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Nokia and Intel are teaming up in top-end smartphone software and Microsoft finally unveiled its new phone operating system, Windows Phone 7.
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 .
Thanks to the guys over at talk.maemo.org, a new fw update is on its way to everybody. Also on Twitter there is a word on this 2 steps update: first will come this minor one(16.2 MB) starting today, which will prepare the room for a second, major update (that will hopefully bring QT on board).
This morning’s stunning announcement that Nokia’s Linux-based Maemo mobile operating system would merge with Intel’s Moblin to form MeeGo was met with a wild variety of reactions , none of them meek. Natural fear and anxiety from many of those with longstanding and deep roots into Maemo were countered by fist-pumping exuberance from those new to the ecosystem and encouraged by what possibilities this merger might portend.
Nokia has published a demo application for N900 , available in extras-devel repository, that shows a preview of Maemo 6 (Harmattan) user interface. Here there are some screenshots of the demo: Demo application main window Question dialog Text entry dialog Progress indicator Information banner Event banner You can find more pictures in my Flickr album . Please note that installing this demo will also install Qt 4.6.2 on the N900 and about 52 Mb are required.
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 ....