Re: GTA05 suggestions

2008-08-30 Thread Jeff Sadowski
It would be cool to have one as a USB host and another as usb client.

2008/8/29 Dale Maggee [EMAIL PROTECTED]:
 Lally Singh wrote:
 On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Radek Bartoň [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

 Card accesible from outside would be great too. Disassembling hood and SIM
 card is really annoying so far.


 A second USB port would be nice, too.

 There's a lot of fun to be had in hooking external electronics to the
 OM.  Honestly, so much fun that it's really worth exploring.

 But, it's not really fair to expect OM to sell (or bundle in) all the
 little goodies we'd like, like the X10 transceiver, compass, etc.

 Instead, how about two screw bolts around one of the USB connectors
 (like the PSP) and some means of getting a little plastic case 
 electronics board that plugs in.  I'm thinking more of a listing with
 a 3rd party USB enclosure for custom electronics.  Let the community
 build the cool stuff, and we'll share what we did!  OM's only got to:
 1) decide on a USB enclosure to be physically compatible with
 2) add in the screw bolts around a USB port.

 And the rest of us can have all the fun hacking away with the possibilities 
 :-)



 I think that this is a great idea, but to clarify, this should be a
 _second_ USB port, so that you can be charging / usb networking while
 using these add-on devices you buy/build...


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Re: GTA05 suggestions

2008-08-29 Thread Radek Bartoň
Dne Friday 29 of August 2008 15:27:15 H.Hveem napsal(a):


 Make all unlocking of phone, password protected


 Storage
 MMC/SD/SDIO slot (rather than?) miniSD or microSD
 SDHC compatible.

 Micro SDHC for /home partition. Keep like current design underneath SIM

Card accesible from outside would be great too. Disassembling hood and SIM 
card is really annoying so far.

-- 
Ing. Radek Bartoň

Faculty of Information Technology
Department of Computer Graphics and Multimedia
Brno University of Technology

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Re: GTA05 suggestions

2008-08-29 Thread Lally Singh
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Radek Bartoň [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
 Card accesible from outside would be great too. Disassembling hood and SIM
 card is really annoying so far.

A second USB port would be nice, too.

There's a lot of fun to be had in hooking external electronics to the
OM.  Honestly, so much fun that it's really worth exploring.

But, it's not really fair to expect OM to sell (or bundle in) all the
little goodies we'd like, like the X10 transceiver, compass, etc.

Instead, how about two screw bolts around one of the USB connectors
(like the PSP) and some means of getting a little plastic case 
electronics board that plugs in.  I'm thinking more of a listing with
a 3rd party USB enclosure for custom electronics.  Let the community
build the cool stuff, and we'll share what we did!  OM's only got to:
1) decide on a USB enclosure to be physically compatible with
2) add in the screw bolts around a USB port.

And the rest of us can have all the fun hacking away with the possibilities :-)


-- 
H. Lally Singh
Ph.D. Candidate, Computer Science
Virginia Tech
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Re: GTA05 suggestions

2008-08-29 Thread William Kenworthy
Take a leaf from others - the treo 650 has externally accessible SD
card, sim card and a physical switch for audio.  The freerunner hardware
feels positively neanderthal by comparison ...

BillK

On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 18:41 +0200, Radek Bartoň wrote:
 Dne Friday 29 of August 2008 15:27:15 H.Hveem napsal(a):
 
 
  Make all unlocking of phone, password protected
 
 
  Storage
  MMC/SD/SDIO slot (rather than?) miniSD or microSD
  SDHC compatible.
 
  Micro SDHC for /home partition. Keep like current design underneath SIM
 
 Card accesible from outside would be great too. Disassembling hood and SIM 
 card is really annoying so far.
 
-- 
William Kenworthy [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Home in Perth!

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Re: GTA05 suggestions

2008-08-29 Thread Dale Maggee
Lally Singh wrote:
 On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Radek Bartoň [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
   
 Card accesible from outside would be great too. Disassembling hood and SIM
 card is really annoying so far.
 

 A second USB port would be nice, too.

 There's a lot of fun to be had in hooking external electronics to the
 OM.  Honestly, so much fun that it's really worth exploring.

 But, it's not really fair to expect OM to sell (or bundle in) all the
 little goodies we'd like, like the X10 transceiver, compass, etc.

 Instead, how about two screw bolts around one of the USB connectors
 (like the PSP) and some means of getting a little plastic case 
 electronics board that plugs in.  I'm thinking more of a listing with
 a 3rd party USB enclosure for custom electronics.  Let the community
 build the cool stuff, and we'll share what we did!  OM's only got to:
 1) decide on a USB enclosure to be physically compatible with
 2) add in the screw bolts around a USB port.

 And the rest of us can have all the fun hacking away with the possibilities 
 :-)


   
I think that this is a great idea, but to clarify, this should be a 
_second_ USB port, so that you can be charging / usb networking while 
using these add-on devices you buy/build...


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