Please Explain: Bada

Samsung will launch Bada mid-year, but what does this mean and why should you care? The latest in our Please Explain series tells you everything you need to know.

Joseph Hanlon Special to CNET News
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Samsung isn't content to watch the likes of Apple, Microsoft and Google turn apps into dollars, especially on Samsung handsets. Bada will address this when it launches mid-year, bringing a whole new OS to the smartphone market and a new platform for mobile application developers to consider for their next project. The first handset we're likely to see it on in Australia is the Samsung Wave.