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MeeGo released for early developers on Atom, N900

updated 03:55 pm EDT, Wed March 31, 2010

MeeGo ready for app writers on ARM and x86

The team behind the new MeeGo mobile OS has launched the first system images on its download page. The files give developers their first chances at writing apps for the Intel- and Nokia-made platform and will let them see the underlying infrastructure. The user interface isn't yet public but won't be immediately necessary to start development.

All the images so far target the platforms that can or should be used for MeeGo. For now, teams can either run apps on Atom-based netbooks or, for ARM code, use the Nokia N900. An image is already available for any device using the Intel Moorestown-based Atoms that will find their way into the first x86-based phones, but this would be limited to mobile Internet devices and the future LG GW990 until more actual phones arrive.

The platform is unique in its use of a largely standardized Linux build underneath a custom interface based on a combination of technologies from Intel's Moblin and Nokia's Maemo. Android also uses Linux but has been heavily customized and carries some proprietary code in addition to using Java for many apps. [via jkOnTheRun]



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