MeeGo Gaining Momentum

This article is sponsored by Intel AppUpSM developer program

The MeeGo mobile operating system is picking up speed, and you need look no further than Computex 2011, the largest computer and technology gathering in the world, for proof. Computex saw announcements about new MeeGo-powered tablets and netbooks from Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and Samsung. This is an exciting time to be a developer!


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Looking at the devices

Take a look at Acer's Iconia M500. With a 10" screen, 1280x800 resolution and powered by the Intel® Atom TM processor, the M500 is equipped to be versatile enough to handle gaming, entertainment, and productivity. Read reviews on Engadget, AllaboutMeeGo, SlashGear, Gottabemobile, MeeGoNews, MeeGoExperts and UMPCportal.com

(Images courtesy: Engadget.com)

Not to be left out, MeeGo netbooks were also present. Here are some standouts:
  • Asus Eee PC X101. This model in particular got lots of attention in the media. Reviews on Engadget, Netbooknews, and liliputing.com
  • Lenovo IdeaPad S100 with MeeGo: Review from PC World here and netbook news here
  • Acer Aspire One Happy 2. More here
  • Samsung N100. More here
The Acer Aspire One and the Asus Eee PC will come pre-loaded with the Intel AppUpSM center store client starting in the second half of 2011. This is a great example of the Intel AppUp developer program's multiple app store strategy. Intel AppUp center is not simply one app store. It's a framework of multiple affiliate app stores that expand the market opportunity for our developers.

Submit your apps today

MeeGo is a fresh platform hungry for your apps, and the Intel AppUp developer program is loaded with opportunities including the Intel AppUp center app marketplace, competitions for cash prizes, or the chance to get developer funding to accelerate getting your app to market. Learn about developing for MeeGo and join the program to start submitting your apps today.