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Microsoft Windows Mobile Marketplace To Be Shutdown On May 9

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It appears like Microsoft is slowly losing their love for their Windows Mobile OS as the company is fully concentrating on the Windows Phone platform. What you see above is the full email that is being circulated to WinMo users which details about the company’s decision to officially shut down Windows Marketplace for Mobile 6.x.

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Virginia Tech Hacks Android to Location Based Device Erase

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Virginia Tech has developed a new system that allows mobile phones to access data in a specific physical location and then erases the data from the phone when the person leaves the area. The team that designed the system modified the existing Android mobile OS to create the system, and of course, no one is willing to divulge how they modified it.

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Mozilla enters the OS realm with its Boot to Gecko

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Mozilla has announced a new project: Boot to Gecko, or B2G for short. The intent is to create an operating system based on the most basic hardware-related aspects of Android with web-standard technologies for everything else. Somewhere between iOS and Adobe AIR, the “Gecko” operating system will initially be used for smartphones and mobile devices – though it seems positioned to grow into Mozilla’s own Chrome OS equivalent.

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Updated Jolicloud 1.1 available for download

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Jolicloud’s revamped OS is now available for download, promising a prettier interface, better battery life and all-around improvements in performance. The free, Linux-based OS, dubbed the “anywhere OS” for users’ ability to sign on from any computer, can be installed alongside or instead of Windows. What’s more, it’s reportedly lighter ...

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