OpenMoko Picks U.S. Distributor for FreeRunner
Dec 1, 2008, 6:55 AM by Eric M. Zeman
OpenMoko has increased the availability of its FreeRunner Linux-based phone by adding faberNovel to its list of distributors. FaberNovel is selling the FreeRunner on its Web site for $399. The FreeRunner runs an open source version of the mobile Linux operating system.
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