Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Mar 2011 22:07 UTC, submitted by JCinSpain
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless I'm still reeling from the unrivalled epicness and awesomeness that is Sucker Punch in IMAX (just got home - do not miss this film), but now I'm back to boring old reality where we apparently care about pieces of plastic that go beep. So, anywho. The deal between Nokia and Microsoft has many Symbian and Qt developers worry about the future of their platforms. To address these concerns, Purnima Kochikar, vice president of Forum Nokia, has published an open letter describing Nokia's plans for Symbian, Qt, and Java for Series 40 devices. While the letter doesn't deliver any hard dates, the transition phase to Windows Phone 7 is set to 2011/2012.
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by tuzor on Tue 29th Mar 2011 11:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Actually..."
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Ah, because spending boatloads of money for a phone which didn't even include a proper keyboard, nor supported basic technology like MMS and 3G in its first iteration, was better...

It doesn't have to be one way or the other, you know ;)

You also forgot to mention copy/paste, a native SDK etc etc.
Go dig up comments from Balmer, RIM and co.
There were so many back when the iPhone was introduced pointing out its flaws and predicting its demise... how right they were.

But oh wait, most of these issues were addressed in the years following.
On the other hand, 5 years later, Nokia is still selling junk.

Most of the features were left out for a reason, which is one thing Apple often excels in.
3G was left out due to battery issues, copy/paste/MMS so they could get it out asap and address them later.

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