GNOME theme engine designer adds transparency to GTK

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| The work that Cimitan has done with the Murrine theme engine since its
| initial creation often demonstrates the power and flexibility of the GTK
| widget toolkit. The Murrine theme engine offers advanced features like
| striped scrollbars and rich gradients. Cimitan says that the addition of
| translucency effects proves that critics of GTK are wrong.

The GNOME Foundation is still divided because of those who play for Microsoft
(and Novell).


Nokia pushes for GTK+ 3.0

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| During this years GUADEC Andreas Proschofsky had the chance to sit down with
| Carlos Guerreiro, Nokias Manager for Open Source Software, to talk - amidst
| other things - about the not so different needs of personal computers and
| mobile devices, about the necessity for GTK+ 3.0 and the impact of the iPhone
| launch.

GTK+ 2.12 released

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| GTK+ 2.12 adds significant new functionality while maintaining
| source and binary compatibility with GTK+ 2.10.

GPE Phone Edition Screenshots

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| GPE Phone Edition (G(PE)²) is meant to develop and deploy a GTK /
| GPE based implementation of a LIPS compliant software stack. It
| contains a set of applications, libraries and documentation to
| build software to be used for mobile phones and similar devices.

Major mobile alliance go for GTK+

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| Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung
| Electronics, and Vodafone recently announced the LiMo Alliance which aims
| to provide its members with a shared Linux platform for mobile phones.
| Not many details are known yet, but one of the things mentioned in
| their Architecture Abstract is that this new mobile platform will be
| using GTK+ for its GUI. So along with Nokia's Maemo platform and th
| recently announced OpenMoko platform things are looking very good
| for GTK+ in the mobile space.