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Da_Blitz
I had a good idea for those of you who (like me) want a gprs modem/phone for the zaurus.....

Why not just use an old clam shell phone?

i am trying it with a motorola v8088 at the moment, just need to find a serial cable for it (then a serial to usb cable) and then control it using the <at> command set

i had 5 free phones just lying about with broken screens and decided to give it a try, its not going to cost me a thing (unless it works and i start spending to much time on the net)

best of all the come with thier own power supply so there is no impact to you battery life smile.gif the bad news however is that you have to use the headphone jack or work out how to control and turn on bluetooth for your phone (if it has bluetooth), however if you had bluetooth wouldnt it just be easier to keep the phonein your pocket and connect to it that way ?

oh well hope this helps those who want a cheap soulotion to both their connection problems and buildup of mobile phone problems you might ant to try keeping the keypad and just lose the screen so you can recive calls without turning on you Zaurus
Foxdie
QUOTE(Da_Blitz @ Apr 13 2005, 06:12 AM)
I had a good idea for those of you who (like me) want a gprs modem/phone for the zaurus.....

Why not just use an old clam shell phone?

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Or the easier way is to just use a phone with GPRS and Bluetooth (dirt cheap these days as the technology is at least 3 years old) and get a cheap bluemonkey card on ebay smile.gif


I personally use a Sony Ericsson 3G V800 phone with bluetooth and I get 384kbit 3G speeds on my Z, it's great for VNC / terminal services / Remote X connections wink.gif
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