As long as I'm not stuck with Google for web search. I'd want to Bada Bing.
The first smartphone based on Samsung’s Bada OS will arrive during the first half of 2010, the company has confirmed. samsung_bada_smartphone Could this be Samsung's first Bada smartphone? During a formal launch of the OS in London this morning, Samsung said the mystery device will be available in 50 countries at launch. …
How many platforms are there now for mobile phone applications? On recent phones we have, Windows 6.5, and soon 7, Android 1.5, 1.6, and 2.0, iPhone, Symbian (in various flavours), Maemo, Bada, WebOS, Blackberry, various proprietary widget systems (for SE, Samsung, etc), and good old-fashioned Java. This is insane.
To the obvious Bada Bing joke so I guess I'll have to say something intelligent.
AC Posted Tuesday 8th December 2009 17:51 GMT makes an excellent point about there being too many phone OSes about
SE does have the right idea in just developing the phone OS around its core function of being a err, phone
Having bought the Samsung Galaxy and experiencing Samsungs lack of continued support ("we cannot confirm weather there will be an update for this model") I'll never buy another Samsung, as this seems to be the norm for their products.
Coat - I'm off to get a HTC Bravo when released.
Seems to me this is exactly parallel to the situation with home PC's in the 1980's - I won't give in to nostalgia and list them, but suffice it to say I was one of the pimply kids who made the Dixons store staff's lives difficult every Saturday morning by going in there and entering random CP/M commands on their display models.
Eventually one or two platforms will emerge as the winners, just like Microsoft and Apple did from the PC wars - oh, what am I saying, Microsoft and Apple already did, it's just that the others haven't realised yet. Dead phone OS walking...
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