Tag Archives: Morgan Gillis
Rating: Web apps are prospective third ecosystem
The executive director of the LiMo Foundation, Morgan Gillis, has hit out at weaknesses in the existing app regime. He argued that, “There are still some drawbacks with the existing pair of dominant ecosystems.” Gillis was speaking at the recent GSMA Mobile Asia Congress 2011 in Hong Kong (see report). Gillis didn’t name names but he was obviously talking about the two dominant mobile app stores – Apple’s iTunes and Google’s Android Market. Significantly, Gillis hinted that there could be an alternative – web based apps are prospective third mobile apps ecosystem. We assume this is a reference to apps based on HTML5 in particular because they can potentially run on all the major mobile OS and so are effectively platform agnostic. Continue reading
Rating: Legal and technical hurdles to overcome
The momentous news that Nokia intends to help transform Symbian into an open source OS has taken most observers – and plenty of affected employees, too – completely by surprise.
However, the open source code for the Symbian Foundation won’t be appearing on user group sites tomorrow.
It’s going to take [...]
Rating: LiMo tastic kids!
They Say: The LiMo foundation, which was set up in 2007 and conceived to deliver and create a globally consistent software platform based upon Mobile Linux have announced the addition of Infineon Technologies, Kvaleberg AS, Mozilla Corporation, Red Bend Software, Sagem Mobiles, SFR, SK Telecom and Verizon Wireless as new member companies.