Nokia and Intel have joined up to marry their Moblin and Maemo platforms, creating the MeeGo spawn which will be seen on devices by the ends of the year. Another operating system?
Netbooks’ smaller size can make using a normal OS a little tricky, and though Windows XP is still on most netbooks, there’s definitely room for an upstart OS. Enter Intel’s speedy and slick Moblin, demonstrated on Dell’s Mini 10v.
Imagine if your netbook went from completely powered off to fully booted and ready in two seconds. It would be an entirely different gadget in your life, wouldn’t it? That’s what Intel hopes.