KDE will get hosting a regional meeting of KDE for the Northwestern United States April 28 and 29, 2012 at LinuxFest Northwest http://linuxfestnorthwest.org
30th June - 6th July 2012, Tallinn, Estonia
KDE is 15 years old.
Kool Desktop Environment
KDE desktop is called the Plasma Workspace
Plasma Workspaces is the umbrella term for all graphical environments provided by KDE. (from Wikipedia)
Krita - Painting and Image Editing http://www.kde.org/applications/graphics/krita/
This OS is open unlike other tablet operating systems.
http://makeplaylive.com/ Vivaldi Tablet
Anyone can attend this KDE gathering which is co-located with LinuxFest Northwest Plasma Active is not locked down and has office applications
Word Processor, spreadsheet presentation software, drawing optimized for touch
Calendaring, PIM aspect to KDE has been refocused to touch and is avaiable right now
Some KDE programs are still being optimized for the touch environment
Qt-questions about its openness has been resolved
Might be some Raspberry Pi's at the gathering and they will be raffled after the KDE coders get done with them at the LinuxFest Northwest world famous raffle.
You can make your own tablet and use the OS for your project.
OS uses Qt and C++
QT Quick http://qt.nokia.com/qtquick/
A continuation of Megoo - Mer http://merproject.org/
Can be used on some smart phones
Check out KDE and Plasma Active
These notes based on the interview by David Whitman with Carl Symons and John Blanford for Hacker Public Radio.