[talk-au] replacement bicycle mounted gps

James Andrewartha trs80 at student.uwa.edu.au
Wed Nov 18 10:59:42 GMT 2009

2009/11/18 Elizabeth Dodd <edodd at billiau.net>:
> On Wed, 18 Nov 2009, John Smith wrote:
>> 2009/11/18 Elizabeth Dodd <edodd at billiau.net>:
>> > i like being able to choose exactly which apps are on the freerunner
>> > obviously i want decent gps and mapping apps
>> All smart phones can run virtually any app you can think of....
>> > i am not really into playing music, videos, browsing the net from the
>> > phone (
>> All those are basically apps run on the phone...
>> > my phone bill is about $5 to $10 a month - its a nuisance item which i
>> > have to have because i have to answer it
>> There is even apps to block calls :)
> So who has a whizbang phone which they would recommend??

The most open phone is the Nokia N900 - root is easy to get, and it's
most similar to a desktop Linux. Unfortunately Nokia decided not to
sell it in Australia, so you'd have to import it from the US.

James Andrewartha

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