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[News] Linux Expected to Become the Dominant Phones Platform, Many Android Phones to Come

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Linux smartphone to beat entire market in 2010

http://www.techworld.com.au/article/348674/linux_smartphone_beat_entire_market_2010?fp=2&fpid=1&rid=1

New Android Smart Phones Coming this Year

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| We have all seen the Google Nexus One, HTC 
| Desire, Legend, Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 
| and plenty of other Android smart phones 
| and by all means, we are very much 
| impressed. But the availability of the 
| open source platform does not end this 
| year with these handsets alone. In fact, 
| several new smart phones are already on 
| the way.
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http://www.blog.best-mobile-contracts.co.uk/2010/06/sony-ericsson-phones/new-android-smart-phones-coming-this-year.html


Recent:

Growth of Linux-Based Smartphone Shipments Will Outstrip Growth 
of the Entire Smartphone Market in 2010, Says ABI Research

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| ABI Research anticipates that Linux-
| enabled smartphones, led by the success of
| Google’s Android, will comprise 33% of the
| worldwide smartphone market by 2015. With
| more than 60,000 smartphones shipping per
| day, Android has catapulted ahead of other
| Linux mobile platforms.
`----

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/home/permalink/?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20100601007062&newsLang=en


Google's Android favored for phones, tablets

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| Victoria Fodale, an analyst at ABI
| Research, said Tuesday in a research note
| that the Scottsdale, AZ-based marketing
| research firm anticipates that Linux-
| enabled smartphones, led by the success of
| Google's Android, will comprise 33 percent
| of the worldwide smartphone market by
| 2015. "With more than 60,000 smartphones
| shipping per day, Android has catapulted
| ahead of other Linux mobile platforms,"
| according to the note.
`----

http://news.cnet.com/8301-13924_3-20006520-64.html


Linux Proving Disruptive In Smartphone Market

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| More than 60,000 smartphones ship per day
| and the Android has leaped ahead of other
| Linux mobile platforms, said Victoria
| Fodale, a senior analyst at the firm.
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http://www.informationweek.com/news/software/linux/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=225300180
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Tiny handsets run Android ,----[ Quote ] | Sony Ericsson announced two compact, | scaled-down members of its Xperia X10 | Android smartphone line. The Xperia X10 | Mini and the QWERTY-keyboard equipped X10 | Mini Pro both offer Qualcomm processors | clocked to 600MHz with 2.5-inch QVGA | touchscreens, five-megapixel cameras, HSPA, | WiFi, Bluetooth, aGPS, and Android 1.6, | says the company. `---- http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Sony-Ericsson-Xperia-X10-Mini-and-Mini-Pro/ Acer updates Liquid, adds three more Android phones ,----[ Quote ] | Acer announced three new Android | smartphones, as well as an Android 2.1 | version of its Liquid phone. Acer's BeTouch | e400 and BeTouch E110 fall into the mid- | and low-end range, while the Acer "Liquid | e" and Formula One styled Acer Ferrari | smartphone both appear to target the upper | ranges of Android phones. `---- http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Acer-BeTouch-E400-and-E110-and-Liquid-e-and-Scuderia-Ferrari/?kc=rss Motorola's latest Android handset offers multi-touch ,----[ Quote ] | In its Cliq XT incarnation, the Quench | appears to be intended as the next- | generation version of Motorola's first | Android phone, the T-Mobile-sold Cliq. | However, the company did not list which | global carrier(s) would pick up the Quench | version. `---- http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/Motorola-Quench-and-Cliq-XT/ Freescale...

[News] Google/Android/Linux Phones to Come Shortly, iPhone at Risk
Android phones as early as this fall? ,----[ Quote ] | A Google executive may have inadvertently tipped the wireless industry's hand | on the launch time frame for Android phones. | | [...] | | The report also said that Samsung was racing with HTC to get an Android phone | out the door, meaning perhaps other handset makers have accelerated their | plans. `---- http://www.news.com/8301-13579_3-9901954-37.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20 iPhone's biggest competition might be the ASUS EeePC Quote ,----[ Quote ] | There are a certain percentage of people out th...

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Nokia to have Snapdragon and Intel devices this summer ,----[ Quote ] | Nokia's first Maemo (now MeeGo) device, the | N900, uses OMAP, but the OS will presumably | be heavily geared to Atom in the wake of the | Intel deal announced last week. This | convergence of the two Linux-based OSs will | take the OS formerly known as Maemo beyond | Nokia - LG has already said its GW990, the | first Atom-based smartphone, will evolve to | run MeeGo. `---- http://www.rethink-wireless.com/2010/02/23/nokia-snapdragon-intel-devices-summer.htm Recent: 3D mobiles are the future, says Nokia ,----[ Quote ] | One interesting thing would be more details | on Nokia's Intel deal to create Linux-based | MeeGo, but in spite of a question on the | subject, Harlow refused to be drawn into | more detail, leaving us still speculating | as to the scope and impact of the deal. `---- http://www.t3.com/news/3d-mobiles-are-the-future-says-nokia?=43769 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEARECAAYFAkuFS9wACgkQU4xAY3RXLo5A5wCeMsnBc0b13AYWDNF18UnUAByx xeUAoKCdFsIRAffqHVfpvfuMx6/TPSfd =5T+4 -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- ...

[News] iPhone Runs Linux, Android Phones Become Hackable, Multi-Touch-Enabled
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 iPhone Linux! ,----[ Quote ] | The iPhone is certainly known for its elegance and beauty, but around these | parts it's also known for being closed and proprietary. The Open Source | community does a little cheer when we hear about jailbreaking the iPhone -- | but soon we'll have even more to party about. Led by planetbeing (a member of | the iPhone Dev Team), the project has successfully booted the 2.6 Linux | kernel on one of the little beasties. It's still very much in the early | stages, but now the forbidden fruit will be a...

[News] Nokia's Linux-based N900 a "resounding success"; Dell's Linux Phone is Reviewed, Coming Soon
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Nokia N900 Review Roundup ,----[ Quote ] | You only have to read a few reviews of the | Nokia N900 to realise that it is a | resounding success – people like the | functionality, the open source nature of | its OS, the memory, the possibilities for | development, and the little features on it. | Techradar disagreed with Nokia on one | thing: they don’t believe that the Nokia | N900 is a computer. Instead, they said, | “it’s a smartphone and a very good one at | that.” In addition, they were also | impressed with the overall performance of | the OS. | | Similarly, T3 were highly impressed with | the overall functionality of the Nokia | N900, saying it was “better than any Nokia | handset we’ve seen in along time.” | | They added: “In terms of browsing and sheer | multitasking capability, it’s also superior | to other smartphone rivals.” `---- http://noknok.tv/2009/11/20/nokia-n900-review-roundup/ Nokia Focuses on Linux-based Maemo for High-end Smartphones ,----[ Quote ] | The talk of the town is Android. Nobody is | talking about Symbian anymore. Symbian, of | course, still holds majority (50 percent of | global sales) of the mobile market share, | but its slowly declining. Maybe that’s why | Nokia, Symbian’s primary contributor, is | trying to fight back - by dropping the | mobile OS from its high-end phones. `---- http://www.mobilewire.co.uk/19-11-2009-nokia-focuses-on-linux-based-maemo-for-high-e...

[News] [Linux] Linux Virtualisation Comes from Many Directions
Parallels Gears Up for Games, Graphics ,----[ Quote ] | Parallels is offering an upgrade of its popular software that | allows users to run Windows or Linux operating systems on | Intel Mac computers. `---- http://www.technewsworld.com/story/gaming/57756.html Fedora 7 Xen First Look ,----[ Quote ] | Having spent a few days with Fedora 7, I have found that, while still | a bit buggy, the updated Xen tools show some real promise. `---- http://enterpriselinuxlog.blogs.techtarget.com/2007/06/07/fedora-7-xen-first-look/ VMware Fusion Beta 4 Released ,----[ Quote ] | You can use 32-bit an...

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