Intel’s Obsidian UI for Tizen to feature diamond-shaped widgets, icons and notifications

Intel's Obsidian UI for Tizen to feature diamond-shaped widgets, icons and notifications

While Samsung will be cramming TouchWIZ UI in its Tizen-based smartphones, Intel will have something different. The chip-maker’s Obsidian UI will look a bit different from the software we’ve seen from major vendors. The visible distinction comes in the form of diamond-shaped widgets, icons and even notifications. In addition, Obsidian will also use a lot…

15 new companies join Tizen Association

Tizen Association

Samsung’s and Intel’s Tizen Association is getting bigger with the day. Latest news is that 15 additional companies have joined the organization, including: AccuWeather Acrodea Baidu CloudStreet Cyberlightning DynAgility Gamevil Inside Secure Ixonos Nomovok Piceasoft Red Bend Software SoftBank Mobile Sprint ZTE The Partner Program officially launched with 36 members in November 2013, when the…

Samsung Tizen devices delayed, again

Samsung Tizen devices delayed, again

Sad news for Tizen fans; following NTT DoCoMo’s decision to abandon plans to carry a Tizen smartphone, Samsung has yet again delayed the launch of the first Tizen device. “It is true that the release has been delayed,” said one official at Samsung Electronics’ Media Solution Center (MSC) today in Korea. “Previously we did had…

ZTE Geek running Tizen to be at display in Barcelona?

ZTE Geek running Tizen to be at display in Barcelona?

Looks like Samsung won’t be the only major handset maker pursing the Tizen platform. According to PhoneArena, ZTE may also experiment with it and use its powerful Geek smartphone to showcase the capabilities of Tizen. Those of you who missed it should know that the ZTE Geek was the first smartphone to feature NVIDIA’s powerful…

Tizen OS Devices Showing Up at MWC 2014

Samsung Tizen phones and TVs launching next year

According to PC World, devices running the Tizen OS will be showing up a day before the opening of Mobile World Congress, showing up in Barcelona on February 23rd. Invitations were e-mailed out today, to an event that would provide “an exclusive sneak preview of the newest Tizen devices as well as an opportunity to learn…

Samsung’s Tizen-powered smart fridge coming soon

Samsung's Tizen-powered smart fridge coming soon

Samsung has ambitious plans for its nascent Tizen platform. However, instead of starting with smartphones and tablets, the Korean company is taking another route. First it wants to “cover” those devices where Android and iOS don’t dominate… yet. So it unveiled that smart camera while also working with car companies to cram Tizen inside the…

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