In an interview with Computerworld, VMWare's head of mobile phone virtualization has indicated that the company wants to move beyond dual-boot systems to allow phones to run a private and work operating system at the same time. They've already demonstrated the potential on a Nokia N800 running Windows CE and Android concurrently; now they're looking into multiple user interface scenarios for current generation smartphones. [Computerworld]
VMWare: Your Next Smartphone Might Run Two OSes At Once
Trending Stories Right Now
There are six outstanding maths problems that, if solved, will net you a $US1 million ($1.4 million) reward. Yesterday, a highly regarded mathematician claimed in a lecture that he has proven perhaps the most famous of these problems, called the Riemann hypothesis. But there’s reason to be sceptical.
Even if it’s technically new, Nintendo Switch Online shouldn’t seem especially new to anyone. Like Xbox Live Gold for the Xbox One and PlayStation Plus on the PlayStation 4, the new $29.95 subscription for everyone’s favourite “hybrid” console confers a couple of services gamers on other platforms would consider standard — the ability to play games online and access to cloud storage for game saves — as well as a couple of bizarre features, such as online chat through a phone app (don’t ask), and offers to buy exclusive products such as NES-controller shaped Joy-Cons.