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 MysterMask on Wed 30th Mar 2011 01:33 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Actually..."
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Apple intentionally cripples their devices, and excels in DRM and obsessive control for whatever reason. It doesn't improve usability - on the contrary.

If you want to see crippled devices due to DRM and obsessive control, look no further then plain old Symbian / Nokia.

Oh, well, they had copy/past, MMS, .., and horrible usability. Some techies still don't get it that pure feature lists don't count in the end. And given a Joe Average user, syncing a phone via USB / filesystem manually is under no circumstances better than something like iTunes.

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