Posts made in July, 2015

KDE unveils Plasma Mobile, a free and open Linux OS for phones

By on Jul 29, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Move over, Ubuntu Touch and Android. There’s new competition in town. The KDE community just unveiled Plasma Mobile, a free and open-source mobile operating system. This is nothing new for the KDE project. Before Ubuntu Touch was ever announced, the KDE community had a long-term vision of convergence. Plasma 5 on the desktop has a “converged shell” that can...

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950M phones at risk for ‘Stagefright’ text exploit thanks to Android fragmentation

By on Jul 28, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Well, this isn’t exactly what we expected to wake up to: Joshua Drake of Zimperium zLabs says a simple text message hack could put 950 million Android phones at risk, he said to Forbes, in what could be one of the most serious exploits ever to hit the mobile OS — with only devices running Android 2.2 or older not affected by it. The bug is part of Stagefright, a...

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Plasma Mobile: Linux-based smartphone operating system

By on Jul 28, 2015 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

There’s a new player in the smartphone operating system space: the folks behind the KDE desktop environment for Linux-based desktop computers have just unveiled Plasma Mobile. Plasma Mobile is basically a mobile version of the desktop Plasma user interface. It’s free and open source software, and while there aren’t any phones that ship with Plasma Phone OS, you can...

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Apple iPhone 6C rumors – Business Insider

By on Jul 26, 2015 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

Business InsiderThe iPhone 6 on top of the iPhone 6 Plus See Also Apple once considered making a new version of the iPhone 6 with a 4-inch screen, according to Timothy Arcuri, an analyst with Cowen and Company.  Information Arcuri has gathered from sources as well as supply chain research indicated that Apple was all set to produce what he referred to as an...

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