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Subject: Re: What would you get right now?
From: ajf (ajf_at_midmaine.com)
Date: 2003-09-19


Good for you, John! I was tempted too, but I'm still explaining the two
Archos JBR purchases. I'll be very interested in your first-hand
impressions.

The "make or break" feature for me would be timed recording, tied in with
the radio. It should turn itself on, record xx hours and turn itself off,
just like a VCR. But I would settle for leaving the unit on with the
charger attached, and having the automatic recording from a preset radio
station.

Neon John writes:

> On Thu, 18 Sep 2003 19:47:23 +0200, SeeSchloss_at_9online.fr wrote:
>
>>> I have heard very little about the Neuros, but it looks interesting.
>>> Apparently the company supports open source development of enhancements
>>> to the firmware.
>>> http://www.neurosaudio.com/
>>
>>Really interesting... too bad they only sell them in USA, otherwise I
>>think I would have bought one right now :-/
>
> I just ordered the bundle. I'll report on it when it arrives. It doesn't
> have bookmarking or resume but since it's open source, I can hack that in with
> little effort.
>
> So far I really like this outfit. I called the support number and an actual
> human who spoke the Queen's English answered. No automated attendant. A
> couple of emails to support were answered in minutes. If the hardware is as
> nice as the company's public face, this should be a really great thing.
>
> Maybe after Archos completely craters, you RockBox guys can migrate over and
> work on this platform.
>
> John
>
> ---
> John De Armond
> johngdDONTYOUDARE_at_bellsouth.net
> http://bellsouthpwp.net/j/o/johngd/
> Cleveland, Occupied TN
 



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