Computer Business Review: Trolltech Predicts First Open Linux Phones in 2007
Sep 09, 2006, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Mobile Linux application platform vendor Trolltech ASA predicts
that the first phones running an open version of the OS, to which
native apps can be downloaded, will appear in 2007.
"At the moment a number of handset manufacturers make Linux
phones, the most high-profile being Motorola Inc, but those devices
use Java as the application mechanism. However, Karsten Homann, VP
of professional services for the Oslo, Norway-based Trolltech, said
his company expects to see 'open phones, to which native Linux apps
will be downloadable, next year...'"