[clug] Linux and smart phone
soxwell at gmail.com
Mon Feb 18 03:58:17 MST 2013
Developer Preview ROMs for the Ubuntu phone are supposed to available for
the Galaxy Nexus or the Nexus 4 next week
No idea of its anywhere near ready for everyday use.
On 18 February 2013 16:41, Jamie Carl <jazz at funkynerd.com> wrote:
> I didn't think either was publicly available just yet.
> On 18/02/13 16:37, jhock wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > I posted an email about 'wechat' to this list and that has prompted me
> > to think about replacing my wife's Nokia 6220 GPS receiver phone with a
> > smart phone. I don't really like touch screens, because their life
> > expectancy is 18 months, I don't like clouds for personal data, because
> > I'd rather have my personal details on my own compuers, and I don't like
> > having to pay to be connected to the internet when I an use my home wifi
> > to load maps and navigate for free with a GPS receiver. However, I guess
> > I should start catching up with the world (bah hubug .. ;--))
> > I have looked at Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu with Android
> > (http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/phone and
> > http://www.ubuntu.com/devices/android respectively). It looks to me that
> > Ubuntu phone is still being developedand not ready for the public but
> > maybe the Unbuntu on an Android phone is an option for now and I can
> > upgrade to Ubuntu phone when it comes available.
> > Has anyone looked into either or both of these options? If so, I would
> > love to hear your experiences.
> > Thanks in advance for any information.
> > John
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