>> Handspring offers now the Visor phone for free:
>> but it looks kinda funny to use a palm on your ear.
> I was on the beta for the Handspring GSM Visor phone in Europe. We had a
> full colour HTML web browser. There is a portal with HTML sites optimized
> for the Handspring but it rendered normal HTML sites really well and the
> connection speed was more than acceptable.
I believe that the quality is good, but the sales are "under
expectations"...so the market don't want it.
> Because it was a beta we didn't have to pay for calls and
> found it excellent. If I had to pay to be dialled in that
> would be a different story and shows the dire need for
> packet-based charging in Europe.
There is the explanation why the market don't want it...
you have to pay :)
> It also shows that WML is completely unnecessary.
This comes a bit too late...
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Received on Thu Aug 30 05:40:20 2001