Wired has the scoop on what could have been the sexiest Linux device of all time: Apple's iPhone.
Given Linux's momentum in embedded devices, Linux actually makes a lot of sense as an operating platform for the iPhone. I was involved in building the first Linux-based smartphone, the Sharp Zaurus, and Linux has only expanded in embedded devices since then.
But Wired makes a good (and very funny) suggestion as to how Not-Invented-Here-Jobs must have reacted to the idea of Linux:
In fact, I like to imagine the scene: Fadell mentions the "L" word. Jobs' eye … Read more