Phoronix: Tizen 3.0 To Go 64-Bit, Powered By Wayland
While Tizen/MeeGo has long played with Wayland as an experimental display server, with Tizen 3.0 in 2014 Samsung will be switching to Wayland instead of running an X.Org Server. They will also be switching to native 64-bit builds and making other major changes with Tizen 3.0...
There was Tizen news aplenty at the Tizen Developer Summit including a Tizen 2.2.1 release, new details on Tizen 3.0, a Tizen-based Samsung NX-300M camera, and an upcoming Tizen Mobile Lite version for low-end phones.
Samsung and Android go together like peanut butter and jelly. Android wouldn’t have gained so much market dominance without Samsung’s Galaxy line, and that Galaxy lineup wouldn’t exist without Android. Surely these two would enjoy a long, peaceful relationship for the foreseeable future, right? Maybe not.
Close on the heels of the revelation that Samsungs NX300M camera runs Tizen, this week saw an announcement by Nexcom of a developer-focused, Intel Atom-based automotive computer called the VTC 1010-IVI that supports the Tizen In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) stack, plus news of a Tizen-enabled Samsung smart refrigerator.
People may have been used to Samsung smartphone runs on Googles Android Operating System or the latest windows phone 8, so would you even consider buying a smartphone running on Tizen backed by Intel Corp as its operating system?
Days after releasing version 2.1 of the Linux-based Tizen mobile operating system, Samsung confirmed an upcoming GT-I8805 Tizen smartphone, and Intel demonstrated a laptop running Tizen 3.0 in a GNOME shell. Other developments around this week’s Tizen Developers Conference include a Tizen App Challenge and 2013 phone launch promises from NTT DoCoMo and Orange.
Samsung plans to combine the emerging MeeGo Linux-based Tizen operating system with its own home-grown Bada OS in a new Linux-based platform, a Samsung executive told Forbes. This year, however, it appears the platforms will stay separate -- as many as two Samsung devices will likely ship with the HTML5-focused Tizen this year, says the report....
Samsung plans to sell a smartphone based on the open source Tizen operating system sometime in 2013 in conjunction with Japanese carrier NTT Docomo, a move aimed at supplying mobile device giants Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) with some new competition, according to a report in Japan’s Daily Yomiuri.
The Tizen OS is a Linux-based operating system springing from Nokia’s defunc
By Kristin Dian Mariano | November 30, 2013 3:41 PM EST
It seems that Samsung Galaxy S5 may not be an Android smartphone and will snub Android's latest 4.4 KitKat OS as company revealed that it is fostering a relationship with Tizen OS and Firefox OS.
Samsung's Chief Secretary Wonsuk Lee said at an HTML5 confere