[PLUG] Coming is an open source cell phone

Raseel Bhagat raseelbhagat at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 04:17:04 PDT 2008


Hi,

On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 4:07 AM, Vishal Rao <vishalrao at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 4:27 PM, Amit Karpe <amitkarpe at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >            This is really Good news from Pune.
> > "Pune: Mobile space, especially cell phone, is always an area where
> > innovations are relentless. Even before hustle and bustle over iPhone
> > end, the beta testing for a Linux operating system-based mobile
> > handsets is already under way.
>
> Personally, I'm skeptical of announcements that say "linux based"
> phones, doesn't mean they'll be "open" or anything... currently
> OpenMoko looks good... maybe Android won't be evil... iPhone you know
> is "bsd based" but very locked down...
>


OpenMoko FreeRunner is already available for purchase and it IS completely
open. You can even access the hardware files.
Check it out :
http://raseel.in/techblog/?p=90

Thanks,
Raseel


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