MeeGo

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Google I/O and MeeGo Developer Conference – A Tale of Two Events

By Chris Buerger First off, let me say that it is not fair to directly compare the two conferences to draw a conclusion about the comparative future of Android and MeeGo. Both software stacks are at a different place in their respective life cycles, and important maturity indicators such as overall ecosystem support (silicon providers, device manufacturers, application developer community…

Come and see us at Mobile World Congress!

By Chris Buerger Grab a pen and write down this number: Hall 2, booth 2C04 – this is where you’ll find the Wind River booth at Mobile World Congress (MWC). Mobile innovation comes alive at demonstrations. At this year’s MWC event, we are showcasing the latest and greatest mobile Android and MeeGo innovations from Wind River. Along with the newest features…

Making the Case for MeeGo 2.0

By Chris Buerger As an owner of the original Maemo-based N770, today is a sad day. Earlier, Nokia announced it would make Windows Phone 7 Nokia’s primary mobile platform, not MeeGo. This puts the brakes on what many considered a bold corporate initiative to bring Linux to a new class of Nokia mobile devices. Well before the iPad, well before…

Service-enabled gateways – The heart of the connected home

By Jessica Schieve As we ring in the new year, 120,000+ people will descend on Las Vegas for the 2011 International Consumer Electronics Show. The drumbeat to promote the next hot mobile or consumer device, application and technology is in full swing. The industry will be abuzz with press releases, product announcements and new partnerships.  And, yes, Wind River is gearing up…

The Myth of the Killer Mobile Reference UX

By Chris Buerger The "killer" preloaded mobile UX...is the concept on life support? I just came back from IDF, and while the event was strong on mobile market assertions but somewhat lightweight on public proof points, it did give me a chance to spend some time with the German-designed WePad running an embedded Linux kernel incorporating a number of MeeGo…

The ‘Big Reveal’ Release Approach in Mobile Linux – How Android and MeeGo Differ

By Chris Buerger A couple of weeks ago, I read through a somewhat heated email thread about the ‘Big Reveal’ mentality that Intel and Nokia were claimed to apply to the pending MeeGo 1.0 release. By coincidence, the timing overlapped with the excitement Google was stirring up for its 2.2 (Froyo) release of Android. Both events made me wonder about…