Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Sep 2010 23:20 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Well, this certainly isn't particularly surprising. The rising popularity of Android leaves more victims in its wake than just Windows Mobile. Sony Ericsson, one of the major manufacturers of Symbian phones (other than Nokia) has just announced it will pretty much abandon the platform to focus entirely on Android - leaving Nokia as the sole person cheering for team Symbian.
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OSGuy
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2006-01-01

Your statements sadly show that you have no clue about Nokia.
While it's true that Nokia did mistakes and and did not move fast enough, it is completely wrong that Nokia "did NOTHING!"


Don't have a clue? I think you assume I don't have a clue. I am well aware Nokia bought out Trolltech and I am also well aware when Trolltech relaxed the license *before the Nokia buyout* and before that the KDE community was restless I think it was around the year 2000. I am also aware of Maemo - a platform that Nokia developed - based on Debian Linux and Moblin developed by Intel which have now become MeeGo. So, no I am not clueless as you may think.

My prediction of the future: Maemo was a failure, Moblin was also a failure and the new MeeGo will also fail. Basically everything based on a "typical Linux/XFree86/XOrg" will fail. I have used MeeGo on my PC, I do not find it amusing at all. Google Android on the other hand is a different story - a true example that Linux can be successful among general consumers if done correctly. And no I still disagree. Creating yet another typical Linux distro to me is NOTHING. Creating something different such as Android IS something.

Edited 2010-09-25 12:17 UTC

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