News Category: Embedded/Mobile

Palm Pre Success Depends on Developer Community, Gartner Says

Article Source eWeekMay 20, 2009, 12:51 am With the stage now set for the Palm Pre--which on May 19 Palm formally announced will hit stores on June 6--all that’s left to wonder about is whether the Pre can meet the high expectations set for it.   Will it be an iPhone killer?   Carolina...
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Hands-on: Intel brings rich UI to Moblin Linux platform

Article Source Ars TechnicaMay 19, 2009, 7:20 pm Intel has announced the availability of the first Moblin 2 beta release. This version introduces the platform's innovative new user interface. Although there are still some rough edges, it delivers impressive usability and aesthetic...
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Linux Netbooks: Hit Microsoft where it ain't

Article Source The Open RoadMay 18, 2009, 1:07 pm In open source or in product development generally, one of the biggest mistakes is to take on a deeply entrenched incumbent on its own turf. Almost inevitably, if you play someone else's game, even if you're a little cheaper/faster/better, you...
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Audio Manager Overview

Article Source Moblin BlogsMay 17, 2009, 7:40 pm What is Audio Manager Audio manager is a core component for Moblin, it is able to manage all audio streams, audio applications and audio devices. And it is extendable for any specific hardware platforms. Hum, it is implemented by Bu, Long (...
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LBS Vendor and Intel Partner on Moblin MIDs

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 14, 2009, 12:35 am Â¬â  Nokia's Navteq digital-mapping subsidiary announced a partnership with Intel to encourage development of location-based services (LBS) software using the Linux-based Moblin platform. A new, Intel-sponsored microsite on the Navteq Network for...
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MontaVista Linux 6 Gets Market Specific

Article Source internetnews.com Linux has gained in popularity among server and device vendors as being a good general purpose operating system. When it comes to device vendors which often have different chip architectures and needs than a general purpose operating system provides, there is a...
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Hybrid Linux Phone PDA Rev'd

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 12, 2009, 2:12 pm Â¬â  Germany-based ROAD has upgraded its multifunction, Linux-based mobile phone. Based on a 512MHz Marvell PXA270, the Handy-PC Officer S101 can act as both a GSM cellular phone and a WiFi-driven PDA and web browser, and it offers a dual SIM-card...
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Intel and Nokia field open source telephony project

Article Source LinuxDevicesMay 11, 2009, 2:44 pm Intel and Nokia have launched an open source project to develop a mobile telephony stack for possible inclusion in the Moblin and Maemo projects. The oFono stack is based on open source Linux and a high-level D-Bus interconnection API, and...
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Dell May Be Working On Android Netbook

Article Source InformationWeekMay 7, 2009, 4:46 pm Dell could be working on an Android netbook, if a software maker's press release is to be believed. Bsquare, which makes software for smartphones and other mobile devices, said it's porting Adobe's Flash Lite 3.17 technology, which is used...
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Intel and Novell take aim at Android with Moblin

Article Source The Open RoadMay 7, 2009, 12:07 pm Google's still-nascent efforts to dominate the mobile market, already reeling from Apple's surging iPhone platform, were dealt another blow on Thursday when Intel and Novell announced that they will collaborate to promote Intel's Moblin...
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