Symbian Tablets 'Very Likely'

Posted: Feb 5 2010, 12:39pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:18pm CDT, in News | Technology News

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As of yesterday Symbian is now fully open-source. The folks at ZDNet UK had a chance to sit down with the chief of the Symbian Foundation. In it they discussed the difficulties in carrying out the largest code migration in open source history, as well as the future of the Symbian OS.

When asked whether or not he thought that Symbian would make its way to a tablet or netbook, the Foundation's chief executive replied that such a product was “very likely” to launch within the next year. This could mean a third entrant in the increasingly crowded tablets-made-from-phone-OSes arena. Android and iPhone OS had better watch their backs.

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