Intel to unveil Linux-based Mobile Internet Devices

Intel will shortly announce that its future "Mobile Internet Devices" and UMPCs will be Linux-powered, using a custom version of the Chinese Red Flag distribution. The Red Flag distro has a super slick, iPhone-like user interface. For Intel, its future success with mobile devices is now separated from the Microsoft behemoth, but at the same time, it begs the question, will the success of its devices depend on the responsiveness of the open-source community? And can the OSS community deliver applications for a device with the same fit and finish as the very-much-closed Apple iPhone?

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I'm looking forward to it.

I however don't see how they day red flag linux has an interface like the iphone...unless they're talking about that specific build of it (which they probably are but don't say it like that)