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Ok.. I NEEED this device!
But before I spend a heap of money on it, I'd like to know a few things;

When in vibration mode; is there any difference in the vibration of SMS or Ringing?
Does BT handsfrees work well with the device?
Can you use "Universal TV remote" programs?
Does it support WPA on WLAN?
How is the signal compared to a standard SE/Nokia/Motorola phone?
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How is the signal compared to a standard SE/Nokia/Motorola phone
dont have any answers but signal could be
both
2G (gsm) signal
2ĹG (edge) signal
3g (utms) signal
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Sorry, I was referring to reception quality.
I feel that my Himalaya is worse than a "normal" phone..
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and so were I

and i feel it likely that it could very well depend on what type of network you were on
gsm, edge or utms
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When in vibration mode; is there any difference in the vibration of SMS or Ringing?
SMS is a short buzz where as ringing is several long buzzes.

Does BT handsfrees work well with the device?
It seems to. No problems with my BT800 although it still doesn't push the phonebook entry name to the headset, just the number. Can't believe that HTC still haven't fixed this.

Can you use "Universal TV remote" programs?
Don't see any reason why not. I haven't tried but it supports consumer IR just like the BA

Does it support WPA on WLAN?
Not sure. I don't think so. Someone else will have to answe this

How is the signal compared to a standard SE/Nokia/Motorola phone?
Seems to be as good as my SE Z1010 and my SPV C500. No complaints from me anyway
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It does support WPA with a Pre-Shared Key. I simply turned on Wi-Fi, the Jasjar found my AP, prompted me for my key - I entered it and was connected. All of this happened in less than 30 seconds! Wi-Fi seems to be significantly improved compared to the BlueAngel I was using before.
 
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SMS is a short buzz where as ringing is several long buzzes.
YES!!!

The Himalaya just has a looooooong buzz for any "Beep" or what ever sound the device would usually make..

As for BT handsfree; the Himalaya running WM5 was usable..
Couldn't initiate calls with the HF, but accepting was possible.
Quality and stability was allso ok.
With WM2003SE, it was LOUSY!
So if you can use the BT8080, it's probably just fine..

The IR on the Himalaya was non-standard, but the BA was ok..

Now I only have one problem:
I WANT THE DEVICE EVEN MORE!!!

But they won't arrive in Norway untill medio December.. :cry:
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I installed a couple of universal remotes, some are better than others. Regardless, the signal to the tv/vcr/xbox is perfect, not like the other imates Iíve had.
 
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I installed a couple of universal remotes, some are better than others. Regardless, the signal to the tv/vcr/xbox is perfect, not like the other imates Iíve had.
What's the range that you get on average? I haven't seen any indications that it really supports 'consumer Infrared', instead of modulating a CIR signal onto a FIR bearer...
 
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"The IR on the Himalaya was non-standard, but the BA was ok.. "

but noviiremote worked just fine on himalaya
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