[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: N800 and Bluetooth Headsets

From: Michael Wiktowy michael.wiktowy at gmail.com
Date: Tue Feb 6 22:57:58 EET 2007
On 2/6/07, Zoran Kolic <zkolic at sbb.co.yu> wrote:
> On Monday 05 February 2007 22:28, Mike Klein wrote:
> > 3rd worst problem is no 3G/cellular capability built-in.
> Also my wash machine lacks it. I cannot sleep for that reason.

Sarcasm aside, Zoran has a very good point. Putting cellular
capability on the IT would be as appropriate as putting it on a
washing machine. While it would be great to be able to talk to someone
while doing laundry, it is not really the purpose of the machine.

I wouldn't have bought a 770 or a N800 if it had a GSM/3G/Super-duper
next-gen phone built in.

- It would add $100 to the cost
- It would be a purchase that keeps on costing a monthly fee and cost
even more when using it traveling
- I already have a bare-bones cell phone that makes calls just fine
... most people have
- It would tie it to region/plan that would be difficult to transfer out of
- It would tie it to some specific technology that doesn't have the
longevity/compatibility of wifi/BT
- It would consume a great deal more power

I think these ITs make a good break from legacy tech like cellular and
leave that crowded market to other models.

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