Message from 2021
This post is pretty old! Opinions and technical information in it are almost certainly oudated. Commands and configurations will probably not work. Consider the age of the content before putting any of it into practice.
Maps are awesome, as long as you can catch enough street signs (or landmarks that are present on the imagery) to follow your location. I wouldn’t mind more control over caching in case you get stuck in a dead zone (found a few), but I understand why it’s not there.
The iPod part is showy and works well, and power consumption with it isn’t an issue for me. Videos look amazing on it.
Killer app: camera -> email. I can send to Flickr, send to Foodbloggin’, send to whoever.
Do not like
Sometimes DNS gets a little squirrelly and I can’t hit my IMAP server from my LAN, because it remembers the external/internet IP instead of the local 10.x.x.x one.
Speakerphone and ringing’s kind of quiet.
Google needs to convert more YouTube videos to h.264.