Re: [plug] Openmoko Neo Freerunner available for USD399.00

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Author: Ricky Nite
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To: Philippine Linux Users' Group (PLUG) Technical Discussion List
Subject: Re: [plug] Openmoko Neo Freerunner available for USD399.00
It is most likely the only free/open mobile platform right now that any
linux hacker can really tinker with :) And if it's worth anything to
you, the hardware architecture is also documented in considerable detail.

Rommel Asibal wrote:
> What is so great about this phone? Can someone compare it with what
> we already have? Anyone with exp with this phone?
>
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 6:49 PM, Ricky Nite <ricky.nite@???
> <mailto:ricky.nite@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Openmoko.com sells the Neo Freerunner at a discount if bought in
>     multiples of 10 (US$369, instead of 399), to be shipped in one
>     package. Group buying saves money on the purchase, and also on the
>     shipping.  Although the GSM 900 variant is currently sold out, new
>     stocks are promised by July 25th.

>
>     We can sign up and organize a group purchase here:
>     http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GroupSales#Philippines

>
>
>     Pablo Manalastas wrote:
>>     The Openmoko Neo Freerunner Linux phone is announced to be
>>     available July 4, 2008 from www.openmoko.com
>>     <http://www.openmoko.com>, and from vendors
>>     in some countries.

>>
>>     The phone specs are given in:

>>
>>     http://www.openmoko.com/product.html

>>
>>     It's availability is announced in:

>>
>>     http://lwn.net/Articles/288207/
>>     "Openmoko Neo Freerunner goes on sale July 4"

>>
>>     How does a Pinoy buy such a phone?

>>
>>     **Pablo Manalastas**

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