q&a System software exec Doug Fisher discusses Moblin 2.1's features and benefits, and Intel's overall strategy for its open-source OS.
Unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum, the upcoming Moblin 2.1 operating system will run on mobile devices, Netbooks, and nettops, putting it in competition with Windows.
The Atom-centric application storefront, which already carries Windows apps, in the future will also support apps written for the MeeGo platform.
Linux Foundation's Moblin, in its refusal to clone the Windows experience, demonstrates just what can be on the "desktop," or, in this case, the Netbook.
Intel's Moblin operating system, a rival Linux distribution for mobile devices, is clearly aimed at Google's Android, but Microsoft's mobile plans may be collateral damage.
Chip giant's Linux-based operating system is set to fade away after merging with another Linux platform under another name.
The PC maker is looking at Chrome OS for the future, but is currently planning on releasing other Linux-based operating systems sooner.
Chipmaker has released information on its next-generation Atom processor and the beta of the Moblin 2.0 Linux operating system.
In an attempt to beat the iPhone, more competitors are developing their own versions of Linux. This is a mistake.
q&a ZDNet UK speaks to Intel's Imad Sousou at this year's Open Source In Mobile conference to discuss the evolution of the Moblin Linux distribution.