; )

Randall (Randy) Arnold
Quality Feedback Analyst


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>From: maemo-users-bounces at maemo.org 
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>Sent: Monday, June 25, 2007 11:24 AM
>To: Peter Bart
>Cc: maemo users list
>Subject: Re: When are we to expect the next update for the 
>N800 from Nokia?
>On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 06:58:24AM -0400, Peter Bart wrote:
>> On Mon, 2007-06-25 at 07:52 +0100, Alan Williamson wrote:
>> > the other day thinking, if this device had GPRS/EDGE 
>support then it 
>> > would be a rival for the iPhone.
>> 	Apples and oranges, literally. I for one do *not* want 
>it to be an 
>> iPhone competitor. Then the beauty of this device will get 
>lost in the 
>> noise. I want a device much like it is now, separate from my phone.
>I agree.  But then again, I disagree.  My thinking of late is 
>that i no longer want my phone to be my phone.  I want it to 
>go away and as a replacement, I'd like to see an increased use 
>of VOIP, hopefully through a device like the 770, when I want, 
>and through a different device when I don't want.
>I'd like to be able to forget my phone at home and still be 
>able to make calls as if I hadn't, or switch phones with the 
>ease of a username/password combo.  
>The iPhone is a neat device, but I think it's going in the 
>wrong direction.  I think (hope) that the direction for 
>distant voice communication is over IP.  I guess time and 
>network infrastructure will tell.  Still, the Nokia tablet is 
>obviously already positioned to make this happen.
>In Vino Veritas

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