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    OpenSource Standalone Smartwatch

    Just happened across some relevant, albeit a bit dated, resources while looking for a FOSS FitBit client (which I still haven't found). Figured I'd dump them here in case anyone is interested. Page I was reading: http://www.jonobacon.com/2011/07/30/open-source-health-with-fitbit/ TI...
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    Perfect camera for Pyra/Pandora?

    There are many "SIP trunk" providers who will issue you a phone number and transcode signals to the mainstream telephone network on your behalf. You can also set up your own P.B.X. (e.g. Asterisk) and plug it into PoTS via RJ-11. There are specialised PCI(e) cards for that, or you might be able...
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    Pyra YouTube Lawyer Simulator: A Game Based Around YouTube Lawsuits! (Need Help Developing)

    Actually, that is exactly how commissions work. If you've got the money and don't want to do it yourself, you can always become a professional producer. If you don't have the money, well, you could always get the money... Doing it yourself just tends to be easier for most people. Personally, I...
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    Perfect camera for Pyra/Pandora?

    For what it's worth, PoTS should have better coverage and better signal permeation in general. The signal quality may be limited but it probably operates at a much lower frequency in most regions. I don't know if this is still the case or if it will continue to be once 5G rolls out but...
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    Perfect camera for Pyra/Pandora?

    Good point. Maybe the camera(s) could pop out from the side(s) of the hinges and then be rotated (symmetrically)? I don't really care about the inward-facing camera myself, and I don't think I have the skills to mod a camera onto the lid, but I'll definitely be curious to see what other people...
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    Pyra YouTube Lawyer Simulator: A Game Based Around YouTube Lawsuits! (Need Help Developing)

    All the naysayers are right, ideas are cheap, but I have a slightly different take on it: Ideas being a dime-a-dozen is all the more reason to share your ideas willingly. Most people will be too lazy to steal your ideas anyway, and those people who have some level of motivation should have...
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    Perfect camera for Pyra/Pandora?

    Yeah, the Pyra definitely isn't designed to be a phone, it's much more. I didn't mean to suggest that it's worse by any means, just making my case for why I wish it had a (good) camera. I would also prefer it not have a camera than include one of those ubiquitous 2MP, front-facing cameras...
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    Perfect camera for Pyra/Pandora?

    I like the idea of having a dedicated camera, and I can imagine carrying that instead of a second phone. The only problem is the time it takes to set up, and two-handed operation at that. Let's say I'm working in a tight spot and need to document something quickly, right now I can just use a...
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    Perfect camera for Pyra/Pandora?

    Modding in a Pelican camera would definitely be a strong selling point. I think that not building in a camera is a great decision but, unfortunately, I have gotten used to having a camera and flashlight with me 24/7. Not for selfies but for scanning documents and photo-documenting my work. If...
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    Battery charger

    I realise this thread is long dead but, for what it's worth, I think hot-swapping and solar charging are both practical use cases to consider. I would be curious to know what's possible. Is it at least possible to hot-swap the battery while the Pyra is plugged into a power source? I'm also...
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    How about a full sized DragonBox branded keyboard using Pyra parts?

    I do like the idea of a clip-on H.I.D. for generic smartphones, I think that might sell well and provide good market exposure for the Pyra. Of course the main benefit would be a low cost, since otherwise we would all just use our Pyras instead of generic smartphones. I think this is worth doing...
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    Specific Absorption Rate?

    I mean, there isn't much to do about that... The power level by frequency would definitely be different from a pocket device, and it's not like radiation from the sun somehow negates radiation from other sources. At least not to my rudimentary knowledge of physics.
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    Specific Absorption Rate?

    That is reassuring, but what exactly did the study test? Some amount of some kind of E.M. exposure is obviously significant, but I haven't found any conclusive information on those tolerances. In the back of my mind, I can't help but worry about E.M. effects on physiology, since I don't really...
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    How about a full sized DragonBox branded keyboard using Pyra parts?

    I like the idea, but... https://ultimatehackingkeyboard.com/
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    Specific Absorption Rate?

    I'm not actually that paranoid (about this), I figure I've already spent enough time on phones and around radio towers to do any harm likely to be done. That said, knowing the actual rating would provide some closure and an interesting comparison to mass market engineering. Also, I have a friend...
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    Specific Absorption Rate?

    I'm not very familiar with how this works but I am curious how the Pyra will compare to mass market electronics like cellphones, Game Boys, and pagers. There are some people who are very paranoid about radio exposure and I, for one, am too lazy to sort through all the scientific studies to...
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    Pyra as full mobile phone replacement?

    My plan for software is Linphone. To be fair, it's a bad plan but liblinphone seems to be the best option by far. I have been fighting the urge to put down money toward a fork of Linphone or an alternative LibLinphone front-end, which could easily be designed to accommodate smaller displays. If...
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    OpenSource Standalone Smartwatch

    Really is sad news but thanks for sharing. I was seriously considering buying one. Can't help but suspect their numerous product variants contributed to operational inefficiency, and there's the additional point that the only model I was interested in was not available in stores while a couple...
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    Pyra christmas update :)

    I fully intend to use the current Pyra as my primary phone. If there's going to be any development on this front, my only wish would be a more comfortable Bluetooth earpiece. Jawbone doesn't seem to be developing any new models and Sennheiser's Presence is a bit heavy/uncomfortable... On the...
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