When Meego lost its mojo Special Report Nokia's strategy to revive its fortunes with its home-grown Linux was derailed by academic theory, bureaucratic in-fighting and a misguided partnership with Intel, a new report reveals.…
Q&A Silicon.com asks Imad Sousou, director of Intel's Open Source Technology Center, about the Moblin project – aimed at providing Linux technology for netbooks.
Openismus asked me to perform some benchmarks on Evolution Data Server . We wanted to track the progress of recent performance improvements and identify possible improvements.
This is the first post in a new BlackBerry category in my blog. Having attended the ” BlackBerry 10 Dev Jam ” in London last week, BB10 looks very interesting – and a spiritual successor to MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan, i.e.
Front Page maemo.org and Nokia 770 turn seven On May 25, 2005, Nokia announced Maemo, the Nokia 770 and maemo.org went live. Ferenc Szekely highlighted the go-live of the community on the community's mailing list.
The Linux Foundation sponsored me to travel to and attend the Tizen Conference 2012 in San Francisco and as part of this sponsorship, I’ll be blogging about the conference and my insights and thoughts of the talks and keynotes at it. While some parts may seem negative, please keep reading as I have a point with those parts that is illustrated later on. While some people might think that I see Mer as a competitor to Tizen, or think that I don’t like Tizen, in fact, I see the benefit of Tizen for the entire open source community that they’re pushing a proper, fast and working, standards compliant web runtime for Linux based devices
Front Page 2011: year-in-review Last week's MWKN issue was our second anniversary and, rather than follow the crowd and have annual reviews at the end of the year, we like to do it on our birthday. Not least because of Nokia's habit of breaking big news in the first week of February! Unfortunately, we missed that deadline, but here's a roundup of the last year: * February: Elopaclypse – Nokia change strategy, ditching MeeGo; Intel do a “big reveal” of 'the' MeeGo Tablet UX; Myriad's Alien Dalvik VM for running Android app is teased; Necessitas – Qt for Android; Cordia Hildon Desktop started; Valtteri Halla resigns from Nokia and loses seat on MeeGo TSG. * March: Valtteri Halla joins Intel, no replacement on MeeGo TSG; Nokia N950 leaked; new five-person Maemo Community Council appointed with no election; Digia purchase Nokia's commercial Qt support operations; MeeGo architectural decisions – in no way open
Front Page Intel to stop accepting MeeGo tablet apps in AppUp store In a somewhat foreseable move, Intel's Bob Duffy has announced that MeeGo tablet applications will no longer be accepted in the Intel AppUp store.
I’m going to confess something that’s likely to cost me Twitter followers, kill future career prospects and launch a mild Comment war: I’m not much of an app user. And I can’t understand those who are, either. Well, I can align with the casual user