Re: Voice synthesizer for blind and visual impaired person

2007-03-27 Thread Robin Paulson
as coincidence would have it BBC Radio 4 had a piece today about mobile phones for the blind, and the consesus was that a talking phone would drive a partially sighted user mad within a few minutes. to listen to it all (free): http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/shows/rpms/radio4/intouch.ram should

accelerometer in neo?

2007-05-13 Thread Robin Paulson
i've been thinking recently about other applications for the openmoko, beyond the usual phone/maps/gps/internet access, and a couple of them require an accelerometer i could find no mention of one in the wiki, either in the hardware list or the wish list. does anyone have any ideas? would this

Re: Durability of the Neo1973?

2007-05-15 Thread Robin Paulson
damn gmail reply issues.posted agian with correct address On 5/16/07, polz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 15 May 2007 18:26:57 Sean Moss-Pultz wrote: Most all the parts are now at the factory. The May 10th run has been delayed about two weeks because of last minute supply

Re: Durability of the Neo1973?

2007-05-15 Thread Robin Paulson
ahh, damn gmail shitesorry tim from trolltech.com Q. Did Trolltech design the phone? Are there other models to choose from? A. Trolltech worked very closely with one of our Qtopia-licensed ODM partners in China, Yuhua Teltech, to make this first, open platform Greenphone a reality.

Re: Few comments after reading Wiki

2007-05-16 Thread Robin Paulson
5. hav developers though about creating it on kind of x86 compatible platform ? I know, it could be more difficult to create energy efficient device, but having PC in pocket (with ability to running dos, windows after changing SD card) would be more than excellent yes, i have. i don't know

Re: Any updates?? now that we have passed the original date for the second test production run.

2007-06-03 Thread Robin Paulson
On 6/4/07, Aanjhan R [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Some updates here. http://gnumonks.org/~laforge/weblog/2007/06/02#20070602-busy-busy-busy70 Reggies. -- Aanjhan this is not a complaint as such, but the statement I can't publicly state what's going on with regard to OpenMoko internally from

Re: cellphone-sized X86 PC motherboard potential OpenMoko platform?

2007-06-10 Thread Robin Paulson
When you look at the board you see that there is not much space left. It seems there's no GSM, no WiFi, no other chip already. i've heard talk elsewhere of a built in cdma module. that's an odd choice considering the number of operators switching to gsm, but i would assume via will change/add

standard API for linux phones?

2007-06-11 Thread Robin Paulson
the register has a piece about a draft of a standard API for linux phones, concerning basics such as interaction with the address book, texting, ui and voice-calling. future revisons to increase the coverage http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/06/11/lips_mobile_linux/ and from TFA

unbundling of phone services

2007-06-12 Thread Robin Paulson
sorry for the partly off-topic, slightly rambling post, but i feel this has partial relevance to openmoko one of the hot topics where i live (NZ), is LLU, unbundling of monopoly-controlled internet connections to the home/business, to allow any other companies to have access to the network at a

Re: Openness (was RE: Concern for usability and ergonomics)

2007-06-12 Thread Robin Paulson
damn, wrong address, sorry oleg. repost. twice can someone at openmoko fix the auto-generated reply-to fields on this mailing-list? every time this gets me On 6/13/07, Oleg Gusev [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: HTC phones are commodity hardware that anybody can buy right here and right now. Linux on

Re: Openness (was RE: Concern for usability and ergonomics)

2007-06-12 Thread Robin Paulson
On 6/13/07, Milan Votava [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (sorry for my english) I'm subscribed for this this thread for about 6m now. I don't want to be rude but: why so long? you must be interested or you would have long since left 1/ 99% of this thread is about an unrealistic things to be why

Re: Will Openmoko ever see the light of day? Was Re: Concern for usability and ergonomics

2007-06-14 Thread Robin Paulson
On Wednesday 13 June 2007 16:26, Matthew S. Hamrick wrote: Gibson Musical Instruments, where we were designing what was effectively a custom PDA (don't ask.) guitar tuner? i have to admit, this caught my eye too and set me wondering. i know you said don't ask, butwhat? i'm intrigued

Re: virtualization of OpenMoko...

2007-06-18 Thread Robin Paulson
this might help. running OM under qemu http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Main_Page#Developer.27s_Documentation On 6/19/07, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Does anyone have pointers on virtualization of openMoko via a VMWare-type setup? I'd like to see if there is something available so that

the keyboard on the competition

2007-06-27 Thread Robin Paulson
someone on this list had a similar idea for enlarging number keys i think, they would appear or resize depending on context iirc? http://www.apple.com/iphone/usingiphone/keyboard_large.html ___ OpenMoko community mailing list

front page of digg!!!!!!

2007-06-28 Thread Robin Paulson
rather than being relegated to the contents section of iphone items, the openmoko is on the front page of digg.com (very big user-controlled tech news site for those that aren't aware) http://digg.com/linux_unix/OpenMoko_the_Anti_iPhone get there now and digg it up, let's generate some

Re: An alternative gaming top case

2007-07-01 Thread Robin Paulson
do it then. i'm sure you could prototype a case and buttons using one of those 3D printer things (rapid prototypers i think they're called). then you could market the design on ponoko or somewhere similar. when you get enough interest, pay for a production run in polystyrene or whatever, and flog

Re: An alternative gaming top case

2007-07-01 Thread Robin Paulson
yes, great idea. i'm sure it could be hosted on openmoko - drawings for the modified case, instructions for materials, prices and so on. you can modify the hardware, just take off the parts you don't like and replace them. want a new case in silver and purple? go for it. want a case made from

Re: An alternative gaming top case

2007-07-01 Thread Robin Paulson
and a decent (open-source) CAD package and make some up for us? On 7/2/07, Jeff Andros [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 7/1/07, Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip want a case made from brass with diamonds inset, and a 200mm joystick - go for for it. snip The real question is, how long

Re: Advertising/hype

2007-07-02 Thread Robin Paulson
someone has built an offline calendar/reminder tool called Remember The Milk: http://www.rememberthemilk.com/ it's built on google gears - all the data and application is run locally and re-synchronises on an internet connection appearing On 7/2/07, Nick Johnson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: An alternative gaming top case

2007-07-02 Thread Robin Paulson
On 7/3/07, Sean Moss-Pultz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 2007-07-01 at 19:00 -0700, Tim Newsom wrote: Supposing some company decided to provide alternate case designs or add on products for the neo1973, who do they need to talk to about branding / authorization to sell them to the

Re: Custom case designs... (the business perspective)

2007-07-03 Thread Robin Paulson
Is it legal to sell these cases? The design may be based in no small part on work done by FIC, who will not be impressed by us stamping on their IP. We don't want to take the piss - they are helping us a lot. Making a few one-offs for ourselves, with no profit is ok, but as soon as we start

Re: EDGE, lack of 3G and keyboard

2007-07-07 Thread Robin Paulson
On 7/7/07, Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 7/7/07, BJ Quinn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And, lastly... I must say I'm addicted to the keyboard on my Treo 650. I don't know what I'm going to do without it. I'm going to get a neo when GTA2 comes out in October, regardless, since I would

modular open phone components

2007-07-12 Thread Robin Paulson
well, very interesting. modular components for a DIY phone, from the makers of gumstix. GSM, GPRS/EDGE and GPS modules included http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5947466557.html no explicit word on the documentation of the hardware/avaialbility of free drivers, but the tone tells me doc will

Re: modular open phone components

2007-07-12 Thread Robin Paulson
motherboards until just now. ive been waiting forever for USB HOST functionality. thanks again! Don On 7/12/07, Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: well, very interesting. modular components for a DIY phone, from the makers of gumstix. GSM, GPRS/EDGE and GPS modules included http

Re: Fwd: Not the free phone

2007-07-16 Thread Robin Paulson
On 7/17/07, David Lefty Schlesinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sven wrote: I'd call it the tuxphone. Why? Do you need to be wearing a tuxedo to use it...? (Yes, _I_ know, and _you_ know, but trust me, Sean will be spending the next year answering exactly that sort of question.) and the

Re: Again: Advertising thoughts

2007-07-16 Thread Robin Paulson
On 7/17/07, Marco Barreno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Furthermore, since there isn't a slot in the phone itself for carrying the stylus, most people won't have the stylus with them all the time. Personally, I'd prefer to be able to use everything on the phone without needing the stylus at all,

Re: this phone, with WiFi

2007-07-18 Thread Robin Paulson
fantastic idea. very flexible, and allows addition of multiple microSD (assuming the necessary IO pins are avialable), batteries, a hi-power LED for a torch, extra buttons, a scroll-wheel, all sorts. On 7/19/07, Doug Jones [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Well, here is a single part that would make it

Re: Why you won't find me in the forum much

2007-07-25 Thread Robin Paulson
On 7/26/07, Mathew Davis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So there is still no forum solution that I know of that allows me to download the full content of all posts I haven't read yet, and read them on a random small device (e.g. a Treo650, or a Nokia N800, or a Sharp Zaurus) that supports offline

Re: Why you won't find me in the forum much

2007-07-25 Thread Robin Paulson
On 7/26/07, Rod Whitby [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So there is still no forum solution that I know of that allows me to download the full content of all posts I haven't read yet, and read them on a random small device (e.g. a Treo650, or a Nokia N800, or a Sharp Zaurus) that supports offline

Re: 2007.2 - questions

2007-08-07 Thread Robin Paulson
On 8/7/07, pauric [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Andy PS - That reminds me... am I the only one who thinks you should be able to select power off from the battery status icon? Yes and no. From a icon/workflow perspective it would seem sensible to place options for stand-by/off/status etc.

Re: What's the real scope of hardware openness?

2007-08-07 Thread Robin Paulson
On 8/8/07, Mikko Rauhala [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: They probably don't, you just don't have a clue what they're actually talking about (for example, not talking about power). Anyway, let me try to be helpful here in giving you some personal insight about yourself: You obviously lack all

test message

2007-08-10 Thread Robin Paulson
is anyone else not getting messages from the list again? i see plenty at lists.openmoko.org from yesterday, but i've received nothing for 24 hours now? ___ OpenMoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: Open Hardware

2007-08-15 Thread Robin Paulson
On 8/16/07, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm going to get a new laptop soon, and I would love to find one that is designed with the same dream in mind that drove the design of the Neo. Does such a thing exist? What kind of laptops do the open-hardware-purists on this

Re: Open Hardware

2007-08-15 Thread Robin Paulson
On 8/16/07, Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 8/16/07, Michael 'Mickey' Lauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm going to get a new laptop soon, and I would love to find one that is designed with the same dream in mind that drove the design of the Neo. Does such a thing exist? What

Re: What's the real scope of hardware openness?

2007-08-20 Thread Robin Paulson
i presume bastards = telcos call your congresscritter, explain why spectrum should be licensed off in a fair way, to organisations who won't abuse it. educate people why most current telcos are bad. invent a new, cheap technology that has the features you want and doesn't need att to work On

stylus alternative

2007-09-09 Thread Robin Paulson
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 it would not be gripped between fingers and thumb but

p2p/mesh cellphone network

2007-09-11 Thread Robin Paulson
didn't we discuss this a few weeks ago? http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6987784.stm few details on how it works, the protocols underneath and so on, but ericsson has put money into it maybe it can be built into a later OM phone... ___ OpenMoko

opensource aerial photography project (was Re: OM Camera - a new angle)

2007-09-18 Thread Robin Paulson
On 19/09/2007, OJW [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 18 September 2007 19:12, Ian Stirling wrote: It must have wi-max, and be able to fly up to several kilometers, to take pictures for use with the OM mapping system. Need to integrate with these guys... http://diydrones.com/ [phone

cheap international roaming/wi-fi calls

2007-09-19 Thread Robin Paulson
this company are launching a service for cheap roaming deals in various countries around the world. interestingly they are also offering voip using available wi-fi connections, similar to the t-mobile hotspot, for 1.2 use cent a minutes. no word on seamless hand-off between the two though

Re: Vibrator

2007-10-01 Thread Robin Paulson
On 02/10/2007, Shawn Rutledge [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The idea from the Jackito sounded good to me - use the screen surface as the audio transducer, that way if you play a low-frequency sound you can feel it with your fingers. And it's much lower-power than using the vibrator. But I'm not

Re: Possible Input method -- press and drag

2007-10-02 Thread Robin Paulson
On 03/10/2007, Derek Pressnall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The idea is to present a graphic that is similar to a standard phone keypad layout, with standard lettering and number positions. To enter a specific letter, you touch the button associated with that letter and drag your finger/stylus in

emergency alarm for openmoko

2007-10-02 Thread Robin Paulson
this looks like an interesting idea, does anyone here know of something similar for openmoko? http://www.gadgetguild.com/2007/10/01/armani-phone-with-built-in-rape-alarm/ as i recall, some of the designed-for-outdoors ericsson phones a few years back had something similar, and they could be

Re: Neo1973 drawings

2007-10-04 Thread Robin Paulson
On 10/4/07, Ryan Lerch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If anyone is interested, I have uploaded a few simple drawings of the neo1973 to the openclipart library. On 05/10/2007, Ryan Prior [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The openclipart library needs stuff like this! Good submission. it certainly does,

Re: Bi-weekly OpenMoko community update

2007-10-14 Thread Robin Paulson
On 15/10/2007, Pranav Desai [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Absolutely agrree. GPS was one of my main points for buying the phone. I dont really care about the source for the driver as long as I can get the co-ordinates. hmm. this an open phone with open hardware and (where legal) open drivers. not

Re: Bi-weekly OpenMoko community update

2007-10-16 Thread Robin Paulson
On 15/10/2007, Jay Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: so no, we do want and require the source code to everything Change your government then. In the US for example, there are strict FCC-imposed regulations on how open certain portions of the carrier network can be, and this extends to

Re: Has anybody seen this article in LinuxWorld ?

2007-10-17 Thread Robin Paulson
On 18/10/2007, Swanepoel, Gareth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Developers extend abilities of Linux-based mobile phone. http://www.linuxworld.com/news/2007/101607-developers-extend-abilities-of-linux-based.html Can somebody PLEASE get hold of this reporter and explain the difference between the

Re: Neo1973 drawings

2007-10-18 Thread Robin Paulson
On 18/10/2007, Sébastien Lorquet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If someone gives me left-top-front etc views of a neo case... I can try to do something with SolidEdge (academic version of SolidWorks). I can't promise exactly when, maybe this weekend. (And it would be helpful if neo's curves were

Re: Possible to add OpenMoko to the email title

2007-10-18 Thread Robin Paulson
On 19/10/2007, David Shanks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, New to the list and excited about the possibility of a open phone. Still new so i'm mainly lurking for now. I suppose this is directed to the list moderators/admins. I was wondering if there is a way to have openmoko or some list

Re: Homebrew Open Phone

2007-10-28 Thread Robin Paulson
On 22/10/2007, Ian Darwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Doug Sutherland wrote: Compulab does have, and has always had, very interesting embedded boards. But before you get excited about this one The quantity 1 prices are 2.5x the listed prices which are for quantity 1000. Add in a GPS, GSM (not

google open phone platform

2007-11-05 Thread Robin Paulson
the digg and /. readers here have probably seen it already: http://www.engadget.com/2007/11/05/live-coverage-of-googles-android-gphone-mobile-os-announcement looks like google are announcing an open-source linux based phone OS, supported by a lot of big names in the hardware industry - htc,

i'm going to lose my neo....

2007-11-08 Thread Robin Paulson
i know i will, it's a certainty. i lost a phone 2 weeks ago and another in June i know it's got a gps and can e-mail/text us where it is, but that will only work if someone doesn't re-flash it and has other caveats on it working. Besides, I'd rather it not get that far away from me, i want to

Re: OpenMoko phone comparisons

2007-11-12 Thread Robin Paulson
On 13/11/2007, Peter Naulls [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My requirements are: 640x480 (for suitably transcoded movies), [snip broken up requirements] Yes, I'm quite aware that the GTA02 meets these requirements, as does the UTC universal. The question is, do any _other_ phones also fall

Re: Closing apps

2007-11-22 Thread Robin Paulson
On 23/11/2007, Hans van der Merwe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ooo, successor to GTA02, you probably know there is a whole range of inputs for a new case design - I guess there is a space for this on the wiki? I would suggest you place some drawings on the wiki as soon as it is available. to

need someone to develop this....

2007-11-28 Thread Robin Paulson
ok, it's pointless, stupid and probably a waste of resources, but this has to be developed by somebody: http://mobile.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/11/28/1342248 it's a phone app that reports the remaining battery life, when shaken, by making sloshing sounds - the more battery, the more 'full'

Re: need someone to develop this....

2007-11-29 Thread Robin Paulson
On 30/11/2007, Jay Vaughan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: what a wonderfully inventive use of accelerometers ...and i was wondering what they would be good for. feedback for controlling a live music sequencer while on stage in front of 10's of thousands of people .. original sloshing indicator

Canadian government opens wireless spectrum (was Re: Sean's impact being felt...)

2007-11-29 Thread Robin Paulson
On 29/11/2007, Ian Darwin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Verizon Wireless opens up In a stunning about-face, the second-largest wireless carrier in the US, Verizon Wireless, has said that it would allow any compatible device to run on its cellular network by the end of next year. What's more, users

Re: GPS driver for GTA01 available

2007-11-29 Thread Robin Paulson
On 30/11/2007, Rodolphe Ortalo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, nice progress indeed. Just by curiosity, is it known if the power consumption of a GPS component (active) is important (wrt other components of the phone, like LCD screen, GSM, etc.)

Re: Application idea: Bicycle computer

2007-12-02 Thread Robin Paulson
On 03/12/2007, Christian Surlykke [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm interested in using the neo1973 as a bicycle-computer, utilizing it's gps abilities. great idea do you know of the projects part of the openmoko site? http://projects.openmoko.org/projects/mokosport/ is listed there, and seems

usb network dongle (was Re: dhcp on usb0)

2007-12-06 Thread Robin Paulson
On 07/12/2007, Joe Pfeiffer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But I'd like it to do this automatically when plug the usb cable in, and haven't been able to find a way to get that to happen. I didn't have any luck with either auto usb0 allow-hotplug usb0 in /etc/network/interfaces In both cases,

Re: a question

2007-12-12 Thread Robin Paulson
On 13/12/2007, Bert Van de Poel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi openmoko community, I'm a webdeveloper with experience using HTML, CSS, Javascript, DHTML, PHP, SQL, etc. Could I be for any use for the openmoko project ? i'm sure you can - there are many community-driven projects underway to

compatible sdhc cards for neo1973/om

2008-01-02 Thread Robin Paulson
i'm looking forward to using my neo GTA02 as a music player, with a large capacity micro sd card holding my music. the page of compatible cards looks very out of date, for instance the kernel and u-boot versions are pretty old (i think). is anybody maintaining this page, has there been any

Re: New screen?

2008-01-05 Thread Robin Paulson
On 06/01/2008, Joshua Layne [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: not that I don't have enough projects, but google is giving a lot of stuff that I don't think is the myphone project - I know it is a bit off topic for this list, but could you send me a link to the 'home'? hbmobile.org that has lots of

mobile phone projector

2008-01-09 Thread Robin Paulson
ok, i'm not expecting fic to build this into the gta02, but it looks incredible - the uses are endless. if these were available to buy as discrete units, what's the likelihood of someone being able to hack this to the neo, as a second display?

Re: Power Management on Neo1973

2008-01-10 Thread Robin Paulson
On 10/01/2008, Maciej Kaniewski [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What you CAN NOT expect yet reliable means of making phone calls, esp. not from the UI reliable means of sending/receiving SMS, esp. not from the UI integrated GPRS data access bluetooth integration (basic bluez driver works)

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

2008-01-14 Thread Robin Paulson
On 15/01/2008, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can't remember if I told you this or not, but OpenMoko has decided to make available the CAD files detailing the NEO case. fantastic, no i don't recall seeing this confirmed. thanks michael I'm pretty sure the format will be .dxf files.

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

2008-01-14 Thread Robin Paulson
On 15/01/2008, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I personally look forward to non-traditional materials. I have an obsession with concrete, which I'm trying to figure out how to apply in this situation. concrete! now there's an idea. http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Steampunk is one of

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

2008-01-14 Thread Robin Paulson
On 15/01/2008, Ben Burdette [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: great, now we can swing into action and get al those alternative cases designed and built My company gets aluminum sensor boxes made on a regular basis. They are pretty comparable to the neo case in complexity, and I think we could

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

2008-01-17 Thread Robin Paulson
On 18/01/2008, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am preparing the right place to put the files. I have a question: case schematics is the wrong name. What is the right name? CAD Files? ID CAD Files? CAD Drawings? Someone in the field help me out here. they are CAD files yes, but the

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

2008-01-21 Thread Robin Paulson
On 19/01/2008, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So I invite you all to help me organize this. It would be useful to create images of what's in these files, both high res and low res. It would be useful to have these files converted to other formats. Then I can figure out how to

digital compass modules

2008-01-22 Thread Robin Paulson
i've got a project in mind for when my neo freerunner arrives, that needs a digital compass. only a simple thing, probably 3 degree accuracy would be enough. so, can anyone recommend a suitable module? something less than $50? ___ OpenMoko community

Re: digital compass modules

2008-01-23 Thread Robin Paulson
On 23/01/2008, Schmidt András [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi! A compass module would be very nice with many applications! I have no hardware related experince. Is it possible to integrate a chip like this into the phone? How would you do that? from the data sheet, this appears to connect via

Re: tangoGPS, a new gps mapping software for the Neo

2008-02-04 Thread Robin Paulson
On 05/02/2008, Steven Le Roux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: - Any other Open Source GPS application in the field ? mapper - a port of maemo-mapper to non-maemo environments: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/User:Onion/Mapper although getting it running can be a bit of a trial

Re: I dont know why I was supprised

2008-02-06 Thread Robin Paulson
On 07/02/2008, Steven Le Roux [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The new part of this, is the communication around. According to Michael, gta02 case is not yet published, therefore I guess there is some differences, but the question is : what is the usefulness with this publication if there is

Re: Bike power (Re: solar power)

2008-02-10 Thread Robin Paulson
On 11/02/2008, Schmidt András [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Today we were talking about new generation of portable personal computers (yes, that is OpenMoko :-) with friends. Our idea was to use it as cyclocomputer (That idea has already appeared on the wiki or in the list somewhere). We were

brainstorming/organisation software

2008-02-10 Thread Robin Paulson
i'm looking for some software to eventually go on my neo, but i've no idea what it would be called i often come up with ideas/problems/thoughts that i want to record, and i've been typing them into my current phone as simple notes up to now, but that isn't really satisfactory - they are all

Re: Bike power (Re: solar power)

2008-02-10 Thread Robin Paulson
On 11/02/2008, Denis [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a sort of it on my bike. My dynamo gives 6W @ 12V, which is exactly 500mA that Neo needs for fast charging. I use a standard car charger and a four transistors-converter to direct current with it. I don't have a Neo yet, but my phone does

Re: GTA02 Battery Capacity (Was: Re: More about the GTA02)

2008-02-14 Thread Robin Paulson
On 14/02/2008, Michael Shiloh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Thanks Kyle for a great summary of the work being discussed on the kernel ML. I am simply not able to keep up with all the lists and very much appreciate your helping out here. Michael indeed, thanks for the info kyle. i've been

Re: And Now For Something Completely Different...

2008-02-20 Thread Robin Paulson
On 21/02/2008, David Schlesinger [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Something I saw on my trip to London last month, in a side street just off Kingsway near the Holburn tube station... http://www.flickr.com/photos/stonemirror/2206831846/ Enjoy! the logo looks very kiwi, and i hear all the best

Re: OPENMOKO WIKI Official Index Page

2008-02-20 Thread Robin Paulson
On 21/02/2008, Jon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dear all: OpenMoko Wiki Official Index Page 's Link: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/OPENMOKO_WIKI_Official_Index_Page Brenda Wang Just my 2 cents... But I don't think its necessary to include OPENMOKO WIKI Official in the page title. It

Re: iphone-haptic

2008-03-03 Thread Robin Paulson
On 03/03/2008, Ortwin Regel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have doubts about the usefulness of vibrator feedback. It can't help you find a button or tell you whether you pressed the right one. All it does is tell you that you pressed a button at all. That might be a well, that mimics the

hand charger for neo

2008-03-11 Thread Robin Paulson
i spend a fair part of my time away from power points/computers and having recently got a hand-crank powered torch, i realise this would be the way to go for re-charging my neo. so, anyone have any experience/recommendations.ideas, about companies that produce these? thanks

Re: Using Wi-fi on Neo FreeRunner

2008-03-11 Thread Robin Paulson
On 12/03/2008, Steven ** [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I haven't heard of any VOIP service with a client available for OpenMoko. Someone else probably has better info on this. is there anything underway to allow nokia n-series software to run on the neo? is it just a matter of installing hildon and

Re: Using Wi-fi on Neo FreeRunner

2008-03-12 Thread Robin Paulson
On 12/03/2008, David Pottage [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: is there anything underway to allow nokia n-series software to run on the neo? is it just a matter of installing hildon and some other dependencies? if it's possible, there is always skype That is like asking if there is anything

import of dataset for new zealand

2008-03-18 Thread Robin Paulson
land information new zealand is a government org that holds data on roads and properties for the entirety of new zealand. they have recently given permission to use their data sets in osm, with a caveat that we include an attribution statement: Contains data sourced from Land Information New

Re: import of dataset for new zealand

2008-03-18 Thread Robin Paulson
sorry, wrong list. please ignore. or maybe help if you can ;-) On 18/03/2008, Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: land information new zealand is a government org that holds data on roads and properties for the entirety of new zealand. they have recently given permission to use their data

Re: import of dataset for new zealand

2008-03-18 Thread Robin Paulson
On 18/03/2008, joerg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: a technical solution is sought, to display the corresponding information whenever linz-sourced data is being viewed. suggestions and comments, please Put the characters as a set of virtual roads on any empty area (preferably owned by

offline wikipedia/wiktionary

2008-03-28 Thread Robin Paulson
i'm sure some of you neo/om users out there will like the thought of being able to carry around wikipedia in your pocket, so this might be useful: http://users.softlab.ece.ntua.gr/~ttsiod/buildWikipediaOffline.html it uses python, perl, php, xapian (only for pre-processing the index, on another

Re: tangoGPS refresh maps?

2008-04-07 Thread Robin Paulson
On 07/04/2008, Marcus Bauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: That brings up a question, though--when my contributions reach the map, how do I refresh the maps I've already downloaded? Is there a setting to make TangoGPS check to see if there's a newer version of a tile? I'm not set up for

Re: Toolchain on Ubuntu 7.10

2008-04-08 Thread Robin Paulson
i'm not on an ubuntu box now, but try automake1.9 instead of automake, i think that's the newest version 2008/4/9 Dale Schumacher [EMAIL PROTECTED]: I've just done a clean install of Ubuntu 7.10 and am trying to follow the instructions from the Toolchain wiki page. When I try the command:

Re: FreeRunner Pricing and PVT update

2008-04-14 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/14 Dirk Deimeke [EMAIL PROTECTED]: let me know what you think. My inclination is Open accessories. I agree to Open accessories. Thinks I would like to see in the box: - Charger - USB-Cable - Headset I also would like to have - may be separately: - Stylus - Pouch -

Re: e-mail app on OM

2008-04-18 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/17 Dirk Deimeke [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Claws mail would be my answer. It already worked well and fast on my Nokia770. Or some client based on the same lib (libetpan) +1 for me ... so I do would not have to learn a new program ;-) looks like it might fit the bill; has anyone

Re: 99

2008-04-21 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/21 Brandon Kruger [EMAIL PROTECTED]: This tip a programmer idea is very interesting. What does the community think about setting up a site where people can say We'll each donate x amount once y feature is integrated or something of the sort. This way, Openmoko can see what

Re: photographs of box and POSSIBLE contents of Neo Freerunner

2008-04-21 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/22 Ben Wilson [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Will it ship with powerpack adaptors for all countries? I just noticed there's no adaptor for Australia/New Zealand in the pic. Not that it would be a problem, most of us have an adaptor lying around somewhere. i'm not sure of the exact situation, and

Re: Openmoko sounds, Motto

2008-04-21 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/22 Crane, Matthew [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Free your phone, and the mind will follow cool, lyrics by en vogue/george clinton 'free your mind, don't be so shallow free your mind, and the rest will follow' well, nearly... ___ Openmoko community

Re: NZ Group order

2008-04-25 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/25 Christ van Willegen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 4:18 AM, David Murrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've got approval from my er, financial controller :) Wife? Yeah, me too... although I am on another group buy list ;-) Christ van Willegen do any of you know

Re: NZ Group order

2008-04-26 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/26 David Murrell [EMAIL PROTECTED]: do any of you know about the situation on frequencies in nz? i hear telecom and vodafone use different bands, 850 and 900 respectively. is this correct? This is something I've been wondering about as well. It would be particularly nice if I

Re: Italy User Group

2008-04-27 Thread robin paulson
Pedro Aguilar wrote: I've seen several large local groups in Europe, but not in Italy. I would like to see a large Italian local group and create a 10 pack Sales Group for the Freerunner. Anyone joining the Italian Group? We'd just need 9 more :) http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GroupSales#Italy

Re: Will the Neo FreeRunner have a hold switch?

2008-04-28 Thread robin paulson
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote: On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 07:58:17 +0700 Alexander Frøyseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] babbled: Hey all I just wonder if the Neo will have a hold switch. A switch that locks the screen. no. it has 2 buttons. 1 power and 1 aux. same as gta01. however, there will be

Re: .Mac like service

2008-04-29 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/30 Shawn Rutledge [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 4:46 PM, Kosa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I wonder if there's any chance Openmoko could (or is going to) offer a service like apple's .Mac for the Openmoko users. I have some ideas (and I'm sure you have a lot more)

Re: .Mac like service

2008-04-29 Thread Robin Paulson
2008/4/30 Shawn Rutledge [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 5:44 PM, Robin Paulson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: my list starts with: *backing up phone settings, including list of installed packages (in case i need to re-install everything) *backing up e-mails/text messages

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