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You could be forgiven for thinking there's not much going on with Tizen, the Linux Foundation's open source mobile OS. It's been two years since the project was launched and there still are no Tizen devices on the market. But that's about to change – and there has been a lot happening behind the scenes, as well. "Tizen-based …


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  1. Roger Stenning

    One ring to rule them all...

    I'm investing in bog roll right now!

  2. JDX Gold badge

    How is using HTML5 for apps the way to promote efficient use of CPU and prolong battery life?

  3. JDX Gold badge

    All these new mobile OS...

    ... a more serious question, is there a good comparison anywhere because I'm a getting a bit lost between the Mozilla one, Tizer (as I want to call it), Ubuntu, and who knows what else.

    1. Philippe

      Re: All these new mobile OS...

      The what else you're mentioning is called: Asha platform 1.0

      I know, very sexy, right?

      But you are right, El Reg should do a recap of all those new OSes and try and answer the following:

      When will they be available?

      What do they offer?

      What are their chances in the market place?

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Can Tizen topple Android?

    To many minds Android + Samsung phones.

    Tizen's success - and Android's continuing existence - really depends of whether Samsung continues to produce Androids handsets.

    So what do you think will happen?

    Continue to support an OS that it controlled by the Google Ad machine

    Or drop Android in favour of a OS controlled by Samsung

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Can Tizen topple Android?

      Do you recall Bada? Who was left in the cold with a dead-end OS?

  5. bbj

    Had to port HTML code...


    Or is that just Orange being Orange?

    Apart from that, with Samsung acting as app gatekeepers, you wont be getting many apps any time soon

  6. BeerTokens

    Test site

    it's and not as in the article.

    I got 448 in chrome if anyone cares.

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