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Capn_Fish
post Mar 21 2008, 02:40 PM
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My N810 came today (biggrin.gif), so here are some first thoughts/comparisons to the Zaurus:

-It's smaller
-Its screen doesn't seem quite as nice (seems similar to a ThinkPad LCD, not so much like a touchscreen)
-The keyboard is OK, worse than the Z's. You need to hold your thumbs parallel to the screen's long sides to type on the top row.
-Keymap is NOT set up for standard Linux use (/ is a key combo?!?)
-Poky doesn't work with the touchscreen (sad.gif), Angstrom results with a normal image soon.
-It appears to be difficult to brick (no restore menu, but other detects USB on boot, can flash it from there)
-The battery door feels flimsy when removed from the device, solid otherwise

More to come!
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Capn_Fish
post Mar 28 2008, 03:35 AM
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I meant add stuff to the sidebar. Sorry for not being more specific.
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post Mar 28 2008, 06:36 AM
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QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 28 2008, 02:35 AM) *
I meant add stuff to the sidebar. Sorry for not being more specific.

Ahhh laugh.gif I don't think anybody has figured that part out. Did they ever fix the size thing? With the 2007 os when you hit the menus with the stylus, they were stylus sized, when you hit them with your finger, they were finger sized. When 2008 came out every thing was finger sized all the time. A lot of stuff moved forward with the new os, some stuff went backwards. Nokia really doesn't listen to its users, so changes and updates are ungodly slow.
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Capn_Fish   N810 Stuff   Mar 21 2008, 02:40 PM
speculatrix   I must admit I was disappointed by reviews of the ...   Mar 21 2008, 04:44 PM
ArchiMark   Hey Capn, just noticed that you got your N810...   Mar 25 2008, 06:04 PM
Capn_Fish   So far I've been pretty disappointed: -Keyboa...   Mar 25 2008, 06:18 PM
ArchiMark   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 25 2008, 07:18 PM) ...   Mar 25 2008, 06:39 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 26 2008, 02:18 AM) ...   Mar 26 2008, 06:50 AM
Capn_Fish   The hardware: ~90-95% pleased The software: ~30-45...   Mar 26 2008, 03:27 AM
BarryW   I'd like to see some close ups of the sliding ...   Mar 26 2008, 05:54 AM
nilch   On the software note - from a user perspective and...   Mar 26 2008, 07:12 AM
stupkid   A co-worker of mine has a N770 and N800. He loves...   Mar 26 2008, 09:27 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(nilch @ Mar 26 2008, 03:12 PM) On t...   Mar 26 2008, 03:10 PM
nilch   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Mar 26 2008, 07:10 PM...   Mar 26 2008, 06:20 PM
Capn_Fish   I already have root access, but why do you have to...   Mar 27 2008, 08:33 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 27 2008, 04:33 PM) ...   Mar 27 2008, 08:48 AM
Capn_Fish   Or, more to the point: CODEalias su "sudo gai...   Mar 27 2008, 12:20 PM
nilch   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 27 2008, 04:20 PM) ...   Mar 27 2008, 06:07 PM
Capn_Fish   I have yet to figure out how to do that (one would...   Mar 27 2008, 06:14 PM
BarryW   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 27 2008, 05:14 PM) ...   Mar 27 2008, 09:00 PM
Capn_Fish   I meant add stuff to the sidebar. Sorry for not be...   Mar 28 2008, 03:35 AM
BarryW   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Mar 28 2008, 02:35 AM) ...   Mar 28 2008, 06:36 AM
nilch   Go into xTerminal. Select main Menu -> Tools ...   Mar 28 2008, 12:15 PM
Capn_Fish   It appears I have hope yet for a new distro on the...   Apr 25 2008, 02:48 PM
ArchiMark   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Apr 25 2008, 03:48 PM) ...   Apr 25 2008, 05:56 PM
Capn_Fish   An update (long delayed): Debian runs quite nicely...   Jul 14 2008, 08:04 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(Capn_Fish @ Jul 15 2008, 05:04 AM) ...   Jul 16 2008, 02:38 AM
Capn_Fish   I actually flashed Diablo right before doing the n...   Jul 16 2008, 07:17 AM


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