Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 29th Jun 2006 01:33 UTC
Linux Linux has one, last, chance to become the No1 OS in a particular consumer-oriented market (not counting servers): the mobile phone market. The open nature and yes, the hype around Linux has made lots of mobile-oriented companies to consider using Linux for their next-generation cellphones. But there is a major problem on the way to success, a problem which is created not by Linux itself, but by the greed and close-mindness of these same companies that endorse Linux.
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Nokia 770
by mieses on Sun 2nd Jul 2006 04:56 UTC
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2006-02-07

it's a brilliant platform because nokia totally ingnored GSM, PCS, and all the cellular stuff. Instead, they provided only wifi and bluetooth.. and it's open source.

the value of cell phones is that they provide connectivity for useful devices (laptops, treos, nokia 770's, etc) in areas without open internet access.

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