OpenMoko Announces Mass Market Version of the Neo
The Neo FreeRunner is an update to last year's open source Neo 1973. It will come in two versions. Both will be tri-band, one 850/1800/1900 and the other 900/1800/1900. The Neo FreeRunner will look similar to the original, but brings in a number of hardware improvements, including a faster 500 MHz processor, 802.11b/g Wi-Fi, better graphics support and motion sensors to allow user input based on movement of the phone. It will be preloaded with mobile applications created by the open source developer community and should be available to developers this Spring.
Jolla Debuts New Phone and Community Device Program
Jolla today added another chapter to its resurrection story by announcing a brand new smartphone and device community. The Jolla C is a simple handset that runs Sailfish OS 2.0.
Google Open Sources Chrome for iOS
Google today said it has made an open source version of its Chrome browser for iOS available to developers. Google says today's news is the result of year's worth of work.
More Phones Should Be Able to Update to Android P Faster
Google today provided more visibility into its work on Project Treble, which is meant to accelerate the rate at which phones are updated to new versions of Android. Google has been working with Qualcomm, MediaTek, and Samsung to improve how phones handle major updates.
LG Releases Open Source Version of WebOS to Spur Invention
LG today made an open version of the webOS platform available to developers and the public. Anyone can download webOS Open Source Edition from LG's web site and use the the code for whatever they wish.
GPRS FOR ALL!!
PEZ said:I feel like waiting for that to show up on a mobile, rather than something I havent seen [proof] of as far as the gooey and appplications work.
actually, we haven't seen much of Android in action either. ...