The idea of making the MOKO tab

Rui Miguel Silva Seabra rms at
Sat Nov 12 09:08:59 CET 2011

On Wed, 9 Nov 2011 21:32:19 +0100 (CET)
Alexander Lehner <lehner at> wrote:

> On Wed, 9 Nov 2011, elf Pavlik wrote:
> > Someone have just showed me yesterday this one:
> >
> >
> > It says 'Open Software, Open Hardware' but don't seam to me like
> > open source hardware... Still it runs version of MeeGo as you can
> > see on this video
> Ha, I applied to this company a few years ago, when the product was
> still in the pre-alpha phase. I guess it was shortly after the Neo
> came out and I was interested in opensource development.
> I didn't take the job for other personal reasons.
> But there already the whole sofware and hardware stack seemed not
> open at all.
> So if you take all disadvantages of the NEO and the 
> iPad, you will get this 'weTab'. (Sorry weTab-guys for the hard
> criticism). Similair to FIC/OpenMoko, their business plan seems not
> to work out. And I guess there is no community around the weTab at
> all.
> Maybe also have a look at the new 1-Laptop-per-Child XO/3 tablet
> (german news site):
> (Hardware is still a mock-up, of course...)
> I still prefer the 'wooden-case' version after all these
> discussions ;)

WeTab is quite awesome, WeTab OS... not so much :)

I'm running Fedora 16 with GNOME and Enlightenment on my weTab. Running
Enlightenment is almost like a Moko tablet :)

Much better support than most arm devices all around with Free Software


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