OpenMoko, the first Open Source cell phone, has sold out the entire planned production run for the device's developer preview after unexpected demand.Read more »
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.Read more »
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.Read more »
Another fully open source-based phone went on sale on Monday, offering developers the chance to build their own mobile Linux applications.
The Neo1973 is the first mobile phone to be designed to run the open-source operating system OpenMoko.Read more »
Open source telephony takes a big step forward today as the OpenMoko neo1973 starts shipping to developers. Its public Wiki is also open for business.
The phone runs an open Linux kernel and what it calls Mobile FOSS, meaning everything inside it is Free and Open Source Software. Parts were chosen based on the availability of complete documentation.Read more »
As Apple launches its iPhone today, a company attempting to build a similar touchscreen-based phone around an open, user-extensible Linux OS has acknowledged significant delays. OpenMoko now hopes to ship its first "mass market" model in October.Read more »
A Taiwanese hardware manufacturer is gearing up to begin mass producing a mobile phone based on open source software, according to sources in Taipei. The NEO1973, from First International Computer, is planned as the first of a series of phones based around the OpenMoko platform.Read more »