One of the biggest problems that any new mobile platform suffers is the application ecosystem – users are looking for apps but developers are not interested in developing apps till the platform reaches a critical installed base. It is a typical Catch 22 situation. RIM tried to sort it out with its PlayBook by offering [...]
Tizen, a platform backed up by Samsung and Intel, and almost entirely reliant on HTML5 just ended up on the Samsung Galaxy S II HD LTE for a quick spin, giving us a better idea about what’s in store. Tizen sounded more like a puzzle rather than a real-world platform just a week or so [...]
Tizen just hit the 1.0 release last week (codenamed Larkspur), and at the Tizen Conference I’ve had the chance to play with the prototype device that Samsung has been handing out to developers to test their applications. Its basically a super large screen device, (my guess is about 4.3-4.7″ inches, 720p HD) that’s running on [...]
Tizen, the open source mobile OS backed by Samsung, Intel, Panasonic, Huawei, and the Linux Foundation, has been in development for some time. We first reported it back in January, when it was publicly announced, and only a few months later we’re looking at the first annual developers conference. Now, the software has reached an [...]
In February this year Samsung was all optimistic about Bada, seems like something changed since then if Eldar Murtazin could be considered as a reliable source. So what next You might ask, Tizen. Sadly Eldar tips us that we will not see it in London, but maybe some backstage?