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Garmin-Asus Nuvifone G60 delayed until Q3 this year

Garmin-Asus Nuvifone G60 delayed until Q3 this year - read the full textThe first GPS-oriented smartphone promised by Garmin is delayed again. After Q3 2008 and Q1 2009, we are now promised to see the Garmin-Asus Nuvifone G60 in the third quarter this year. The Nuvifone G60 packs a huge 3.55-inch touchscreen, a 3.2 megapixel camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity,...

 

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Luckily Asus & Garmin are both in the Open Handset Alliance and soon Android will rule them all!

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  • 2009-05-16 16:59
  • nidV

> In reply to Shinigami @ 2009-05-12 08:37 from 3V0M - click to readevery os will limit your freedom ,
write your own!
and end the noobyness

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  • 2009-05-13 13:56
  • nidV

they should consider S60 v5 as operating system

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  • 2009-05-12 10:58
  • MWnw

Linux doesn't mean its open-source. Its the opposite actually, meaning it has a closed OS and you can't install your own applications unless they were made for the phone of one of the "open" languages (I'm a noob, I know) it supports. Like java on S40 nokia phones - you can install some apps, some games but you have to start them from a specific folder. S60 nokia phones support pretty much phone book replacement and sms management programs instead, giving you much more freedom. Proprietary OSes, like linux-based OSes (which isn't linux itself), limit your freedom.

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  • 2009-05-12 08:37
  • 3V0M

Cancel it already! There's nothing really new about it anyway.

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  • 2009-05-12 08:31
  • 3V0M

If the put Android on this instead of actual Linux, they could still make "noise" with this phone.

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  • 2009-05-12 06:27
  • kxVc

the OS still looks good, but the phone is now a bit dated .. cheap looking plastic ..

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  • 2009-05-11 20:18
  • 4nXb

if they had released it on time, i think it wud hv sold but now, i dont see any reason to buy this instead of say palm pre, iphone, htc g1, nokia n97, SE idou, LG crystal, LG viewty smart, and a few other phones (mainly samsung).

ppl dont buy their phone primarily to navigate with and with other phones offering gps and with far greater specs, i wonder, who wud wna buy this?

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  • 2009-05-11 19:25
  • m{k9

Linux..does that mean its open source???

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  • 2009-05-11 19:07
  • 0dsx

Who cares about this phone anyway! I have a Nokia N82 with garmin mobile XT (latest version 5.00.40)installed on it. I don't need this phone!

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  • 2009-05-11 16:38
  • 4BbB

By the time this thing sees the light it'll be already outdated!!

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  • 2009-05-11 16:34
  • G2GS

It's a year late. A year is like forever in cell fone times.

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  • 2009-05-11 16:19
  • k@U$

This phone have gotten a little I belive it when I see it stamp due to the constant change in when it will come oh well hopefully it will be worth the wait.

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  • 2009-05-11 15:21
  • SivA

Proprietary Linux based OS? I'm just wondering what could that be, since Linux is published under GNU/GPL?!

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  • 2009-05-11 15:19
  • mD3f

I actually wouldnt mind having this phone it has a nice look to it but I hate it whenrelease dates keep getting pushed.

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  • 2009-05-11 14:51
  • ii1E

Why so?????

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  • 2009-05-11 14:38
  • PGjU

You shouldn't have...

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  • 2009-05-11 14:31
  • nTdK

Never done it, so here goes...FIRST!!!

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  • 2009-05-11 14:05
  • mXPw

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