[Chugalug] Bye bye N900, thanks for all the fish..

michael pearson michael at pearszy.com
Wed Jan 23 01:09:12 UTC 2013


Let's give it a property Viking funeral, instead of flaming arrows we can
use thermite..

have you tried using near field communication to share files yet?
On Jan 22, 2013 6:03 PM, "Mike Harrison" <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

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> I mised a couple of important calls this last Saturday morning as my N900
> finally melted down... Not sure what went... or why, but rebooting on a
> fresh battery did not help, I really think the radio just freaked out.
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> Out of frustration and perceived need as well as just time for a new
> phone. Bought a Samsung Note II outright.
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> Wow.. after a couple of days with it, I'm mostly impressed.
> I comprimised and setup a personal gmail account (mike.geeklabs at gm....)
> so some things worked like they intended (google Play, etc.. )
> got it linked to my WebDav share's.. (WTF?!? No USB file system support
> for Linux?!?) and a few other things.
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> Some part of me realizes that my life is now a part of Google's version of
> the Truman Show... now everything is recorded, linked, tied, associated..
> etc... and when a recently deceased friend's google account added me to his
> circles (some ghost in the machine?) I was reminded how automated and
> farsicle the entire social networking world really has become.
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> So it's really really kewl.. but somehow I just don't find myself trusting
> it the way I trusted my N900. Too many things happening behind the screen.
> As I sniff my home WiFi.. it chatters and calls home a lot, but at least
> as not much as Nancy's iPhone.. and much more than my Mac and Linux laptops.
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> The number of the beast has arrived, mine is 423-605-6943 and I pay for
> the honor of having it.
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