Daily Archives: November 19, 2009

LiMo could do with a little of the limelight.

The mobile Linux operating system has been almost forgotten as Google-led Android has become the open-source flavour of the year for handset makers and carriers.

But on Thursday, LiMo recorded some progress in its adoption, with SK Telecom and Samsung  announcing South Korea’s first LiMo-compliant phone. Read more

Google gave us a good first look at its Chrome operating system today. It has some interesting features, but is far from finished – the first devices using it are still a year away.

Google’s ambitions for Chrome also seem modest at present – it will run on low-specification netbooks. But everyone seemed to have low expectations for Google’s other OS – Android – when it was launched last year, and look at it now. Read more

Google is giving the world a first look at its new Chrome operating system today with a briefing for media at its Mountain View campus.

Chrome was announced in July and is due to be available to consumers in the second half of next year, but there has been speculation that the OS could be available in a beta version as early as this month.

FT techtalk this week came live from the Google event,  read our transcript below. Read more