Linux for Suits - A First Look at the Nokia 770

Our Senior Editor gives a high-five to Nokia's hot new palm-sized Linux-based Internet Tablet.
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Doc Searls is Senior Editor of Linux Journal

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Perhaps the RS-MMC will

mpcoc's picture

Perhaps the RS-MMC will become the preferred media for many new devices. It is small and I have seen 1GB cards. (I bought a couple of 512MB cards)

mpcoc

Nokia 770 and real viewer

Scot's picture

Doc Streals wrote:

The video performance (using a Real viewer) is also remarkably good. I've taken to watching the BBC's "News in Three Minutes" at news.bbc.co.uk.

I'm the happy owner of a nokia 770 but watching BBC's "News in three minutes" doesn't work on my Nokia. Have you made some adjustments to your nokia?

SD card supported?

hmckee's picture

Every review of the Nokia 770 I've seen so far indicates that only RS-MMC is supported and NOT SD cards. SD cards are too big for the RS-MMC slot. Has something changed?

Nokia should have used either a CF or SD card slot instead so I don't have to buy new media. It's keeping me from upgrading from my old Zaurus.

RS-MMC card is supported by other devices

Bob Gustafson's picture

I bought a Canon SD450 and was pleasantly surprised to see that I could use the RS-MMC card I had just bought for my Nokia 770. It takes an SD card, but the MMC card is an alternative. My RS-MMC cards come with an adapter that makes the RS the same size as the MMC.

N770 external hardrive options

Dripta's picture

Is it possible to use an external hardrive with the Nokia 770 as soon as it out of the box, or does modifications need ot be done in order to use one.

RS-MMC - the media of the future?

Bob Gustafson's picture

Perhaps the RS-MMC will become the preferred media for many new devices. It is small and I have seen 1GB cards. (I bought a couple of 512MB cards)

That's sooooo sad.

Anonymous's picture

That's sooooo sad.

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