Yesterday morning, I got an e-mail from VMware talking about virtualization
for mobile phones
. I double-checked the date and sure enough, it was Nov.
10, not April 1!
Under the VMware Mobile Virtualization Platform, the phone itself is virtualized
so that the hardware is separate from the embedded apps (could be a cool way
to have an iPhone and Google phone running at the same time, eh what?).
This way, your phone can have different personalities depending on whether
you're at work, home or vacationing in Acapulco. It also makes it easier for
phone makers to update their software since it's not tied directly to the hardware.
Posted by Doug Barney on 11/11/2008 at 1:16 PM