[lug] OT: netbook opinions?

Lee Woodworth blug-mail at duboulder.com
Mon Jan 5 18:35:51 MST 2009

karl horlen wrote:
>> He has a 1.5hr commute on the metro link in LA. Uses a
>> Treo w/ verizon and an eepc (solid state storage, XP). Can
>> connect the netbook to the phone via bluetooth to get
>> internet connectivity. Checks mail, some web surfing.


>> Uses the phone (no ipod) for music.
> as a cell phone neophyte, how does one use a phone for music these
> days?  do you download the song to the phone or is it streamed in
> real time?   i imagine decent sound is achieved through headphones?
>> use the phone's gps and the netbook as a car navigation
>> system (no more worry about road bumps taking out an active disk).
> how do you do this?  via bluetooth from the phone to the netbook?

I expect a bluetooth headset can be used for music on the phone (its
a smart phone). The phone has 4G of storage on an sd card and that
is where the music is streamed from.

Bluetooth is used to read the gps from the netbook. The direction/
mapping functions run from the netbook.

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