Huawei officially unveils Harmony OS – may become an open-source alternative to Android

Today Huawei started HGC (Huawei Developer Conference) and the biggest announcement is the official release of HarmonyOS. This is the rumored HongMengOS which we’ve been reading so much in the past few months. Ever since the US imposed trade bans for US companies with Huawei, the company was forced to speed up the development of their in-house operating system. The OS was obviously in the works for some time, but the actions taken by the US government forced Huawei to…

Huawei will release a smartphone with HongMengOS in Q4

Ever since the US-CHina trade war put a ban on Huawei, the company has been teasing (threatening?) with their own operating system. The first device to run it will be a smart TV that will be released only in China (at least at first), but the biggest target is still smartphones. Even though Huawei said that their new HongMeng OS will run on a wide variety of devices, we did not know of any smartphone that actually runs it. Now,…