Is Neo Freerunner a phone?

Martin Šenkeřík martinsenkerik at
Sun Mar 28 14:11:00 CEST 2010

I can recomend you android. I was looking for reliable phone, I tried
"everything", and my last try - android is total winner. Give it a


On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Noel <noe2999 at> wrote:
> 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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