[Community] New cell phone design wanted?

Dr. Michael Lauer mickey at vanille.de
Mon Jan 4 19:03:01 CET 2016

> Am 04.01.2016 um 16:51 schrieb Adam Van Ymeren <adam.vany at gmail.com>:
> This doesn't excite me at all to be honest.
> We already have the Neo900.  What's the difference between the phone
> you're proposing and any other flagship phone out there like the Nexus
> 6p.  You said you won't release the PCB, and it's got a proprietary
> Maui GPU.  So already I can't run it with only free software, and if
> you don't release the PCB, I can't be confident that the cell modem is
> actually switched off when I ask it to be and doesn't have DMA to the
> system RAM.
> I'm much more interested in a so called "low end" phone.


And honestly I think this is a niche where OSS on mobile still can flourish –
IMO in the high end area the game is over.



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