The Tizen Association is broadening its reach by launching a new partner program with 36 other organizations.
Systena launches the first Tizen-based tablet in Japan. The developer-only tablet comes with high-end hardware and contains Tizen developer tools from Systena.
For what it’s worth, Samsung is committed to exploring Tizen as an alternative to Android. Even though we don’t quite know when a Samsung device featuring Tizen will officially debut, we do know that the handset maker currently has devices running Tizen in the lab.
For technology enthusiasts, the mobile industry is a fascinating vertical to observe. Even in my relatively few years covering consumer electronics, I’ve already seen Microsoft go from ruling the smartphone space (briefly, and after an even briefer era of Palm dominance), to the unenviable position of (albeit well-funded) underdog — forced to claw its way
It was fun while it lasted. I mean, while it was being worked on. Or while we thought it was being worked on. Okay, let me start again. Tizen, a mobile operating system that for all intents and purposes is not yet alive, is “almost dead”.
Samsung was due to launch their first Tizen device, codenamed Redwood(GT-I8800), sometime this quarter. However, it now looks like the launch has been pushed back to the fourth quarter.
A new report suggests that the first Tizen 2.0 powered Smartphones from Samsung will run on the company’s own Exynos 4 chipsets.
Samsung’s home-grown Tizen operating system is showing no signs of slowing down. A video demo of its app store launching later this year has surfaced online and it doesn’t look too shabby.
Samsung’s upcoming Tizen platform (co-developed by Intel) is almost here, with leaked handset images indicating a launch some time in the next few months. But if you can’t wait, here’s a video showcasing Tizen on the Google Nexus 7. Trust a Google Nexus product to run it all (Yes yes, the HTC HD2 as well),