<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 9/7/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Nkoli</b> <<a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>> wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
<span class="q"></span><div>It just occurred to me that Apple's price cut may have nothing to do with lagging sales [...] $399 iphones are highly detrimental to the success of the Neo1973.</div></blockquote></div><br>
They're after Google, not Neo IMO. Can you remember of any free software product that became ergonomically mature before several years of ironing? Me neither, and Apple knows that as well.<br><br>Neo keeps a key advantage over iPhone: a real SDK. Someday iPhone is likely to catch up, but more worryingly, Google is likely to produce a phone OS which is SDK enabled from day one.
<br><br>An HTC phone running a decent linux-based OS developed by Google: *that* would be a serious competitor for iPhone, and a likely openmoko killer.<br>