Friday, October 27, 2006

The Nokia 870

Anyone remember the Nokia 770 ? Well, it became the linux-hacker's favorite toy last year and was a hit among the Debian and GNOME projects, mainly because it used a custom Debian distribution and a bunch of GNOME apps. Well, Nokia hasn't given up on the internet-tablet and we seem to have the succesor to the 770, the Nokia 870. New features seem to be a web-cam and better VoIP support. It should surely have GPS built into it. If this thing has some sort of mobilephone functionality, I'll buy it the first day it releases.

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At 3:59 AM, December 04, 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's not a phone, and doesn't have phone functionality. This is intentional, the point being that you use your cheap-ass mobile phone over a Bluetooth connection if you want IP connectivity over GSM/HSDPA/EDGE/CDMA/WHATEVER.

If you don't get this concept or the concept dissapoints you, the "870" (or whatever it will be called) is simply not for you.


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