[clug] OpenMoko availability
darkstarsword at gmail.com
Sun Dec 21 08:06:55 GMT 2008
The question you should be asking before asking about the Freerunners
is "Do I really want a phone, or would I be happy with a substandard
embedded Linux device that just happens to have a GSM modem and who's
company is tweaking things here and there but does not appear to
actually be making any effort to make a phone?"
I hear that the Android is apparently an extremely locked down Linux
phone (no root access without the developer model).
On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 6:16 PM, Brad Hards <bradh at frogmouth.net> wrote:
> G'day team,
> Has anyone managed to acquire an OpenMoko Freerunner in Australia? If so, how?
> I'm looking for a new phone, and the combination of a FOSS platform and no
> camera (at least I think Freerunner doesn't have one) is a good one.
> If I can't get the Freerunner, any other suggestions?
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