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LinuxPlanet: Nokia Seeks Application Ideas For Linux-Based N800 Tablet

Feb 22, 2007, 20:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jacqueline Emigh)

"Nokia is now scouting about for new application ideas around the N800, its latest Linux-enabled tablet. At the same time, though, the company has no plans to stray from its choice of an essentially Debian Linux-based platform, or from its concept of the N800 as a device geared to on-the-go Internet connectivity, according to Ari Jaaksi, Nokia's director of open source software.

"'The N800 is a device that lives and breathes 'Internet,'' Jaaksi said, during an interview with LinuxPlanet at last week's LinuxWorld OpenSolutions show in New York.

"At the show, Nokia and Popular Science magazine launched a contest revolving around applications, scripts, services, and hardware additions for the N800, the next step beyond Nokia's previously released N770..."

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