Finally, iPhone annoused, also with multi-touch screen
lee at colleton.net
Wed Jan 10 10:46:57 CET 2007
If the iPhone isn't a smartphone and it isn't an ordinary phone, does that
make it a stupidphone? An insolent phone? Certainly some wise wordsmith
here has a catchy way of phrasing this.
I look forward to voting with my dollars and buying an open phone like the
Neo. When is it going to ship? Still January sometime?
On 1/10/07, Jon Phillips <jon at rejon.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-10 at 09:41 +0100, Sven Neuhaus wrote:
> > Leira Hua wrote:
> > > when i saw it, i said: WOW, isn't it an OSX powered Neo?
> > >
> > > http://www.engadget.com/2007/01/09/the-apple-iphone/
> > > http://www.apple.com/iphone
> > It's hot.. *but* apparently it has no handwriting recognition and it
> > really a smartphone (see
> > http://feeds.engadget.com/~r/weblogsinc/engadget/~3/73213967/ ), because
> > can't upload new applications to it. Quite the opposite of the Neo,
> > the similar appearance. What a difference a bit of software makes...
> > Speaking about handwriting recognition software, will Neo ship with any?
> > Are there any free solutions available?
> Yeah, that apple iphone is locked down! It uses apple ipod dock
> connector, can't be upgraded, can't remove the battery, is locked into
> apple DRM, etc...blah...
> The openmoko project has a major opening here and vital that people
> publish about this lock-down on their blogs, etc.
> > -Sven
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