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  1. http://www.pempi.co.kr/xe/8394913 Around...

    http://www.pempi.co.kr/xe/8394913

    Around $250-350. Check ebay. Tons of them.
  2. Thread: ipad build

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    I was just using that as one example. When I...

    I was just using that as one example. When I first got my iPad, the 1st thing I did was fired up SSH, VNC to see if I could play off my Linux server without synching. I logged in and moved some files...
  3. Why not get something like this. Google/Ebay...

    Why not get something like this. Google/Ebay search "GPS blackbox"

    The camera records outside and inside the car. the GPS logger saves gps coordinates and video. YOu can play it back w/ Google...
  4. Thread: ipad build

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    The initial boot is only to set-up the device. ...

    The initial boot is only to set-up the device.

    In everyday situations, it is less than 1 second. The machine never shuts down. Like the iPhone, the iPad is instant on.

    I have an iPad since...
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    Many of the chinese androids MIDS are crap. i did...

    Many of the chinese androids MIDS are crap. i did a lot of research and the mfgs are only installing them just for the marketing. Many of the stuff do not work like wifi, bluetooth. they pretty much...
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    Just go on ebay, dealextreme or any place that...

    Just go on ebay, dealextreme or any place that sells Chinese GPS units.

    Google or search "Windows CE GPS AV-IN"
    They have CE 5, CE 6. Some have SD slots, some have bluetooth and some have other...
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    You can do it for $179 for a 7". 5" will easily...

    You can do it for $179 for a 7". 5" will easily match your price point.

    $179 you can get a Windows CE device that has everything "except" CD/DVD listed.

    They all have AV-IN, GPS, Touch Screen,...
  8. Thread: Apple iPad

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    I got 60 mac workstations and zero viruses in the...

    I got 60 mac workstations and zero viruses in the past 10 years. Building a mac from scratch w/ OS and software takes 15 minutes from a bootable cloned firewire Ipod. Only time something happens if...
  9. Thread: Apple iPad

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    A lot of power users use Apple products. In my...

    A lot of power users use Apple products. In my line of business, everyone totes around a MacBook Pro. 95% of all system administrators I know use macs. Even people who manage NT, Linux,Solaris...
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    Here is an interesting thing I've been finding....

    Here is an interesting thing I've been finding. Some of the Chinese GPS have new features such as FM transmitters and AV-IN (for rear camera). The user interfaces have been improving. A lot of them...
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    PNDs are CarPC replacement (long post)

    I've been thinking about this. Why isn't there much talk about PND (Personal Navigation Device) modification on this site.

    They basically have 80% of the functions most people here want - playing...
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    You can buy a Windows CE 5.0 GPS module....

    You can buy a Windows CE 5.0 GPS module. Basically a headless CE unit that hooks up to a LCD screen. I've been thinking about this alot. I've seen a lot of hacks where people make SD bootloaders and...
  13. Thread: Apple iPad

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    It uses A-GPS for the 3G model. This a real GPS...

    It uses A-GPS for the 3G model. This a real GPS solution. There is a lot of confusion on how A-GPS works.

    What it does is
    1) attempt to get a quick location via cell towers to help triangulate...
  14. Thread: Apple iPad

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    I've been reading some boating forums and people...

    I've been reading some boating forums and people are going gaga over it for marine and aeronautical use. The big screen plays an important factor. They're use to paying $2K for a nautical GPS and...
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    Take a look at the Mimo 710-S. It is very small,...

    Take a look at the Mimo 710-S. It is very small, folds up. Thinner than .5 inch. Only uses a micro-usb cable for video and power. One cable. I use the same cable to charge my cell phone, connect my...
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    Why couldn't you just use a regular netbook with...

    Why couldn't you just use a regular netbook with a portable 7" LCD usb monitor like the MIMO 710-S. That is what I am doing. The LCD monitor just folds up. It is like $149 for the monitor.
  17. At $130 can you run Windows CE for i386 on it? or...

    At $130 can you run Windows CE for i386 on it? or do you have to run an emulator in Windows?
  18. Thread: Apple iPad

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    All the apps are custom made for those...

    All the apps are custom made for those processors. App Developers have that in mind. They develop for their install base.


    B-I-N-G-O. You say, they are slowly creating plugins. I have that now....
  19. Thread: Apple iPad

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    I am sorry but I don't have a myopic view of car...

    I am sorry but I don't have a myopic view of car computing. A carpc doesn't not have to be a pc platform. We all want navigation, music, browsing the web, checking email. Furthermore, I don't care...
  20. Thread: Apple iPad

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    Exactly my point, I am just illustrating that I...

    Exactly my point, I am just illustrating that I have explored the other "carpc" avenues. With an Ipad, I think all my carpc computing needs will be solved. No more looking to ebay for liliput...
  21. Thread: Apple iPad

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    I am platform agnostic. I choose whatever works....

    I am platform agnostic. I choose whatever works. I would seriously consider a Nexus One as my carpc setup and I like the general direction of Android. However, the iPhone "eco-system" is too...
  22. Thread: Apple iPad

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    I beg to differ. I totally beg to differ. I will...

    I beg to differ. I totally beg to differ.
    I will give you examples, my personal examples.

    I had a XP carpc running from a netbook and RoadRunner. See my youtube video....
  23. Thread: Apple iPad

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    Yeah but I can bet that car manufactures will...

    Yeah but I can bet that car manufactures will have iPad dock connectors built in and that is what is important to me. The new Audis have them. I am about to trade in my 2007 Range Rover for a 2010 or...
  24. Thread: Apple iPad

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    None of that really bothers me. I can do more...

    None of that really bothers me. I can do more with my iPhone than with my netbook in a car environment. I know there are superphones like the Moto Droid and Nexus One that, on paper, outspecs the...
  25. Thread: Apple iPad

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    I have a HTC Touch Pro on Verizon. That thing...

    I have a HTC Touch Pro on Verizon. That thing sucks juice. Interestingly, my company pays $130 a month and I only use it to check email and occasional VPN. So I can tell them to buy me an Ipad and...
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