Friday, 15 February 2013

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After Android,its "Tizen ©", a new open source OS by Samsung..!!!

According to a report Samsung has confirmed to launch many devices including smartphone running on open source Tizen operating System this year. This project will be carried out by Samsung in collaboration with Japan’s largest mobile phone carrier company, NTT Docomo.

This will surely give a strong competition to current mobile device giants like Google and Apple’s iPhones. Other than Docomo, Vodafone (UK), France Telecom, Panasonic and NEC carrier companies are also interested in this  project.

Samsung, which has already sold more than 10 million Samsung Galaxy devices since 2010, has confirmed this news by saying that Korean mobile device developers are going to bring these Tizen based Operating System in the market by 2013.

According to Japanese newspaper journal, Daily Yomiuri, “Docomo, which is the largest telecom company of Japan, is currently the only mobile carrier which does not serve Apple’s iPhone. Hence, a large amount of people are looking for some sort of mobile alternates. Thus, Samsung is looking forward for a great response from the same situation.”

What exactly is this “Tizen” Operating System?

Tizen is an open source Operating system whose main components includes:Linux kernelEnlightenment Foundation Libraries (EFL) and Webkit RuntimeIt’s an open source and standards based software which supports multiple devices like, smartphones, tablets, smart TVs, and more.Moreover, it provides a flexible environment for application developers, based on jQuery and jQuery Mobile. The software development kit (SDK) allows developers to use HTML5 and related web technologies to write applications that run across multiple device segments.

Tizen SDK


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