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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High mobile costs
by hitest on Sat 4th Aug 2007 14:21 UTC
hitest
Member since:
2006-10-28

"remember, the prices we see today for mobile shit is 100 times more than it should be, simply because the mobile operators want a ridicoulesly high profit margin. and why shouldnt they? we happily pay, and ill bet most people dont even know they are being totally owned. They would however know if their 1 liter milk suddenly cost 10 USD.."

Don't get me started about high cel phone charges. I use a cel phone in Northern Canada. I'm quite certain we have perhaps the highest mobile charges. Yep, I know I'm being rogered on a regular basis. It royally sucks.

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RE: High mobile costs
by StephenBeDoper on Sun 5th Aug 2007 08:29 in reply to "High mobile costs"
StephenBeDoper Member since:
2005-07-06

Yep, I know I'm being rogered on a regular basis. It royally sucks.


If that's not a pun on Rogers cable/wirelss, it should be ;)

On a more serious note, I recently read an article that echoes the same sentiments:

"Uncompetitive Canadian Pricing Threatens Mobile Internet"
http://www.michaelgeist.ca/content/view/2117/135/

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