IMHO, that's just the sort of sentiment that, if embraced by FIC, will guarantee that this phone is not successful.<br><br>If a phone ships with a closed or otherwise flawed stack, a fix is just a firmware update away. Once you put a crappy form factor into the market, however, you're typically finished in the long term. Remember,
<span style="font-style: italic;">your competitors can iterate their software faster than you can iterate your form factor once units are put into production</span>. <br><br>I want this project to be successful . . . let's not get so idealistic that we lose focus of the realities of the market.
<br><br><div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">In any case, the neo isn't about schnazz, it's about freedom.<br></blockquote>