Samsung shows a Tizen phone at mobile world congress.
We do agree though that the user interface is only one part of the story. The big strength of Android is the plethora of applications available. Will Samsung manage to create a real alternative to the Google store and the Google apps?
BayLibre gives a training course on Linux Kernel and Drivers development.
It will be held between the 7th of April and the 11th of April in Sophia Antipolis in English.
The course is mostly hands on with topics such as Linux device model, frameworks or locking addressed. Over half of the time is dedicated to hands on labs on BeagleBone Black.
There are 2 seats left. In order to register, contact us at email@example.com
New HTC smartphone can display information through an array of Leds
This is just a leak to be confirmed in 2 weeks. The Led cover can display simple messages when the screen is off. This is a really cool feature and we would love to see a more complete, more sophisticated product come up following this trend.
Interesting comparison between Roku stick and Chromecast.
Linuxgizmos definitely votes for Roku stick although we feel there is some bias comparing devices which were released within a year of each other. Roku is definitely a player to watch. What we find interesting here is that Roku is releasing a series of products which are adding value to each other: the stick, a full fledge remote, iPhone and Android remote control apps.
Another secure smartphone being released, after Samsung, Boeing. There is a trend towards secure smartphones with each country having a dedicated one and some vendors (such as Samsung) providing some. Yet the question of performance, boot time and access to the service stays complete. So far, there has been no report on the actual speed of access to the service on these smartphones.
This article demonstrates how open source technology can be used as a trigger to economical development. Take a village in West Papua isolated from the world which is of no economical interest to telecommunication operators. Install for a very low cost (thanks to open source technology) a local network. Connect it to the Internet. Create several services around the network with several business models. Result: this rural area is now connected and this connection has generated revenues and economical growth.
We like this article discussing whether ARM might succeed in the server space.