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post Dec 31 2005, 08:10 PM
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Well, I finally plumbed up and bought a CF GPRS/GSM card, it arrives tuesday. As far as I can see, it follows the exact same standard as all the other CF GPRS/GSM cards.

Only problem is, I'm gonna need to spend my life in Terminal, aren't I?

I founf an Activation kit, which I've installe,d worked my way through hundredds of pages on GPRS and AT commands, and have got a command lne that I THINK will connect me to o2 gprs, may need a bit of tweaking, but all works out of the Zaurus Network Applet.

I've even found an old alpha of a Dialing Device on externe, but it doesn't appear to be still in development.

I'm pretty sure it's possible to use the old zSMS and qtSMS program and frontend to send SMS, just have to make sure it sends the AT pin command, followed by the rest of it's syntax, to /dev/modem or similar. Unfortunately, zSMS no longer seems to work, so unless someone's got it handy on their systems, and can send it to me, I can't play with that one.

Found some useful sites though. . .


So as far as I can see, I could write a program in amiga bloody basic to send this data, but unfortunately, you can;t run said Amiga Basic program via a friendly QT GUI on a Zaurus 5x00.

So, what I'm wondering, is if anyone who knows anything about Z-C-coding, can help me look at making an all-in-one Zaurus telephony system?

My concept is for a configurable Taskbar applet to keep an Eye on the serial port, so whenever it detects "RING RING RING", it can resume the Z and play a ringtone, maybe with a little friendly screen (With a big green answer button on it) a litl elike the Calendar alarm screen and bleep.

Combine that with 2 or 3 little programs (Launchable from said applet) to send SMS (Maybe ieven MMS??) and dial numbers etc. A call register would be nice, too! wink.gif

I was thinking it could be done in Java, using javax.comm, at least for Dialing, call regisering and SMSsssing, although sadly the Applet'll be definately harder. . .

But yes, as far as I know (Will test/tweak/hack it on Tuesday) I have GPRS Data connection, and a very simple dialer. I also have a working terminal program, so if all else fails, I can do it the hard way for now.

Just a long, complex, intricate and DAMN GOOD thought!
this idea is © Graham Simpson 2006 and realeased under whatver GPL is available at this moment (4:15 AM) If I can do that.

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Ferret-Simpson   Mobile Phone Type Applications   Dec 31 2005, 08:10 PM
Ferret-Simpson   Well. . This has been a bit of a flop. It's ex...   Jan 3 2006, 07:27 AM
speculatrix   I have an audiovox RTM8000 gsm/gprs voice/fax mode...   Jan 3 2006, 12:43 PM
Ferret-Simpson   I've already started fixing the problems Firs...   Jan 3 2006, 03:03 PM
Ferret-Simpson   Ok. . not vodafone, they only support GPRS on Con...   Jan 3 2006, 03:13 PM
speculatrix   virgin mobile works with PAYG non-contract for me....   Jan 4 2006, 04:38 AM
speculatrix   it can't have disappeared all that long ago be...   Jan 4 2006, 04:40 AM
speculatrix   BTW, for a headset, which my RTM-8000 kit was miss...   Jan 4 2006, 04:43 AM
Ferret-Simpson   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Jan 4 2006, 01:43 PM)BTW,...   Jan 4 2006, 02:32 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 4 2006, 11:32...   Jan 4 2006, 03:04 PM
Ferret-Simpson   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Jan 5 2006, 12:04 AM)QUOT...   Jan 5 2006, 02:17 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 5 2006, 11:17...   Jan 5 2006, 04:20 AM
Ferret-Simpson   Man do I hate the Socket Bluetooth card. . . Mine ...   Jan 5 2006, 09:10 AM
Ferret-Simpson   I have a feeling I may have just previously cacked...   Jan 11 2006, 06:53 AM
Ferret-Simpson   ARGH! Now when I insert the card, it recognise...   Jan 11 2006, 07:10 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 11 2006, 04:1...   Jan 11 2006, 07:44 AM
Ferret-Simpson   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Jan 11 2006, 04:44 PM)I t...   Jan 11 2006, 07:47 AM
speculatrix   have you tried using minicom to talk AT to the pho...   Jan 11 2006, 07:49 AM
Ferret-Simpson   For some reason, Minicom packages I found won...   Jan 11 2006, 07:58 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 11 2006, 04:5...   Jan 11 2006, 08:03 AM
Ferret-Simpson   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Jan 11 2006, 05:03 PM)I g...   Jan 11 2006, 08:05 AM
Ferret-Simpson   Right, I've found a working minicom - kinda. ....   Jan 11 2006, 01:22 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 11 2006, 10:2...   Jan 11 2006, 02:07 PM
speculatrix   BTW minicom takes a command-line switch + argument...   Jan 11 2006, 02:08 PM
Ferret-Simpson   WHo knows? Right, well I can dial up just by usin...   Jan 12 2006, 07:44 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 12 2006, 04:4...   Jan 12 2006, 08:36 AM
ant   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 12 2006, 04:4...   Jan 12 2006, 08:59 AM
Ferret-Simpson   You mean I wasted 10 pounds credit through Dial Up...   Jan 12 2006, 09:27 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 12 2006, 06:2...   Jan 15 2006, 11:29 AM
Ferret-Simpson   Wahey! We have G! Now, I can't get GAI...   Jan 12 2006, 11:19 AM
Ferret-Simpson   Ok, I found a request in the Computer and IT sectr...   Jan 14 2006, 12:54 PM
Ferret-Simpson   Well, if anyone can help, or if any retarded scrip...   Jan 14 2006, 01:12 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Ferret-Simpson @ Jan 14 2006, 10:1...   Jan 15 2006, 11:27 AM
speculatrix   I found a previous discussion about GPRS and this ...   Jan 15 2006, 11:27 AM

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