[Loadstone] article: n70, loadstone, seeing with sound, etc
shawn at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Jun 4 02:32:33 BST 2008
The n70 is a very nice phone but I've had some troubles with mine. The multy
bluetooth doesn't seem to work as well as it should, I couldn't get the gps
receiver and a bluetooth headset to both connect, one or the other would get
knocked off. Other than that the phone would do all you need. To find one
look on ebay or elsewhere online for an unlocked phone, your provider really
doesn't have to support it. You may want to look at a newer third edition
phone, they're newer, have more features, and may have more firmware updates
available. Use google and see what you can find by comparing the various
As far as screen readers go, I use talks and it seems to work well. I've
tested mobilespeak and the version I have for testing has some serious
problems. That version may be outdated so maybe the problems have now been
fixed, you'd have to try the demos and see for yourself.
For the gps receiver, I'd recommend the royaltek or holux m1000. Radio shack
will probably be useless for this like most other things. Again, try google,
there's lots of online sources for all this stuff and it's usually
On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Alan Yoder wrote:
> Can't find a carrier that supports the n70 phone, since the article
> was about this unit I thought I'd look for it specifically.
> Elsewise, what unit should I select that has the same features?
> 1: multibluetooth (gps, headset, keyboard)
> 2: java (seeing with sound)
> 3: decent amount of memory (sws images and loadstone points)
> 4: ability to play music (through bluetooth headset, wanted for sws
> applet, not music really)
> 5: ability to run mobilespeak (as I understand talx is not as good as
> the other)
> The closest I could come to finding the n70 was a provider that had the n75.
> Also, should I research what protocol the phone uses, get something to
> set up a working mobility solution, then add phone services later?
> No experience with gps recievers either. need help selecting a good unit
> here. can radioshack assist and not leave me with one of those screen
> based gps units for sighted folk?
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