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Forum: Competitors 2018-06-15, 15:00
Replies: 599
Views: 179,959
Posted By pichlo
Re: Latest And Greatest!

That reminds me of the time when the best desktop computers ran on 12 MHz CPUs. A friend started working at DEC and they made super computers running on staggering 40 MHz! I remember we compared that...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-14, 08:55
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By endsormeans
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

For me...at this moment...
I finished playing with the schizo maru os ...
Pretty good...
Only big issue is that with heavier progs ...in Linux desktop mode...it needs streamlining...curbing some...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-14, 08:06
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By endsormeans
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

I hear you both...
Completely agree..
As far as the disparate linux distros go...
It is easy to make a spin off distro..
Maintaining it so it is stable...for years...decades...is another...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-14, 07:37
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By pichlo
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

I see it as a desperate attempt to get the slice of the Apple pie, forgetting that they are patently not Apple. Everyone is trying to mimic their model, with the "app store", having to have an...
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-09, 02:01
Replies: 147
Views: 41,657
Posted By railroadmaster
Re: GPD Pocket

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pke87TKdOUg

They took my idea! The GPD Pocket 2 will have a touchpad!
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-08, 09:32
Replies: 599
Views: 179,959
Posted By velox
Re: Latest And Greatest!

This, my dear maemoeans, looks bad. It's absolutely atrocious. I love it:
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jellyphone/atom-world-s-smallest-4g-rugged-smartphone/description...
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-07, 00:48
Replies: 395
Views: 88,611
Posted By mscion
Re: Purism Librem Phone

I didn't buy the developer kit. No time to mess around at this stage. Apparently they are still on schedule for Jan 2019. I am glad if that is the case. But I have low expectations for a polished...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-06, 12:13
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By endsormeans
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Plasma Mobile (PM)

PM is a whole different beast compared to UT.
Night and day comparison.
There is a lot of ability to delve into the OS ,
from slider bars in settings to resize icons,...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-06, 09:53
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By endsormeans
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

The following is stripped down findings on the experiences thus far with UT and PM after 3-4 days worth of hours of inspection on device.
Specifically I purchased 3 nexus 5's for this purpose so as...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-05, 16:24
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By gerbick
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Wait... wait. Endsormeans, no disrespect was meant. I was asking about functionality because I was looking for a new experiment but I had a different requirement - I was looking for a device that...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-05, 16:04
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By endsormeans
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Actually if you pm me velox,
I'll give you my email...
and you can forward them to me...
I was simply going to edit and rewrite ...clean it up...
your copy would help in that.
I think I could...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-05, 14:38
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By mscion
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

While a heated debate can be a healthy thing, before things go too far, if they havn't already, I just want to remind everyone that it is all Elop's fault...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-05, 13:46
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By pichlo
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Sorry, endso, I meant no disrespect to you and I really appreciate your effort describing your discoveries. Your reaction including deleting your own posts was completely unnecessary and uncalled...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-05, 05:25
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By pichlo
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Let me get this straight. You get an OS image designed and prepared specifically for Nexus - not a generic image, you understand, that one might expect to have to mould into shape, due to a plethora...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-04, 20:41
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By preflex
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

For what it's worth, the screenshot at the top of the front page of plasma-mobile.org (https://www.plasma-mobile.org/) shows 0% signal, the same as on my Nexus 4.

The ofono service was enabled. ...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-04, 20:16
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By preflex
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

On UT, in order to install stuff from the ubuntu repos and use xmir, you need to set up a libertine container because the rootfs is read-only by default, and is overwritten with each update.

It's...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-04, 11:34
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By endsormeans
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

PM on nexus is not "plug and play out of the box"..
there are things that need to be set up...


My examination of it is purely initial and cursory so far.
I am not certain yet that some issues...
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-04, 09:48
Replies: 147
Views: 41,657
Posted By railroadmaster
Re: GPD Pocket

It's Stupid that they are removing the nub. If they want to improve the pointing device, use the Touch Pad design from Fujitsu and Viliv devices.
...
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-04, 08:44
Replies: 147
Views: 41,657
Posted By sulu
Re: GPD Pocket

You mean, industrial designers are the same kind of people that make movie sequels? ;)
Forum: Competitors 2018-06-02, 18:51
Replies: 147
Views: 41,657
Posted By wicket
Re: GPD Pocket

It looks like the GPD Pocket 2 in on the way...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9T09kJ8EyCU
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-02, 13:48
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By wicket
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

I'm not trying to start a debate on which OS is more open. It sounded to me like ajalkane wasn't 100% aware of the latest Maemo developments which is why I posted. endsormeans mentioned several...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-02, 09:09
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By nthn
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

It seems rather unfair to compare an OS that's currently being sold on and for new devices to a community effort that got rid of the proprietary parts (because you can't develop those any further) of...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-02, 03:13
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By mosen
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Well my view on Red Snapper OS (which would be the coolest name ever for the russian sfos) will be the same as on Red Star OS (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Star_OS).

If i ever plan to hack in...
Forum: Alternatives 2018-06-02, 00:30
Replies: 72
Views: 8,302
Posted By wicket
Re: First thoughts concerning Plasma Mobile and Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 5

Either I missed the news that Sailfish opened up their GUI and Silica components, or perhaps you missed the news that Maemo is on its way to version 7. The only proprietary parts in Maemo 7 are...
Forum: SailfishOS 2018-06-01, 10:50
Replies: 2,590
Views: 570,107
Posted By mosen
Re: Sailfish OS (officially) on Sony Xperia devices

With the guys making the patches we are already 5! :p

So you all know i defend the hell out of jolla and always try to treat them fair given the humongous task they gave themself.

But why don't...
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