Free My Phone

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| Suppose you own a Dell computer, and you decide to replace it with a Sony.
| You don’t have to get the permission of your Internet service provider to do
| so, or even tell the provider about it. You can just pack up the old machine
| and set up the new one.
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http://mossblog.allthingsd.com/20071021/free-my-phone/

But hey! His Dell PC wouldn't automagically work with his DRM-friendly iPod, so
a free operating system means nothing to him. And suddenly choice is a good
thing? Why not go all the way?


Related:

OpenMoko Developer Preview Sold Out After Unexpected Demand

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| OpenMoko, the first Open Source cell phone, has sold out the entire planned
| production run for the device's developer preview after unexpected demand.
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http://technocrat.net/d/2007/8/6/24279


iPhone matures the "free your phone" movement

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| This is why FreeTheIPhone.org project is born, but even better, why OpenMoko
| project exists. While some are trying to free the locked down device, others
| are creating a free unlocked device from the start, and a whole software
| framework to go with it.
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http://www.mobiliberty.com/iphone_ma...phone_movement


Debunking Walter Mossberg - better PC buying advice

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| FUD is a term known to many of us computer nerds. It refers to sales
| practices used when a product is not good enough to sell itself. The letters
| stand for Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt. If a software vendor resorts to this,
| it's a red flag their product can't stand up to an objective evaluation.
| Mossberg here is slinging the FUD for Microsoft.
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http://www.news.com/8301-10784_3-980...=2547-1_3-0-20