December 8, 2009, 9:12 am
That's the thesis behind a piece by Sascha Segan over at PC Magazine, where he blames a good deal of the lack of geek-friendly Linux handsets on the wireless carriers themselves. But how much of it is also end-user indifference?
From the article:
Linux the OS--the kernel, the memory manager‚Äîis attractive to phone manufacturers, Linux the philosophy--users banding together ad hoc to create new things--is anathema to wireless carriers...