[ubuntu-uk] Nokia phone running open source

Paul Roach roachy at roachy.net
Wed Oct 14 16:07:28 BST 2009

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Great....i might sit on my hands until one of the mobile carriers
start offering it at a discounted rate as part of a contract...

Thanks for the advice Jamie...

Jamie Bennett wrote:
> Device speed is excellent, you really do have a mini-computer in
> your pocket. Camera is great and of course you can FTP, ssh, and
> use all the other great apps your used to.
> But it's pricy compared to other phone/laptop offerings. If it it's
> heavyly subsidied and you bother little for a great _phone_
> experience then why not.
> Regards, Jamie. -- http://www.linuxuk.org
> On 14 Oct 2009, at 15:29, Paul Roach <roachy at roachy.net> wrote:
> Thanks Jamie, was just posting a question about how you'd obtained
> yours and then looked at your blog and Alan's comment - all now
> becomes clear!
> Another question though ---how do you compare the Android/Maemo
> platforms in terms of speed and open-ness? I'm seriously
> considering a new handset as an early Christmas present to myself,
> and I'd like the device to be as productive as possible for me -
> the ability to use SSH etc at reasonable speed....
> I've found with recent handsets I use the phone functionality less
> than other features.....
> Jamie Bennett wrote:
>>>>> IMHO it's the best Internet tablet yet but it's not a great
>>>>> phone at the moment.
>>>>> Regards, Jamie.
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