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The Real Threat Of Windows Phone 7

http://tech.shantanugoel.com

Windows Phone 7 is a threat to the world wide web and web apps. It plans to help the developers and users by going one up on fragmentation of Android but in the process will fragment the web app world itself. This is because the browser in WP7 is based on Internet Explorer 7.

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MeeGo 1.1 for ARM handsets gets closer

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

MeeGo 1.1 will be available soon for the Nokia N900 smartphone, which will be able to boot into either the MeeGo or Maemo flavors of Linux. Meanwhile, Aava Mobile, which is porting MeeGo to its Intel Atom N6xx based Aava Mobile smartphone reference design, joined MeeGo's overseer, the Linux Foundation.

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First MeeGo Linux tablet ships

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Neofonie-owned WeTab GmbH has shipped what appears to be the first MeeGo-based tablet, the 11.6-inch, Intel Atom N450-based WeTab

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Meego marches forward on handsets and tablets

http://www.h-online.com

Nokia has confirmed that it now plans to release a preliminary version of its MeeGo platform for handsets on the 30th of June. A demo video of a pre-alpha version of MeeGo 1.1 for tablets has appeared online

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New Indications That HP is Dumping Windows for Linux (for Mobile Form Factors)

http://techrights.org

Vista 7 is put where it belongs (the trash can) as Linux remains lighter and more suitable for devices such as tablets; new security headaches involving Vista 7

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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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Microsoft says Android infringes its patents - HTC pays up.

http://www.engadget.com

Microsoft believes that elements from both the user interface and the underlying operating system are in violation of its rights.

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OpenOffice.org and the Gimp on the N900

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I have had my N900 for about one month now. During that time I have enjoyed several “Wow!” moments. But, the N900 had one more big Wow! moment in store for me, one that I truly did not expect.

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Whose Platform is it, Anyway?

http://www.linux-mag.com

Cloud computing, virtualization and mobile devices take the "proprietary" out of computing...at least for the consumer. Just think of the possibilities.

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Go faster with Mandriva InstantOn

http://blog.mandriva.com

Mandriva is proud to announce it’s brand new environment for mobile devices: Mandriva InstantOn.

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Is the Success of Google's Android a Threat to Free Software

http://www.linuxjournal.com

While the vast majority of the its apps are closed source they will not help spread real user freedom, or offer much of an alternative to Apple's tightly-controlled approach. The free software community needs to address these problems by encouraging many more developers to build great Android apps that are truly free.

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Windows Mobile loses 28 percent of market share, trend towards Open Source

http://ibtimes.com.au

Gartner analyst Roberta Cozza suggested that, given the strong emergence of free, open-source operating systems, Microsoft might find it difficult to demand licence fees from smart phone manufacturers for the mobile operating software. She also added that the recently introduced Windows Mobile 6.5 was not "a major improvement" from its predecessors.

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Nokia Sponsors KOffice Development for Mobile Devices

http://www.kdenews.org

At the Maemo Conference in Amsterdam Suresh Chande announced that Nokia has contracted KO GmbH to write a mobile office viewer using the KOffice libraries. The presentation by Suresh was given with the Nokia N900 smartphone, using the new Office Viewer. The improvements in KOffice have largely been in the libraries, on top of which a Maemo-specific GUI was written.

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On-line applications "just work"; why worry about the freedom of the licence?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

An increasing number of computer users are turning to online applications instead of ones on their desktop, With the emergence of online applications that have no desktop equivalent, and mobile devices that are browsers in your pocket, things are looking up. But what about free software?

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Wassup Android?

http://www.junauza.com

I've been following Android since its inception in November 2007. I'm referring to the open source Linux-based software platform for mobile devices developed by Google and the Open Handset Alliance.Everyone was talking about Android back then that I even made a post about it and defended it against a negative comment made by a well-known blogger.

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