[CoLoCo] [off topic] open or linux friendly smart phone
telecon at infosyndicate.net
Thu Jun 19 05:19:27 BST 2008
99 on contract. A quick search shows closer to 400 without. Check ebay
I don't know for sure if Sprint has prepaid, but I might have a used 650
at my office. I'll have to check.
Brandan E. Lloyd wrote:
> +1 on the Treo. I have a 650 and I am super happy with it. Plus the
> new Centro is much cheaper at around $99.
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 22:01, TC <telecon at infosyndicate.net
> <mailto:telecon at infosyndicate.net>> wrote:
> Treo/Palm is probably the best supported Smartphone for linux that I
> have come across. I've been using Palm/Linux for several years and have
> had very small issues.
> Jim Hutchinson wrote:
> > Until open moko, android or something becomes a reality, are there any
> > good option for a Linux loving guy who can't keep track of
> > It seems blackberry and other such toys only talk with windows
> > and are expensive to boot. I don't use a cell phone much so I will
> > buy something at retail and then use a pre-paid plan with it so no
> > phones and no contracts either. It wouldn't have to sync with a
> > because I don't expect I'd use that function much anyway but I hate
> > buying anything that supports the concept that windows is THE os.
> > Something less than $200 would be ideal - preferably a lot less.
> > I've been all over Amazon and the T-mobile site and I'm not finding a
> > good option - plus never having used a PDA I'm not even sure what I'm
> > looking for.
> > Thanks for any free advice :).
> > --
> > Jim (Ubuntu geek extraordinaire)
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