[ubuntu-uk] [OT] How free is the Android OS?
javadayaz at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 23:00:05 BST 2008
leave the white for apple!!!!
2008/10/16 Michael G Fletcher <michael at ilovemylinux.com>
> Hi Guys, slightly off-topic, but I would appreciate your thoughts on
> This was inspired by the news of the G1 phone being released in the UK
> on the 30th of October (http://tinyurl.com/48s4gp).
> Some questions;
> * How free is the OS really?? I know it has a Linux based kernel and
> will be open source (?), but with the 100% free OpenMoko, would OM be
> * Is it worth tying into a contract with t-mobile (also phone will be
> sim-locked), ie - does this go against what freedom is about, or is it
> a necessary evil? (like proprietary drivers/firmware)
> * Better to wait for the G2, G3 etc etc due to maturity of OS and
> better hardware? or cooler to be an early adopter - assumable it will
> be 'easily' upgradeable on the OS side.
> * And the ultimate question... black or white?
> Cheers :-)
> Michael Fletcher
> Visit my website here - http://www.mgfletcher.com/blog
> Interested in Linux? Then visit - http://www.ilovemylinux.com
> ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the ubuntu-uk