Intel & Nokia Merge OSs To Create MeeGo; Developers Not Impressed Born of the union of 2 Linux based platforms - Intel's Moblin and Nokia's Maemo - is the MeeGo, an open source operating system. Thankfully, they didn't try to marry the names: Mablin or Moemo! MeeGo is expected to be ready by Q2, 2010 and we will actually see it in devices later this year. The good thing here is that developers having to conform to one operating system less. Devices running MeeGo will be able to access both Nokia's Ovi Store and Intel's AppUp Centre. Application developers are being given the Qt development environment to create apps which they can market on either storefront. MeeGo will run on all sorts of devices - not just mobiles and computers. What the two companies are talking about is it being the OS for netbooks, tablet PCs, and even next generation TVs and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Watch a video of the announcement here. The firms have pledged support for developers at their forums - Forum Nokia and the Intel Atom Developer Program. But developers do not seem to be very happy with MeeGo: comments on its website include one that says "This must be a joke, right?" and another which demands to know, "where is the example to show Meego power or benefits? what is new in Meego and what is the advantage over other platforms?" Symbian^3 To Be On Devices In Q3 The Symbian Foundation launched Symbian^3 an entirely open source platform. As…
- Indian crypto exchanges plan to collect identity details for crypto transfers to private wallets: Report June 3, 2023
- Jugalbandi, A Chatbot for Rural India by Microsoft and EkStep: What to Know and Think About? June 3, 2023
- Hopeful to See Action Against E-Pharmacies Selling Medicines Online Without Licenses: Pharmacy Body Writes to States and UTs June 3, 2023
- Meta to give advertisers more control using AI and content filters June 2, 2023
- Transparency Report: Here’s all Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google had to say about user complaints in April June 2, 2023
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
Is it safe to consider all "publicly available data" as public?
PhonePe launched an e-commerce buyer app for ONDC called Pincode. We, however, believe that it should also launch a seller app.
Amazon announced that it will integrate its logistics network and SmartCommerce services with the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC).
India's smartphone operating system BharOS has received much buzz in the media lately, but does it really merit this attention?
After using the Mapples app as his default navigation app for a week, Sarvesh draws a comparison between Google Maps and Mapples
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...
Rajesh Kumar* doesn’t have many enemies in life. But, Uber, for which he drives a cab everyday, is starting to look like one, he...