I'm running putty on my E70. Is great to be on a roof with mobile in one hand whilst you pan your StarOS or Mikrotik cpe ;) Only down side seems to be the lack of a tab key.
-----Original Message----- From: Chad Halsted [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 23 January 2007 19:32 To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] SmartPhone Happiness... Matt, Have you had a chance to play with SSH utilities. I'm looking for the same phone and have heard others using it to SSH into their Star-OS boxes with good success. Mobile SSH has a free trial and should work with the E70. On 1/22/07, Matt Larsen - Lists <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > It was finally time to replace my Nokia 6800 with 600 hours and a broken > screen from being dropped too many times, so I decided to get a Nokia > E70 phone. > > It has been a little bit of a challenge, but it is pretty close to cell > phone nirvana. It has been able to do I have wanted to accomplish with > a PDA or cell phone combined. > > The first main issue was getting the phone contacts/calendar/notes > synchronized with my PC. My previous phone was extremely flaky when > used with the Nokia PC Suite software, and only connected about one in > every 10 times. I had to install, reinstall, run a registry cleaner > and then reinstall the software but I was finally able to get a reliable > connection between my PC and phone. Once accomplished, I was able to > get all of my items synced up in a repeatable, reliable fashion. With > all their available resources, I am amazed that Nokia was not able to > this process worked out better. > > The second item was seeing how Internet access worked on the phone. > GPRS seems to work fine, but I was more interested in the wifi > connectivity feature of the phone. The E70 will browse for an available > access point and the process for connecting is pretty straightforward. > I have to pass on huge props for the Internet browser on the E70. I > would prefer using the smaller screen E70 browser than the browser on > all of the PocketPCs that I have used. It is that good. It was > reliable, viewable, easy to navigate and there have been no weird format > surprises. All told - the Internet access components work very well. > I have not gotten the instant messaging to work yet, but it looks like > other have, so I will still have that to work on. > > The last and most interesting piece was the struggle to get VOIP working > on a cell phone. My cell coverage at my house and many other places in > my service area is very spotty, so I have been looking forward to having > a phone that could roam to wifi and keep my roaming minutes down to a > minimum. I was able to find a couple of links to guides on how to set > the phone up with an asterisk voip server and was finally able to get it > to connect to my office voip phone system. After all the hassles and > reported problems on user forums, I was very pleasantly surprised by the > performance of the voip part of the E70. It is actually clearer than > regular cell calls, with just a little bit of breakup when the wifi > signal gets low. Best of all, my outgoing calls all go through my > office system when I am in range of a wifi access point, meaning less > minutes on my cell phone plan. I should also be able to use the voip > when I go to remote tower sites that used to not work at all on the > regular cell network or incurred roaming charges. > > All in all, I am very impressed with the E70. I am going to officially > retire my iPaqs to other tasks and use this as my primary PIM/phone/voip > phone. > > Matt Larsen > vistabeam.com > > PS - I purchased my E70 from Tiger Direct for about $435, but they are > also available at voip-supply.com for $385. > > > > -- > WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com > > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: > http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless > > Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ > -- Chad Halsted The Computer Works Conway, AR www.tcworks.net -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/