Which phone should I buy for running Replicant?

Ryan de Laplante (personal) ryan at ryandelaplante.com
Wed Oct 2 15:52:48 UTC 2013

On 2013-09-29, at 3:30 PM, Paul Sokolovsky <pmiscml at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Currently there is no way to create open hardware for Public
>>> wireless (Cell radios) or ISM radios like Bluetooth and Wifi
>>> without paying royalties to Qualcomm, Intel, Motorola (Google) and
>>> Nokia (Microsoft). It's not that dsigners like me don't want to
>>> create great products like that, is that those big companies own
>>> the patents on the physical layer of the communication protocols
>>> and they are not only protected by the law, but also protected by
>>> governments and special interest groups.
> Such problem obviously exists. That's why
> official open-ath9k-htc-firmware release is indeed a breakthru.

AMD has just released a bunch of 3D GPU documentation to NDA-free public domain:


I wonder how much (if any) of this applies to mobile. 

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