Is Neo Freerunner a phone?

Noel noe2999 at
Sun Mar 28 12:16:27 CEST 2010

On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 1:03 PM, Michele Brocco <ssj2micvm at> wrote:
> Which one did you try until now?

om2008, om2009, shr, qtopia/radek.

> If l look at the forum posts lately and your requirements you may try
> neophysis which seems to have very basic phone functions implemented.

Being lazy, I wanted a confirmation :) from someone who tried.

> You could also have a try with android, however imho the advantages of
> our device are not exploited with android. Freerunner is not just a
> phone or pda :)

I'm afraid is not even a phone yet, as its soul (software) is haunted :)

> On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 11:48 AM, Noel <noe2999 at> wrote:
>> Does anybody knows a kernel and a basic phone application that work
>> with Neo Freerunner?
>> When I say 'work', I mean the phone:
>>  - doesn't have to be restarted daily/weekly[/montly]
>>  - it is 100% reliable on making and receiving voice calls
>>  - it is 100% reliable on sending and receiving sms (even some are not
>> displayed well, like unicode characters, 'multipart' messages, etc.)
>>  - doesn't have to suspend if it can be used 'modestly' at least 20
>> hours without charging
>> The kernel doesn't have to be Linux.
>> The phone application doesn't have to be open source as long as it can
>> be downloaded without paying. No need of a virtual keyboard, except
>> for writing a phone number that will be called. If the address book
>> can be edited with a text editor or from command line it will be fine.
>> Currently, I use Radek's build, but the phone (or qtopia) has to be
>> restarted from time to time: it is slow on handling the voice calls,
>> and if the modem has to do more then one operation, like closing a
>> voice call while somebody else is calling or I receive a sms, it may
>> go in a state in which I cannot make a voice call.
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