[sclug] OT mobile phones

Derek M Jones derek at knosof.co.uk
Sun Dec 16 00:33:43 UTC 2007


> Does anyone know of a mobile phone that can cover this sort of
> specification:

I have a P800, but the latest incarnation is the P910
It is lightweight.

I would recommend my new phone
but it is much heavier and you would not want to jog wearing

> 1) mp3 player >= 4gig (external memory card storage can be considered)
> 2) light weight - would be required for long distance jogging, so not
> too bulky either
> 3) gprs and java midlets (for icq communications - txt messages can get
> expensive)
> 4) pdf viewer - for reading ebooks
> it seems to me that we're in a day and age where this should be
> possible. The reason I'm asking this is that for a number of weeks my
> ipod nano has been annoying the hell of out of me with it's slippery jog
> wheel and the stupid way that all songs are organised by id3, and if id3
> is not present then songs automatically get shoved into the 'all'
> category - totally unreasonable, file paths should be acceptable.
> If you have advice about a stand alone mp3 player then that would be
> cool also, a phone/mp3 player combined would be good - being able to
> field telephone calls on the run would be helpful.
> Finally pdf would be icing on the cake! Well, that's not true, being
> able to ssh would be the icing on the cake.
> Thanks for putting up with this off topic post.

Derek M. Jones                              tel: +44 (0) 1252 520 667
Knowledge Software Ltd                      mailto:derek at knosof.co.uk
Applications Standards Conformance Testing    http://www.knosof.co.uk

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