Earlier on in the year the WeTab was known as the WePad, but changed its name for anticipated Apple litigation. When the WeTab was first announced it garnered headlines everywhere. They produced some solid video and press releases about it, and setup a content distrobution system for ebooks, magazines and newspapers and everything’s been silent for a good 5 months, until now. It looks like the guys at Neofonie are releasing the developer kit for widgets and their variant of the Meego operating system that the tablet is based on.
WebTab and WebTab 3G runs on a heavily modified version of the Meego Linux operating system and is available to be downloaded and installed on a virtual machine The choice of Meego was a solid decision on the part of development team, its open source and is a product of Intel and Nokia. The Spirit behind the young operating system seeks to deliver unrestricted web and computing experience, including true multitasking. When you want to install applications they are done automaticall Technologies underlying the applications range from Linux, HTML5, Java,
Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash to Android (upcoming) and completely web-based services.
If you are interested in being a Meego developer for the WeTab and if successful, you might be as big in Germany then David Hasselhoff check out MeeGo, the MeeGo APIs and the official MeeGo SDK and finally the entire developer FAQ.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.