Intel working on ARM-to-x86 tool to bring iOS apps to Atom-powered MeeGo phones
Without getting into too much detail, the processors used by Apple's devices (and almost every phone on the market) are not compatible with Intel's Atom processor. This tool would, in theory, make porting iOS apps to the MeeGo platform quite easy. There's also the added bonus that these apps might then work on Windows (or indeed, Mac OS X!)
MeeGo, if you haven't heard about it, is the successor to Nokia's previous open-source architecture, Maemo. MeeGo is a Linux-based operating system that Nokia will eventually use to power its smartphones in 2011. The Nokia N9, which is the only phone currently slated to run MeeGo, should be released by the end of the year. It also looks eerily similar to the MacBook Pro...
[via Reg Hardware]