On Wed, 2010-03-24 at 18:32 +0000, Niall O Broin wrote:
>> Does it support tethering without paying the operator twice for two different kinds of bits?
>As far as I know, yes. (Disclaimer, I moved to the N900 from the iPhone
3GS, so I'm still on the iPhone plan until I can cancel, but I cna
tether via USB and bluetooth. It is picked up nicely by NetworkManager
on my laptop)
> What's the battery life like?
>About a day out of it. The best battery life is available when you use
wifi for data, and just 2g for calls etc. But saying that, it charges
using microUSB, so if you tether with that, then you are also charging
> Can you get access to the OS?
>Yes. There are also free replacement OSes, you can also install
android, and Fedora-arm.
> Is there an ssh client?
Yes. OpenSSH 5.1p1. Also support for other useful things like OpenVPN.
>>Basically, if it is available for Debian, it is probably available for
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