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Hover: Revolt of Gamers is inspired by Jet Set Radio's "crazy and fun" atmosphere, parkour aspects of Mirror's Edge and the sci-fi vibe of Star Wars – so it's no wonder it reached its crowdfunding goal weeks before the deadline. Hover has raised more than $60,000 of a $38,000 goal, with 23 d...

April 29th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Koolu was showing a very, very early build of Cupcake running on OpenMoko's FreeRunner way back at CES, and it seems that the Canadian company is now just a stone's throw away from shipping. Beta versions of the EDGE- and WiFi-equipped handset are said to be just a few days' away from being sent ou...

May 30th 2009 at 1:39pm 0 Comments
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We've always had a soft spot for the OpenMoko FreeRunner open-source phone, but it looks like quirky and charming weren't enough -- the company's discontinued work on handset's planned successor and laid off 50 percent of its staff in an effort to stay afloat. CEO Sean Moss-Pulz says that work will...

April 6th 2009 at 10:53am 0 Comments
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We've always had a soft spot for the OpenMoko FreeRunner open-source phone, but it looks like quirky and charming weren't enough -- the company's discontinued work on handset's planned successor and laid off 50 percent of its staff in an effort to stay afloat. CEO Sean Moss-Pulz says that work will...

April 6th 2009 at 10:53am 0 Comments
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It's not just running Android -- it's running Cupcake! That alone should make it the envy of every G1 owner, though Koolu's custom-loaded FreeRunner lacks 3G and a physical keyboard (which, when you think about it, pretty much makes Cupcake a must anyway so you can type stuff). Ultimately, your ave...

January 11th 2009 at 2:59pm 0 Comments
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OpenMoko, the company most famous for its altogether open Neo FreeRunner, is reportedly quite close to kicking out an Android-based handset. Before you get all shocked and appalled, let's look at this rationally. If you'll recall, we actually got wind of such an occurrence way back in April of this...

October 30th 2008 at 8:40am 0 Comments
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OpenMoko, the company most famous for its altogether open Neo FreeRunner, is reportedly quite close to kicking out an Android-based handset. Before you get all shocked and appalled, let's look at this rationally. If you'll recall, we actually got wind of such an occurrence way back in April of this...

October 30th 2008 at 8:40am 0 Comments
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Looking for nefarious ways to take advantage of that Freerunner's wide-open Linux distro? NeoPwn thinks it has just the answer, packaging OpenMoko's latest handset with a custom bootloader and your choice of several add-on hardware modules for what it bills as the "first ever network auditing distr...

September 30th 2008 at 4:10pm 0 Comments
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Once again, this week's How Would You Change delves deep into the mobile realm, so we figured we'd give you folks a heads-up of the latest posting. OpenMoko's Neo FreeRunner is the subject of this week's discussion, and with so many possibilities, we're certain a few of you out there have something...

September 19th 2008 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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We know -- it takes time to really dig deep within an open-source device (particularly a handset), but now that a few months have ticked by since OpenMoko's Neo FreeRunner began shipping in North America, we figured there was never a better time to ask how your experience has been. The unorthodox m...

September 19th 2008 at 6:46pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Linux fanboy with a hankering for some mobile action, you'll be pleased to know that buyers of the retail, North American version of OpenMoko's Neo FreeRunner have started getting shipments. If you hit the read link, you'll be able to see one lucky owner unboxing his new toy, complete w...

July 15th 2008 at 4:41pm 0 Comments
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If you're a Linux fanboy with a hankering for some mobile action, you'll be pleased to know that buyers of the retail, North American version of OpenMoko's Neo FreeRunner have started getting shipments. If you hit the read link, you'll be able to see one lucky owner unboxing his new toy, complete w...

July 15th 2008 at 4:41pm 0 Comments