"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
"'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..."