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which other halfs are developed right now? Keyboard-Oth!?! [not relevant]

asked 2014-06-25 23:41:28 +0300

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updated 2015-04-26 22:49:27 +0300

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so as i was searching the net for other halfes, i found many nice prototypes. the solaroth, the wirelesschargingoth and of course the keyboardoth. really nice and in my opinion a lot more usefull than any ambientlightoth. i already searched for some solarpannels to build one myself..

the question now is: are there any projects i could support with for example a preorder like they are doing it for the neo900? i thought the idea of a hardwareupgrade via oth is one of the most promising possibilities to make jolla a success and i believe it is necessary to offer some oth with more potential than just another ringtone or ambiente even if i really apreciate this feature...

thanks to everybody for sharing thoughts on this..

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In fact, i'm wondering why nothing id done. The could ask us which other half we need, we dream. If many users need one, they could say "we are planning to do it", "its a great idea but we can't realise it, but here are the things to know to create it" or "forget this idea". I dont know something!

Today someone who can print 3d other half and have the technical knowledge to realise them can't know if Jolla is planning ro realize it or not After so many months there should be a place where ideas, suggestions, questions and communication from Jolla about those other half exists. They had a great idea to become "unlike" but they dont care about their idea...

enki ( 2014-06-26 13:44:12 +0300 )edit
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i totally agree. and on the other hand google is already trying to take the idea of a modular phone... actually i read a lot about users who don't like touchscreen to write. i'm one of them. i'm still using my n900 for that reason... so please dear sailors, let us try to gather some info about what oth is needed and how we could realise it as fast as possible...

thanks

toba ( 2014-06-26 13:49:19 +0300 )edit
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It seems the TOH-part of Jolla hasnt really taken off....and might end up being just a lot of nice ideas. I guess someone mentioned that the next Jolla model wouldnt necessarily have TOH anymore....

t0mps0 ( 2014-06-29 20:48:41 +0300 )edit
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There was a pre-order for keyboard half, but it ended. I sure would like to see keyboard half from Jolla which would be more mature and would have some support at least in terms of automatically hiding on screen keyboard.

I would definitely like to see a shop with Jolla accessories that would include various other halfs. Being able to experiment on my own is nice, but I'd like to be able to buy something more solid. Something already tested.

Nux ( 2014-06-29 21:25:36 +0300 )edit
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actually the dude of http://funkyotherhalf.com/ is already developing his 2nd version of the qwerty keyboardotherhalf. he already published this: http://funkyotherhalf.com/?p=119. looks very interssting. but till august he is in vacation , so i guess it will take some time till we all can finally use a keyboardotherhalf....

.. yes i'm impatient, but i don't want google to realise the modularphone idea before there is an open alternative. i actually bought my jolla cause i thought all this will happen littlebit faster...

toba ( 2014-06-29 22:19:16 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-10-29 15:18:50 +0300

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updated 2014-11-04 14:08:24 +0300

The Keyboard TOH was announced (via: JollaUsers coverage) and is asking for initial funding on Kickstarter.

The Kickstarter project page for TOHKBD is already up with lots of nice details! If you’re interested in it, please support it! ☺

update: the Kickstarter page is live

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The page is offline again.

nomeata ( 2014-10-31 15:33:22 +0300 )edit

The Kickstarter page is now live

hook ( 2014-11-04 14:07:48 +0300 )edit

There seems to be some kind of goodness coming from jolla HQ for the backers of the keyboard OtherHalf...

vattuvarg ( 2014-11-04 15:17:07 +0300 )edit

From the kickstarter page
"To every backer that orders a fully assembled TOHKBD, Jolla gives a 100€ discount coupon! This code is usable once on Jolla.com for buying the phone. So you can get used to the phone while you wait for us to produce all units, untill the day comes and we transform your phone completely! Now is the time to jump ship and join the movement!"

vattuvarg ( 2014-11-04 20:31:40 +0300 )edit

And now, after only a few hours, the Kickstarter goal is reached!

ssahla ( 2014-11-04 21:02:49 +0300 )edit
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answered 2014-11-02 11:26:08 +0300

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You can pre-order the SolarTOH from http://funkyotherhalf.com/?page_id=9#!/SolarTOH-PRE-ORDER/p/40687078/category=9141090

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