Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Aug 2012 19:54 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless As Sammobile reports: "Samsung will not bring any kind of new Bada phones in the second half of 2012. Samsung's latest bada phones showed up last year at IFA 2011 in Berlin. Samsung showed the Wave3, Wave M and Wave Y, all those devices run on Bada version 2.0. The focus of Samsung in the second half of 2012 is fully on Windows Phone 8 and Android. Because the Windows Phone market is in the hands of Nokia they will try to get that share back. Samsung will also try to make their Android position better than before. Thanks to some new Galaxy products in the second half of 2012. Another sad thing is Samsung moved their first TIZEN OS devices to 2013. Samsung already gave away some developers devices with TIZEN 1.0. The only problem is the support from TIZEN itself." Tizen was a lost cause to begin with, and Bada, while actually pretty good, can easily be replaced by Android. As much as it sucks to lose two operating systems (don't kid yourselves - these are EOL messages), it makes sense from a business perspective. Next up: the TouchWiz team.
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RE: idiotic
by moondevil on Thu 23rd Aug 2012 06:29 UTC in reply to "idiotic"
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Tizen = Linux + HTML5 without a browser. Tizen and HTML5 will kill all mobile ecosystems imo.

It remains to be seen.

Personally, I have already enough of HTML+CSS+JavaScript crap at work, trying to fit desktop concepts into browsers, each with its quirks, and always feeling alien to the desktop around them. Plus not taking any advantage of the available hardware resources. Yuck!

Native applications are the way to go, the web should only be used for communication protocols and documents.

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RE[2]: idiotic
by swift11 on Thu 23rd Aug 2012 07:15 in reply to "RE: idiotic"
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OS app stores will be dead within 5 years imo ;)

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