[ILUG] Nokia phones and Linux
John P . Looney
valen at tuatha.org
Tue Sep 12 09:33:32 IST 2000
On Mon, Sep 11, 2000 at 03:26:10PM +0100, Peter McEvoy mentioned:
> Where do companies - in particular Irish companies - get off in charging and
> arbitrary mark up on things like this? Seeing CD's in the US at $9 a pop
> being marked up to £15 over here is REALLY starting to make me mad: Celtic
> tiger? I think not. More like greed. Plain and simple. Frankly I'm glad
> that web commerce is killing retailers: they've been milking us for years.
> Anyone know how I can make one of these things myself?
Yeah - there are diagrams on the web. You need acradel/.recharger or
something to get the connection bit that goes into the phone though.
Because they have noticed that it's mainly business people that buy them,
and the company pays for it. That, and most Irish people are stupid. Look
at all the people in Zanzibar paying 3.30 a pint, and you'll see what I
What will work however is if you contact a nokia distributor, and say
you've given back or sold on your nokia phone because you felt their
distributors here are ripping you off. That'll get their attention.
The words of the unwary are apt to cause needless pain and bloody violence.
- Zen Master Greg
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