Re: Neo1973: Mobile Phone or Mobile Computer?

2007-01-24 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 24 January 2007 17:55, Richard Franks wrote: The distinction may become more relevant if you get hit with a cease and desist - YouTube has blocked a small company from making YouTube videos available on mobile phones:

Re: Neo1973: Mobile Phone or Mobile Computer?

2007-01-25 Thread Al Johnson
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Not sure if this fits the bill, but: Gnash is a GNU Flash movie player http://www.gnu.org/software/gnash/ On 1/24/07, Richard Franks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 2007-01-24 at 18:16 +, Al Johnson wrote: Getting a flash-capable browser will be another

Re: idea: World Clock

2007-01-29 Thread Al Johnson
Also time related: Setting timezone based on location I can see by your location you've changed timezone from X to Y. Would you like to change timezone? Setting timezone of events in PIM Depart Calais at 21:00 (GMT+1), arrive Folkestone 20:30 (GMT). iCal files can represent

Re: Phone enhancements

2007-01-30 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 30 January 2007 17:03, Christopher Heiny wrote: On Saturday 27 January 2007 08:31, ROB scribbled in crayon on the back of a kid's menu: I would like a blender and a toaster (for small toast... I realize that including a full size toaster would make the phone a lot less

Re: Just a personal feedback - I'm just writing for me Re: And please use a emailclients with working Reference Re: gmail users CC'ing

2007-02-14 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 14 February 2007 11:52, t3st3r wrote: [snip] I'm do not care about google mail. However it is quite strange that when I'm about to reply, there is actual message author in To: and mailing list in CC: in my Thunderbird.As for me, this is inconvienient. IMHO, list address should be

Re: USB Connectivity

2007-02-20 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 20 February 2007 08:57, Krzysztof Kajkowski wrote: 2007/2/20, larpoux [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hi, A few questions about USB connectivity Hi! Excuse me for not replying on each of your questions but try to answer yourself ;) Basically your Neo1973 phone would be running linux with

Re: AGPS - protocol specs?

2007-03-09 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 09 March 2007 11:43, Bartlomiej Zdanowski AutoGuard Ltd. wrote: Ian Stirling napisał(a): Bartlomiej Zdanowski AutoGuard Ltd. wrote: Hello. Nils Faerber napisał(a): There is all sorts of wacky stuff - for example, peer-peer DGPS that can be done, where all stationary neos

Re: Creating a SIP client for the OpenMoko

2007-03-12 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 12 March 2007 18:31, Elrond wrote: On Mon, Mar 12, 2007 at 11:25:22AM -0700, Chuck Pareto wrote: I was thinking about getting a Sip phone to use with the Gizmo Voip service (my friend is using it and loves it), but then thought about creating a Sip/Voip client to run on the

Re: Flash Player 9 on OpenMoko?

2007-03-22 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 22 March 2007 17:33, hank williams wrote: On 3/22/07, Henryk Plötz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Moin, Am Thu, 22 Mar 2007 12:31:03 -0400 schrieb hank williams: As I see it, not having a real version of flash makes openmoko much less disruptively competitive than it might

Re: tomtom on the Neo1973

2007-04-02 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 02 April 2007 12:36, wim delvaux wrote: On Monday 02 April 2007 11:42:51 Attila Csipa wrote: On Monday 02 April 2007 08:13, Hans L wrote: I guess it is a question of whether the map providers are willing to cooperate and divulge the details of their file format to an open

Re: Push mail

2007-04-23 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 23 April 2007 13:26, Andreas Kostyrka wrote: Hi! Just wondering, Nokia Intellisync Wireless Email is some kind of SyncML based mail push solution, right? Couldn't say. What kind of push mail will the Neo support? Anything anyone implements ;-) More seriously I don't recall

Re: Neo1973 Update!

2007-06-04 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 04 June 2007 10:31, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the GPS daemon would need to be updated to allow for kallman filtering using those accelerometers, so that the GPS apps could continue pointing the phones location inside tunnels and stuff Unfortunately not. As already pointed out on

Re: Neo1973 Update!

2007-06-05 Thread Al Johnson
I think the reason for using accelerometers not solid state gyros is cost. Sean quoted $3 for accels on the list a while back, while 3 axis gyros with SPI were closer to $20 last I looked, and that was for one that wasn't available yet. Production will ramp up, prices will fall and a future

Re: [openmoko-announce] Some light ahead...

2007-06-13 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 12 June 2007 21:28, Ivan -sk8- Chavero wrote: Hello, I want to start developing apps for openmoko but i haven't being able to find any tools for that. i have browsed the wiki, projects and the other sections of the website and no luck. Instructions for building the full dev

why we need OpenMoko

2007-06-28 Thread Al Johnson
Here's a perfect example of why we need open phones - thanks everyone at FIC! Sony-Ericsson have just dropped support for their buggy UIQ3 based phones because the operators are happy with it as it is. Customers don't seem so happy. P990 users may rather like the GTA-02.

Re: What, no GPS?

2007-06-28 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 28 June 2007 07:29, BJ Quinn wrote: I can't help but notice that GPS is not on the list of scheduled upgrades GPS isn't in the list of upgrades because GTA01 already has it in the recent announcement. Is that a confirmed no for GPS, or had it already been confirmed yes and I

Re: Packet encryption possibilities?

2007-07-02 Thread Al Johnson
If you're talking about adding encryption to the standard GSM voice channel then I don't think it'll work for several reasons. The base station decrypts the voice data before passing it on, and who knows what it'll go through between there and the destination. Also the GSM module does all the

Re: Advertising/hype

2007-07-02 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 02 July 2007 11:02, Nick Johnson wrote: snip I would do it myself, but from what I hear, the AGPS chip in the Neo isn't even going to work on NZ's cellular network. Pity. :/ What gives you that idea? It can operate as a GPS without needing anything from the operator. It can use a bit

Re: Package manager

2007-07-03 Thread Al Johnson
I would have thought ipkg would make more sense as it's already used by most distros for handhelds, mainly because it has a smaller footprint than dpkg/apt or rpm/yum. There are several GUI frontends to this, but GPE-Package is probably a good starting point as it uses GTK+ already.

Re: Custom case designs...

2007-07-03 Thread Al Johnson
If you're exposing your phone to that much UV you'll probably have problems with other components before the case. PET transparent enough to UV that it's the bottle of choice for solar water disinfection. http://www.sodis.ch/Text2002/T-Howdoesitwork.htm On Tuesday 03 July 2007 19:48, Matthew

Re: Package manager

2007-07-03 Thread Al Johnson
will allow people to connect to their phone and install packages along with calendar and address book sync(with Thunderbird). While connected the phone could also use the computer for internet connection and bring up a confirmation dialog for all packages to install. On 7/3/07, Al Johnson [EMAIL

Re: Backside Interface for Hand-Held devices

2007-07-04 Thread Al Johnson
Personally I would throw out the application. The nintendo DS is a handheld device with a display on a different surface to the touch sensitive element so anticipates claim 1 while all subsequent claims are standard GUI elements implemented using claim 1 as the pointing device. This assumes a

Re: Quick Question about July 9th.

2007-07-06 Thread Al Johnson
Since it's all open source _anyone_ could be a developer, so you're free to buy one. Keep in mind that at this stage there are known bugs in the software, and that many of the apps people take for granted in a consumer phone haven't been written yet. If you plan to develop some of the missing

Re: Location Privacy Protocols, was Re: GPS trail - crazy idea

2007-07-06 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 06 July 2007 15:05, cedric cellier wrote: -[ Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 01:30:48PM -0400, Paul Wouters ] Especially, an implementation of the Pierre protocol would be interesting. In essence, using the protocol, two people can reveal each others location but only when they are

Re: Quick Question about July 9th.

2007-07-06 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 06 July 2007 15:34, Lavergne Thomas wrote: And another related question. Iperfectly known that, in his present state, the neo1973 is far from a usable phone, and personnaly I like to have one for developement. But does the phone part usable ? i.e. is it possible to make and receive

Re: openmoko and gnuradio

2007-07-06 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 06 July 2007 18:04, Ian Stirling wrote: Juan Cañete wrote: Hi people, i've just find out this amazing project, and one thing i wonder is if there should be posible (or maybe openmoko is thinking already about this) to design a mobile phone with the necesary hardware to run

Re: Store info - shipping costs to Germany

2007-07-09 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 09 July 2007 10:39, Sven Neuhaus wrote: FYI, shipping to Germany: Neo BaseNeo Advance 1x 2x 3x 4x1x 2x WORLDWIDE_EXPEDITED $71.85 $83.14 $94.15 $114.52 $104.99 $134.16

Re: The Openmoko Vo-IP network

2007-07-13 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 13 July 2007 12:08, ramsesoriginal wrote: On 7/13/07, Nick Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 7/11/07, George Abraham [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Now that we have a great phone to use, we could use a great channel for communication. The vision is to communicate using the most open

Re: Binary tarball of toolchain/build environment

2007-07-16 Thread Al Johnson
I was going to suggest this too. This is the approach taken for the Neuros OSD, another linux-based device. It would give a known-working build and test environment, rather than having potential developers spending time trying to put such an environment together. Mokomakefile is good, but I

gentoo qemu (was Re: Binary tarball of toolchain/build environment)

2007-07-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 16 July 2007 11:38, Jeff Rush wrote: Al Johnson wrote: I was going to suggest this too. This is the approach taken for the Neuros OSD, another linux-based device. It would give a known-working build and test environment, rather than having potential developers spending time

Re: Galileo

2007-07-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 16 July 2007 16:09, Mickael Faivre-Macon wrote: Hi, Do you know the European GPS called Galileo available in 2008 ? If they ever get the funding sorted out - see http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/07/05/galileo_commons_debate/ and related stories at the bottom of the page. I don't

Re: ringtones?

2007-07-18 Thread Al Johnson
If it won't play arbitrary audio files as a ringtone out of the box it won't be long before someone updates it. On Wednesday 18 July 2007 20:37, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anybody know what the status is on being able to set custom ringtones or if the phone already has a bunch of built in

Re: Build environment with MokoMakefile on FreeBSD / amd64?

2007-07-19 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 19 July 2007 12:11, Rod Whitby wrote: Al Johnson wrote: On Thursday 19 July 2007 11:18, Mario Wewer wrote: So - does anyone of you already has a running VMWARE image with all openmoko-relevant applications running?! If anyone had a suggestion for a distro where mokomakefile

Re: Bonus Order

2007-07-20 Thread Al Johnson
Single connector for power and networking, battery backed. Think of it as a very small blade - all you need is a chassis full of USB hubs ;-) On Friday 20 July 2007 13:12, Marc-Olivier Barre wrote: On 7/20/07, Esben Stien [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Isn't there like a bonus order if you order 5

Re: Password manager app?

2007-07-20 Thread Al Johnson
I've certainly considered it. I use a similar app on my Psion and will need a replacement if I'm to switch over to OpenMoko. Perhaps when I get that darned qemu to compile... On Friday 20 July 2007 06:54, Dirk Bergstrom wrote: The killer app on my Treo is Keyring, a password manager:

Re: Camera on GTA02

2007-07-23 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 23 July 2007 14:10, coomac wrote: Hey guys, Can anyone confirm whether GTA02 will have a camera or no? The question has been asked a few times on the mailing list and I've seen speculations, but no real answers. Seeing as the Samsung 2442 SoC can support a camera interface, is it

Re: Re Multitouch

2007-07-24 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 24 July 2007 17:11, Ortwin Regel wrote: And how do you scroll? Could use a drag along the edge of the screen like the synaptics touchpad driver does. Seems like this might be specific to a photo viewer though. It would be better to have a consistent set of zooming and scrolling

Re: GUI idea

2007-07-25 Thread Al Johnson
PS: Sorry I sent this to you already, Gerald. The usual error, forgot to change the To address... Which brings up a good point, can the mailing list administrator make the ReplyTo default to the mailing list rather than the original poster :) Must add this to the FAQ. In a word NO - it

Re: VMWare-Image (again)

2007-08-07 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 07 August 2007 12:58, Rafa Couto wrote: Is there now any working vmware image with all compilation-relevant files including the emulator downloadable?! Preferable with some demos? I just want to start and begin coding without having to set up the whole system... There is QEmu

Re: VMWare-Image (again)

2007-08-07 Thread Al Johnson
downloaded it, and I am not sure how well it works for actual development. I was able to compile everything using MokoMakefile and run the qemu image it produced. -Eric - Original Message From: Jay Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: community

Re: VMWare-Image (again)

2007-08-11 Thread Al Johnson
07 August 2007 17:01, Al Johnson wrote: I should be able to arrange hosting sometime tomorrow. If I don't get back to you with details then remind me :-) On Tuesday 07 August 2007 16:15, Eric Heinemann wrote: If someone will host the 2gb+ file, I can provide an Ubuntu VMWare image that I

Re: VAT in India?

2007-08-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 16 August 2007, Ashok Kumar wrote: Anybody know about the VAT or import duty for neo in India? i am confused between GTA1 and GTA2. GTA01 is the currently available version. GTA02 has extras such as a faster CPU and WiFi - see the wiki for the hardware details we have. which

Re: compilation of openmoko platform

2007-08-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 16 August 2007, Ashok Kumar wrote: Hi I am eager to develop some apps for neo. I was trying to compile openmoko platform using MokoMakefile. It took almost 12 hours(in P4 3.2Ghz 512 RAM) in the compilation of alsa-lib. still it did not finish. How long will it take to compile in

Re: compilation of openmoko platform

2007-08-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 16 August 2007, ramsesoriginal wrote: On 8/16/07, Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thursday 16 August 2007, Ashok Kumar wrote: Hi I am eager to develop some apps for neo. I was trying to compile openmoko platform using MokoMakefile. It took almost 12 hours(in P4

Re: SMedia 3362

2007-09-04 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 04 September 2007, Joe Pfeiffer wrote: Well... not speaking for Giles, but the drivers I've seen for closed chipsets have generally involved a thin open-source wrapper around a closed binary driver. Letting you write a real open-source driver while demanding NDA to see the specs

Re: Neo Sound and USB Questions

2007-09-04 Thread Al Johnson
Hey! If you someday make this sound system for your car, please share with us some docs/photos/anything ;) Be sure, mate, you'll get that docs/pictures/anything when it's done. (Probably the first thing I'll do with GTA2) And you'll be the first to get the link to the source code, for my

Re: I broke my (non-NEO!) phone :-(

2007-09-05 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 05 September 2007, Christ van Willegen wrote: True, true, but setting up the build env. has proven to be ... hard on a Mac. There are the VMWare images, but it's an iMac G5, so I have no Intel processor to run the VMWare player on. And running it under Virtual PC may prove to be

Re: stylus alternative

2007-09-10 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 10 September 2007, Robin Paulson wrote: so, i've been following the discussion on finger-based vs. stylus-based apps. and i thought it might be a good idea to come up with some ideas for something between the two: a short (20-30mm long) piece of kit, attached to the finger end

Re: Qtopia coming for Neo1973

2007-09-18 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 18 September 2007, Michael Schmidt wrote: what is the difference of openmoko and neo? Thought neo is the phone and openmoko the project running it. The Neo1973 is the phone hardware FIC are making. OpenMoko is an open platform for phones and other similar hardware, and builds on the

Re: Some ideas for the accelerometer

2007-10-12 Thread Al Johnson
It should be reasonably easy to tell them apart. Knocking the phone should give a sharp peak acceleration with greater magnitude than you would get from walking. We'll only find out by trying it though ;-) On Friday 12 October 2007, ROULLAND bruno wrote: Hello, this idea could be great, but

Re: the volume of this group

2007-10-17 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 17 October 2007, Thufir wrote: What most appeals to me about the moko is that I would be able to mount it effortlessly and sync it up with my system. There isn't a cell phone out there right now which synchronizes with a Linux system in any way shape or form which I'm aware of :(

Re: Homebrew Open Phone

2007-10-19 Thread Al Johnson
http://www.compulab.co.il/x270em/html/x270-em-datasheet.htm On Friday 19 October 2007, Peter Viani wrote: I'm sure many of you saw this on Engadget Mobile: http://www.engadgetmobile.com/2007/10/18/compulabs-em-x270-brings-diy-to-sm artphones/ Pretty cool looking hardware. Oh the

Re: Exact release date of GTA01Bv4?

2007-10-23 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 23 October 2007, Kevin Zuber wrote: Mark schrieb: As someone who has been waiting on pins and needles for months for this phone, I too am wondering why there has not been an announcement of some kind, since up to now they've been saying October and we're 3/4 of the way through

Re: Current status, and previous Community Updates: wiki page

2007-11-01 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 01 November 2007, Carsten Haitzler wrote: as it stands right now - the documents are confidential (thus nda), but any drivers as a result of this are able to be open. this is currently the problem. that means we (openmoko) need to write the drivers - and thus we suffer from the

Re: Gphone and 850, perspectives

2007-11-07 Thread Al Johnson
All may not be lost. FIC are looking at whether 850/1800/1900 is possible with the existing hardware. We should find out one way or the other reasonably soon. On Wednesday 07 November 2007, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Problem is I dont want to buy a lot of $750 US units if I could just develop

Re: need someone to develop this....

2007-12-03 Thread Al Johnson
Remember this varies with national legislation. In the UK there is AFAIK no 1 year grace period; public disclosure instantly renders the invention unpatentable. On Sunday 02 December 2007, Clayton Jones wrote: Just a quick note based on all the patent research i've done: Any disclosure in a

Re: need someone to develop this....

2007-12-03 Thread Al Johnson
the idea? Something above just mentioning it on a public/mediated ml. In addition, could you publicly state your idea to timestamp it for patenting? -Kyle On Dec 3, 2007 4:49 AM, Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Remember this varies with national legislation. In the UK there is AFAIK

Re: need someone to develop this....

2007-12-03 Thread Al Johnson
As I understand it this part of the thread has wandered OT onto the generalities of public disclosure and its effect on patentability. There has been no suggestion that anyone should knowingly try to patent somebody else's idea. The shake-to-pair video is credited to Rene Mayrhofer and Hans

Re: Example of accelerometers utility

2007-12-04 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 03 December 2007, Stroller wrote: On 2 Dec 2007, at 15:42, Steven Le Roux wrote: Here is a video which shows some applications for accelerometers in a current phone use: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWc-j4Xs5_w I _love_ the ball-bearing inbox and the way that a message from

Re: Application idea: Bicycle computer

2007-12-04 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 04 December 2007, hank williams wrote: On Dec 4, 2007 7:39 AM, Neil Davey [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you are referring to the signal from the Polar straps, it is not really a protocol... It is just a magnetic pules transmitted when the heart beat occurs.. so is there a

Re: YAMA - Map Application intended for OpenMoko

2007-12-06 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 06 December 2007, Bartlomiej Zdanowski [Zdanek] wrote: Is somebody planning to let out Java on OpenMoko? https://wiki.evolvis.org/jalimo/index.php/Main_Page ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: usb network dongle (was Re: dhcp on usb0)

2007-12-07 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 07 December 2007, Jay Vaughan wrote: this is kind of going off at a tangent, but are there any decent usb network interfaces with linux drivers included in OM? personally, i would rather connect my neo direct to the router in my house than have to boot a computer as well,

Re: usb network dongle (was Re: dhcp on usb0)

2007-12-07 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 07 December 2007, Jay Vaughan wrote: The USB connector on the Neo can be switched from client to host mode, but last I heard (some time ago now) the code to do the switching hadn't been implemented. Thats very interesting - if anyone has any technical details on how this

Re: New To the list

2007-12-07 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 07 December 2007, herve couvelard wrote: Hello, I'am new to the list and would like to say hello. We plan to use treo1973 in a global solution computer AllInOne Touch screen (linux of course) + Nokia N810 + Treo1973. (all with wifi - treo1973 public version is said to be wifi

Re: Community update: GSM firmware, 850MHz experiment, GTA02 progress

2007-12-10 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 10 December 2007, Nick Guenther wrote: On 12/9/07, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, GSM Firmware update: We've been informed that everything legal has been agreed upon by all parties, and all that remains is to get everything signed. Apparently the process of

Re: CAD files for the case of the Neo will be made available

2008-01-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 16 January 2008, Wolfgang Spraul wrote: Jeremiah - Do you know if this model has objects providing dimensions for the pcb, screen, battery, other elements? It isn't a problem to wait see, if the release will be occurring soon. I was just curious. Why would you want

Re: Pocket Supercomputing?

2008-02-03 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 31 January 2008, Lally Singh wrote: On Jan 31, 2008 5:31 PM, joerg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am Do 31. Januar 2008 schrieb Shawn Rutledge: [...] My goal is to have applications written in arbitrary languages, running on app servers, using a terse UI meta-language *) to

Re: New wiki page - Problems of typical closed phones

2008-02-04 Thread Al Johnson
On Sunday 03 February 2008, JW wrote: Hi Openmoko community I created a new page to list the problems of typical closed phones with the intention of informing potential Openmoko phone buyers. Please add your examples to the 4 I included as a starting point. Feedback welcome! :-) JW

Re: Mono audio output on GTA02?

2008-02-08 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 08 February 2008, Ben Burdette wrote: I was looking at the GTA02 hardware spec on the wiki, and its looking (to me) like mono only output. According to this: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Neo1973_Audio_Subsystem The neo1973 has a stereo LM4857 amplifier, which drives the stereo

Re: FAX2PDF with OpenMoko?

2008-02-26 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 26 February 2008, kenneth marken wrote: yep, instead one should start to see printers with a built in mailing system so that one could assign a mail address to it, and have it auto-print said mail, complete with attachments of it came in pdf or odf... Hope it comes with a good spam

Re: chroot desn't work

2008-03-03 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 03 March 2008, Federico wrote: Hi all, I'm following this guide: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Getting_OpenMoko_working_on_host_with_Xephyr I copy rootfs on mokobox but when i chroot into it i have this issue: sudo chroot mokobox /bin/sh chroot: cannot run command `/bin/sh': Exec

Re: Multi-touch: Many questions to one desire....

2008-03-04 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 04 March 2008, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote: Hi guys, I have thought a bit about multitouch and its possible usecases and the longer I think about it the less exciting I find it on a mobile phone. The technology per se is great and I'm sure it will allow for great innovation

Re: Application idea: Bicycle computer

2008-03-06 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 06 March 2008, David Pottage wrote: On Thu, March 6, 2008 12:11 pm, Schmidt András wrote: Joseph Reeves wrote: Dear all, Please excuse my blatant blog-promotion, but here's a short entry on my use of the Neo1973 and tangoGPS as a bicycle computer:

Re: Price of the Freerunner published?

2008-03-19 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 19 March 2008, Steven ** wrote: Was reading Planet OpenMoko and found the following at http://www.vanille-media.de/site/index.php/2008/03/18/from-switzerland-to-b razil/ The price range for the Neo FreeRunner has been published, it's going to be less than 400 USD — which is quite

Re: freerunnter - get it over trisoft

2008-03-20 Thread Al Johnson
I'm a touch concerned about the lack of the cable for USB host mode too. On Thursday 20 March 2008, Kevin Zuber wrote: What I'm missing at the trisoft site is the headset, mentioned at [1]-Headset. Won't the Freerunner-Package include this nice looking headset? Kevin [1]

Re: Price of the Freerunner spare parts

2008-03-27 Thread Al Johnson
Depends on the USB port. You may end up blowing some protection on your motherboard, or worse. OTOH it may be just fine - my HP laptop has one port rated at 2A to power external DVD and HDD. Most devices that draw 500mA have a Y-cable so they can pull power from 2 sockets. On Thursday 27 March

Re: Accelerometer brainstorming

2008-04-01 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 01 April 2008, Flemming Richter Mikkelsen wrote: On 4/1/08, Alexey Feldgendler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In Norway, where I live, some tunnels are very long and even sometimes contain internal enter and exit lanes, so there can be more than one way to go. My Garmin navigator tries

Re: photographs of box and POSSIBLE contents of Neo Freerunner

2008-04-21 Thread Al Johnson
Well...it MIGHT include earphones. Please reread Michael's first paragraph. On Monday 21 April 2008, Kosa wrote: It DOES include earphones!!! Just great! Kosa - Un mundo mejor es posible - Richard Reichenbacher escribió: The pictures are too small. Can you make post up bigger ones?

Re: LED as Wifi indicator

2008-04-22 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 22 April 2008, Sam Collyer wrote: Don't know whether this is a stupid question or not but I'd like to be able to see if their is a wifi conection I could connect to without the screen being on, is it possible (has it been done) to get the LED to flash more rapidly or brighter if

Re: Newbee wants to kick start - second try

2008-04-24 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 24 April 2008, Adilson Oliveira wrote: - I've being reading about a project to implement cryptography on Openmoko so the calls and text messages can be secured, unfortunately I forgot the name of the project but I've heard that voice calls can't be secured like that due limitations

Re: GPS projects

2008-04-27 Thread Al Johnson
On Sunday 27 April 2008, simarillion wrote: Is there already any project that tries to use the accelerometers to support the gps localisation for example in buildings or tunnels ?? It has been considered, but isn't practical. You should be able to find some extensive discussions of the details

Re: Dash GPS personal nav device (uses OpenMoko) opens API

2008-05-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 16 May 2008, Thomas Szukala wrote: Bastian Muck schrieb: snip politics anyway back to Topic. the Dash is really an impressive gadget. Id like to have one or at least see some process in implementing routing with openstreetmap vector data. Integrated into the Dash, or separate apps

Re: IAX2/Asterisk + Openmoko FreeRunner

2008-05-16 Thread Al Johnson
Another bootable ISO to look at its trixbox http://www.trixbox.com/products/trixbox-ce/features Both make setting up an asterisk server very easy. They also run reasonably in a virtual machine. trixbox has a few more bells and whistles; whether this is good or bad is a matter of opinion, as is

Re: DE-crypting calls

2008-05-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Friday 16 May 2008, ramsesoriginal wrote: I was just wondering: we have seen the problems of encryptingcalls. But what about decrypting them? Let*s say someone hasa method to call you with some sort of encryption.. would it be possible to write a decryption for it? Maybe public key?

Re: Barometric altimeter on 'future' Freerunner ?

2008-05-18 Thread Al Johnson
On Sunday 18 May 2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: GPS does give relatively accurate altitude/speed but it does have error and is nowhere near as accurate as a calibrate barometer (since an aircraft altimeter is just a barometer with a different face). Assuming someone has a data plan you can

Re: IAX2/Asterisk + Openmoko FreeRunner

2008-05-18 Thread Al Johnson
for polycom phones. :) But, I work for Digium, so I am somewhat biased right? :P I will push for more features based on openmoko, in the GUI, however. -bk On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 2:15 PM, Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Another bootable ISO to look at its trixbox http

Re: IAX2/Asterisk + Openmoko FreeRunner

2008-05-18 Thread Al Johnson
On Sunday 18 May 2008, Brandon Kruse wrote: On May 18, 2008, at 9:09 AM, Al Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I never said it was perfect, just another option. I have no affiliation to either digium or trixbox, but I did try both ISOs when i was starting out with asterisk. I don't use

Re: Europe Distribution

2008-05-19 Thread Al Johnson
One of the resellers in Germany appeared to be accepting orders last I looked, but production handsets aren't shipping yet. See Steve's post from this evening for an official update on timescales. Some key developers have recently received preproduction handsets, so someone may have mistaken

Re: DVB-T receiver support

2008-05-20 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 20 May 2008, David Kepplinger wrote: Hi, I'm wondering if the kernel has support for DVB-T USB receivers built in? If yes, one can use an external USB DVB-T tuner to watch TV (even if the channel isn't really good). You wouldn't be very mobile, but that's not that big of a

Re: DE-crypting calls

2008-05-20 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 20 May 2008, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Am Fr 16. Mai 2008 schrieb Al Johnson: On Friday 16 May 2008, ramsesoriginal wrote: I was just wondering: we have seen the problems of encryptingcalls. But what about decrypting them? Let*s say someone hasa method to call you with some

Re: Does the ASU resolve the Qtopia license issue?

2008-05-24 Thread Al Johnson
On Saturday 24 May 2008, Bin Chen wrote: Hi, As I know, Qtopia phone edition is not free if we get the full functioned version! The commercial use should pay fee to Trolltech. Is it OK for Openmoko? Thanks. Bin This was true, but last September Trolltech changed the licensing to include

Re: 2.5mm or 3.5mm

2008-05-30 Thread Al Johnson
How about a 4-terminal 3.5mm connector as used on the iphone? It would work with ordinary headphones if that was all that was needed. If you want the mic too you get a mic adaptor like the Shure VoicePort, or a full headset. On Friday 30 May 2008, Joerg Reisenweber wrote: Hi community! A

Re: FoxyTag

2008-06-02 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 02 June 2008, Mathieu Rochette wrote: Hello, I recently discover the foxytag projecthttp://www.foxytag.com/en/presentation.html. I'm wondering if this apps could run on the freerunner, if so I'll definitly buy one :D amAze http://www.amazegps.com/welcome.php will soon integrate

Re: OEM market,any thoughts about that??

2008-06-16 Thread Al Johnson
On Sunday 15 June 2008, Joerg Reisenweber wrote: Am Sa 14. Juni 2008 schrieb steve: A big percentage of requests I get are for this, however, they always want some hardware twist. They don't exactly know our hw, I guess (e.g it's not commonly known we have a low-voltage-RS232, I2C, and

Re: openmoko and pci express voice modems

2008-06-17 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 17 June 2008, Matt Flax wrote: Hello, I would like to know whether it is possible to plug a pci express voice modem into a laptop and then use openmoko to make mobile calls from the laptop ? An example pci express card is the MC8775v :

Re: OEM market,any thoughts about that??

2008-06-17 Thread Al Johnson
On Tuesday 17 June 2008, Joerg Reisenweber wrote: Am Mo 16. Juni 2008 schrieb Al Johnson: On Sunday 15 June 2008, Joerg Reisenweber wrote: Am Sa 14. Juni 2008 schrieb steve: A big percentage of requests I get are for this, however, they always want some hardware twist

Re: OT: Zimbra iCal

2008-06-25 Thread Al Johnson
On Wednesday 25 June 2008, arne anka wrote: The iCal interface works ... with the KDE Calendar. since when? i set up an ical-server a while ago and where forced to use lightning because the kde calendar does not understand ical. just looked for it and there's still no way to connect to an

Re: FreeRunner Quick Start User Guide

2008-06-26 Thread Al Johnson
On Thursday 26 June 2008, Brian C wrote: BrendaWang wrote: Here is the getting start guide from wiki. http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Getting_Started_with_your_Neo_FreeRunner In the Flashing the Freerunner section it says, You can use the USB cable and Openmoko provided tool to flash Neo

Re: More HW from OpenMoko

2008-06-28 Thread Al Johnson
On Saturday 28 June 2008, Robert Schuster wrote: Hi, Mickey writes: Openmoko is selling hardware products. Heck, why must OpenMoko only sell mobile phones? That's all they've sold direct so far, but it was said a long time ago that non-phone products may be in the pipeline I like

Re: gps app

2008-06-30 Thread Al Johnson
On Monday 30 June 2008, Brad Midgley wrote: Tilman Tangogps downloads tiles (images!) from the internet to show maps. And tangogps uses gpsd, which is supposed to become obsolete... why is gpsd supposed to become obsolete? Obsolete may not be the right word, but the Openmoko Framework [1]

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