If your N900 is in need of a little more excitement, this post is for you. First up is word of a new firmware release (3.2010.02-8 (PR 1.1.1)), 16.2MB worth of apparently minor changes along with a slew of new regions, the inclusion of which may mean good things for those who haven’t been granted to this smartphone yet
Jussi Makinen has previewed yesterday two apps they’re working on, at Nokia Conversation YouTube channel. One is the 3D Roller Coster, which seems to have the same engine as Bounce from Rovio, the other one is Zen Bound, which looks very promissing as a 3D developement.
Nokia’s Maemo and Intel’s Moblin are merging to form MeeGo , a development environment for a new class of internet-connected devices ranging from smartphones through netbooks to TV sets. This may be finally what provides the free software world with a consistent and modern alternative to the iPhones and iPads that the proprietary world has come up with, the “magical user experiences” Linux Foundation’s Jim Zemlin was asking for .
Intel and Nokia are teaming to offer a new kind of mobile OS that is a cross between a mobile and a netbook OS
Now Nokia, the world’s biggest maker of mobile handsets, will merge its Linux Maemo software platform, used in its flagship N900 phone, with Intel’s Moblin, which is also based on Linux open-sourced ….