Hadron writes:

> http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7395687.stm
>
> ,----
> | The devices are also catching on among those looking for a cheap
> | computer they can use while out and about. Machines such as the Asus Eee
> | retail for about £220.
> |
> |
> | Many of these machines use open source software such as Linux as an
> | operating system.
> `----
>
> It was sure to happen.
>
> Now lets see if Linux can still compete on merit alone. I dont see why
> not with Linux on the eee. Although little things like no "generic"
> contacts manager for mobile phones will surely scupper it.


Stop press : Wammu might do the job. Unfortunately it hangs on my
machine while trying to detect USB cable connected phones