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Old 4th July 2008, 13:57   #1
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Default Openmoko.. The beginning of a revolution?

Finally the "totally open" phone, Openmoko is going to hit stores
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Sure it lacks a few features, and the web page says GSM 900 when its actually a triband phone, but this could be the beginning of a change.
No more waiting for big manufacturers to release SDK, or waiting for hand me down applications.
After the PC, the next frontier for openness is the cellphone.

I think this product deserves a greater hype than the iPhone, because iPhone is just another phone with a different UI, but this is altogether a new concept!
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Sounds pretty cool!

Q: Why does it have two 3-axis motion sensors ??

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nice concept, cellphones are indeed going to be the next frontier after PCs.
iphone, i feel is overhyped, its not even launched here, but people seem to be crazy about it.
certainly good concepts deserve more hype.

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How much does it cost? And what about availability? Honestly, I am not too savy about the oval desing - maybe would take time to get used to!
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Available in India for 20000 bucks. They say the phone is designed to be opened by the end user and it's possible to buy a debug board for it. This might be the phone i was looking for
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