Navigation device uses Linux phone platform

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| A Sunnyvale, Calif.-based start-up announced a WiFi- and GPRS/GSM-equipped
| navigation device based on a newly upgraded Linux-based mobile phone
| platform. Dash Navigation's "Dash Express" borrows both hardware and software
| components from OpenMoko's forthcoming Neo FreeRunner mobile phone, and
| boasts continual two-way Internet communications.
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http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS3503273639.html

Linux squeezes into connected devices

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| OpenMoko, the open source Linux platform designed for mobile phones, has
| found its way into a connected GPS device as well as a consumer-friendly
| mobile phone, showing what Google's Android could do if OpenMoko wasn't
| already doing it.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/01/04/openmoko/


Related:

OpenMoko To Unveil Open Source Smartphone

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| The Neo FreeRunner is expected to feature a 2.8-inch VGA touch screen, A-GPS
| for location and navigation, and "push" e-mail similar to the BlackBerry. *
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http://www.informationweek.com/news/...leID=205207789


OpenMoko prepping to push sales of Linux-based handset

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| OpenMoko, a Linux-based open source handset platform developer, is pushing
| the development of Linux-based smartphone with its open source handset, the
| Neo 1973, which may be available to the mass-market in the second half of
| 2008, according to company sources.
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http://www.digitimes.com/telecom/a20071116PD213.html


Android vs. OpenMoko: Who Will Win?

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| Last week Google announced Android, which is the newest open-source mobile
| phone platform. Google is not the only company behind Android but several
| companies make up the Open Handset Alliance.
|
| [...]
|
| Meanwhile, the open-source mobile platform known to many GNU/Linux users,
| OpenMoko, hasn't kicked up nearly as much mainstream media attention. Both
| OpenMoko and Android leverage the power of the Linux kernel and other
| open-source projects to provide a free software platform for mobile devices.
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http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjE5Mg


Enlightenment Desktop UI running on the Neo1973

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| Another UI video has surfaced showing E17 enlightenment running the the
| Neo1973.
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http://mobilemoko.net/2007/enlighten...n-the-neo1973/


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


Mr. Martin tear down this wall

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| In Madrid today Trolltech announced that its Qtopia Phone Edition for
| Linux-based mobile phones is being ported to the Neo1973 and will be offered
| to individuals under GPL 2.0.
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http://blogs.zdnet.com/open-source/?p=1436


OpenMoko Developer Preview Sold Out After Unexpected Demand

,----[ Quote ]
| 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

,----[ Quote ]
| 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