[olug] Zipit Wireless IMs at CompUSA

Rob Townley rob.townley at gmail.com
Mon Jan 9 15:04:17 UTC 2006

hackman, would you hack it so that i can have a hybrid ogo.com and ZipIT
device, that way i can work in many more countries because it would be 3G
and wifi.

p.s. I met a guy from Canada at the Orient Hostel in Istanbul that worked on
the BeOS and the sidekick 2.

On 1/9/06, Aaron Grothe <ajgrothe at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hey All,
> I was going through the checkouts at CompUSA this morning and I saw
> they had a handful of ZipIT IM systems.
> These are kinda of cool little wireless linux systems, designed to be
> used with Instant messaging systems.  The good news is people have
> figured out how to reload them with their own version of Linux on
> them.
> You can do a software or hardware hack on the machines, but the
> hardware hack gives you quite a bit more control.
> Links
> http://www.aibohack.com/zipit/index.html
> http://www.zipitwireless.com/linux.html
> http://www.hackaday.com/entry/1234000070037881/
> The devices cost ~$100.00 and yes I did buy one.  I probably won't
> get around to hacking it up for a couple of weeks.  It does give me
> something to do while I wait for N 770s to clear backlog, or break
> down and buy a Gamepark G 2x.
> Regards,
> Aaron
> =-=-=
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