Welcome to our latest mobile summary of the week, covering November 1 through to November 6. Every week this time we will look at mobile software stack news, tutorials and commentaries we’ve seen online.
The Openmoko project releases the Neo900.
While the platform is truly open general user adoption has some clear challenges. The best demonstration of this is to give one to your 13 year old daughter and watch her shrink in embarrassment.
Google’s new Nexus5 and KitKat Android operating system. System and feature highlights include : Chromium based WebView, public SMS, printing support, improved storage access framework, better support for hardware sensors, NFC “Host card emulation”, and integration of zRam into the stock kernel.
Steve Sprang open sources the Inkpad and Brushes applications. In the past developers have had challenges with identical copy cat iTunes submission of open sourced app’s, which is not directly prohibited by Apple. Developers who open source their iOS applications also need to consider Apples compliance issues with the GPL license.
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