There’s one thing about the N900’s Debian-based Maemo OS that I find bewildering and infuriating at the same time. It’s the lack of full support for SyncML — and in its place, Microsoft Exchange (?!)
If, like me, you find the idea of installing open firmware on your wireless router a bit daunting, you may be a candidate for the new FONERA 2.0n router.
To give you an idea of how hardcore The Linux Outlaws are, they’ve put together their very own Linux distribution. Top that!
Today’s Guardian features an editorial bemoaning the rise of camera phones, and specifically their users — a generation of happy snappers mindlessly capturing every moment of their lives rather than actually experiencing them.
While this may be true, it’s a small price to pay for the convenience and empowerment that you get with a connected camera in your pocket.
It’s great to see mobile devices running more open operating systems, but there’s another part of the equation that — at least in North America — is a real problem for innovation in the mobile space.
I’m talking about the carriers.