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iPhone-like Linux Phone Delayed

Jun 29, 2007, 15:45 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

"As Apple launches its iPhone today, a company attempting to build a similar touchscreen-based phone around an open, user-extensible Linux OS has acknowledged significant delays. OpenMoko now hopes to ship its first 'mass market' model in October.

"The announcement came June 27, in an e-mail from OpenMoko leader Sean Moss-Pultz to several OpenMoko.org mailing lists. OpenMoko expected to ship its first Neo1973 phone in March, but 'critical hardware bugs' resulted in delays 'expensive for us and annoying for you,' Moss-Pultz acknowledged..."

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