Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 30th Jan 2013 23:06 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless And so, today, RIM announced its Hail Mary - a brand new mobile operating system (well, sort-of new), as well as two new devices. In addition, the Canadian company also officially changed its name from Research In Motion to Blackberry. The first few reviews of Blackberry 10 are already out, and it's not bad. The problem, however, is that in the case of Blackberry, 'not bad' could easily mean 'not good enough'.
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RE[4]: My thoughts
by ricegf on Fri 1st Feb 2013 12:55 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: My thoughts"
ricegf
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2007-04-25

SailfishOS and Ubuntu Phone plan something similar as far as I remember.


No, but I can see why you'd be confused.

Canonical offers Ubuntu for Android, which runs Android in phone mode and Ubuntu (with Android VM) in desktop mode.

But Ubuntu for Smartphones is pure Ubuntu, running Qt and HTML5 apps only. Mark Shuttleworth was asked why they won't also support Android apps, but he stated that would discourage native developers.

And I agree, although I also expect to side-load a Dalvik VM anyway, exactly as I side-loaded a Garnet (PalmOS) VM onto my N900.

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