[maemo-users] Itouch v N8x0

From: Denis Dimick dgdimick at gmail.com
Date: Mon Dec 22 22:41:38 EET 2008
I've had both a n810 and an iPhone (Jailbroken) and ended up selling the
iPhone; I was tired of not being able to manage my Music the way I wanted to
- iTunes sucks.

I then went over to a Windows phone, and have since gone back to my Nokia
5300, at least the Nokia lets me manage my music. I'll look at an Andriod
next year, when they get a bit more cost efective, however, I'l only get rid
of my n810 to buy an new one.

While there is a fairly large learning curve to learn how to deal with a
n810, as with an Linux distro, it's well worth the effort. The simple fact
that you can ssh into the n810, as with other n-series Internet Tablets,
makes it nice. Running "real" commands on the device is the "icing on the

Just my two cents,


On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 3:42 AM, A J Thew <aj.thew at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2008/12/19 lakestevensdental <lakestevensdental at verizon.net>:
> > As luck would have it, I recently came across an Ipod Touch 8G as a
> > promo for participating in an online continuing ed podcast deal.  After
> > week or so of playing around with in and my n800, I figure it might be
> > useful to share my experiences and comparison of both units.  I've had
> > my n800 since spring 07.
> >
> >  First off, the Ipod Touch is much sleeker design.  Big enough to view,
> > small enough for the average pocket.  However, as part of this, it
> > sacrifices the stand and stereo speakers of the n800 that I find useful
> > to listen to podcasts while eating breakfast viewing some web/rss page.
> >
> I have a 770 and iPod Touch (firmware 2.2). The exchange facilities in the
> newer
> firmware is really good (if you need this) but Unix like stuff is poor on
> the
> Touch compared to the 770. Yes if you want great music support, there's
> only
> one winer.
> A Thew
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