Jolla's first phone is very much a work-in-progress, and while that might appeal to the fans who have seen Meego
develop into Sailfish and are keen to support the software as it grows, few consumers used to the iPhone and Samsung Galaxys will understand why Jolla is different and why it deserves praise.
The sub-units now in Mobile Solutions to move under Smart Devices include Symbian smartphones, MeeGo
computers and strategic business operations.
system of Linux Foundation combines projects of US Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) and Finnish mobile-phone maker Nokia Oyj (HEL:NOK1V) into a single Linux-based platform for netbooks and entry-level desktops, handheld computing and communications devices, in-vehicle infotainment devices, connected TVs and media phones.
The solution targets Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), utility, healthcare, telecom, entertainment and security service providers by pre-integrating a reference design based on the new Intel Atom(TM) processor E600 series, hardware and software components for feature plug and play, as well as an array of home management applications that run on the Linux-based operating system MeeGo
Windows Phone will be relegated to sixth place behind MeeGo
in Gartner's worldwide OS ranking by 2014.
The success of Ford with the Sync, Genivi's selection of MeeGo
as a reference platform and Google's entrance into telematics are clear indicators; in-vehicle infotainment is the new frontier in mobile computing.
Kanzi runtime can be integrated to a range of target devices, even those with different operating systems such as Android, MeeGo
The new lab is well aligned with the MeeGo
open source platform recently launched by Intel and Nokia.
Intel has already announced that Meego
was rolled out as Microsoft was not providing adequate support for its Atom platform.
It could give the lineup a shot in the arm if it replaces "Meego
," the lowest-rated sitcom on the Eye web's family block.