[AUUG-Talk]: Review: Nokia 770

Steve Landers steve at digitalsmarties.com
Thu Mar 23 12:40:41 EST 2006

On 23/03/2006, at 9:21 AM, David Newall wrote:

> Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
>> I looked at the specs online, and one thing that I didn't see was an
>> audio in jack.  Is this just a bug in the specs?
> I don't know. I doubt it.  I think you'd have to use bluetooth for  
> that.

It apparently has a microphone as well.

>>> The first application I downloaded and installed was Xterm. Lovely
>>> to have a shell; it makes it feel like a real computer.
>> Indeed, this makes it a lot more interesting.  Does this mean that  
>> the
>> display runs X?  Or is it a simulated/adapted xterm?  It would be  
>> nice
>> to be able to put the xterm onto another display with a real keyboard
>> when available

> It uses X and Gnome, with the matchbox WM, so yes, you can use a  
> real keyboard when available.  It does have USB so either that or  
> bluetooth (there are such keyboards) are also options.

But also note that it is a true X11 device, so you can replace these  
with your favourite WM. I few of my friends are using Whim - http:// 


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