It's just a flat-rate domestic voice/MMS/SMS service, why do you think
you can do browsing with it?
On Sun, 16 Oct 2005 00:48:55 +0900
Nick May <nick_at_kyushu.com> wrote:
> "The service stands for the ability to call and mail the person one
> loves most without worrying about the cost"
> What is to stop one being one's own sweetheart? (Yes yes, I know, get
> thee inside me Narcissus!) I.e, opening a connection between two
> phones one owns, one of which is connected to a computer, and it's
> broadband connection, hence Skype, browsing etc, via bluetooth.
> THAT's just a matter of software at the "terminal" end...
> In other words, keeping the connection open permanently, 24/7, and
> browsing, Skyping, etc through one's own broadband connection...
> Robert X Cringley had a piece about exactly this linked too off
> Slashdot a while ago, you may recollect.
> Will Voda really eat the charges? Are they relying on controlling the
> handsets to make this impossible?
> The min rental on a 702NK (running Symbian, hence fairly "open") is
> what - 3500yen or so? So for 3815 yen (approx) fee I could, with the
> right software, have a permanent connection to the net, cheap
> international calls, etc etc...
> Is this inspired business, or desperation?
Arnold P. Siboro (asiboro_at_maltech.jp)
"Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour.
Sit with a pretty girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute. THAT'S relativity."
-- Albert Einstein
Received on Sun Oct 16 12:29:48 2005