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Android

Android is now open source software. Google open the entire source code including network and telephony stacks that were not available previously under a Apache license.

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I’m not surprised at all. Linux runs on tiny phone to large server systems. According to IDC researchers (prediction) – spending on the Linux ecosystem will rise from $21 billion in 2007 to more than $49 billion in 2011, driven by rising enterprise deployments of Linux server operating systems. Linux server deployments are expanding from […]

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Recently, Sun acquired MySQL for USD 1 billion. Today Trolltech announced that they have entered into an agreement that Nokia to acquire Trolltech for USD 150 million. Congratulations, Eirik, Haavard and the crew. Trolltech created Qt, a multi-platform C++ Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) framework which also includes packages such as data structures and a networking […]

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The BlackBerry is a wireless handheld which I used mainly for office e-mail, telephone, text messaging and other wireless information services. Joe has published some interesting information about syncing BlackBerry on Linux: If you use Linux on your desktop, and you also happen to have a BlackBerry handheld device, you’re probably aware that Research in […]

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This short guide explains how to use Bluetooth to pair a mobile phone with a Linux desktop computer and use Bitpim to access phone data: My desktop computer doesn’t have built-in Bluetooth support, so I used a cheap USB Bluetooth adapter. I started by installing GNOME’s Bluetooth tools. On Ubuntu, that is the gnome-bluetooth package. […]

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I did used Motorola RAZR V3 for sometime in 2006 before I dropped it into a swimming pool :( The new RAZR 2 has a bigger screen, better UI, quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 with EDGE and Linux platform. OSnews has published a review for the new RAZR 2 V8: The RAZR2 V8 is a quad-band GSM […]

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