Linux Framework Wars Down to Two Parties

June 2008
Portable Design;Jun2008, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p14
The article reports that the incumbent smartphone OS software vendors will derive from two technically competent and coalesced Linux consortia. The LiMo Foundation and the Open Handset Alliance announcement of support from another major carrier in the form of Verizon categorically proves its reliability. It also caters the growing support for Android in the form of numerous global application developers coding innovative applications for the platform. Moreover, LiMo and Android will take the market for Linux solutions and there will be opportunities for solutions such as Maemo that will be facilitated by the encroachment of the Mobile Internet Device (MID) form factor into the mobile devices landscape.


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