Provides ssh and vnc. Nice features, gps, wlan, sip. My hints here are focused on getting the device to fill my admin-needs. I want to listen to the podcasts from http://chaosradio.ccc.de/ .
Wondering if you should get an N900 or an Android-phone? The whole concept of these devices is different: the n900 is more a standalone linuxbox, you have root by default, can offer services, play easily with things. Android-devices are meant as consoles to use services from somewhere else - which isnt necessarily bad, depending on your requirements.
apt-get install wvdial cat >/etc/wvdial.conf<<EOT [Dialer Defaults] Modem = /dev/ttyACM0 Phone = *99# Username = t-mobile Password = t-mobile Dial Command = ATDT Baud = 460800 Init1 = AT+COPS=0 Init2 = AT+CGDCONT=1,"ip","internet.t-mobile" # Init2 = AT+CGDCONT=1,"ip","internet.t-mobile.de" EOT wvdial
mplayer tv:// -tv device=/dev/video0 # back camera, 848*480 - 0.4 megapixel mplayer tv:// -tv device=/dev/video1 # front camera, 640x480 - 0.3 megapixel