LinuxWorld: MWC--Razr, Others Designated LiMo Linux Phones
"The LiMo Foundation plans to announce 18 phones based on its
platform, including some that are already on the market, on Monday
at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
"The phones come from LG Electronics, Motorola, NEC, Panasonic,
Samsung and others. Included among the LiMo phones already used by
consumers are Motorola's Razr2 and Motorokr as well as a number of
NTT DoCoMo handsets..."
"Several more members of the mobile Linux LiPS Forum are
switching allegiance to the LiMo Foundation, this time including
board and executive committee members, indicating that LiPS is
"Orange and its parent France Telecom, Access and Open-Plug all
plan to announce at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on
Monday that they are joining LiMo. More vendors uniting behind LiMo
could help to speed up the rate at which the companies can bring
Linux-based devices to market. ..."
"I've just come from a demonstration of the Android software
platform for portable devices here at the 2008 Mobile World
"Android is an open-source operating system that is reportedly
the heart-and-soul of the upcoming Google phone, among others. Open
source means anyone can develop software for and freely use the