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While I think this is cool (and I used to do linux kernel work, before moving to product development, mostly iPhone app dev these days, so you really don't get how cool this is to me), I don't see why you'd want to do this: 99% of the good stuff in the iPhone is the software, not the hardware.



Very true. I have a Linux phone (Android) and I must concur that it sucks. I really regret buying it. Particularly since HTC has done an Apple on me and made it extremely difficult to install a new ROM.

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It's most probably not HTCs fault/decision, seeing that the Nexus One is from HTC and has no such restrictions. I think the mobile operators demand this.

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If you bought it in the last 30 days, you can return it...

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That's what Palm thought, and their shitty, unreliable hardware has helped to kill their company (in addition to the woefully late SDK).

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True. So what we'll need to do is to run the iPhone OS virtualized under Linux. Or perhaps using an ARM emulator. :)

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I would consider doing this just because what I'm currently stuck with is an iPhone.

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