Moblin

  • Moblin + Maemo + Linux Foundation = MeeGo

    Moblin + Maemo + Linux Foundation = MeeGo

    Intel's had their Moblin mobile Linux distribution for some time. Nokia's had their Maemo Linux distribution for awhile, too. Neither one really gained much traction in the development community. Along comes Google and everyone's like "OMG Android!!1" which must've really ticked off Intel and Nokia. In an effort to create a Linux distribution suited for new mobile devices -- not just phones … Read More

  • LG & Intel's Brand Spankin New MID Platform

    LG & Intel's Brand Spankin New MID Platform

    LG and Intel announced that they are partnering to produce MIDs (mobile internet devices) based on Intel's Moorestown hardware platform and Moblin OS. LG hopes to release internet devices with low power consumption. They are also tapping Ericsson to provide 3G capabilities for the devices. Read More

  • Intel's new OS for netbooks

    Intel's new OS for netbooks

    Intel hasn't had a history of liking the idea of netbooks since the low price point of the Atom processor that most of them are based on doesn't allow for very high profit margins. Well, it looks like Intel has realized that netbooks are here to stay because they've just taken the wraps off their own flavor of Linux optimized for the Atom processor: Moblin. Read More

  • Mobile Linux to rule MIDs

    Mobile Linux to rule MIDs

    According to the latest report from ABI Research, Linux is set to be top dog in the mobile OS wars by 2013. The research firm predicts that Linux, led by Moblin, LiMo and Maemo, will be the OS for more than 50 million mobile Internet devices (MIDs) in five years. ABI calls the MID market the “first real example of a greenfield situation” in that its believes all mobile OSs will start… Read More

  • Mobile Linux to rule MIDs

    Mobile Linux to rule MIDs

    According to the latest report from ABI Research, Linux is set to be top dog in the mobile OS wars by 2013. The research firm predicts that Linux, led by Moblin, LiMo and Maemo, will be the OS for more than 50 million mobile Internet devices (MIDs) in five years. ABI calls the MID market the “first real example of a greenfield situation” in that its believes all mobile OSs will start… Read More