[thechat] What should I trade my iPhone for?

erik mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Tue May 11 16:20:11 CDT 2010

I'm waiting for the next Android 2.2 with a QWERTY keyboard or the Evo,
whichever comes first.

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 3:29 PM, Fred Jones <fredthejonester at gmail.com>wrote:

> I am working on a mobile version of a certain website and so someone
> on the team there gave me an old iPhone. I have no interest in the
> PHONE part of it--I have it online via wireless and I can test my
> website that way and that's enough.
> But I have a friend who wants it and I also would actually like a
> different machine that doesn't require iTunes to put videos or MP3 on
> it etc--my workstation is Linux.
> He wants to buy me an iTouch and take my iPhone but I want a Linux
> based mobile machine. The iPhone is old, it says:
> Model: MA712LL
> Capacity: 7.1 GB
> So what should I ask my friend to get for me to replace this iPhone?
> Needs to be around the same approximate value I guess. :)
> I have read that Android is great BUT a friend said he tested it and
> felt it's clunky, like Windows 3.0. :(
> I don't know anything about mobile devices--I have a regular old
> cellphone that's just a phone. But that's how I like it. But I do now
> need a machine to test...
> Found these: http://en.smartdevices.com.cn/Products/ and
> http://www.haleron.com/index.php?option … ;Itemid=63
> They look cool... :)
> Any ideas what I should get ?
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Erik Mattheis


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