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Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 129.240.235.122] on September 19, 2007 11:21 AM
While the article quotes IDC and friends and drops the names of various corporations and alliances, Linux-based phones have already been available at various times in various markets, while developer-oriented devices such as the Greenphone and OpenMoko are available now - the latter coming on sale to all-comers within a few months. Of course, in the Treo, Blackberry and iPhone-obsessed backward American market, it's not a certainty that people will get decent access to such open technology, what with the market's (and the punters') obsession with plans, calling minutes, vendors and general lock-in, but then someone did mention the dinosaurs, after all.

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