The glamo chip and its future

prishelec at prishelec at
Sat Jun 28 12:17:15 CEST 2008

I would like to know more about that too. Especially I would like to
know how real devices work - are they slow or not? I don't really need
3d games or anything, but i don't want my smartphone to be slow.
Also is it possible in theory to play youtube videos?

On 6/28/08, Michael Stather <lists at> wrote:
> I was a fan of the openmoko idea even when it was announced at first.
> Now when the first "real" device was announced I was thinking about
> buying one but then I realized the situaltion with the 3D chip which I
> read was "a very big design mistake". At least this is what I read,
> since neither read 2D or 3D acceleration is possible.
> So I wonder why this was done that way (since the older model had a much
> larger bandwidth), and whether it's changed for the next release. I mean
> e.g. games (3D games, or emulators) are IMHO an important part of the
> functionality of such a smartphone.
> Unfortunately, in the wiki wish list nobody complained about this and I
> didn't find anything on the home page, while this is probably the
> biggest concern of the users as far as what I've read.
> regards
> Michgael
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