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Nokia releases first open-source Symbian device

By Jordan Hall 28th April 2010


I previously posted on how Nokia open-sourced the Symbian mobile operating system and the advantages this will bring to mobile web developers. Nokia has now released their first mobile device based on the open-source version of Symbian, the Nokia N8 phone. It is the first version of the software since the Symbian foundation announced that it had made its code open source in February. The Foundation - which includes Nokia, Motorola and Samsung am...

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Will the Apple iPad slow development of mobile websites?

By Jordan Hall 4th February 2010


Will Apple's release of the iPad slow the surge past few years of mobile web development? Some people think so. The release of Apple's ever popular smartphone, the iPhone, back in mid 2007 caused a huge development spike in websites and dynamic web applications designed the mobile devices. Of course, the vast majority of these mobile website were developed specifically with the iPhone in mind, however the results were beneficial to pretty much a...

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Mobile Web Development – Nokia OS goes open-source

By Jordan Hall


In a move that should help with mobile web design and development for Nokia's mobile devices, the Symbian operating system which powers these devices has been made open source. Nokia is releasing their Symbian operating system, which includes the Symbian web browser, under an open source license. Symbian is the most popular smartphone operating system, and its total code base is valued at "billions of dollars". The open sourcing of Symbian hopes...

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