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Now You Can Say: "Linux Supports iPhone / iPod Touch Out Of The Box"

http://www.webupd8.org

libimobiledevice is a FOSS software library that talks the protocols to support iPhone ® and iPod Touch ® devices on Linux. Unlike other projects, it does not depend on using any existing proprietary libraries and does not require jailbreaking.

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15 Ways Nokia’s N900 Is Better Than Apple’s iPhone (and 5 ways it’s not)

http://www.starryhope.com

For almost 3 years, Apple’s iPhone has set the standard for mainstream smart phones. Recently, Apple has taken over a large portion of the smart phone market, now manufactures like Nokia are taking the iPhone threat seriously and bringing out new phones to try to compete. One phone that looks like it has a real chance to compete with the iPhone is Nokia’s new N900 phone/internet tablet.

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Apple bans BitTorrent and your own personal Jesus

http://www.daniweb.com

Just what is it with Apple and this crazy censorship over what we can download from the App Store?

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Run Linux just about anywhere!

http://iphonelinux.org

Linux can now be run in the palm of your hand with iPhone Linux! Although not in a completely finished state, it's estimated that within 6 months functional Linux running on iPhone could be here.

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A Peek at Lenovo's iPhone-Like Android Phone

http://ostatic.com

As we've noted before, the T-Mobile G1 or "Google phone," based on Android, is doing better than expected. In 2009, many Android phones are going to be appearing, and as applications and innovative designs proliferate, they could give the iPhone a run for its money. Today, photos are appearing of Lenovo's Ophone, which is an Android phone that it has slated for delivery in China.

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OpeniBoot — Linux on the iPhone!

http://www.iphone-hacks.com

That is right! Devteam member planetbeing has done a phenomenal job reverse engineering Apple’s hardware drivers and now for the first time ever, linux is available for the iPhone and first generation iPod Touch.

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Freeing your phone with the FIC Neo FreeRunner

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

The temptation to compare the FreeRunner and the Apple iPhone can be overwhelming. They both run a Unix-like operating system; they both have GPS, wi-fi, and accelerometers; they are both cell phones.
In spite of their similarities, their differences are even more striking.

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FSF vs iPhone

http://ostatic.com

One thing about the Free Software Foundation: there's seldom any doubt where they stand. Take the blog entry they recently posted: "5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G." You can't come away from it thinking that there are pros and cons to the iPhone. Rather, if you agree with them, you shouldn't even consider putting an iPhone in your pocket. But how well do their arguments stack up?

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5 reasons to avoid iPhone 3G

http://www.fsf.org

"The 5 real reasons to avoid iPhone 3G:

** iPhone completely blocks free software. Developers must pay a tax to Apple, who becomes the sole authority over what can and can't be on everyone's phones.
** iPhone endorses and supports Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) technology.

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iPhone, You Phone, OpenMoko!

http://goodcomputing.blogspot.com

With all the hype surrounding the iPhone, it's time to consider what this little wonder can really do as a replacement for your portable computer.

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The unflappable free software community that opened the iPhone

http://www.oreillynet.com

The world of free software is full of amazing and even heroic stories (the gcc toolkit for its quality and flexibility, Linux and free desktops for their size and sheer ambition, Samba and Mono for their tenacity at keeping up with confusing quasi-standards) but one of my favorite recent stories is the opening of the iPhone.

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Apple: firmware update likely to make unlocked iPhones "permanently inoperable"

http://arstechnica.com

The title basically says it all. I'm posting this because it shows how people should be using phones that don't contain DRM and proprietary code and don't allow vendor lock-in.

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Closed iPhone opens road for Linux phones

http://weblog.infoworld.com

Linux developers have been dying for a phone of their own ever since Sharp killed the Zaurus Linux-based PDA. Apple's decision to close iPhone to 3rd-party applications gave the green light to Linux phones and mobile devices.

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Portrait of a Linux iPhone-killer wannabe

http://www.computerworld.com

In the race to be the first "iPhone killer," the most unlikely but perhaps most intriguing candidate is based on a new Linux platform with the peculiar name OpenMoko.

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Insider Info on the First Fully Open-Source Cell Phone

http://www.pcworld.com

A Q&A with OpenMoko on its upcoming Neo 1973, called a hacker's answer to the iPhone. The Neo 1973, the first phone to use the open-source, Linux-based OpenMoko mobile operating system, has techies abuzz in anticipation of its October consumer release.

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