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authorIlon Sjögren <ilon.sjogren@gmail.com>2015-07-01 23:47:38 +0200
committerIlon Sjögren <ilon.sjogren@gmail.com>2015-07-01 23:47:38 +0200
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@@ -47,10 +47,8 @@ so on of already existing device makes this project economically feasible.</p>
<p>The complete device will be ready-to-use at arrival,
but please take into account that initially your <a href="#os">operating
-system of choice</a> might be in beta state or even not ready at all.
-Note that Neo900 UG supports community projects to develop or port
-operating systems like Maemo Fremantle in FPTF, but is not involved itself
-in any software development (beyond basic BSP drivers and tools.)
+system of choice</a> might be in beta state or even not ready at all.</p>
+
<h2 id="cost">How much will it cost?</h2>
<p>According to
<a href="estimate.html">current calculations</a>,
@@ -58,31 +56,23 @@ the cost of the motherboard should be somewhere around 990 EUR. The complete dev
(See also <a href="exchange.html">exchange rate effects</a>.)
</p>
+ <h2 id="donation-interest">How much is my donation (above 100 EUR) worth?</h2>
+ <p>If you made a donation greater than 100 EUR early on in the project you were given a voucher equal to the donated amount when we launched our shop.<br />
+ This amount carry a 2% monthly interest until the day we require the full payment for the device, even if you use the provided voucher before this is asked for.</p>
+ <p>If you donated 100 EUR 2013-11-01 and we ask for full payment by 2015-11-01, your donation would be worth:<br />
+ <strong>148.00 EUR</strong>; 2% monthly interest from original donation * 24 (months)</p>
+
<h2 id="buy">When and where can I buy it?</h2>
-<p>
-Slow down! :) We have completed most of the design both at a high level
-as well as down to a considerable degree of detail
-(<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/block-diagrams/neo900/neo900.html">Block
-diagram</a>,
+ <p>You are now encourraged to place a pre-order with down payment in <a href="https://my.neo900.org/">our shop</a> in order to secure your device!</p>
+ <p>We have reached the stage where we have began to source real hardware for the products (chips, cases, etc.), accept pre-orders and are doing preparations for the production run.<br />
+ Most of the high level design are completed and have come down to a considerable degree of detail (
+<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/block-diagrams/neo900/neo900.html">Block diagram</a>,
<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/papers/ir.pdf">IR</a>,
<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/papers/nfc-draft.pdf">NFC</a>,
<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/papers/hb.pdf">Hackerbus</a>,
-<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/eaglefiles/proto_v2/2_2014-12-21/GTA04b7.sch.pdf">schematics</a>)
-and also performed a first set of hardware tests,
-and have reached a stage of this project where we have to make first
-preparations for production.
-</p><p>
-We now need to begin sourcing real hardware for the products (chips,
-cases, etc.), and this is why we opened up a
-<a href="http://neo900.org/shop-letter">shop</a>
-where you can choose your model variant and make real pre-orders.
-</p>
+<a href="http://neo900.org/stuff/eaglefiles/proto_v2/2_2014-12-21/GTA04b7.sch.pdf">schematics</a>
+) and have also performed a first set of hardware tests.</p>
- <!--
- <h2 id="rebate">How does this "donation rebate" work?</h2>
-
- <p>Every donation starting from 100 EUR entitle to a rebate when finally ordering the device. The rebate consists of 100% donated amount and will raise by 2% for each month between donation and start of shipment. E.g. 200 EUR entitle for 204 EUR rebate after 1 full month. This is a bonus for supporting the project upfront.</p>
- -->
<h2 id="networks">Which networks will be supported by Neo900?</h2>
<p>We're going to provide a few modem variants. Consult your network operator to check which option will be the most suitable for you.</p>
<p><em>Subject to change without prior notice during design evaluation.</em></p>
@@ -140,11 +130,9 @@ Fortunately, Neo900 will still support running a 100% free operating system, as
<h2 id="floss">What do you mean by "100% Free Software stack"?</h2>
- <p>Not a single line of closed code will have to run on the main CPU to
- be able to use the Neo900. With <a href="#gfx">the exception of 3D acceleration</a>, which is not
- necessary to operate the device, FLOSS Linux drivers will be available for every single
- component. Using free telephony stacks like
- <a href="http://freesmartphone.org/">freesmartphone.org</a> or one from <a href="http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/">QtMoko</a> shouldn't be any problem.</p>
+ <p>Not a single line of closed code will have to run on the main CPU to be able to use the Neo900.<br />
+ Using free telephony stacks like <a href="http://www.freesmartphone.org/">FSO</a> or one from <a href="http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/">QtMoko</a>, FLOSS Linux drivers will be available for every single component.<br />
+ In order to <a href="#gfx">get 3D acceleration working</a>, which is not necessary to operate the device, closed drivers would be needed.</p>
<h2 id="peripherals">What about peripherals?</h2>
@@ -162,7 +150,7 @@ is part of the Linux mainline kernel.
to fulfil this requirement. Even if it existed, it would bring very
little value to the users, as operating a radio device with modified
firmware on public networks without recertification is prohibited in
- most jurisdictions on the world and privacy concerns in cellular networks
+ most jurisdictions of the world and privacy concerns in cellular networks
are mostly related to what happens on the network side, not inside the device.</p>
<h2 id="privacy">Isn't a non-free baseband firmware a privacy issue?</h2>
@@ -179,7 +167,8 @@ is part of the Linux mainline kernel.
control over the drivers, with a virtual LED to show any modem activity.</p>
<h2 id="os">Which operating system will be preinstalled?</h2>
- <p>It's not set in stone yet, but most probably it's going to be basic <a href="http://debian.org/">Debian GNU/Linux</a> image. We won't develop any operating system by ourselves, but we're going to strongly support several community based software projects like <a href="http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=91308">Fremantle Porting Task Force</a>, <a href="http://shr-project.org/">SHR</a>, <a href="http://freesmartphone.org/">FSO</a>, etc.</p>
+ <p>The device will ship with <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Board_support_package">Linux BSP</a> and possibly an installer to enable the user to download and install a community OS of their choice.<br />
+ We won't develop any operating system by ourselves, but we strongly support several community driven software projects like <a href="http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=91308">Maemo through the Fremantle Porting Task Force</a>, <a href="http://shr-project.org/">SHR</a>, <a href="http://www.freesmartphone.org/">FSO</a>, etc.</p>
<h2 id="screen">Can't the screen be made bigger?</h2>
<p>No. A key characteristic of this project is to reuse the N900 case, and it's not possible to make the screen bigger without changing the case. <a href="#case" class="smooth">See also one of the previous answers.</a>
diff --git a/theme/templates/base.html b/theme/templates/base.html
index 49a3958..13e5575 100644
--- a/theme/templates/base.html
+++ b/theme/templates/base.html
@@ -87,7 +87,7 @@
<li><a href="{% if self.title() != SITENAME %}/{% endif %}#news" class="smooth">News</a></li>
<li><a href="{% if self.title() != SITENAME %}/{% endif %}#about" class="smooth">About</a></li>
<li><a href="{% if self.title() != SITENAME %}/{% endif %}#features" class="smooth">Features</a></li>
- <li><a href="{% if self.title() != SITENAME %}/{% endif %}#donate" class="smooth">Donate</a></li>
+<!-- <li><a href="{% if self.title() != SITENAME %}/{% endif %}#donate" class="smooth">Donate</a></li>-->
</ul>
<ul class="nav navbar-nav navbar-right">
<li{% if self.title() == "FAQ" %} class="active"{% endif %}><a href="/faq">FAQ</a></li>
diff --git a/theme/templates/index.html b/theme/templates/index.html
index ecaaa0a..459006b 100644
--- a/theme/templates/index.html
+++ b/theme/templates/index.html
@@ -117,8 +117,8 @@
<p>Most importantly, the <span class="neo900">Neo900</span> is an <strong>open platform</strong>, carrying on in the tradition of the <a href="http://openmoko.org/">Openmoko</a> project.
- <span class="neo900">Neo900</span> will support all operating systems available for GTA04 (<a href="http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/">QtMoko</a>, <a href="http://shr-project.org/">SHR</a>, <a href="http://debian.org/">Debian</a>, <a href="http://replicant.us/">Replicant</a>, ...) and should serve as a great platform for porting systems like <a href="http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=91308">Maemo</a>, Ubuntu or Firefox OS - or even for writing your own one! We <strong>bring the hardware</strong>, you <strong>choose your OS</strong>.</p>
-
+ <span class="neo900">Neo900</span> will support all operating systems available for GTA04 (<a href="http://qtmoko.sourceforge.net/">QtMoko</a>, <a href="http://shr-project.org/">SHR</a>, <a href="http://debian.org/">Debian</a>, <a href="http://replicant.us/">Replicant</a>, ...) and should serve as a great platform for porting systems like <a href="http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=91308">Maemo</a>, Ubuntu or Firefox OS - or even for writing your own one!</p>
+ <p>We <strong>bring the hardware</strong>, you <strong>choose the operating system</strong>.</p>
<a href="http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=91142" class="btn btn-default">See the forum thread &raquo;</a>
</div>
@@ -181,8 +181,8 @@
</div>
<div class="col-sm-6 col-md-4">
<div class="thumbnail">
- <h3>Battery hot-swap</h3>
- <p>For all fast handed hackers over there that can replace the battery in just few seconds, we're going to support switching it <strong>on the fly</strong>, without turning off the phone!</p>
+ <h3>NFC</h3>
+ <p>Hacker friendly NFC circuit with SWP support for secure element in either of both SIM slots, exposed RF pads and the freedom to implement custom solutions down to the driver/signal-modulation level.</p>
</div>
</div>
</div>
@@ -232,27 +232,25 @@
</div>
</div>
- <div class="jumbotron stripe sunrise" id="donate" data-stellar-background-ratio="0.5">
- <a target="_blank" class="credit" href="https://secure.flickr.com/photos/ptrktn/4233596678/" data-toggle="popover" data-trigger="hover" data-placement="left" data-content='"The First Sunrise of 2010" licensed on CC-BY 2.0'>by ptrktn</a>
- <div class="container">
-<h2 class="h1">Donating</h2>
-<p class="center" style="margin: 40px 0 10px"><strong>Current state:</strong> 423 donations received <span style="font-size: 0.75em">(March 12, 2015)</span></p>
-<p class="center">Please <a href="subscribe" style="color: white; text-decoration: underline" class="btn-subscribe" data-toggle="modal">subscribe to our newsletter</a> to stay informed!</p>
-
-<p class="center" style="margin-top: 40px"><a class="btn btn-lg btn-primary" href="/donate">Donate</a></p>
-
-
-<p class="center" style="font-size:0.75em; margin-top: 2em"><a href="/donate-gdc" style="color: white; text-decoration: underline">Donated previously but haven't transfered yet?</a></p>
-
-</div>
-</div>
-
<div class="jumbotron stripe">
<div>
<a href="http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=93375" target="_blank"><img src="/static/plan.png" style="width:100%" /></a>
</div>
</div>
+<!--
+ <div class="jumbotron stripe sunrise" id="donate" data-stellar-background-ratio="0.5">
+ <a target="_blank" class="credit" href="https://secure.flickr.com/photos/ptrktn/4233596678/" data-toggle="popover" data-trigger="hover" data-placement="left" data-content='"The First Sunrise of 2010" licensed on CC-BY 2.0'>by ptrktn</a>
+ <div class="container center">
+<h2 class="h1">Donate</h2>
+<p>Please note, we are still accepting new donations, but they are no longer considered as a pre-order, neither are the amount offered as a rebate if you would like to order a device.<br />
+All donations made from now on are consider as nothing but <strong>pure donations</strong> to help this project succeed.</p>
+<p style="margin-top: 2em;"><a class="btn btn-lg btn-primary" href="/donate">Donate</a></p>
+<p class="center" style="font-size:0.75em; margin-top: 2em"><a href="/donate-gdc" style="color: white; text-decoration: underline">Donated previously but haven't transfered yet?</a></p>
+<p style="margin-top: 2em;">Please <a href="subscribe" style="color: white; text-decoration: underline" class="btn-subscribe" data-toggle="modal">subscribe to our newsletter</a> to stay informed!</p>
+</div>
+</div>
+-->
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