14 posts • joined Wednesday 23rd July 2008 09:53 GMT
Make your own.
Being a proper geek, I made my own from a car amplifier & speakers off eBay, a computer PSU, a bluetooth receiver and a sheet of 12mm MDF.
I probably spent the best part of £100 on materials, but mine does have the advantage of being able to upset the neighbours 5 doors down.
Re: It's good, but it's considerably too small & too thin
I think you must have a rogue app or similar if you're only getting 6hrs out of a charge.
I suffered similar, did a factory reset and was very careful about what apps I let back on and now get 1½ - 2 days out of it.
Also, Juice Defender is your friend.
They don't get it.
Orange data deals are such crap - as pointed out above, you get 15x the data for same money from 3
That's 1500% better (for any Apprentice candidates reading).
The clever bit of this design is the fact that it includes suspension - thus lessening the impact on unsprung weight.
Their prototype had a unsprung weight of 77lb on the drive axles which compares well with at Renault Clio which comes in at 84lb
Like Max, I've got the Bold and use it with 3g switched off. The difference in webpage loading times is negligible.
The missus has got one of these and I wish I'd got one now - the camera is leagues better than the bold's and it's a dinky piece of kit.
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