Video: Intel demos MeeGo for Tablet


Video: Intel demos MeeGo for Tablet

Cliff Saran

Intel has posted a video demo of the pre-alpha MeeGo for tablets on YouTube. MeeGo, the Linux operating system from Nokia and Intel, aims to provide a cheap alternative to Windows and Android on Net Books and smartphones.

In the video the presenter stated, "As I view web pages and video, MeeGo automatically creates thumbnails." He shows how a user can use their finger to scroll and access thumbnails on the MeeGo desktop, allowing them to access a running application instantly.

The video also shows how MeeGo for Tablets can be used to access social networking sites and Twitter, direct from the MeeGo desktop, without the user having to launch a web browser.


BLOG: Learning to live with MeeGo


I have been using MeeGO 1.0 for almost four weeks. My first impression is that, out of the box, MeeGo is an excellent OS for Net Book users. It boots up quickly and has a clean desktop user interface, which makes it very easy to see running apps. It is nice to see that Intel is now demoing a version with touch functionality, which will make the UI truly excellent for mobile phone and Net Book users… READ MORE >>

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