[kwlug-disc] android phone, anyone?

R. Brent Clements rbclemen at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 20:17:30 EST 2009


Bell has a couple of "world edition" phones that do GSM if you put a
card in them. I heard that rogers spent millions of dollars finding a
way to detect if a Rogers Sim card was in a non-Rogers phone. The
solution was apparently hidden firmware that periodically phones home.

On 12/17/09, Gary Walsh <gwalsh at notw.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-12-17 at 15:21 -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
>>
>> > For handsets, there is a new Android "Droid" phone that is getting
>> > good reviews.
>>
>>   is that available thru a canadian carrier?  i didn't see it as an
>> option anywhere i was shopping.
>>
> It is known as the Motorola Milestone in Canada and Europe and will be
> available from Telus in the new year.
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