Digia has announced that it is set to acquire the Qt commercial licensing and services business from Nokia. Through the proposed acquisition, around 3500 desktop and embedded customer companies from various industries are targeted to be transferred to Digia, with the transaction expected to close by the end of March 2011. Hit the jump to find out more.
Mar 07 2011
Feb 28 2011
Check out these video’s after the break from Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona where first, Microsoft’s Matt Bencke, General Manager for Windows Phone and Marketplace, talks about the nature and opportunities in developing for the Nokia/Microsoft ecosystem. This is followed by the reaction of developers, who weigh in on the planned partnership giving their honest opinions, and explain what exactly the news means for them, and how it will effect their immediate and long term future.
Feb 15 2011
Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) for Windows Phone was also showcased at Mobile World Congress yesterday, which supports HTML5 and has the same hardware accelerated graphics you’ll find on the PC version. Check out the video demo after the break, where Joe Belfiore, Corporate Vice President of Windows Phone Program Management, managed to sneak in a cheeky comparison with the iPhone 4’s Safari web browser.
Feb 15 2011
Part of Microsoft’s announcement of the new Windows Phone update at Mobile World Congress yesterday, included the addition of multitasking to the platform that’s rapidly gaining popularity. Yes you heard that correctly, believe it or not, multitasking is also not yet available on Windows Phone 7, but the new update which is due to be released next month, will finally bring this imperative feature to Windows Phone users. Hit the jump to see how it will work in the presentation video from MWC.