[rescue] Danger Sidekick/hiptop cellphone/pda with SSH

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Sep 26 15:39:58 CDT 2003

On Friday, September 26, 2003, at 04:25 PM, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
>>> What is this thing, who sells it, how much does it cost to acquire,
>>> cost to run, etc.?
>>    It's everything a mobile phone should be, except for laptop
>> connectivity.  Developed by Danger, Inc., and sold by T-Mobile.  See
>> http://www.tmobile.com/.
> So I figured from googling "danger sidekick", but I can't find the
> Sidekick's specs among all the marketing fluff on Danger's or 
> T-mobile's
> sites.  I always assume that if the price is hard to find, it's too 
> much.

   Oh, make no mistake...they're fucking expensive.  But worth every 
penny.  I don't know how much they cost for a new contract, but to buy 
a new one on my existing contract is going to cost me about $400.

> Companies that sell tech goodies really ought to button on the front 
> page
> that takes you directly to a page with specs and prices.  They could 
> label
> it "Geeks click here."

   Agreed.  But then their marketroids would be out of jobs.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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