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The Personal Computer Is Dead (and We Need Some Angry Nerds)

http://www.law.harvard.edu

At the height of Windows's market dominance, Microsoft had no role in determining what software would and wouldn't run on its machines ... (Yet with walled gardens like iPhone rising) Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Mark Fiore found his iPhone app rejected because it contained "content that ridicules public figures."

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Previous Article Barnes & Noble Blows The Lid Off Microsoft's Android Patent Squeeze

http://www.networkworld.com

B&N claims that all of these [exposed patents] are "trivial" and "insignificant" in terms of Android's use. They claim Microsoft is using these patents for minor functionality to hold Android hostage. It is not just licensing fee's either, ...

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New Kontact Suite Brings Next-Gen Groupware to Desktop and Mobile

http://dot.kde.org

KDE is proud to announce the release of the next generation Kontact PIM Suite, based on the Akonadi framework. In addition to this, we are also proud to announce the June maintenance update of the KDE Software Compilation 4.6. Unsurprisingly, the port of Kontact to Akonadi is finally being released the same day as Duke Nukem Forever, making it relatively timely.

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KDE's Mobile Team Meets for First Sprint

http://dot.kde.org

The objective of the Sprint was to connect various KDE teams whose work in some way involves mobile platforms, so they could share experiences and work on improvements for all mobile projects.

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Symbian Foundation to shut down its web sites

http://www.h-online.com

The Symbian Foundation expects its web sites to be shut down on the 17th of December. The source code for the Symbian operating system will continue to be available on the open source organisation's site until then. Thereafter, it will only be available on request

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KDE Software Compilation 4.6 Beta1 Brings Improved Search, Activities and Mobile Device Support

http://kde.org

KDE releases 4.6 beta1 of Workspaces, Applications and Development Frameworks, bringing significant improvements to desktop search, a revamped activity system and a significant performance boost to window management and desktop effects. Efforts all across the KDE codebase pay off by making KDE's frameworks more suitable for usage on all devices.

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KDE PIM on Mobile – What’s going on?

http://steveire.wordpress.com

KDE PIM developers are working hard to get a personal information management stack based on KDE and Akonadi onto Maemo/MeeGo devices with the benefits and features that Kontact and the rest of KDE PIM brings desktop users today in stable versions of KDE PIM.

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Apple and Adobe's war of words heats up

http://blogs.computerworld.com

Charlie Stross nail on the head with his analysis that Jobs sees the end of the PC world rockering towards us and he wants to keep Apple hugely profitable in a world where both computers and broadband are almost freely available. ... Stay tuned folks.

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Now You Can Say: "Linux Supports iPhone / iPod Touch Out Of The Box"

http://www.webupd8.org

libimobiledevice is a FOSS software library that talks the protocols to support iPhone ® and iPod Touch ® devices on Linux. Unlike other projects, it does not depend on using any existing proprietary libraries and does not require jailbreaking.

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The Famous Symbian OS Goes Open Source

http://jordanopensource.org

Symbian is the famous operating system that power up most Nokia mobile handsets. This OS was originally developed by Symbian Ltd. but then Nokia claimed it, next to an independent non-profit organization called Symbian Foundation, and implemented it on its devices.

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Firefox for Mobile - Fennec - 1.0 RC Released

http://www.webupd8.org

Firefox for Mobile (codenamed Fennec) is the name of the build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser for smaller non-PC devices, mobile phones and PDAs. Firefox for mobile 1.0 uses the same version of the Gecko layout engine as Firefox 3.6.

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Openmoko Hack Session at fsfs.in

http://playingwithsid.blogspot.com

Day 3 :: Got a Openmoko Hack session underway in the media hall after the fsfs.in ended. Photos from the hack session.

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Motorola and Google become GNOME sponsors

http://arstechnica.com

The GNOME Foundation announced today that Google and Motorola have joined the organization's advisory board and will sponsor ongoing development of the open source desktop environment.

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A brief history of computers and free software: where is the money?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

The end of 2008 might see the dawn of a new revolution in the computer industry and in people’s lives. Maybe 2009 will be remembered as the year when the “world went mobile”. What does this mean for the (free and non-free) software industry?

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Ubuntu Mobile : The Perfect Mobile OS

http://tuxenclave.wordpress.com

Ubuntu Mobile is an Ubuntu edition that targets an exciting new class of computers called Mobile Internet Devices. Ubuntu Mobile, based on the world’s most popular Linux distribution, and MID hardware from OEMs and ODMs, are redefining what can be done in mobile computing.

Ubuntu Mobile, a fully open source project, gives full Internet, with no compromise. Custom options may include licensed codecs and popular third-party applications.

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