The Year of the Linux Mobile Phone

[ Thanks to Bill
for this link. ]

“According to a Computerworld Singapore report quoting newly
published research, 2012 will be the year of the Linux mobile
phone, with some 31 percent of all smart phones, or 331 million
devices, running Linux. The prediction is based largely upon the
fact that Linux has a much faster growth rate than either Symbian
or Windows Mobile, some 75 percent year on year.

“Symbian is probably likely to be the main casualty, as outside
of the US (where it enjoys a market share of less than 10 percent)
it claims in excess of 70 percent of the global smart phone
business, although the majority of this is restricted to