Tag Archive: Mobile platform


KDE Plasma ActiveThe KDE project has announced the release of user interface Plasma Active 4, based on KDE technology and is optimized for use on touch-screen devices.

Basic user interface Plasma Active is designed for use on a Tablet PC, but can be adapted for smart phones, set-top boxes , media centers and home automation systems, automotive infotainment systems and other devices with touch screens.

The key difference from existing popular mobile platforms – Plasma Active is targeting to use the device as a personal digital assistant, which occupy a central position data and user tasks, rather than the delivery of disparate collection of applications. All parts of the Plasma Active are part of a single system and is closely integrated. From the classic versions for PC and netbooks KDE Plasma Active is different different approach to the organization of interaction with the user, implying control via gesture control and manipulation of the touch screen, combined with the activation of the concept of rooms (Activities), isolating the different activities. Continue reading

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Android 4.3Today in San Francisco Google announced Android 4.3, a sweeter version of Jelly Bean.

After 9 months since the last release, Google has officially announced Android 4.3 mobile platform and introduced a new tablet Nexus 7 on its basis.

Android 4.3 continues development of the 4.x branch, and offers users a series of innovations, such as support for OpenGL ES 3.0, the inclusion of SELinux, the possibility of access to applications and DRM-modular framework for the access of applications to protected content. Publication code Android 4.3 in a public repository AOSP is expected within a few weeks. Continue reading

TIZENTizen project is being developed under the auspices of the Linux Foundation, with the participation of LiMo Foundation, Intel and Samsung.

Is the stable release of the mobile platform Tizen 2.1, which continues to develop systems MeeGo and LiMO, but differs in providing the possibility of using Web API and web-based technologies (HTML5/JavaScript/CSS) to create mobile applications. The platform is universal and suitable for use on different types of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, TVs and in-vehicle infotainment systems. Continue reading

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