Migration Help Needed

Jose Manrique Lopez de la Fuente jsmanrique_lopez at yahoo.es
Tue Feb 7 23:07:51 PST 2006


Have you ever consider the Nokia 770[1] and its development
platform[2]? Take a look into it and what people are developing, I
think that next step are porting hp49 saturn's emulator for it and

PS: Perhaps Eric could play a bit with nonpareil[4] like I played with
nsim[5] sometime ago. Or perhaps I could write a bit more about this
device for the conference.

[1] http://www.nokia.com/770
[2] http://www.maemo.org
[3] http://www-fourier.ujf-grenoble.fr/~parisse/giac.html
[4] http://nonpareil.brouhaha.com/
[5] http://www.asturlinux.org/~jsmanrique/ipaq/

2006/2/8, Richard Schwartz <richas at earthlink.net>:
> After crashing and being "repaired" by HP, my HX 4705 is too flaky to depend
> on.   For reasons I do not understand, many of the programs that used to
> work now crash because there is not enough memory for them.   Obviously they
> have perpetrated some undisclosed ROM changes on me.  It is time to fire HP
> again.  (I recently tossed one of their printers.)
> I got me a Dell Ax'em, and now I need to migrate my data and applications to
> the new platform.   Any suggestions?   Backing up the iPAQ to flash results
> in files that the Dell can not read or restore.   I am very touchy about
> what hotsync will do to a very large library and CD music catalog.   I guess
> I can put those onto a generic usb drive.
> Too bad, I really preferred the iPAQ's larger screen, though I can live
> without the touch pad.
> . . . Richard
> -----Original Message-----
> From: hhc-bounces at lists.handheld.org [mailto:hhc-bounces at lists.handheld.org]
> On Behalf Of Richard Nelson
> Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 7:27 AM
> To: hhc at lists.handheld.org
> Subject: Time to discuss HHC 2006?
> Hello Everyone,
> It seems that Eric has the list up an running again.  Thanks Eric.
> For those who did not attend HHC 2005 in Chicago there have been
> several suggestions as to where it may be held this year.  Our attendance
> increased for HHC 2005 and perhaps this is reflected by the realities of
> the calculator market place.
> One point of debate is the convergence of the cell phone, PDA, digital
> camera, and . . .  The sales volume of the cell phone (billions) is what is
> driving these developments.  It seems that cell phone manufacturers
> are always on the prowl for new features to add to the cell phone.
> TI, it seems, stopped their development work on new machines early
> in 2005 so it looks like HP may have an excellent opportunity in
> todays market.
> Casio is active in new-product development with the Classpad 300
> so there is an additional opportunity for advancement in the future
> market.  Do you remember the Saltire presentation at HHC 2003?
> Casio had an interesting CES booth dedicated to the 300 and they
> now have a US R&D group in Portland.  My ex boss used to say that
> "Success requires 100% of the ingredients" so there is lots of room
> for speculation.  It seems that the education community is very slowly
> looking at the 300.  There is progress, however, and the Casio R&D
> group is busy working on projects to help educators.  They showed
> three new applications books at CES.
> On thing is for sure.  The HHC Conferences have always presented the
> latest in hand held ideas and I often look back at some of the presentations
> and marvel how far ahead we look - years.
> We have never had an HHC in Texas and that possibility has been suggested
> several times.  Is that possible?  Ted offers his help again.  San Diego has
> been suggested because it is in HP's back yard so that is a serious
> possibility.
> I will look into the San Diego area.  Cyrille (recently married) suggested
> Bosie,
> but travel may be a constraint there.  We certainly found it especially nice
> to have everyone in one place and all together last year, and I suggest that
> we work towards a similar facility for 2006.
> One bit of news.  Lee-Khuan is no longer working for the HP calculator
> group.  She did a great job supporting the conferences.  Thanks Lee-Khuan.
> Now is the time to start thinking about 2006.  The tentative dates are
> September 16 & 17, the third week end of the month.  What are your
> thoughts?  One of the most important elements for planning is having
> some idea of attendance.  If you think you may attend please post here
> so those who may volunteer for the committee will be inspired.  Please
> encourage any friends who may be interested to register for this list so
> they may participate in an get the news of HHC 2006.
> You may read the Conference Report at the HHC 2005 web site link below.
> I was especially happy that we were able to photograph the group.  See
> the photo on page one of the report.
> X < > Y,
> Richard
> Richard J Nelson
> Check out  HHC 2005 which was held the third weekend in
> September in Chicago (Franklin Park) Illinois.  See web site
>                http://holyjoe.net/hhc2005/
> HP actively participated again this year.
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