Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. David Samblas Martinez schrieb: There are some good java games for movile phone out there than can be executed with jlimo. s/jlimo/jalimo/ I suppose. :) I am currently in the process of bringing MIDPath 0.3 into OE. So you will soon have it in OM, too. Regards Robert signature.asc

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, ramsesoriginal schrieb: I just watched http://gizmodo.com/388688/raging-thunder-iphone-racing-game-shows-tons-of-potential, and asked myself what sorts of games are tested/planned/running on the freerunner: For example, is planet Penguin Racer Working? kobodeluxe! :D There are tons of

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi. Alexander Frøyseth schrieb: Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe? If that will go, I will be a very happy man :D Works. I have put 0.6.0 into OE lately. Regards Robert signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___ Openmoko community mailing

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Mo Abrahams schrieb: I like the idea of dosbox... any chance of dungeon keeper? Or is that being a bit too optimistic? You're joking. :) http://scap.linuxtogo.org/index.php?page=5 I added latest dosbox to OE lately and tested it on the Neo and the N800. On the much more advanced N800

Re: A few questions about the games

2008-05-10 Thread Robert Schuster
Hi, Mo Abrahams schrieb: I notice that the game kobodeluxe is in the applications menu, not the games one. Is there a reason for this? IMO sdl.bbclass which generates the .desktop file is broken. There is no possibility to set the displayed program name (it is taken from the package name) and

Cost. (was Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date)

2008-05-10 Thread Ted Schundler
Also, it looks to me that iPhone has much more features (it has 8 GB memory - I could not see similar in Free-runner). As per the SDHC thread, any standard microSDHC card will work. I think the plan is to include 512MB by default. But you can buy an 8GB card on your own, then you've got 8GB.

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Michele Renda
Hello I am not a phone production expert, but I will try to explain my point of view. Kunal Singh wrote: Hi, I am located in India, and I have decided to go for Free-runner. But, I am really wondering about why this phone is so costly? Apple will be releasing the iPhone in India

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread enaut
Kunal Singh schrieb: Hi, I am located in India, and I have decided to go for Free-runner. But, I am really wondering about why this phone is so costly? Apple will be releasing the iPhone in India later this year. This phone is likely to be priced much cheaper than free-runner

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Mo Abrahams
You are right, I was joking... doesn't mean I'm not disappointed though! Sounds like you are doing amazing work though, keep it up =D On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 08:59 +0200, Robert Schuster wrote: Hi, Mo Abrahams schrieb: I like the idea of dosbox... any chance of dungeon keeper? Or is that

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Shakthi Kannan
Hi, --- Kunal Singh wrote: | Apple will be releasing the iPhone in India later this year. | This phone is likely to be priced much cheaper than free-runner \-- Actually, the iPhone is costlier (around INR 27-28k, or USD 700) than the FreeRunner (INR 20k, or USD 500). But, one cannot compare

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Tomas Gustavsson
-Ursprungligt meddelande- Från: Mo Abrahams [EMAIL PROTECTED] Svara till: List for Openmoko community discussion community@lists.openmoko.org Till: List for Openmoko community discussion community@lists.openmoko.org Ämne: Re: Gaming on Openmoko? Datum: Sat, 10 May 2008 09:55:02 +0100 p I

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread rakshat hooja
Just to clarify the Rs 2/- price in India includes shipping to your address in India, customs and VAT duties, a 30 days return policy (We added to the Openmoko DOA return policy at our own risk as we want the initial lots of phones to go to people who are aware that the software needs

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Kunal Singh
Hi all, thanks for so much of information. Now I have a better knowledge of what extra I am going to get with Free-runner: (1) no contract with service provider (2) no hidden costs like i-tunes (3) openness; freedom to experiment In addition I will be supporting open source.

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Alexander Frøyseth
:D How are the controlls? This is a big plus :D Robert Schuster skrev: Hi. Alexander Frøyseth schrieb: Open Transport Tycoon Deluxe? If that will go, I will be a very happy man :D Works. I have put 0.6.0 into OE lately. Regards Robert

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Ivo Anjo
I myself was planning on (ab)using the usb host feature to connect a real gamepad to the openmoko. No more problems with lack of keys to use on the game :) Ivo P.s.: Also, we have bluetooth, so ps3 remote and wiimote should also be usable. On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 2:37 PM, Alexander Frøyseth

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Mo Abrahams
Maybe someone could make a nice gamepad accessory that just snaps onto the bottom of the phone? With regards to the wiimote, or any other controller for that matter, I can't visualise someone holding the screen (phone) in one hand, and the controller in the other. On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 14:45

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Kunal Singh
Hi SK, Just to clarify, iPhone 8 GB (including the this 8 GB memory) is 399 US$. Of course the other issues like service provider agreement is an added pain. But the days of US$700 iPhone are gone. Regards, Kunal Shakthi Kannan wrote: Hi, --- Kunal Singh wrote: | Apple will

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Andrea Debortoli
also days of 399$ Freerunner will go:) and GTA04 is already under early development...I think I'll wait a bit more to purchase 2008/5/10 Kunal Singh [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi SK, Just to clarify, iPhone 8 GB (including the this 8 GB memory) is 399 US$. Of course the other issues

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Mo Abrahams
On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 18:17 +0200, Andrea Debortoli wrote: also days of 399$ Freerunner will go:) and GTA04 is already under early development...I think I'll wait a bit more to purchase You are a lot more patient than I am. The only reason I didn't get the GTA01 is because I knew

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Andrea Debortoli
I heard about GTA04 on lists but fairly never about GTA03 btw I heard that numer 3 could be a particular numer that's better to skip in naming devices... I don't know if it's a religion/culture thingbut I don't careI WANT IT!...:) 2008/5/10 Mo Abrahams [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Sat,

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Michele Renda
Mo Abrahams wrote: This is coming from a person who has never paid more than £20 for a phone, and has never had a new one (always second hand). I never cared about mobile phones until openmoko. Same here. In this moment I am using two phone payed 10 Euros (without abonament :) But now I

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Mo Abrahams
On Sat, 2008-05-10 at 19:04 +0200, Andrea Debortoli wrote: I heard about GTA04 on lists but fairly never about GTA03 btw I heard that numer 3 could be a particular numer that's better to skip in naming devices... I don't know if it's a religion/culture thingbut I don't careI WANT

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Hugo Mills
On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 06:22:00PM +0100, Mo Abrahams wrote: Hmm, hopefully someone else will shed more light on that. I know different cultures have numbers that are considered unlucky, for example 13 in a lot of western cultures (not sure why), One theory is because it was the number of

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread john
According to De La Soul it is! 2008/5/10 Mo Abrahams [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [snip] Hmm, hopefully someone else will shed more light on that. I know different cultures have numbers that are considered unlucky, for example 13 in a lot of western cultures (not sure why), and the number 4 in

RE: Stylus Recommendation

2008-05-10 Thread steve
How do you think I knew about rod holders? -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Joe Pfeiffer Sent: Thursday, May 08, 2008 8:47 PM To: community@lists.openmoko.org Subject: RE: Stylus Recommendation steve writes: haha. this will make you

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread Pietro m0nt0 Montorfano
Hugo Mills ha scritto: On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 06:22:00PM +0100, Mo Abrahams wrote: Hmm, hopefully someone else will shed more light on that. I know different cultures have numbers that are considered unlucky, for example 13 in a lot of western cultures (not sure why), One theory is

RE: questions for steve regarding group purchases

2008-05-10 Thread steve
I'm not sure about the paypal. A long while back when I suggested paypal there was a backlash from concerned people who thought that paypal was evil because it was American. I'll check on that. ( not the evil part, the paypal part) WRT to one shipment, if you order a 10 pack and debug board

Re: Questions about Freerunner: Phone Usability, Battery Life, Shipping Date

2008-05-10 Thread JW
or gta03 was the board for that gps (DASH) thing hence next phone is gta04 JW ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: questions for steve regarding group purchases

2008-05-10 Thread Alexander Frøyseth
Well How are we going to pay anyway? Talking about single and group. steve skrev: I'm not sure about the paypal. A long while back when I suggested paypal there was a backlash from concerned people who thought that paypal was evil because it was American. I'll check on that. ( not the

RE: Freerunner...when??

2008-05-10 Thread steve
You have these stages to go through. Production: produce a pile of phones Test: test a Pile of phones. Pack: pack a pile of phones Ship from factory: ship a pile of phones. Customs: Phones sit in customs. Ship to Disty: phones get a ride in truck. Disty: Phones get prepared for shipment.

Re: questions for steve regarding group purchases

2008-05-10 Thread Shawn
This is for the Colorado group purchase (10 pack plus 1 debug board). Our Utah friend is paying via PayPal and we figured if we could make the lump payment that way, we would. If not, I just need to know so we can get all the money into one place (: Thanks, Shawn S - Original Message

Re: Gaming on Openmoko?

2008-05-10 Thread Dan Staley
I've bought a Think Outside (also known as iGo?) bluetooth keyboard like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16823203005R They are a bit cheaper on ebay, but anyway, it will be a good way to have an external controller (as well as a full keyboard for programming!) Also, I