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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RE: oh no!!!
by Johann Chua on Sat 4th Aug 2007 12:10 UTC in reply to "oh no!!!"
Johann Chua
Member since:
2005-07-22

Google uses Linux on their servers, so it makes sense they'll use Linux on an embedded device.

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RE[2]: oh no!!!
by smitty_one_each on Sun 5th Aug 2007 00:04 in reply to "RE: oh no!!!"
smitty_one_each Member since:
2005-07-07

If there is Linux in the phone, the likelihood of good development kits is high.
I have yet to encounter a phone that played very nicely with Linux when it came to using it as a cellular modem, much less, getting all of the PDA features to sync nicely.

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