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Nokia Seeks Application Ideas For Linux-Based N800 Tablet

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Nokia is now scouting about for new application ideas around the N800, its latest Linux-enabled tablet. At the same time, though, the company has no plans to stray from its choice of an essentially Debian Linux-based platform, or from its concept of the N800 as a device geared to on-the-go Internet connectivity.

Applications that come with the device include an Opera 8 Web browser with Flash player v7, an RSS feed reader, Internet calling with video, instant messaging, Internet radio, and a media player, for instance.

Jaaksi told LinuxPlanet that contestants in the Popular Science Nokia N800 Reader Challenge don't need to be developers, necessarily. "[The contestants] don't have to actually write the applications. We're just looking for new ideas," he said.

Contestants will have the chance to get their "winning innovations" showcased in an upcoming issues of Popular Science--and, perhaps, for these innovations to be integrated into a future version of the Nokia tablet.

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