Mobile Firefox "Fennec" Becomes 1.0

Feb 01, 2010

After one and half years in development, the Mozilla project is now releasing its first stable version of its mobile Firefox, code-named Fennec. The target platform is initially Maemo.

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FSF Petitions Against iPad Use of DRM

Jan 29, 2010

The iPad presented in San Francisco by Apple chief Steve Jobs has enraged the Free Software Foundation (FSF). It seems Apple is increasingly compromising user freedom by imposing Digital Restrictions Management (DRM) on the tablet.

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Apple Presents iPad

Jan 28, 2010

Steve Jobs presented the iPad tablet computer in San Francisco among great anticipation.

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Ubuntu 10.04 Alpha 2 Removes HAL

Jan 15, 2010

The development of Ubuntu 10.04 is taking another turn. Lucid Lynx now has a second alpha version that gets rid of HAL.

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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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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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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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Songbird Preinstalled on Philips GoGear Players

Jan 08, 2010

The browser and Songbird music player developed out of the Mozilla project have come together in a cooperative framework with Philips in the 2010 models of their GoGear MP3 player series.

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