Linux Smartphone - was Re: Telstra next generation phone

Rev Simon Rumble simon at
Thu Jul 19 07:45:37 BST 2007

This one time, at band camp, Trisha Cupra wrote:

> I have a related question: I want to get a mobile that can send/receive 
> email and surf the internet, but I don't want to get a smartphone with 
> Windows Mobile on it. Is there a Linux-based alternative? I'm going to 
> be travelling around Australia next year, and need to be able to use 
> email and the internet on the road.

There is the OpenMoko option, but it's pretty embryonic.  There are 
other options too.  Symbian, used on Nokia's smartphones, is pretty 

Rev Simon Rumble <simon at>

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