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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2010. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 7th 8th.


View Poll Results: Mobile Distribution of the Year
Android 222 76.82%
MeeGo 30 10.38%
Ubuntu Mobile 16 5.54%
Openmoko 5 1.73%
LiMo 2 0.69%
webOS 8 2.77%
Maemo 6 2.08%
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Old 01-21-2011, 07:55 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by jeremy View Post
Maemo and Moblin are being transitioned to MeeGo to my understanding, so were not included in the list.

MeeGo, even though its current release is 1.1, is far from mature or stable. It is going to take a while before it is ready to replace Maemo on handheld devices. I recently gave MeeGo a try on my N900, and have nothing good to say about it. It looks horrible and is painfully slow. Maemo, on the other hand, is quite a joy to work with.

Besides that, it must be noted that Maemo and MeeGo are very different in essence. Maemo is 'deb' based, MeeGo uses 'rpm'. MeeGo uses Qt, Maemo is Gnome/Gtk+. I could go on for a while. My point is, that you should not dismiss Maemo just like that, only because MeeGo is its likely successor. Especially since this poll is about 2010; MeeGo didn't count AT ALL in 2010. A vote for Maemo CANNOT automatically be considered a vote for MeeGo. It's just not the same thing.

That said, I don't know anything about Moblin ;-)

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Originally Posted by Linux.tar.gz View Post
Ubuntu Mobile.
Can be very promising if Canonical learns how to make stable releases.

"Ubuntu Mobile: Please note, Ubuntu MID is no longer a supported platform. These pages are for historical purposes and for anyone that is currently using the old images"

There's nothing promising about that...

I would suggest removing Ubuntu Mobile from the list and replacing it with Maemo.

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As Maemo was a standalone release for part of 2010, it has been added. Both Maemo and Ubuntu Mobile will be removed next year.

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Sent from my Archos 70it android tablet. :-)

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Sent from my Archos 70it android tablet. :-)
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Maemo has the most versatility of the ones I have tested (android, meego, ubuntu mobile and maemo). Perhaps Ubuntu Mobile may be more versatile, but relatively few Ubuntu packages are compiled for ARM and it's not a very finger-friendly OS.
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Android because it's the best at this time, but I'm hoping to be able to vote for Ubuntu in the future.
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android obviously did more this year but i voted for openmoko because i like their openness and their rool-your-own mentality.


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