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From Google Alerts today: Turing's latest phone comes with a digital assistant called Sir Alan, reports The Verge.

The more important story is buried a little, and it's that TRI is (alegedly) partnering with a Chinese electronics firm known as TCL to produce their next handset. As TCL has actually made smartphones that have actually shipped and actually gotten into customers' hands, that's a good idea if it really happens.

The article is suitably skeptical as befits TRI news.
 

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I would buy drugs from TRI.
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Teeheehee,
testers report it's quite a bit of work to get Sir Alan to answer requests, suggesting it doesn't even do anything…
video

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Couple more sites quote the press releases:

xda-developers


and

prnewswire

Looks like no Sailfish this time, rather Android 7.1.1 (hardened with Buzzword Defense Technology or something), but this is TRI, so who knows. And all for just $1099 or $1599, apparently depending on how much you want to spend.
 

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Originally Posted by robthebold View Post
apparently depending on how much you want to spend.
Tree fiddy it is then.
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And now for the important question : will it run SFOS? Yes? No? Maybe? What am I doing here anyway?
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I didn't think turing had enough credibility for this to be worth sharing or considering.
 

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I didn't think turing had enough credibility for this to be worth sharing or considering.
This is as close to fiction as we can get here at TMO.
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I wonder if Turing has enough bad Karma to bring down TCL.
Probably not but I would still not invest in it until the matter's cleared
 

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I am not sure anymore about the karma concept. If it was in action many people would perform an "insta drop dead".
My experience says its all about wave length.
And TRI sends out a very special one with humongous promises at 1600$. It may fit to people we do not have on the radar.

Best thing about waves, you can actually use them to pop more corn
 

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