Linux on Cell Phones: The Trend is Up

“This summer, in a perfect storm of activity, the cell phone
suddenly became a full-fledged wireless computer. Those prime-time
TV commercials promoting the iPhone downplay the telephone
application to emphasize data-rich Internet media
capabilities–email, Web surfing, GPS navigation, music, photos,
and video–all on a cell phone. Hard on Apple’s heels, a blitz of
new handhelds is beginning to vie for attention, led by Motorola’s
US launch of the Linux-based RAZR2 V8, now taking place.
Has Linux become a contending competitive platform, pushing open
source to the front of the stage in this market…?”