Slashdot post but no web store?

Peter Strapp peter at
Wed Jun 25 22:59:37 CEST 2008

I sure hope it's for sale as I have a UPS tracking number from Truebox  
(UK Openmoko Distributor) that says that it has been collected from 
them. I'm hoping it will be in my hands tomorrow.

Their website also states that the first batch of Freerunners have been 
sent to customers 

Kevin Dean wrote:
> The rumors of the Freerunner being on sale have been greatly exagerated.
> From what I've heard, SOME distributors have been notified that
> Freerunner devices are being shipped to those retailers. Retailers
> need to have a product in stock in order to sell it on the day it is
> released, that is what is happening now. The Freerunners are being
> shipped to them.
> For the end user, absoluely nothing has changed since yesterday.
> The reason the Openmoko web store hasn't been updated yet is because
> the Freerunner isn't for sale yet. :)
> That said, Openmoko is getting a lot of attention right now because of
> that article, so it's probably a very good thing to have some form of
> anticipation building message or teaser product there to keep the hype
> going...
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Andy Selby <andyfrommk at> wrote:
>>> nerdyH writes "Openmoko has begun shipping its Linux-based, open source Neo
>>> Freerunner phone to five newly announced distributors, in Germany, France,
>>> and India, says the company.
>> /me checks Gmail and finds nothing on the announce list so heart
>> recommences beating.
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