[FoRK] Google Disappoints
saigua at sbcglobal.net
Thu Feb 11 22:16:11 PST 2010
On Wed, 06 Jan 2010 12:06:50 -0600, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net>
> I expect more from Google. Their "demo" link off the home page 
> should have a live emulator of the Nexus One. Let you make and receive
> calls from the web page. Load your gmail address book. Load and try
> apps. Link to GPS on your existing phone (via Google Maps) so you can
> try local reference search and navigation. Order a preconfigured,
> preloaded phone. Anything less and they are just loafing.
in -quiet dignity-, yes.
>  http://www.google.com/phone
> What would you do with 1 million machines??
Buy puts on electric power with utility discounts? (/hindsight) [ducks]
er, continue to run Flash by default? Do I get a crank recharger port?
> Anyway, leaving out a physical keyboard is substandard. And not one of
> those semi-useless sideways chicklet keyboards, but something you can
> type 40+ wpm.
But with the CMOS camera fed through to display in some kind of low-power
magic loop and a bit of OLED projection as a guide, you can have a virtual
Unicode keyboard on any pile of medical waste you like!
Then you can assign Shift-alt-grave-Om to your delight.
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