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Where is the elusive Open phone?

http://geekybodhi.net

If there was life on the other side of the galaxy, by now even they'd have heard that Android is Open Source and it runs on dozens of phones. But simply powering a smartphone with the crown jewel of Open Source software, doesn't make a phone an open phone. Remember Openmoko?

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Openmoko's WikiReader

http://lwn.net

Openmoko, the company that first gained attention for its Linux-based phone platform, launched a new pocket-sized open source product in time for this holiday season, the WikiReader. The WikiReader is an inexpensive ($99), low-power, 4-inch square touchscreen LCD display device pre-loaded with the text of three million Wikipedia pages on a microSD card.

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Scripting with Guile on Openmoko

http://zedstar.org

An example of scripting a C application using Guile and deploying it on an Openmoko Freerunner.

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Hands-on: OpenMoko WikiReader is simple, appealing

http://arstechnica.com

Ars takes a hands-on look at OpenMoko's WikiReader, a handheld device that provides convenient offline access to millions of Wikipedia entries.

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WikiReader: OpenMoko's "Project B"

http://lwn.net

Today, with the greatest of pleasure, I am ready to share with you the birth of our third product -- WikiReader. Three simple buttons put three million Wikipedia articles in the palm of your hand.

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The University of São Paulo's intent to join Openmoko development

http://lists.openmoko.org

Jon 'maddog' Hall announced on the openmoko mailing list, that the University of São Paulo's intent to join Openmoko development.

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FSFE Fellowship Interview with Timo Jyrinki

http://blogs.fsfe.org

In addition to being the friendly media face of Wikipedia Finland, the team contact for Ubuntu Finland and founder of local advocacy project Vapaa Suomi (Libre Finland), Timo Jyrinki has been involved as an active developer and translator for a wide range of Free Software organisations such as FSFE, Debian, GNOME and Openmoko. He has worked on computer graphics for much of his life, with a particular interest in human-computer interaction, and spends a lot of his current time making improvements to embedded systems.

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Openmoko Throws Everything Behind "Plan B"

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Putting Linux on mobile phones is all the rage these days, what with Google's Android popping up on prototypes left and right, and even the venerable Palm pushing the Pre, a penguin-phone of its own. That wasn't always true, though, but way back in those dark days of proprietary phoning — at least a little ways back — there was Openmoko bringing us hope of truly-open telephony.

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OpenMoko Project put on Ice

http://www.linuxpromagazine.com

With its open source operating system, the OpenMoko Project was once the pride of the community. Now, however, development of the new model will cease.

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Openmoko on the ropes?

http://www.linuxdevices.com

Taiwan-based embedded design firm Openmoko is discontinuing its open-source Linux Neo FreeRunner phone and slashing its staff in half, says an industry report.

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Does the Linux Desktop Need to Be Revolutionized Android-style?

http://codingexperiments.com

So, a few days ago, I got a spankin’ new T-Mobile G1. This has resulted in a lot of hands-on experience with the user interface of Google’s Android platform. I can’t help but compare the Android OS to Openmoko Linux.

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Maemo & Openmoko Community Survey results

http://risto.kurppa.fi

"I got an e-mail this morning publishing the results of a Maemo and Openmoko community survey I had answered with 1232 others some months ago. The survey was run by ETH, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich. Here are some notes I made." (C) Article's author

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Openmoko Hack Session at fsfs.in

http://playingwithsid.blogspot.com

Day 3 :: Got a Openmoko Hack session underway in the media hall after the fsfs.in ended. Photos from the hack session.

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Debian on the FreeRunner -- now official

http://lists.linuxtogo.org

"Dear OpenMoko community, the FSO packaging team of the Debian project is happy to announce that we have started to provide installation procedures and packages required to have your FreeRunner run Debian-powered. This means that you can use your favorite tools such as apt-get and the other >20.000 packages on your FreeRunner, including the freesmartphone.org software stack.

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First Openmoko Custom Phone Now Available and Wears a Debian Plaid Kilt

http://blog.wired.com

The Openmoko Neo Freerunner phone was released only a few weeks ago, and already, a customized version called the W.E. Phone is now available for purchase. So what's the difference between the naked-as-a-baby Neo and the Canadian-based W.E.?

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