LinuxDevices: Cheap, Hackable Linux Smartphone Due Soon
Nov 09, 2006, 12:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"One of the world's largest computer and consumer electronics
manufacturers will ship a completely open, Linux-based,
GPS-equipped, quad-band GSM/GPRS phone direct, worldwide, for $350
or less, in Q1, 2007. First International Computing's (FIC's)
'Neo1973' or FIC-GTA001, is the first phone based on the
open-source 'OpenMoKo' platform.
"Sean Moss-Pultz, an FIC product development manager, introduced
the Neo1973--and OpenMoKo--as the 'Mystery Guest' at the inaugural
'Open Source in Mobile' conference today in Amsterdam..."