While Symbian and Android promise, Linux continues to hit new phones
Symbian and Android talk a big game, but only the LiMo Foundation is actually playing on the court right now.
Motorola quietly released a series of new Linux-based mobile phones this week. There's been a lot of noise around Symbian moving to open source and Google's Linux-based Android mobile platform, but both open-source Symbian and Android are still just press releases and talk.
Motorola's new ROKR line, however, is available now. You don't have to wait to buy a Linux-based phone. You can start calling with one today.
Who is behind these phones? The. By the time that Symbian and Android arrive at the party, will it be too late?