When is the next and more powerful openmoko releasing

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at computer.org
Fri Aug 13 11:49:13 CEST 2010

Am 13.08.2010 um 11:37 schrieb Matthias Apitz:

> El día Friday, August 13, 2010 a las 11:22:02AM +0200, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller escribió:
>> Am 12.08.2010 um 14:12 schrieb RANJAN:
>>> Hi,
>>> When is the next and more powerful openmoko (capable of seamless 3D video and faster processor) is going to be released???
>> Assume, you could get a motherboard upgrade board that fits into the Freerunner (or Neo1973) case. Based on the TI OMAP3 SoC (OMAP3530 or DM3730) and UMTS.
>> Let me ask two questions to everybody:
>> * How long could you be willing to wait for it to really become available?
>> * How much would you think you could afford to pay for such a board?
> Wrong question, for me.
> I will not use any other 'smartphone' (computerphone), which:
> - is not Linux or FreeBSD driven and open as Linux/FreeBSD are normaly 
> - does not have X11
> - does not provide access by SSH to the system
> - does not have a resistive touchscreen (to address single pixel)
> So, an iPhone is no option for me; if my Freerunner will fail, I will
> try to get it working again, and I will wait until the next generation
> of OpenSource phones, even if I would have to reactivate my old Siemens
> S10 for some time, meanwhile waiting.
> Give me UNIX or give me a pencil :-)

Do I interpret you correclty, that your answer to my questions are:

* I will wait *any* time, as long as it fulfills my opensource requirements
* I accept any price


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