Posts tagged mobile
Symbian announced that they’re closing their Open Source websites. Another proof that you can’t go open source if you’re not open since the beginning.
…we expect our websites will be shutting down on 17th December. We are working hard to make sure that most of the content accessible through web services (such as the source code, kits, wiki, bug database, reference documentation & Symbian Ideas) is available in some form, most likely on a DVD or USB hard drive upon request to the Symbian Foundation.
Ok, Symbian, you’re backing up… but More >francesco mapelli
First the list, then the comments:
1. No support for open source licenses
You simply can’t submit code licensed under GPL, AGPL and open source licenses in the marketplace. The following is taken from the Microsoft Application Provider Agreement, page 2.
Excluded Licenses include, but are not limited to the GPLv3 Licenses
A new Gartner report about the mobile market came out a few days ago. From the data available from the press release announcing it, I made a graph about how sales by OS changed from third quarter 2009.
Short story is: Android went from 3.5% to 25.5% at expense of others OSs, Symbian in particular. Click on the image to see it larger.
Wow! I found a way to write a second post (after the one about the Apple Strategy) with the word “iPhone” in it!
Today Funambol (the company I work for) announced the availability of myFunambol, a free portal that allows users to access and synchronize contacts, calendars and emails from your mobile phones, ipod, pc and stuff.francesco mapelli
Wouldn’t it be nice to offer your visitors a mobile version of your blog? This can help them to reach your blog even when they’re not in front of a pc, allowing them to read you when they’re on the bus or not in front of their computer.francesco mapelli