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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 Handset/Smartphone Source Code Available

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Today, the handset baseline source code is available to the development community. This code is being actively developed as MeeGo 1.1, which is scheduled for release in October. The team has been preparing MeeGo Gitorious with all the sources and infrastructure to perform the weekly builds for MeeGo 1.1 development.

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

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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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Why open clouds are more important than open phones.

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Free-software advocates want software on mobile phones be free, but with the increasing irrelevance of single-node freedom when it's tied into a network, should we not be more concerned with freedom between nodes, than with freedom of the nodes themselves? The real concern should be over open data, not open phones.

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Android begins to gain wider acceptance

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There are many Linux based mobile platforms available today: Maemo, Openmoko and Android. Of these, it is probably Android that has created the most noise in and out of open sources circles. Until now however there have not been many successful devices running Google's mobile OS, and the ones that exist didn't present much of a challenge to the iPhone. Things are starting to change however.

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How to use Your Mobile Phone as Remote for your Linux Media Player

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Remuco is a duplex remote control system for Linux media players and mobile devices equipped with Bluetooth or WiFi.

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Extend the border of free cyberspace to mobile

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"After one year spent using my (pretty old) cell phone for more than just sms and audio calls, I understand better some of the new challenges that the free software movement have to face. I already wrote about the implications of GPLv3 on mobile handsets, but that post only scratches the surface of the issues..."

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Openmoko Inks a Distribution Deal

http://ostatic.com

If you're interested in OpenMoko's Neo FreeRunner phone, but don't want to buy a development unit straight from them, there's another choice. Canadian company Koolu has signed on to distribute the phone in the Americas, UK, and EU, with plans to enhance and support the software as well.

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OpenMoko Neo Freerunner available for order July 4th

http://www.engadget.com

Last we heard form Openmoko, it was packing and shipping the open-source FreeRunner for an early July release. So, here we are in early July and wouldn't you know it, the FreeRunner will be available for order starting Friday, July 4 with shipping to begin on Monday, July 7. As for details, we got 'em.

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iPhone, You Phone, OpenMoko!

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With all the hype surrounding the iPhone, it's time to consider what this little wonder can really do as a replacement for your portable computer.

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First Sub-$100 3G Linux Mobile Phone unveiled

http://www.mobiletechnews.com

The new Purple Magic Linux 3G Linux reference feature phone offers video telephony, music playback, high-speed Internet browsing and video streaming at below US$100 price tag.

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Forum sets Linux phone standard specs

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The Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum has announced the completion of the LiPS Release 1.0 specifications (download it here), with the intention of enabling mobile industry players to achieve basic interoperability for applications and services deployed on Linux-based phones.

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Google and Sun may butt heads over Android

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Google could be heading for a showdown with Sun over the way Android, Google's new mobile phone software platform, handles Java.

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Linux on cell phones: the trend is up

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Motorola's US launch of the Linux-based RAZR2 V8, now taking place. Has Linux become a contending competitive platform, pushing open source to the front of the stage in this market?

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How Linux became a mobile phone OS

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Linux started out on desktops and servers, but has now shipped on about 20 million mobile phones. Ever wonder how it made the jump? In a new whitepaper, embedded industry pioneer Jim Ready offers a concise technical retrospective on Linux's transition into a mobile phone OS.

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