[kwlug-disc] kwlug impressions of Android? [Was: Re: DailyTech - Android 2.2 Now Available for Nexus One Users]

Insurance Squared Inc. gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Sun May 23 17:57:16 EDT 2010


I think the answer is wait a bit longer :).

We've got some competition coming wrt to wireless communications, so I 
would hope that data plans come way way down in cost over the next 1-2 
years.  The rates they charge now, well, calling it expensive is being 
polite.



On 23/05/10 03:31 PM, unsolicited wrote:
> So ... people, generally, is Android worth it? Raul, your impression 
> based on observing your son?
>
> Where I'm coming from ...
>
> I'm a Palm user (2nd Treo 680, after I dropped the first, LifeDrive 
> before that). I do not, and will not, use data - too expensive. I sync 
> the PIM data to Agendus (think korganizer for the Palm) - all Windows 
> based. Palm is dead. Current offering may be better, but is web/data 
> based, so I won't touch it. I don't expect much better out of HTC once 
> they mash it (Palm).
>
> I've been WAITING for a Palm replacement for years. In vain. Is 
> Android it? [Significant Palm hardware problem to date - not 
> multi-threaded/tasking. Which is only usually a pain in that 
> misbehaving apps nuke the 'session' for everything, causing a reset, 
> etc. e.g. Notifications get hung up, other apps can't get their 
> notifications in, etc., because of the lack of multi-{whatever}.)
>
> The other side of the coin - syncing (wi-fi | usb | bt - NOT DATA)? 
> With korganizer?
>
> I keep eyeing Symbian as well, but have yet to be able to confirm what 
> it syncs with, let alone non-data wise. I popped over to the site 
> yesterday - it seems there's a LOT more hardware out there than the 
> one or two models I thought I only saw not long ago. I will never go 
> back to a non-physical keyboard device.
>
> Impressions?
>
> Raul Suarez wrote, On 05/23/2010 7:22 AM:
>> :) The crowd that cannot wait (Lime my son) already has (for
>> several weeks now) custom firmwares that have all the good stuff
>> that's on 2.2
>>
>> Raul Suarez
>>
>> Technology consultant Software, Hardware and Practices 
>> _________________ Twitter: rarsamx http://rarsa.blogspot.com/ An
>> eclectic collection of random thoughts
>>
>>
>> --- On Sat, 5/22/10, Lori Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> From: Lori Paniak <ldpaniak at fourpisolutions.com> Subject:
>>> [kwlug-disc] DailyTech - Android 2.2 Now Available for Nexus One
>>> Users To: "KWLUG discussion" <kwlug-disc at kwlug.org> Received:
>>> Saturday, May 22, 2010, 8:21 PM For all the Nexus One owners in
>>> the crowd who can't wait:
>>>
>>> http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=18466
>>>
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