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I make things on the web, mobile and in the actual world.

I've done lots of bits and bobs over the years, and right now I'm mostly working on this.

I enjoy speaking about things I like, most recently this. You can email me if you'd like, and I'm on twitter.

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It's arrived! P900Tastic!

Joe_Archer says:

OOOOO! you lucky git!...or is it the lovely Tabs?

26th May 2004, 16:20

greenzowie says:

wooohoo! phonage!

I'm on the verge of buying a new phone.. I'm considering the sharp gx30 - do you know anything about it? The main reason I'm not so keen on a p900 is that it's not a clamshell.. otherwise I'd totally snap it up...

26th May 2004, 16:22

Alfie says:

After having just set it up and cajoled it into life, it spatters along at a fine pace, easy, intuitive to use, and I say this after moving directly from teh Treo 600 to it. I dont know about the Sharp, Ill have a look at it - you know, it sort of IS a bit clamshell like, small flip cover on the bottom, so you could just pretend..

26th May 2004, 16:26

Alfie says:

And lets see what photos it takes then - Joe? Its mine I tell you, all miiiiiiine!!!

26th May 2004, 16:28

Joe_Archer says:

aaaah you git!....I almost bought one, but figured my iPAQ would do most of it....so I bought a 6600...subsequently, my iPAQ committed suicide by throwing itself down several sets of nasty pointy steps...grrrr

26th May 2004, 16:30

greenzowie says:

*laughs* i could, but the point is the buttons are hidden in a clamshell - no more phoning random people from my bag... when I had a nokia before I used to lock the keypad, which meant that the phone would only be able to dial emergency calls... and that's what it did. I need a bit of protection from the rest of the items in my handbag ;)

26th May 2004, 16:33

Alfie says:

You can do the same with this phone - and you can remove the bottom call dial completely, with the lovely little screw driver they supply the phone with, and replace it with a little doodang. even if not locked. the phone using handwriting recognition to access databases, contacts etc, so the chances of making a random call because your dragon ballz figurine is bashing against it in your bag are slim.

Plus its just lovely.

26th May 2004, 17:21

greenzowie says:

it is that. I think i'll go and have a look at the sharp phone tomorrow and give it a try, if that is not good enough then I'll see what the p900 is like.

*agonising over the choice*

26th May 2004, 17:26

LOL what a claim: get more! are they bloody serious?

26th May 2004, 17:27

Alfie says:

Tell me about it - but Orange do seem to try harder than most networks, and their support is bang on...

not that GPRS works anywhere in london, bu hey ho.

26th May 2004, 17:42

orange switzerland sucks major.
but i guess in ingerland its bettah ey?

26th May 2004, 17:46

mobious28 says:

Orange uk rules!!! although some might say im byest as i work for them lol

26th May 2004, 23:33

mat says:

So, your Treo then.. What's that doing right now?

*hint* *hint* : )

Do some googling, there's a pirate version of Lemmings for UiQ around somewhere. Sadly I don't have it :(

27th May 2004, 00:08

jc1000000 says:

Yay for new phone!

I'm really happy with orange at the moment. When I went to checkout about my upgrade the shop said I was only eligible for a samsung, which I wasn't that into, but if I switched to O2 I could get a 6600. So I went along with that , but then when it came to calling orange and switiching my number they offered me double minutes for a year and chucked in a 6600 with it! All from going into the shop with no money whatsoever.

27th May 2004, 01:17

Alfie says:

those are the facts - the cellular co's are all dropping in whatever it takes; as they know that there is no future for analogue phone lines - good think tanks they must have to give us all the shiz for free ne?

27th May 2004, 01:56

greenzowie says:

Ok, I have folded - I've ordered the p900. Now I'm in agony waiting for it......

31st May 2004, 00:02