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# The GTA04 has vastly improved on every area of the FR. <br> Assure no bugs to receiving calls, GPU bottlenecks solved etc...  
 
# The GTA04 has vastly improved on every area of the FR. <br> Assure no bugs to receiving calls, GPU bottlenecks solved etc...  
 
# The GTA04 is made in a proper factory in the EU, and of quality parts, in small runs - hence the price tag. <br>This will appeal to those of us who want things done right, not cheap.
 
# The GTA04 is made in a proper factory in the EU, and of quality parts, in small runs - hence the price tag. <br>This will appeal to those of us who want things done right, not cheap.
# Though there are non-free chunks, harm has been reduced as much as possible. <br> Talking about how the wifi firmware has been isolated so it cannot interfere with the O/S is a great example.
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# There are are non-free chunks. <br> Talk about how the FSF wanted the wifi firmware isolated so it cannot interfere with the O/S, though no prototype was ever made so it's just like normal. Firmware in /lib/firmware ready for anyone who wants to write a FOSS replacement.
  
 
=Areas to Spread the Word=
 
=Areas to Spread the Word=

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Efforts Toward Marketing the GTA04

In the circles I've been in, this is called "outreach." We're trying to get excited about a product here so I'll just go with the much more used term, "marketing."

I am not a marketing expert by any means. I only wish to throw ideas out there and implement what I have time for. If there are any marketing experts, heck, if you're even just interestedm please help out! Please post more places where we can send a press release or start a discussion. Anyone can do this. When starting the discussion or writing a press release, the only experience you really need is the ability to write in your native language. I'm only familiar with English sources but anything will work.

Discussion points / significant features

  1. The GTA04 *requires* an FR / NEO1974.
    This should serve as a request to get people who have these collecting dust, selling them online. Maybe this should be made more explicit?
  2. The GTA04 has vastly improved on every area of the FR.
    Assure no bugs to receiving calls, GPU bottlenecks solved etc...
  3. The GTA04 is made in a proper factory in the EU, and of quality parts, in small runs - hence the price tag.
    This will appeal to those of us who want things done right, not cheap.
  4. There are are non-free chunks.
    Talk about how the FSF wanted the wifi firmware isolated so it cannot interfere with the O/S, though no prototype was ever made so it's just like normal. Firmware in /lib/firmware ready for anyone who wants to write a FOSS replacement.

Areas to Spread the Word

Online News

Submit a press release or however else the site get's news.

Articles Already Published

Places to send Press Release / Request for an Article / Pre-Written Articles

Mailing Lists

This area cannot be done with a press release blast. Well it can, but I don't think the subscribers will appreciate spam. Ideally each of us can write a post about the GTA04 on any other FOSS lists we are on.

  • Debian User List
    • User, Arm-netbooks
  • LXDE list <lxde-list@lists.sourceforge.net>
  • Lubuntu <lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net>
  • Plasma Active
  • Gnome Shell <gnome-shell-list@gnome.org>

Pre-Written Press Releases

Personal tools

Efforts Toward Marketing the GTA04

In the circles I've been in, this is called "outreach." We're trying to get excited about a product here so I'll just go with the much more used term, "marketing."

I am not a marketing expert by any means. I only wish to throw ideas out there and implement what I have time for. If there are any marketing experts, heck, if you're even just interestedm please help out! Please post more places where we can send a press release or start a discussion. Anyone can do this. When starting the discussion or writing a press release, the only experience you really need is the ability to write in your native language. I'm only familiar with English sources but anything will work.

Discussion points / significant features

  1. The GTA04 *requires* an FR / NEO1974.
    This should serve as a request to get people who have these collecting dust, selling them online. Maybe this should be made more explicit?
  2. The GTA04 has vastly improved on every area of the FR.
    Assure no bugs to receiving calls, GPU bottlenecks solved etc...
  3. The GTA04 is made in a proper factory in the EU, and of quality parts, in small runs - hence the price tag.
    This will appeal to those of us who want things done right, not cheap.
  4. Though there are non-free chunks, harm has been reduced as much as possible.
    Talking about how the wifi firmware has been isolated so it cannot interfere with the O/S is a great example.

Areas to Spread the Word

Online News

Submit a press release or however else the site get's news.

Articles Already Published

Places to send Press Release / Request for an Article / Pre-Written Articles

Mailing Lists

This area cannot be done with a press release blast. Well it can, but I don't think the subscribers will appreciate spam. Ideally each of us can write a post about the GTA04 on any other FOSS lists we are on.

  • Debian User List
    • User, Arm-netbooks
  • LXDE list <lxde-list@lists.sourceforge.net>
  • Lubuntu <lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net>
  • Plasma Active
  • Gnome Shell <gnome-shell-list@gnome.org>

Pre-Written Press Releases