Gphone and 850, perspectives
Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller
hns at computer.org
Wed Nov 7 20:02:47 CET 2007
Am 07.11.2007 um 19:08 schrieb Gabriel Ambuehl:
> On Wednesday 07 November 2007 18:23:18 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>>> Problem is I dont want to buy a lot of $750 US units if I could
>>> just develop on e.g. gphone or iphone which will be way cheaper.
>> You need not buy many units yourself - there is an idea for a group
>> purchase. So if you can convince (many) others so that it goes beyond
>> the order quantity of the next price scale it can go down to less
>> than $600.
> Even then, unless someone turns this in a complete phone, quite
> some bit of
> engineering will be needed to turn an SBC plus touchscreen into a
> phone... Not to mention software support for it. But I'd sure love the
Just needs a plastic case (plus stylus) case. Everything else is
available (charger, battery, etc.).
> possible form factor (3.5" VGA with little bigger case).
Software: Why not OpenMoko or Qtopia or QuantumSTEP? It seems to be a
quite small step.
CompuLabs already provides Angstrom (previously called OpenZaurus). See:
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