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2005: The year of the Linux mobile phone?

Feb 23, 2005 — by LinuxDevices Staff — from the LinuxDevices Archive

Some believe that 2005 will become the year of the Linux mobile phone, as manufacturers flock to off-the-shelf operating systems in order to cut costs and speed time to market, while managing the increasing complexity of their wares. Yet others think that the Linux phone story may not unfold until 2006 or even later.

Check out's “Linux on a roll in mobile phones” special feature for a look at the different opinions, as well as the run-up to 2005 in announcements, issues, and emerging trends.

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