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Legends Wanted! We have them. Want application visibility? Become a Legend.
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 04/15/20103
We wanted legendary software developers and we got them. Five to start and many more to follow. The Legends program is a new way to share the story behind the applications. We all love great applications but how did the application come to be… developer(s). Legends is a way to learn how other dev...
Developers can get a first glimpse at the new Meego Mobile OS
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 04/02/20100
On March 31, 2010, Imad Sousou shared that the efforts of the worldwide Nokia and Intel teams to share the MeeGo operating system code with the open source community is here. This is the latest step in the evolution of Maemo and Moblin. The repositories are open and move the ongoing development w...
Intel AppUp(SM) Center Beta for Moblin v2.1 now available and supporting 27 European countries.
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 03/25/20100
The Intel AppUp(SM) Center Beta for Moblin™v2.1-based netbooks is now available at www.intelappup.com. Moblin v2.1 based applications submitted and validated through the Intel® Atom™ Developer Program are now available to consumers in the United States and Canada. Future updates to the Intel AppU...
Announcing the Intel Atom Developer Program Million Dollar Development Fund
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 03/01/20104
I am pleased to share with you some exciting news. We are launching a development fund just for you, the developers of Intel Atom Developer Program. The Intel Atom Developer Program Million Dollar Development Fund is a multi-faceted fund to help accelerate innovation in software applications for ...
Applications Wanted
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 02/24/20104
One of the questions I have been getting regarding the Intel AppUp Center and Intel Atom Developer Program is about usage models for netbooks. What is the usage model and why wouldn’t a consumer just get an application the web? Well I can tell you from personal experience that downloading applica...
MeeGo – the results of merging the best of Moblin and Maemo
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 02/23/20101
MeeGo blends the best of Maemo with the best of Moblin to create an open platform for multiple processor architectures. MeeGo builds on the capabilities of the Moblin core OS and its support for a wide range of device types and reference user experiences, combined with the momentum of Maemo in th...
The Intel AppUp Center Beta officially launched January 7, 2010 at CES
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 01/09/20102
With great excitement I would like to announce that the Intel AppUp Center Beta is now available for download at www.intelappup.com. This netbook application store could not have been made available without the hard work and dedication of our Intel® Atom™ Developer Program members. The Intel AppU...
Intel Software Network Front and Center at IDF
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 09/19/20090
The executive keynotes at Intel Developer Forum are always a highlight of the event.  The keynotes are full of sneak peeks, announcements and recognition of positive impacts in the industry.  This year's keynotes will indeed meet these expectations.Renee James, corporate vice president and genera...
Instruction Set Optimization
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 11/20/20080
This weeks poll question is about what instruction sets do you optimize for.   For example,x86/x87 for the Pentium, CMOV for the Pentium Pro - P6 (no MMX)MMX for the Pentium with MMX - P55C (no CMOV)MMX + CMOV for the Pentium II - DeschutesSSE for the Pentium III - KatmaiSSE2 for the Pentium 4 - ...
The (Code) Path To Success
By Maryann Iannitti (Intel)Posted 11/07/20080
The ever-expanding Intel Architecture instruction set offers performance improvements for a wide number of application segments. With that comes the need to 'code path' – i.e. run the particular code that utilizes the full potential of the particular processor its running on. Of course, there are...