fyi Zipit Wireless device

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu Dec 10 14:02:22 EST 2009


anyone know these guys? Try to get them to open up the whole thing or
intro to me! please

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 1:13 AM, Ron K. Jeffries <rjeffries at gmail.com> wrote:
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> the Zipit2 wireless device is in roughly the same space
> at Ben Nanonote, but has 802.11g wifi. Main marketing
> target originally was as an instant messaging device for kids.
> This puppy was born before the age of Twitter and
> http://identi.ca ;) I'd love to have a wireless nanonote on my
> desk as a dedicated identi.ca/Twitter client. Sweet!
> personal opinion, and (I realize) not politically correct:
> until we have WiFi for Nanonote, it will be have
> a very limited market. Once it has WiFi, we could
> blow the doors off.
> overview
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zipit_Wireless_Messenger_(Z2)
> interesting background article
> http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Linux-IM-pad-beefs-up-invites-hacking/
> use case as a classroom device to administer tests
> http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/Linux-For-Devices-Articles/Device-profile-LearningSoft-Indigo-assessment-system/
> earlier b&w Zipit as a web server
> http://va3uxb.dynip.com/
> ---
> Ron K. Jeffries
> http://blog.eronj.com
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