By Christopher Price on February 2, 2013
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.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Google | Tagged acer, alibaba, aliyun, aliyun os, amazon, Android, Android 4.0, andy rubin, appstore, Barnes & Noble, Bing, cdd, chicom, China, chinese, Chrome, cts, Google, google play, ics, kindle fire, linux, Maemo, meego, Nook, oha, open handset alliance, prc
By Humberto Saabedra on August 1, 2012
Nokia may be ridding itself of the last vestiges of its Linux holdings, as it plans to shut down the Qt Australia office at the end of the month, with the possibility of a complete sale of all Qt assets
By Humberto Saabedra on July 26, 2012
Nokia’s plan for “the next billion” in the Meltemi Linux platform has been dead for awhile, with Reuters being the latest to confirm its status as a dead initiative today.
By Humberto Saabedra on July 19, 2012
Mozilla has released desktop builds of its Mozilla OS project with the goal of attracting developer interest along with the first images of the forthcoming mobile version
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.
Posted in MeeGo / Mer / Sailfish, Nokia, Windows Phone | Tagged 808 pureview, app store, Apple, belle, copland, ios, linux, Maemo, meego, meltimi, n700, n800, n810, N9, N900, n950, Nokia, series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Windows Phone
By Christopher Price on June 4, 2012
After massive outcry from the open source community, regarding a controversial, and possibly illegal lockdown of ARM-based PCs and tablets from Microsoft, the company has inked a new deal.
By Christopher Price on April 20, 2012
Motorola claims Webtop isn’t dead, but version 3.0 is really the death of everything that Webtop stood for. It also should send a warning to Microsoft.
Deal: Motorola Lapdock for Atrix 4G – $54.99 Shipped (Hackable to work with Droid RAZR, Bionic, Atrix 2)
By Christopher Price on March 6, 2012
Daily deal site 1saleaday is offering the Motorola Atrix 4G Lapdock for $49.99, plus $5 shipping for $54.99 total. The lapdock is a unique early-adopter feature that uses a hypervisor in all new advanced Motorola smartphones called Motorola Webtop. The hypervisor launches a full Linux environment complete with desktop Firefox and Adobe Flash. The lapdock […]
By Christopher Price on September 27, 2010
Touting RIM’s well-established BlackBerry name, the company today announced the BlackBerry PlayBook. Infamously known as the “BlackPad” both inside and outside the company, the first tablet from RIM is designed to compete directly against iPad, as well as target corporate customers looking for BlackBerry’s security features and corporate BES support. BlackPad, raises the stakes on […]