January 7, 2013

Open webOS on the Nexus 7

LWN.net LogoThe Nexus 7 seems to have become the tablet development platform of choice; now webOS Nation reports that Open webOS has been ported to the N7. "The port was accomplished with the Galaxy Nexus project in conjunction with LibHybris, created by Carsten Munk (an engineer at Jolla, though he also leads Merproject, which grew out of Sailfish ancestors Maemo and Meego), a library that allows for 'bionic-based [Android] hardware adaptations in glibc systems', in essence making it easier to translate between the designed-for-Android hardware and...Read more at LWN