f



[News] Open Mobile Alliance Established to Promote Linux Phones; Motorola Pressured to Support Desktop Linux

Open Mobile Alliance to Support Mobile Linux Handsets

,----[ Quote ]
| The Linux Phone Standards (LiPS) Forum says has established a formal liaison 
| and framework for cooperation between the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) and 
| LiPS. In particular, LiPS delivers specifications and standards for services 
| and user applications on Linux-based telephony platforms, and OMA develops 
| open specifications for mobile content and services.    
`----

http://www.cellular-news.com/story/26100.php

Press release:

Linux Phone Standards Forum and Open Mobile Alliance Create Standardization
Liaison

http://www.linuxelectrons.com/news/mobile/12096/linux-phone-standards-forum-open-mobile-alliance-create-standardization-liaison

Motorola leaves Linux users in the lurch with its Linux smartphone

,----[ Quote ]
| When Motorola released its smartphone running linux, I thought that it was a 
| great match for my requirements. I later found that the synch. options were 
| Microsoft only, so I contacted Motorola...  
`----

http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/92827/


Related:

Motorola sees Linux as its mobile mainstay

,----[ Quote ]
| Cell phones traditionally have used proprietary operating systems, fragmented 
| even among one manufacturer's products. Motorola and other vendors have also 
| opened up phone platforms through the Java and BREW software environments. 
| Linux will help to further expand the community of developers for software, 
| which is becoming an increasingly important part of mobile phones, said 
| Christy Wyatt, vice president of ecosystem and market development at 
| Motorola. The company has shipped about 9 million Linux handsets in the past 
| four years and is now extending the OS down from smartphones to midrange 
| handsets such as the Razr2.        
`----

http://news.yahoo.com/s/infoworld/20070808/tc_infoworld/90862


Motorola ships a U.S. Linux mobile phone

,----[ Quote ]
| It's finally happened. Motorola last month quietly shipped its first 
| Linux-based mobile phone "bound for North America," in its words. 
| Additionally, the world's third-largest handset vendor (Mot was passed up by 
| Samsung this year) is offering new "MotoMAGX" tools supporting native Linux 
| third-party apps.     
`----

http://linuxdevices.com/news/NS8917567693.html


,----[ Quote ]
| "Linux will take a significant--I'm not allowed to say 'dominant'--market
| share of mobile phone operating systems," she predicted. Motorola expects
| 60% of its phones will use a version of embedded Linux "in a short 
| time," Wyatt said.
`----

http://news.yahoo.com/s/cmp/20070617/tc_cmp/199904892
0
newsgroups3 (79677)
9/18/2007 9:20:51 PM
comp.os.linux.advocacy 124139 articles. 3 followers. Post Follow

0 Replies
564 Views

Similar Articles

[PageSpeed] 44

Reply: