Re: Mobile devices ... any of them still use Linux?
On Sun, 25 Nov 2012 16:17:33 -0500
Carl Fink <email@example.com> dijo:
>On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 11:36:22AM -0700, der.hans wrote:
>> Is it proprietary? Isn't Cyanogenmod an android rebuild because
>> android is FOSS? There are certainly some issue regarding release
>> time and what some of the phone manufacturers have been doing.
>Yes, but. Specifically: but phones aren't sold actually running
>Cyanogenmod. Actual Android installed on phones/tables that I can find
>(with the exception of your helpful suggestion below) run a
>proprietary Android instead.
I understand that Canonical has been working on getting an Ubuntu
version that will run on phones, although I suspect their real target
>> There are several allwinner based tablets that can run a traditional
>> distro as well as android.
>What a great-looking device.
>Only problem: not in stock right now. I literally might have bought it
>instantly if I could have.
Very nice, indeed, although I was dismayed to see that the USB ports
are apparently only 2.0. There is also no information about the specs
for the cameras. And the SD card compatibility only lists 32 GB,
although 64 GB cards are currently available.
On a positive note, the battery life is phenomenal.