Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 09:05 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless It's official. Dismissed as a silly rumour by many, Nokia and Micorsoft have just announced a very comprehensive partnership in which Windows Phone 7 will become Nokia's prime smartphone platform. It goes a lot deeper than that, though. Update: Qt will not be available for Windows Phone 7. Qt will remain the development platform for MeeGo and Symbian. Update II: During its Capital Market Day event, Elop confirmed Nokia will not make a comprehensive MeeGo product line. It will be a platform to learn from, but it won't become a competitive platform. Update III: Android was not an option because it would be difficult to differentiate there. Update IV: There will be 'substantial reductions in employment' in Finland and around the world. Also, before I forget, thanks Engadget for the live-blogging where I get this stuff from!
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by Kishe on Fri 11th Feb 2011 10:38 UTC
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Meego wasnt going to be Nokias savior. I know a person working on Meegos kernel and can say that FSF will tear them apart for all the DRM they will include in the final product just to appease movie and music companies etc.

Symbian was heavily outdated, Nokia needed an os and Microsoft needed a cellphone maker. 1+1 = 2

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