Google Phone is coming...
pengi.films at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 18:09:51 CEST 2007
On 8/4/07, Jeremy G <atrus123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/4/07, Harrison Metzger <harrisonmetz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Why doesn't Google join Openmoko/Neo?
> Google has too many closed-source applications to fit with the
> completely open nature of OpenMoko, and likely, they intend to use
> their phone as an avenue to promote their applications, closed and
> open alike.
Well, yes and no. Why couldn't they order units and flash whatever
they want on them? That's what the Neo //is// about. Sure, it wouldn't
be very considerate to close everything afterward, but it's certainly
feasible, if only FIC could make as many phones as Google would order.
Along those lines, if any other company was watching this developer
release (and the many stumbles), they'd know to stay away from FIC
until they had their supply chains and order process more robust and
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