After takin' a swig o' grog, Erik Funkenbusch belched out
this bit o' wisdom:
> On Sun, 09 Aug 2009 20:02:16 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>| Maemo : Nokia?s 770 Internet Tablet was one of the first commercially
>>| available MID running Linux. The Nokia N10 is the latest offering from Nokia
>>| running on the Maemo platform. Although Maemo does have VoIP apps, it is
>>| primarily being designed for Internet Tablets rather than Smart phones.
> I recently bought a new "internet tablet", a Linux based Archos 7.
> Unfortunately, the thing is a nickel and dime device. It wants you to pay
> extra for everthing from AC3 codecs to cheesy games. And there doesn't
> seem to be any way to install a more generic Linux on the device.
> It plays non-AC3 movies just fine, but and has a nice QTopia based
> interface that's vaguely iPhone like.. but I wish you could install your
> own stuff on it.
Google for "Archos hacks" (no quotes). Might give you some help.
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