A first generation Apple iPhone running the Linux kernel and Google’s Android mobile operating system. Details and source code available at linuxoniphone.blogspot.com
We now have a multi-touch driver for the iPhone 3G. This is the biggest remaining piece of reverse engineering for the iPod touch and iPhone 3G and is a major milestone. The Zephyr2 driver demonstrated here should work on everything up and including the iPad eventually. Visit linuxoniphone.blogspot.com for future updates! I’d also like to [...]
So what do you do when your the Apple marketing chief and it’s the eve of the Samsung Galaxy S IV announcement? You do a little trash talking, but in this case Phil Shiller didn’t really go after Samsung, but instead went after Android as a whole. Where do we begin? He started off by saying that products that run the Android software are inferior to Apple’s iPhone.
Update: Apple has reached out to us to let us know that there’s nothing new about these surveys, and that they’ve been running them since the launch of the first iPhone. The nature of the questions change depending on what’s new in each generation, but that’s the only difference in terms of their content.
Apple is cashing in big on three-year old tech, according to its earnings results last night. As the Wall Street Journal points out, it’s seeing the iPhone 4 leading to big growth in markets like India, and buttressing Apple’s fortunes against low-cost devices based on competing mobile platforms like Android.
Next week Samsung and Apple go at it in the courts again. I know, what else is new? Anyways, the Wall Street Journal posted some excerpts from Samsung’s trial brief. Of course Samsung’s argument is that they didn’t copy Apple’s iPhone one bit and that they were working on the next generation of mobile phones in the Summer of 2006, months before the iPhone was announced.
Google and Apple’s mobile operating systems continue to go from strength-to-strength. Jumptap, market leaders in targeted mobile advertising have today revealed that according to February figures, Android and iOS currently make up 91% of the mobile OS market.