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OpenMoko Neo1973 - an open source Linux based iPhone killer in the making ?

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OpenMoko is a GNU/Linux based open software development platform. What this means for the lay person is that using OpenMoko software development kit, phone manufacturers will be able to bring out mobile phones which have more or less the same features of the now widely known iPhone from Apple and much more - all this under an Open license powered by GNU. This also means that for the first time there is potential for you to be completely free from being tied up with one mobile carrier or even a single phone manufacturer (read Apple) for want of anything better.

Openmoko Neo1973 cell phone specifications

* 2.8" VGA TFT color display (640x480 resolution)
* Touchscreen, usable with stylus or fingers
* 266MHz Samsung System on a Chip (SOC) (ARM9 processor)
* 128 MB RAM
* 64 MB Flash memory

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