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Forum: Competitors 2018-04-24, 11:07
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

That should not be an excuse for poor quality.
Forum: Competitors 2018-04-24, 09:27
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

MartinK has summarized it pretty well, I could not have said it better myself.

I have one more thing to add, though: android video drivers are a mess, because the android kernel is purposefully...
Forum: Jolla Tablet 2018-01-06, 14:41
Replies: 1,359
Views: 293,699
Posted By Venemo
Re: [Live] Youyota 2-in-1 Tablet

How unsurprising.
I'm not amused.
Forum: Competitors 2017-11-09, 11:13
Replies: 124
Views: 37,778
Posted By Venemo
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

Not sure why every single crowdfunding campaign fails at communication, though. One or two short updates each week would do the trick, I think.



Heh.
Let's hope that isn't the case!
Forum: Competitors 2017-11-07, 11:26
Replies: 124
Views: 37,778
Posted By Venemo
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

Does anyone know what's up with the Gemini? They are not responding to any comments on IGG + they haven't posted any significant updates for a while. :(
Forum: Nokia N900 2017-11-07, 10:55
Replies: 69
Views: 25,603
Posted By Venemo
Re: Anyone still using N900: What apps do you need/want?

I may use the N900 once again, if it had a usable web browser.
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-24, 07:42
Replies: 20
Views: 5,114
Posted By Venemo
Re: GPW Win 2

Ok, but without those ugly joysticks and stuff, this would have been a very cool device, even better than the Pocket. But as-is, it's just too ugly and bulky.
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-24, 05:43
Replies: 124
Views: 37,778
Posted By Venemo
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

Do you know why they chose not to put the screen in the center? It kinda looks a little weird.
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-21, 12:49
Replies: 20
Views: 5,114
Posted By Venemo
Re: GPW Win 2

Why does it have those ridiculous-looking joysticks and stuff?
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-21, 12:47
Replies: 124
Views: 37,778
Posted By Venemo
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

I don't have a problem with libhybris.
If that's what it takes to get it working decently.
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-20, 08:36
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

True, but the difference is that nobody else uses those pieces of software, so they are on their own when it comes to weeding out the bugs in there.

On the other hand, Gnome is used by a huge...
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-19, 10:01
Replies: 124
Views: 37,778
Posted By Venemo
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

That's very nice to hear!



Do you know which are the problematic part? Ie. what works on the mainline kernel and what doesn't?

I personally would be okay with libhybris as well, as long as I...
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-19, 09:50
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

I think they deliberately overpriced it.
So even if the road is bumpy, they should have enough money to get through the tight spots.

Plus (unlike Jolla), they are not developing an entire OS on...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-10-19, 09:43
Replies: 40
Views: 6,686
Posted By Venemo
Re: My vision for the future of Maemo Fremantle

I did not mean to start a debate here, but I must point out that I have heard a lof of emotional response and negativity towards systemd, but haven't heard of any concrete and relevant problem with...
Forum: Maemo 5 / Fremantle 2017-10-17, 14:48
Replies: 40
Views: 6,686
Posted By Venemo
Re: My vision for the future of Maemo Fremantle

Why Devuan? What is wrong with Debian?
Forum: Nokia N810 2017-10-17, 14:46
Replies: 28
Views: 13,320
Posted By Venemo
Re: Should I buy new N810 ten years after release?

When my N900 was under repair (In 2011), I used an N810 for two weeks (borrowed from uni department). It was a lovely device, which was kind of OK for some of the stuff I would want, but...

Aside...
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-15, 18:02
Replies: 124
Views: 37,778
Posted By Venemo
Re: Gemini PDA (the return of the Psion Series 5MX)

They now have a video showing their prototype doing some stuff:
https://vimeo.com/237116357

I'm looking forward to seeing more of them!
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-12, 09:27
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Why do you think it is bloated? What exactly is bloated?

AFAIK their OS runs Gnome 3 by default. Is it bloated? I don't know, depends on who you ask, but I've seen it running fine on much weaker...
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-11, 12:10
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

I don't thing the chipset matters that much in this case. Even 2013 hardware can run a smooth GUI with okay-ish performance.

The main thing here is whether or not they manage to make it happen...
Forum: Competitors 2017-10-02, 11:38
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

That's exactly what I said, isn't it?
Forum: Competitors 2017-09-30, 10:03
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

I'd be interested to hear how you imagine the hardware implementation of your sandbox, if not the way I described it to you.
Forum: Competitors 2017-09-30, 10:02
Replies: 147
Views: 43,119
Posted By Venemo
Re: GPD Pocket

Which tablet is that?
Forum: Competitors 2017-09-28, 09:03
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

The "sandbox" means:

The modem does not access system memory
Power input of the modem is controlled by the application processor
Audio input of the modem is controlled by the application...
Forum: Competitors 2017-09-27, 17:29
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

I think the Librem 5 will employ the same idea as the Neo900
Forum: Competitors 2017-09-27, 11:48
Replies: 397
Views: 92,269
Posted By Venemo
Re: Purism Librem Phone

Cellular modems are so complicated that they require their own ARM processor. Whatever code runs on this core is closed-source and proprietary.

In order to improve general system performance, some...
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