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Mobile Linux Unification

Feb 16, 2010, 12:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"While Microsoft is finally buying a clue and incorporating its Zune media playing and Xbox game capability into its new Windows Mobile, mobile Linux is making its own improvements. First, Intel and Nokia are merging their mobile Linux distributions into a single operating system: MeeGo. At the same time, Adobe and Google has partnered up to bring Adobe Flash to Android.

"MeeGo has great promise. I always liked Intel's Moblin and merging it with Nokia's Maemo is a smart move. As Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, which has served as midwife to this move observed: it helps "create "one open-source uber-platform for the next generation of computing devices"

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