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First truly open-source smartphone

Posted: 01 Dec 2018, 04:51
by dedanna1029
Necuno unveils its KDE on Linux handset

Necuno hopes its forthcoming Linux smartphone will offer users an escape from the walled gardens created by Google and Apple.


More here.

Would be nice. I just don't know how they plan on implementing cell service. Evidently, they don't either. :lol:
This was evidently started with a crowdfunding campaign. $599.00 USD though for a phone, a bit rich for my blood.

Re: First truly open-source smartphone

Posted: 01 Dec 2018, 05:28
by R_Head
:think:

Re: First truly open-source smartphone

Posted: 14 Apr 2019, 14:30
by dedanna1029
I'm also thinking on this, something along the line of, "Imagine the updates."

Re: First truly open-source smartphone

Posted: 16 Apr 2019, 00:42
by R_Head
I reflashed a Samsung Galaxy 3 with CyanogenMOD and was a nice and fast OS. Broke the phone and bought a new one, the developers dropped the project, sucks!!! But was a nice barebones OS with no Google added BS and Carrier Bloatware.

Re: First truly open-source smartphone

Posted: 22 May 2019, 16:35
by netEmma
Google should launch this kind of things to their users