Linked by tessmonsta on Tue 16th Mar 2010 08:55 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Today's mobile space is owned by the likes of Nokia, RIM, Apple, and Google. While some of these corporations have embraced some open source components, a full FLOSS solution has yet to gain traction. Why? Blogger Bradley M. Kuhn posts thoughtful analysis of the current state of Open Source in the mobile space.
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RE[2]: Design Thinking
by lemur2 on Tue 16th Mar 2010 14:20 UTC in reply to "RE: Design Thinking"
lemur2
Member since:
2007-02-17

Don't let the modding down upset you; it is relatively common when you say something critical about the Wonderland.


Modded down for complete inaccuracy. Apple doesn't innovate, it merely polishes existing ideas.

FOSS is many times more innovative than Apple.

It is fair enough to criticise if it bears some semblance to truth, but I don't see the point of outright lies.

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RE[3]: Design Thinking
by puelocesar on Tue 16th Mar 2010 14:38 in reply to "RE[2]: Design Thinking"
puelocesar Member since:
2008-10-30

Where the hell I talked about Apple on my original post? I cited Apple in a response because someone pointed that people wanted eye candy. That's totally not true.

When I'm talking about innovation, I'm talking about true innovation, the one's that change people life for good, not just a algorithm that performs better.

The heck, why everyone fu**in think that when we call for user experience we are talking about apple?

Here are the people that I'm talking about:
http://www.ideo.com
http://www.frogdesign.com

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RE[4]: Design Thinking
by testman on Tue 16th Mar 2010 22:47 in reply to "RE[3]: Design Thinking"
testman Member since:
2007-10-15

Admitting Apple did something right amongst the hardcore geeks is as unpopular today as admitting the same of Microsoft in the earlier-years of this millennium.

No doubt it'll be Google's turn in a few years.

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RE[4]: Design Thinking
by cycoj on Wed 17th Mar 2010 10:22 in reply to "RE[3]: Design Thinking"
cycoj Member since:
2007-11-04

I just looked at the two websites you posted. You're saying that innovation is not just eyecandy, but looking at those two websites, it seems to me that's what they're mainly doing. Come'on reinventing Vogue italy? How's that innovation?

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