Linked by gsyoungblood on Tue 20th Jul 2010 18:01 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless On July 15th the latest Android super-phone was released by Motorola and Verizon Wireless. All hail the Droid X. The release was not without controversy though. The Droid X, while greatly raising the bar for Android phones in general, does so at the expense of the very power users and community that made the original Droid the gotta-have phone it became. Alienating this group may have far reaching consequences for Motorola.
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Palm does it right
by jokkel on Tue 20th Jul 2010 23:33 UTC
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Palm does it best. It s really easy to enable the developer mode to be able to install unsigned software. Homebrew is even encouraged.

I think the version fragmentation and issues like these will hurt Android more and more. This opens a window of opportunity for Nokia with the N900 and Palm.

A lot of Android devices are just as locked down as the iPhone is. You first have to hack your phone to get root access and run unsigned software.

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