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Subject: Re: 'news on the rockbox front' ?

Re: 'news on the rockbox front' ?

From: Mike Holden <>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 09:38:37 -0000 (GMT)

Greg Haerr said:
>> I am tired of fumbling around trying to
>> remember what is necessary to accomplish simple tasks when I need to
> record
>> a meeting or to play an audio book I ripped from a collection of CD's
>> using MusicMatch. I know it does certain displays but it is hit or
>> miss
> in
>> toggling to them.
> Is the issue here that Rockbox is getting too hard to use,
> too many features hard to find, or that you just can't remember
> how to use it?
>> I often end up loading the orginal firmware since I know how that
>> works!
> I'm interested in whether the simpler features offered in the
> original firmware result in the unit being easier-to-use, or,
> whether the UI layout in Rockbox is harder, regardless
> of feature set size...?

For me, the only "hard" part is remembering some of the combo keys (e.g.
ON-PLAY, F1-DOWN etc). I have now used ON-PLAY often enough that I
remember it without referring to docs, but I hadn't "learned" the keypad
lock combo until the last day or two.

All the rest of it is simple once you get used to the F-key functionality,
which is not labelled like it was on Archos.

Mike Holden
Received on 2003-03-25

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