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Samsung's bada merges with Intel's Tizen

0. phoneArena 14 Jan 2012, 18:39 posted on

Samsung's Senior VP of Contents Planning announced on Friday that Samsung's bada OS would merge with Intel's Tizen OS; according to a report in Forbes, apps written for bada would work on the Tizen platform; one to two phones would be made available for the platform this year...

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posted on 14 Jan 2012, 18:49

1. jbash (Posts: 342; Member since: 07 Feb 2011)

its still crazy how much bada looks like android

is peter(the bada fanatic) still here?

posted on 14 Jan 2012, 19:35 8

2. manuell3g (Posts: 66; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)

Get ur facts right.bada doesnt look like android,its the touchwiz luancher samsung places on it that makes it look like that. If another company chooses to use it the ui on that company's handset will look dfrnt.

posted on 14 Jan 2012, 19:46 1

3. jbash (Posts: 342; Member since: 07 Feb 2011)

well they removed the pic really quick. anywho.. i never stated facts, just my opinion. the way bada main screen still is layed out similar(multiple homescreens, widget, notification bar, and app tray.)

posted on 14 Jan 2012, 23:48 5

4. ilia1986 (unregistered)

Another open source OS. I couldn't be happier. :)

posted on 15 Jan 2012, 00:51 1

5. belovedson (Posts: 887; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)

what the heck happened to peter

posted on 15 Jan 2012, 19:17

10. eaxvac (Posts: 328; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)

lmao that troll with his ugly bada avatar left in agony.

posted on 15 Jan 2012, 01:32 3

6. snowgator (Posts: 3516; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Peter left us a long time ago. He apparently felt PA was slanted against Bada.

I guess this is good news. We all knew that Intel and Samsung were working on a follow up on Meego, and I was really curious how that would work with Sammy without spreading itself too thin. Now I know. I do wonder how many open sources can be supported, but this will have a nice base to start from as Bada has a strong following.

posted on 15 Jan 2012, 13:32

7. Muhannad (Posts: 455; Member since: 20 Sep 2011)

Is it going to be called Tada? or Bizen?

posted on 15 Jan 2012, 15:35

8. belovedson (Posts: 887; Member since: 30 Nov 2010)

this new os might have a chance. didnt samsung hire someone from cyogen

posted on 15 Jan 2012, 17:33

9. phildroid (Posts: 18; Member since: 18 Dec 2011)

Bada means ocean. Merging it with tizen, maybe it should be called TIDAL. OR BASIN for better recall :-)

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