You have to give it to the Nokia N900. It ranks among the most versatile phones ever – if not actually sitting at the top of the list. While many droids are still stuck on version 1.5, 1.6 and 2.1, the Maemo-powered device has had Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) ported to it.
This dude has had OSx, Ubuntu and now Android ported to it. Perhaps we will see Windowsphone 7 when that is available? Who cares anyway? This device is a true herald of what mobile computers will become – open hardware on which an OS of the user’s choice can be installed.
If you are looking for something geeky to pass the time, take a look at the video below of Android 2.2 running on the N900:
Yes; I know you want to ask if I will be giving this a shot. Let’s see…. Nah! I prefer Maemo 5 to Android 2.2. Sorry to disappoint you, guys.
If you are interested in pulling this off though, head over to the NitDroid V2 Development page.
Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.