Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Dec 2009 22:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Verizon's Motorola Droid is a brand-new phone today. Like many smartphones before it, the Droid has been rooted so that owners of the Android 2.0-based smartphone can install multitouch support (including pinch-to-zoom gestures), enhanced themes and other previously forbidden goodies."
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RE[2]: that's great but...
by MobyTurbo on Wed 9th Dec 2009 23:19 UTC in reply to "RE: that's great but..."
MobyTurbo
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2005-07-08

The Nokia Internet tablets are very open too, I have an N810, though I'm thinking of getting rid of it now that I have a Pre. It is like really like a Linux computer, and now with the N900, it's really a phone rather than a UMPC.

Of course, the Pre's software is more easy to modify because of it being all text files, but the fact that it's all Javascript as far as official SDK apps go is double-edged, it means there's less official games available. (Not that you'd run a lot of games on an N900 either.)

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Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

Yeah, but I've always though of the Internet tablets as more of a computer, rather than a phone. I expect computers to be open, phones are usually not. I must admit, I am pretty amazed at the n900. I didn't think Nokia would release a phone that open and easy to program. I just wish it was half its current price.

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