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An open alternative for Palm Pre iTunes users

Jul 18, 2009, 11:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

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"KDE, a popular Linux desktop environment, developers are encouraging Pre to abandon trying to work with uncooperative Apple and use KDE’s Amarok 2 media player instead. They’re quite serious.

"Bart Cerneels, aka Stecchino, a KDE developer, wrote on his blog, “We can quickly add support for the Palm Pre, or any other player, providing there is a way to access the database and we have documentation of the data-format. We already have iPod and MTP support and the same system is used to implement audio CD as a collection. iPhone OS 3.0 is being worked on as well as UMS (generic USB device) and OBEX (many cellphones).”"

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