Symbian 3 and 4 Progress

Jan 12, 2010

Development is moving forward on Symbian, a mobile phone operating system that is largely under free licensing. Version 3 should show all its planned features by the first quarter of 2010.

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Release Candidate Pardus 2009.1

Jan 12, 2010

The Pardus team has published the first release candidate of its Linux distribution with the slightly confusing version number 2009.1.

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Ttylinux 9.1 Supports USB HID

Jan 11, 2010

The very frugal ttylinux distro is available in version 9.1.

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New Toys: Interesting Mobile Linux Devices at CES

Jan 11, 2010

The first smartphones based on Intel's Moorestown, the Mini 5 with Android and the Lenovo LePhone: the mobile Linux highlights from this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

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Splashtop 2.0 Does UMTS and Touchscreen

Jan 11, 2010

The Linux-based instant-on operating system for fast access to the Web and chat adds more functions in version 2.0.

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FFII: EU Trade Agreement with Korea Endangers Developers

Jan 10, 2010

The Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) perceives the free trade agreement of the EU with Korea as a massive competitive disadvantage to the EU and a danger to software developers, free software projects and small and mid-sized companies.

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License Change at Novell Adds Confusion

Jan 08, 2010

The recent mail from Novell titled "Upcoming maintenance requirement to access patches and service packs for select Novell products" only adds confusion for Linux customers. As it turns out, nothing much has changed.

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VIA Telecom to Join Open Handset Alliance

Jan 08, 2010

The San Diego based VIA Telecom, owned by the Taiwaneese VIA Concern, is to become a member of the Open Handset Alliance, the consortium around the mobile operating system Android.

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