The use of Qt is expected to make it easier for developers to write apps both for the Maemo mobile Linux OS and for Symbian, Nokia's smartphone platform.
Nokia has announced that it's going all in for 2010, taking the Symbian user interface "to a new level" and delivering the first Maemo 6 "mobile computer".
The deal will create a new way for Nokia to fight competition in the smartphone market by focusing on a Linux strategy as a strong alternative to the Symbian OS that Nokia is using today.
Running Nokia's Maemo OS, the N900 combines multitasking, Web browsing, a 3.5- inch touch screen, cell phone, and QWERTY keyboard.
Ex-Nokia employees have banded together to form a new start-up company, with plans to release a smartphone based on the Nokia-developed MeeGo operating system.
The Nokia N900 is missing in action as Nokia delays its launch in UK stores by a week as it scrambles to get the software perfected to avoid an N97-style flop
Mozilla releases Fennec 1.0 beta 4 for Maemo this week, bringing us ever closer to a stable version of the Firefox mobile for Nokia Internet Tablets.
Extensive details about the long rumoured Nokia N900 internet tablet have appeared online, with a huge collection of screenshots showing the Linux-based OS in action.
Firefox for Android is almost here! CNET sat down with the Mozilla team for an up-close-and-personal look at the mobile browser.
Firefox has taken its next step in creating a proper mobile browser, with the release of a beta version of Fennec for Android and Maemo.