Re: Sony Clie (was Re: Social meet)

2001-06-08 Thread Robert Shiels
- Original Message - From: Neil Ford [EMAIL PROTECTED] I would strongly suggest you check out the Palm M500/505 as they come in the lovely Palm V form factor but have an expansion slot (taking both Secure Digital and Multimedia cards)

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-08 Thread Steve Mynott
Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: their Memory Stick is a closed book. Fine with me. Then maybe we'll get decent short range wireless data exchange with good authentication and encryption. and the problem with Lucent Orinoco ( +

Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:45:09AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my preferred choice at the moment. If anyone knows a good shop, or is good at haggling and wants to help, I'm on 07801 814138. Has anybody got

Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Paul Mison
On 07/06/2001 at 10:45 +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my preferred choice at the moment. If anyone knows a good shop, or is good at haggling and wants to help, I'm on 07801 814138. When this came up on IRC I

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Tony Kennick
On Thu, 7 Jun 2001 10:59:32 +0100 Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 07/06/2001 at 10:45 +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my preferred choice at the moment. If anyone knows a good shop, or is good at

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 07 June 2001 10:44 Subject: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet) On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:45:09AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:10:48AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:45:09AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my preferred choice at the

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Paul Mison [EMAIL PROTECTED] On 07/06/2001 at 10:45 +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: Between 5 and 6pm I'll be wandering up and down TCR looking for a new PDA. Sony Clie is my preferred choice at the moment. If anyone knows a good shop, or is good at haggling and wants to help, I'm on

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Paul Mison
On 07/06/2001 at 11:12 +0100, Tony Kennick wrote: 2) Cheep low end laptops. Basically don't need anything with a lot of zoom, just want to put linux on it to relieve train boredom. So my only real want is reasonably standard kit inside and battery life. Morgans?

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Tony Kennick wrote: On a roughly related note, can anyone recommend somewhere to look for the following. 1) Laptop screen repairs. We have had the backlight go on a gateway at work that is out of warrantee. SKA system engineering ..purveyors of all manner of laptop

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread David Cantrell
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:12:23AM +0100, Tony Kennick wrote: On a roughly related note, can anyone recommend somewhere to look for the following. 2) Cheep low end laptops. Basically don't need anything with a lot of zoom, just want to put linux on it to relieve train boredom. So my only

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Tony Kennick wrote: 2) Cheep low end laptops. Basically don't need anything with a lot of zoom, just want to put linux on it to relieve train boredom. So my only real want is reasonably standard kit inside and battery life. and .. crap web page .. but...

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: I tried looking up developer docs for the clie on the web, but there's a a dearth of information about it, and what there is is protected by sony's restrictive licensing. It's a real shame, I wanted to add jog dial support to a doc reader, but

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Roger Burton West
On or about Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:40:20AM +0100, Robin Szemeti typed: I just dont get why they wont release specs .. surel;y the plan is to sell as many memory sticks as possible? ..or hav I missed someting? Yup. The plan is (a) not to get kicked out of bed by MS and (b) not to have cheap

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Dominic Mitchell
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 11:40:20AM +0100, Robin Szemeti wrote: On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: I tried looking up developer docs for the clie on the web, but there's a a dearth of information about it, and what there is is protected by sony's restrictive licensing. It's a

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Dave Hodgkinson
Robin Szemeti [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: I tried looking up developer docs for the clie on the web, but there's a a dearth of information about it, and what there is is protected by sony's restrictive licensing. It's a real shame, I wanted to

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Dominic Mitchell wrote: Well, the memory stick works just fine (at least under FreeBSD). It just appears as a SCSI-over-USB device (and I'll wager that's how it's implemented in the clie as well). I suppose that the PCMCIA memory stick reader does something totally

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Thu, 07 Jun 2001, Dave Hodgkinson wrote: their Memory Stick is a closed book. Fine with me. Then maybe we'll get decent short range wireless data exchange with good authentication and encryption. and the problem with Lucent Orinoco ( + RC128 ) is? actually I was keen on using the

Re: Sony Clie (was: Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Robert Shiels
From: Dominic Mitchell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sony: Lovely kit, crap support. Has anyone seen http://www.sonystyle.com/micros/clie/ /me drools. /Robert

Sony Clie (was Re: Social meet)

2001-06-07 Thread Neil Ford
On Thu, Jun 07, 2001 at 10:45:09AM +0100, Robert Shiels wrote: From: Greg McCarroll [EMAIL PROTECTED] i'm 07957 386 815 i'm also going to be free this afternoon after about 2 ish (ill switch the phone on then) so if anyone wants to meet up before the meeting give me a bell