Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 4th Aug 2007 00:49 UTC, submitted by irbis
Google "Google's first mobile phone reportedly will run a Linux operating system on a Texas Instruments "Edge" chipset, and will likely ship to T-Mobile and Orange customers in the Spring of 2008. "GPhone" call minutes and text messages will apparently be funded by mobile advertising, according to reports." The report found at the popular embedded systems Linux news site LinuxDevices.
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by happycamper on Sat 4th Aug 2007 09:43 UTC
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good, I hope linux has better success on Google's phone then it is having on the desktop.

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by archiesteel on Sat 4th Aug 2007 22:26 in reply to "linux"
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Hey, look: an off-topic post meant to start a flamewar! We should try voting down as much as possible to see how low the new system goes... :-)

Edited 2007-08-04 22:27

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by cyclops on Sun 5th Aug 2007 01:06 in reply to "linux"
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"good, I hope linux has better success on Google's phone then it is having on the desktop."

Linux has *precious* little to do with the Desktop anymore. It is however *very* successful in the very Marketplace that this article refers to and is already running on many mobile phones, and this trend is set to continue.

Its unsurprising that Google have chosen a *successful* embedded OS for their phone, its even less surprising considering they are a Linux company...and I mean the kernel.

The bottom line is if you cannot see that a Phone OS is radically different from a Desktop OS then you should simply *never* post.

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