At CES 2010, Intel CEO Paul Otellini, launched a beta version of its software application store the “Intel AppUp Center” for popular category of netbook computers. First apps’re now available for immediate free download or purchase, covering education, entertainment, games, health, social networking and other categories. Sample includes Arnold Palmer Golf, Boxee, Wikihow and Yoono. Beta store will host apps for both Microsoft Windows and open source Moblin-based operating systems, to target popular netbook computer category powered by Intel Atom processor. Over time, Intel and its partners expect to expand the stores to include apps for handheld CE devices, smartphones, consumer electronic appliances, TVs and other devices based on future Intel processor families. AppUp will offer apps that use Web browser run-time environments such as Adobe Air and Silverlight in future. Through, Intel Atom Developer Program, developers’ve access to Intel services to help validate apps and software behind the scenes, and joint marketing and revenue-sharing opportunities. Developers can visit the program at appdeveloper.intel.com. Intel is also working with partners to bring app stores to consumers.
Visit: Intel AppUp Center