Tag Archive | Mobile Computing

Pretty Computing Machines Designed For Linux #slimbook

While I’m sure this has been done before; I haven’t seen something pre-built that’s quite as shiny.

We assemble computers searching for excellent quality and warranty service, at a reasonable price. [Currently: I’m not sure anyone in with this customer base can definitely offer this. Anyway:] So much so, that in 2018 we were awarded Best Open Source Service / Solution Provider at the OpenExpo Europe 2018.”

https://slimbook.es/en/us

Now this is interesting… #pinephone

An Open Source Smart Phone Supported by All Major Linux Phone Projects…Perhaps you’re in a line of work where security is a must, or [you are] a hard-core Linux enthusiast, or perhaps you’ve just got enough of Android and iOS and you’re ready for something else – the PinePhone may be the next Phone for you.

See Pine64.org / PinePhone

Perhaps not quite up there in terms of “operable” hardware, but I will be watching this…

Firefox OS yes Firefox OS

Turns out the Mozilla massive have finally launched their own mobile operating system after announcing it getting on for two years ago.

Why?…

Surely there’s space for some more license-free phone software; particularly since Google own Motorola and thereby own Symbian (in theory Android’s nearest competitor); specially since carriers (e.g. Orange- sorry, EE; O2; etc) theoretically don’t have to pay anything to fill their phones with this latest stuff?! Read More…

BlackBerry Androids?!

It turns out, while releasing BBM to other platforms, BlackBerry are expanding the scope of required skills for software-development on their flagship range: http://developer.blackberry.com/android.

As long as your code is written for the Android SDK v2.3.3, and you use BB’s own encapsulation tool, your code should run directly on BB OS10!

 

Mobile Computing Gripes; ch. XXVII

In the latest installment of the saga of the rubbish handset:

I reinstalled an app’ (that without a media card I can’t fit at all) yet ended up with more space. How can this be?!