Intel AppLab London UK, MeeGo with a sprinkle of Nokia N950

Jul 6, 2011



Yesterday was the first ever Intel AppLab to hit the UK shores and it was a great success!!! Plenty of Willing Developers learning the Intel + MeeGo ways. By many Intel are now seen are the principal driving force behind MeeGo and Events like one certainly do not dissuade people from that point of view. Asking Intel they will state that the Linux Foundation are the ones steering the ship and they are merely along for the ride 🙂

    Session Content included:

  • Overview of the Intel AppUpSM center & Intel AppUpSM developer program
  • Overview of MeeGo, including technical MeeGo details
  • Introduction Intel AppUpSM Software Development Kits (SDKs)
  • Validation process including some tips & tricks and Introduction of Intel Developer Tools
  • Talk to Intel engineers about your specific code & questions with an information Q&A session

Developers freely asked App coding / submission questions that were answered by the Intel-llians (not a real word,Lol). There were also adequate networking opportunities between people Interested in Qt / Linux / iPhone (?) and those in Managerial positions.

Lucky attendees were also treated to a BRAND NEW ExoPC Tablet for MeeGo development, picture and specifications below:


Name EXOPC Slate (also sold as Ciara Vibe, Companion ePad, Probitas Mobi-One, and Leader Slate 12)
Company EXOPC
Type Slate
Release Date October 2010
Operating System Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, 32-bit Edition
Battery Four Hour Average
CPU / Processor Intel Atom Pineview-M N450, 1.66 GHz (supports 64-bit)
Storage Capacity 32 Gigabyte or 64 Gigabyte Solid State Drive (SSD)
Memory 2 Gigabytes DDR2 SDRAM
Display 11.6 inch (diagonal), 1366 x 768 Resolution, 16:9 Wide-screen Ratio, 135 PPI (Pixels per inch)
Graphics Intel GMA 3150 & Broadcom Crystal HD 1080p (supports up to 1080p high-definition video)
Audio Realtek High Definition (Stereo and Virtual Surround Sound supported), Stereo Speakers, Mic, Audio In/Out Jack
Input Methods Multi-touch Capacitive (use your fingers or a capacitive stylus), Pressure Sensitive
Camera Front Facing 1.3 Mega Pixel
Card Reader SD and SDHC (32 gigabyte maximum)
Connectivity Two USB 2.0 Ports, One Mini-HDMI Out, Power Jack, Dock Connector (dock sold separately),
Bluetooth (version 2.1 + EDR)
Wireless Integrated WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Dimensions 11.6" x 7.7" x 0.55" (295mm x 195mm x 14.0mm)
Weight 2.09 Pounds (950 Grams)


Another unexpected surprise was a few people having the Nokia N950 with them. This is the device that Nokia are giving to deserving developers for Application Development. The last few pictures above are taken in a very dark Pub with me struggling to find the correct setting for the flash exposure 🙁

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