OpenMoko "challenge for iPhone development"

It stole the summer and broke hearts, with its empty promises on customization and a hardware lock down that turned some iPhones into official&client=firefox-a" target="_blank">bricks.Now, a new device could provide an alternative for developers interested in mobile applications after the start of a process porting a Microsoft-like architecture has begun.Parts of the Mono Project, the […]

It stole the summer and broke hearts, with its empty promises on customization and a hardware lock down that turned some iPhones into official&client=firefox-a" target="_blank">bricks.

Now, a new device could provide an alternative for developers interested in mobile applications after the start of a process porting a Microsoft-like architecture has begun.

Parts of the Mono Project, the open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET, have been made available for the OpenMoko Neo1973 phone. OpenMoko is a GNU Linux-based mobile phone platform alternative to the traditional approach of systems locked down by either the phone company or the handset manufacturer.

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