[Novalug] nokia n810
John B. Holmblad
jholmblad at aol.com
Tue Jun 16 21:17:30 EDT 2009
the N800/N810 support a Skype Client as well as a built in SIP client so
they can be used for voice communications when tethered to the internet
via WIFI or via a Bluetooth connection to a mobile phone with a data
Recently I have started using my N800 with a Python App called Multilist
that provides an easy way to maintain a shopping list for multiple
stores. I have also recently installed a podcast aggregator (Gpodder).
The N800/N810 with the latest firmware also support streaming video
fairly well in part, because these products are designed with a separate
Having said that, I would not recommend the N800 or N810 for the
non-technical user. It falls short of mobile devices like the Iphone
in terms of out of the box ease of use and functionality. On the other
hand, at the new price point of ~$180 the N810 is not as expensive as an
Nokia is at work on a successor to the N810 that will have HSPA^1
support thus enabling it to connect directly to mobile networks that
support HSPA. There will be a new version of the OS for this next
generation device (codenamed Freemantle^2 ) and it will not work
unmodified on either the N800 or N810 since it will be designed to
support a later generation of TI OMAP (OMAP3) processor than is used on
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greg pryzby wrote:
> What do you use it for?
> My daughter is begging for a 'netbook' (she has failed in making the
> case so far) and I didn't know if this might be enough power for her.
> Or maybe the X60 sitting in the basement.
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 11:09 AM, Raul Parra <raul.parra at gmail.com
> <mailto:raul.parra at gmail.com>> wrote:
> bought mine for $350 and love it
> On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 10:37 AM, greg pryzby <greg at pryzby.org
> <mailto:greg at pryzby.org>> wrote:
> Buy.com has them for 180$ today.... not sure if this is a good
> deal or not.
> greg pryzby
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