[sf-lug] droid phones: HTC or Moto?
jim at well.com
Tue Jun 29 14:30:33 PDT 2010
thanks, christian, now i got one, too.
i hate it, of course, but its user interface
is much better than that of the LG env touch. i
suppose i'll get used to it and perhaps even
think it's okay after a while.
On Tue, 2010-06-29 at 11:46 -0700, Christian Einfeldt wrote:
> Hi Jim,
> I am writing this email from my Motorola Droid. The Moto Droid is not
> as fast as an HTC Incerdible but the Moto Droid has a hard keyboard,
> whic I really like. At first, I thought that the Moto droid keyboard
> might be hard to use, but after just 3 minutes of practice, I was
> comfortable and fairlyh accurate with it.
> And yes all Android phones can gat BASH terminals, although you don't
> immediately have root
> > On Jun 29, 2010 10:26 AM, "jim" <jim at well.com> wrote:
> > i believe today is the day that my cellphone
> > contract lets me upgrade. i wanna android because
> > i like the buzz (google policies in general seem
> > a cut above most other techy corporations).
> > any opinions: why choose either the HTC
> > incredible or the Motorola droid phone?
> > what's this to do with linux? i believe the
> > OS of both phones is linux-based, yes?
> > i've learned not to be hopeful that some
> > small mobile device with linux will present a
> > bash shell and some way to plug in a keyboard
> > and mouse and maybe even a display.
> > sure would be nice to transfer files using
> > an ext? format and also nice to ssh into the
> > thing from my computer.
> > what am i missing, i.e. what do people do
> > with these things that my vt100 style doesn't
> > ken?
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