Can Linux Make an Impact on Phones?
Feb 26, 2008, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"One of the major themes that emerged from this year's Mobile
World Congress in Barcelona was Linux, with new Linux-based handset
platforms on show and various applications and services for mobile
Linux. Could this mean that Linux is likely to be a major rival for
other mobile operating systems such as Symbian?
"On the face of it, there seems to be a growing momentum behind
mobile Linux. Vendors such as Motorola and LG showed off handsets
based on the new LiMo platform, while ARM and Texas Instruments
demonstrated prototype hardware running Google's Android phone
platform, which is also based on Linux..."