The iPhone is pretty nice, but here’s the phone I’m really interested in: Neo 1973. It’s the first totally free-as-in-freedom open-source, hackable phone. Building in openness means that we can escape the mess of crappy phone software and proprietary systems. The cell-phone industry in the US is grossly distorted by contract lock-in, phones sold through service providers, and proprietary services– it’s why almost everyone hates their phone. A few months ago, I switched to Verizon to get better c[...]

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