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#11
Agreed on the Broadcom onelaw.
Definitely double agreed on antix. (superb distro ....has been one of my mains for a long time. excellent bulletproof distro)

Triple agreed on the need for tethering options.
and lastly biketool...
Quadruple agreed on the chinese alt.
Checking them out ...
not a bad option.

ie:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Tough-Army-Mi...qkpca-UhNlzLPw

(as far as the option for a linux handheld goes, I am afraid the C.H.I.P. and it's ilk may be the best offering...as far as what we'd like...telephony with a linux running system..under the hood. We already have it ...antiquated as it is...in the nxx0 series...I am way past aghast and mortification concerning Ubuntu folding up it's investment in the phone end of things ....as well the neo project.
, esp. considering my 1/2 down investment in it...but my expectation and morale on the issue sits at a "0" right now. Not a negative , not a positive...gotta wait and see ,and hope for the best...though I have noted that it has been getting quieter and quieter on the neo front.)
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#12
Originally Posted by endsormeans View Post
ie:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Tough-Army-Mi...qkpca-UhNlzLPw
I love that beast. Especially the 0.08MP camera. That equates to 320x240. Epic!

(Actually, something like that would be exactly what I want as my primary phone, only without the camera and with a 3G or 4G tethering capability. The power bank feature is a nice bonus.)
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#13
Most indubitably my good pichlo
I roundly and soundly concur.
3g or 4 would be great...
but 2 ain't too bad.
It could be much worse.
Now that my eyeballs have seen these powerbank rugged candybar phones...
I am tempted.
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http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634
THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567
AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 

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#14
oooh!
pretty toys!
I found one that also is a walkie-talkie!
heehee...
Guys got a mean soundtrack playing on his auction too.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Rugged-Outdoo...8AAOSwCU1YoHmL
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5-n900's ((3 are flawless, 1 has loose usb ( considering it for parts), 1 has no telephony (perfect for permanent set-up as mini-pc with one of my monitors))
1/2 neo900 pre- "bought" in 2013. Due for production any moment now. .
3 nexus 5's : 1 with Lineage ( intend maemo leste when ready) , 1 with Ubuntu Touch, 1 with Plasma Mobile


PIMP MY N8X0
Idiot's Guide and a video walkthrough.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634
THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567
AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 

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#15
oooooh!
more goodies!
one with an antenna!
fm radio and analog tv!
hahahahaha!
love it!
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Antenn-Analog...IGB6h2fFdm2V8w
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3-n810's,
5-n900's ((3 are flawless, 1 has loose usb ( considering it for parts), 1 has no telephony (perfect for permanent set-up as mini-pc with one of my monitors))
1/2 neo900 pre- "bought" in 2013. Due for production any moment now. .
3 nexus 5's : 1 with Lineage ( intend maemo leste when ready) , 1 with Ubuntu Touch, 1 with Plasma Mobile


PIMP MY N8X0
Idiot's Guide and a video walkthrough.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634
THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567
AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 

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I have got to dig and see what other wild combos they have thrown together into a rugged power bank phone
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5-n900's ((3 are flawless, 1 has loose usb ( considering it for parts), 1 has no telephony (perfect for permanent set-up as mini-pc with one of my monitors))
1/2 neo900 pre- "bought" in 2013. Due for production any moment now. .
3 nexus 5's : 1 with Lineage ( intend maemo leste when ready) , 1 with Ubuntu Touch, 1 with Plasma Mobile


PIMP MY N8X0
Idiot's Guide and a video walkthrough.
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=94294
THE LOST GRONMAYER CATALOGS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ight=gronmayer
N8X0 VIDEO ENCODING THE EASY WAY
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php...ght=mediacoder
242gb ON N800
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=90634
THE PAIN-FREE MAEMO DEVELOPMENT LIVE DISTRO-ISO FOR THE NOOB TO THE PRO
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=95567
AFFORDABLE MASS PRODUCTION FOR MAEMO PARTS
http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93325
 

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#17
Originally Posted by endsormeans View Post
I have got to dig and see what other wild combos they have thrown together into a rugged power bank phone
These folks sold me one,
their delivery was reliable :
(They sold me the first tablet I ever got Debian running on)

https://hiton.en.alibaba.com/product...ml?isGallery=Y

Unfortunately everything is MTK but, YMMV.


good luck
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