"The Moblin software resembles Windows or Apple's Mac OS X to a
degree, handling the basic functions of running a computer. But it
has a few twists as well that Intel says make it better suited for
small mobile devices.
"For example, Moblin fires up and reaches the Internet in about
seven seconds, then displays a novel type of start-up screen.
People will find their appointments listed on one side of the
screen, along with their favorite programs. But the bulk of the
screen is taken up by cartoonish icons that show things like social
networking updates from friends, photos and recently used