[News] [Linux] The Open Linux Smartphone is Coming in September

[News] [Linux] The Open Linux Smartphone is Coming in September

Post by Roy Schest » Thu, 07 Jun 2007 08:52:56


$350 open Linux mobile phone on target for September launch

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| The world's first open source mobile phone will be available this September
| priced at $350, its developers have confirmed. The FIC Neo1973's final
| printed circuit board design is complete, said OpenMoko staff at the
| Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan, today.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/ +OpenMoko+$350+open+Linux+mobile+phone+launch+00100

And this one is already coming to the shops!

TurboLinux Wizpy coming to a store near you this month

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| With TurboLinux Wizpy, users would be able to carry a complete Linux
| desktop in their pocket.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Related:


Palm Developing Its Own Linux-Based Operating System

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| Palm, Inc. revealed today that it is developing its own operating
| system that will be based on Linux. This will be completely
| separate from the similar operating system being developed by
| Access Systems.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Linux Platform Media Mobile Bluestreak Technology Signs Worldwide Licensing
Agreement With ACCESS

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| Bluestreak Technology today announced a multi-year license agreement
| with ACCESS CO., LTD. that enables Bluestreak's MachBlue technology
| to be offered with ACCESS Linux Platform and ACCESS NetFront
| Browser.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Linux expected to be leading Smartphone OS market by 2010

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| I just came across this research by Diffusion Group, which found
| that Linux is set to become the leading Smartphone OS by 2010.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Forget iPhone, hail OpenMoko, the true revolution

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| ...I would rather wait for OpenMoko to become available for purchase
| than shell out high bucks for iPhone. Just like with any Apple
| product, it is like an awesome looking golden cage. I always
| preferred freedom to control my own digital devices than to be
| mostly dependent on one vendor for everything.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/


Open Phones with Open Moko

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| While the hardware may be similar, the strategy is a complete
| reversal of Apple's closed platform and proprietary hardware.
| OpenMoko is an open Linux-based mobile application development
| platform that's designed to help operators and developers build
| innovative applications on top of a basic phone platform.
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http://www.yqcomputer.com/
 
 
 

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| With the ease of installation, maintenance, and use of many recent Linux
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|
| [...]
|
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