[dba-Tech] Another OS but different
accessd at shaw.ca
Fri Feb 12 20:04:15 CST 2016
It seems that there are a number of companies and individuals working in this direction. I think it is an idea who's time has come.
I hear the Lumia (I am not sure of the model...maybe it all models) has an excellent camera built in...best in the business I hear.
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Hi Jim --
Yes, it looks interesting.
BTW, Microsoft Lumia 950 with Win10 (I have got it purchased last week) has the same feature - it is able to be docked to a large screen and to an external real keypad and to have its Windows Universal Apps (including Office suite apps) adapted their UI "automagically". I haven't tried it yet - purchasing the docking hardware (a small box) is the next step for me planned for this March.
>Friday, February 12, 2016 11:49 AM -07:00 from Jim Lawrence <accessd at shaw.ca>:
>As Smartphones continue to increase in hardware and performance; 64bit ARM multi-cored 4-6 and 64GB of RAM, it has become apparent that our phones are no longer pocket calculators but computers that may very well match or surpass the capabilities of any other computer we have.
>To that end here is a great new OS for our smartphones called Maru: http://maruos.com
>Right now it is only tested for the latest Nexus smartphone and the Operating System is only in Beta but this is the start. See link to the designers/developers blog: http://bit.ly/1Xo7fhD
>Aside: One feature I particularly like is that once the OS is installed on the phone all the crapware is gone. I have not personally seen this OS being used but have heard it is very fast.
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