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Old 06.12.2009, 18:12
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The N900 DOES have a resistive touch screen. That is why it comes with a plastic stylus.
? ok, then I seriously fail to see the appeal of the device. All resistive touch screens I've used so far sucked. And a stylus? Come on!
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Old 06.12.2009, 18:29
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

By the way, I just got back from Finland. I thought for sure you would be able to buy a N900 there. Nope! I talked to a guy at a mobile store and he said they were getting 1 (one) in 2009. He said that they were all shipping out to people that pre-ordered via the Nokia online store. What a shame that Nokia Switzerland does not have such a store.

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? ok, then I seriously fail to see the appeal of the device. All resistive touch screens I've used so far sucked. And a stylus? Come on!
It supposedly has the best resistive screen ever, but it is still resistive. For a "tablet computer" the stylus works very much like a mouse so applications can be ported directly to the device without the UI being adapted to the interface. Of course, Nokia already knows how to implement resistive screens so it was probably easier to do as well.
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Old 07.12.2009, 13:15
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And a stylus? Come on!
What point are you trying to make ? That stylus are now redundant with more friendly user interfaces?
For some applications, you often need more accurate / smaller devices than fingertips.
What about scratchpad doodling or selecting Windows menu options etc ? Come on!
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Old 07.12.2009, 13:34
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Ok im blind, I misread the ETA date on thier site, theyre getting some tommorrow.

So we're all agreed the Orange deal looks like a winner then? Not sure whether to get 12 or 24 months given that the discount of 10 CHF per month applies to both for the entire duration of the contract.
So have you managed to get hold of one yet Rich?
I saw you were at the pub quiz so I guess you didn't get hold of one, otherwise you'd still be in the throws of romance with your new device having a cosy night in together

At the quiz a guy on the table next to me had an identical phone to me the HTC HD and with his Swisscom connection he was able to get an EDGE signal. My phone with Orange didn't and rarely does show EDGE availibility.
May be worth investigating how widespread EDGE coverage is. My phone is normally on HSDPA or GPRS.

Just another point to make your choice more difficult.
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Old 07.12.2009, 14:48
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

No higs I haven't got hold of one yet... was goiong to go for Digitec but hesitated and before I knew it the stock had vamooshes, sigh. Still, I may leave it till January and see if the situaiton has changed a bit, and stock will be flowing more freely. I hear HTC hasve a few new devices on the cards too next year http://www.engadget.com/2009/12/06/h...es-on-display/

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Bravo: Now this is what we're talking about -- HTC finally marries Android with Snapdragon to make the device we suspect that many of us are going to be lusting for in 2010. It's got DivX support, 720p video capture through a 5 megapixel AF cam with flash, a mighty 3.7-inch AMOLED display, and that Qualcomm Snapdragon humming along at 1GHz. If all goes well, we should start to see this (hopefully everywhere) in April.
Still, April is a looong time away an I won't wait that long. Droid with a years contract should be fine.
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Old 08.12.2009, 09:45
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

559 CHF with contract at Swisscom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




that's the official price from SWISSCOM released today 08 December 2009 at 09h27.52seconds!!! (for the HTC HD2)

Plus 3 weeks delay from NOW!

what a scam!!!

It's free in UK with contract, come on!!!
At this price it looks even better to get it without contract!!!


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Old 08.12.2009, 09:50
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At the quiz a guy on the table next to me had an identical phone to me the HTC HD and with his Swisscom connection he was able to get an EDGE signal. My phone with Orange didn't and rarely does show EDGE availibility.
Your Orange phone only shows EDGE availability under two conditions:

1. your network search is on the fritz
2. your phone is roaming.

Orange doesn't have EDGE in Switzerland (as in nowhere in Switzerland).

Anyway - and that has to do with the Droid in how far?

Peter
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Old 08.12.2009, 09:51
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that's the official price from SWISSCOM released today 08 December 2009 at 09h27.52seconds!!! (for the HTC HD2)
Is there a Mod here? Seriously guys - can you PLEASE MOVE YOUR DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE HD2, THE N900 and your Fiat Punto to another thread? Please?
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Old 08.12.2009, 09:56
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

these are the Droids we are looking for :


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T-Mobile and Expansys have started shipping Motorola's second Android handset, the Motorola Droid to excitable users today.
Except, confusingly, it's not called the Droid in the UK, it's called the Motorola Milestone.Whatever the name, the specs look impressive - with Android 2.0, built in GPS, a sizeable 480 x 854 display and, like it's stablemate the Motorola Dext, a slide out QWERTY keyboard.

I've been road testing the latter for a couple of weeks (review coming very soon) and finding it a boon to have a real keyboard to poke with my chubby digits.


The Milestone's available for 449 outright or for 49.99 with a 35 a month T-Mobile contract, exclusively through Expansys.
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Old 08.12.2009, 09:58
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

Has there been any further updates on the Motorola Android tablet?... or was it a fake?
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Old 08.12.2009, 10:08
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Has there been any further updates on the Motorola Android tablet?... or was it a fake?
am a "leetle" qualified to comment ... likely to be launched in China 1st on China Mobile's TD-SCDMA network as their app store is android based & China Mobile has the knives out for Apple & Unicom.

http://www.engadget.com/2009/12/02/m...-as-wed-hoped/

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Is there a Mod here? Seriously guys - can you PLEASE MOVE YOUR DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE HD2, THE N900 and your Fiat Punto to another thread? Please?
Ho Come on you doing a fixation on this thread!!!

Even when we were simply COMPARING the 2 devices you were complaining!

We talked about Motorolla DROID, we could compare another device to it to show it's advantage, and you were still complaining!

Yes the latest post I talked about HTC HD2 which is not DROID, come on, be flexible!

It's just the same, new phones!!!

We're not going to create a topic for all different devices available!!!
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Old 08.12.2009, 10:14
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We're not going to create a topic for all different devices available!!!
unless it is the blessed & sanctified Jesus Phone ....
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

Yeah I don't think it really matters if other phones get mentioned as long as the thread doesn't get completely de-railed (which it isn't).
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Old 08.12.2009, 10:20
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unless it is the blessed & sanctified Jesus Phone ....
The Jesus phone has its own OS whereas Android is open platform, therefore apart from the usual aesthetics most of the Android phones are remarkably similar.
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Old 08.12.2009, 10:39
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Even when we were simply COMPARING the 2 devices you were complaining!

We talked about Motorolla DROID, we could compare another device to it to show it's advantage, and you were still complaining!

It's just the same, new phones!!!

We're not going to create a topic for all different devices available!!!
Then please open a thread on "upcoming cell phones". Sorry to be anal - but it's hard to discuss a topic if you have to fish out relevant posts among tons of unrelated ones.
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Then please open a thread on "upcoming cell phones". Sorry to be anal - but it's hard to discuss a topic if you have to fish out relevant posts among tons of unrelated ones.
Yes I still stick to the concept that it's a new phone and they are all similar. Even with Android2.0, Android 1.6, Windows Mobile 6.5, etc...

But I opened my own unique topic now.
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Old 08.12.2009, 11:32
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Your Orange phone only shows EDGE availability under two conditions:

1. your network search is on the fritz
2. your phone is roaming.

Orange doesn't have EDGE in Switzerland (as in nowhere in Switzerland).

Anyway - and that has to do with the Droid in how far?

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Is there a Mod here? Seriously guys - can you PLEASE MOVE YOUR DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE HD2, THE N900 and your Fiat Punto to another thread? Please?
The OP mentioned EDGE in this posting. He also tagged Sunrise, Swisscom and Orange so I was trying to illustrate using a real life example.

The tags on the thread include Nokia. Also includes iPhone which didn't make your above sh!tlist

Mods, uppercase, come on Peter it's the season of goodwill. Now sing along with us :
"Tis the season to be jolly.
Falla la la la, la la la la.
To buy an HTC would be folly
tra la la la la, la la la la."
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Old 08.12.2009, 11:34
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Re: New phone coming out... the Motorola Droid

Will give blow job for a Nokia N900.
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Will give blow job for a Nokia N900.
Hmm, anything for a Nokia 5800?
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