Intel's AppUp gets Moblin Netbook apps

The Atom-centric application storefront, which already carries Windows apps, in the future will also support apps written for the MeeGo platform.

Intel has launched a Moblin version of its AppUp Center, offering a storefront for developers looking to sell applications for the Linux-based Netbook operating system.

The AppUp Center, an online application store targeting Intel's Netbook-centric Atom processor, went into beta for Windows applications in January. The Moblin version is also in beta, and both stores are available now to consumers in the U.S. and Canada. They will open up to European users on Wednesday.

While it is now open for Moblin v2.1 applications, the store will take applications for MeeGo in the future. MeeGo is the fusion of Moblin and Nokia's Maemo platform, announced in February, that will succeed both operating systems. According to Intel, the move to MeeGo will let developers target smartphones and other consumer electronics, as well as Netbooks.

Read more of "Intel opens AppUp Center to Moblin netbook apps" at ZDNet UK.

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