By Christopher Price on September 17, 2012
We explain the war of words between Google’s Andy Rubin and Alibaba’s Aliyun OS team… and, in the process, dive deep into the world of Android compatibility. It’s a coming storm, headed this way, that you should know about.
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By Christopher Price on June 15, 2012
Nokia’s CEO Steven Elop today, when asked about Nokia’s Linux phone efforts for the “next billion” did not leave any margin for hope.
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By Humberto Saabedra on November 5, 2010
A new update for Firefox Mobile and Maemo has been released with a reduced install footprint, closed tab recall, 25% faster performance compared to the default Android browser, geolocation support on Android and other fixes.
By Humberto Saabedra on May 25, 2010
Nokia has announced the latest official update to the hacker friendly N900 mobile internet device in version 1.2 following the unofficial leak last month. The update features: two-way real-time video calling, improved Ovi Maps support,and event invitation options from the messaging inbox. The update is currently available for UK users today with the worldwide rollout […]
By Humberto Saabedra on April 29, 2010
Nokia has released its first version of the Qt SDK which is currently in beta. The SDK will allow developers to create and compile programs for Symbian 3.1 all the way up to Symbian^3, Maemo and MeeGo. In terms of tool and API depth, the SDK is nearly complete with the Qt class library which […]
By Humberto Saabedra on April 9, 2010
Nokia’s N900 has proven to be the ultimate platform for Linux tinkering and hacking, aided in no small part by the manufacturer itself as it actively fosters its rapidly growing community. The latest result of the community being formed around both the device and its Maemo 5 Linux distribution is an unofficial port of Chromium, […]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 15, 2010
Nokia and Intel have jointly announced that both companies will be partnering together to merge the respective Moblin and Maemo Linux distributions to create MeeGo. While Nokia has seen some limited success with Maemo on its lineup of Internet Tablets in the N800 and the N810 along with the popular N900, Intel had yet to […]
By Humberto Saabedra on February 2, 2010
Nokia Taiwan general manager Micheal Hsu has confirmed Nokia’s release timeframe for the newest versions of the Symbian and Maemo mobile operating systems. Symbian 3 will launch in the third quarter of the year, with the successor Symbian 4 launching early next year and completely skipping version 2 development. Maemo 6 will be launching on […]