Items tagged with Maemo

You could argue that the browsers on the iPhone and Android saved mobile browsing. Before those, mobile browsing was usually limited. Very limited. Few desktop websites could be viewed on mobile browsers, and for years people begged and pleaded for... Read more...
Usually, it's rather difficult for a new operating system to find traction. There's already quite a few options on the market, and people are rarely out searching for new operating systems when the ones available to them seemingly handle their needs... Read more...
Remember MeeGo? That's the operating system that was formed when Intel and Nokia decided it best to merge their respective Moblin and Maemo efforts into one system designed for mobile devices, MIDs, UMPCs, slates, and even netbooks. Not much has... Read more...
Wow, talk about quick implementation. It was only 1.5 months ago that the world was introduced to the mash-up of Maemo and Moblin, and now the first go at MeeGo is on. "Day 1 is here," states the beaming post from a MeeGo development board, and it... Read more...
Moblin and Maemo, Maemo and Moblin. Now, you two turn and face one another, shake hands, and start living together. It sounds like an odd relationship, but if there were ever forced marriages in operating systems, this would be one of the most... Read more...
Nokia still holds the lion's share of the cell phone market place, but that edge is quickly slipping away. The Finnish handset maker has arguably fallen into the same holding pattern that has brought Sony Ericsson to its knees, and with players like... Read more...
Nokia's highly anticipated N900 is now available in the U.S.; it's also shipping to customers who preordered the Maemo-powered mobile computer. The N900 has a 3.5-inch touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard, and four customizable home screens. This... Read more...
On Thursday, Nokia unveiled its first phone using a Linux OS. The N900 uses Nokia's Linux-based Maemo OS, but for the first time in an actual cell phone as opposed to an Internet Tablet that requires wi-fi or cell phone pairing. The N900 runs Nokia's new Maemo 5 software. Nokia makes sure to emphasize the... Read more...