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Vivaldi Tablet Finally (Almost) Finalized

Vivaldi Tablet Finally (Almost) Finalized

Per Aaron Seigo, the once-hotly anticipated –and still hotly-anticipated-by-me — Vivaldi tablet is in the very final stages of design.  Many of the necessary components are in place and the new design belongs almost entirely to the Plasma Active team.  Many of you might remember that we’ve covered Plasma Active and the Vivaldi tablet quite

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The Freedom to Innovate – Interaction Design for Plasma Active

I first learned about Plasma Active on a KDE User Experience sprint in April 2011.  Sebastian Kügler was talking about their new project called Plasma Active, which aimed to bring the KDE experience to devices other than desktops, laptops and netbooks.  It would provide a framework for application creators to easily adapt their UIs to different

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Plasma Active Gains New eBook Reader, Performance Gains

Plasma Active, one of the most innovative things to appear in the tablet space in some time, reaches version 3 today.  With it comes a truckload of goodies. From the project page: KDE has released the 3rd stable version of Plasma Active, KDE’s device-independent user experience. The Plasma Active user interface is touch-friendly and works

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[Sneak Peek] Vivaldi Content Store Shows Ankles For The Cinematograph

Our good friends over at opentablets.org have posted a video from aseigo’s blog demoing the beginnings of the Make-Play-Live content store.  No word yet on whether that name is official, but it does drape itself quite dramatically across the application’s login screen. The application is clearly very early on in development and there isn’t much

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7 Mobile Operating Systems You Might Never Use

Diamonds– err, Emeralds– In The Rough With iOS and Android dominating the mobile space, it’s sometimes hard to remember that it’s actually a congested and cluttered market.  They are quite a few operating systems that are either in an incubating period, or already in your local Verizon store vying for your attention.  This attention costs a lot

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OpenTablets.org: A Brand New Community For Mobile Open Source!

A fresh new community has recently come together in the form of OpenTablets.org.  The brain-child of Matthias Lee, the community’s primary effort centers around MakePlayLive’s premier tablet, Vivaldi.  There is a lot of productive discussion there concerning Plasma Active, and making it run proper on this device, but the community also welcomes discussion about any

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