Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 5th Oct 2011 20:38 UTC, submitted by lucas_maximus
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Sources tell us that Nokia is developing a Linux-based replacement for its S40 phones, called Meltemi. The news was leaked, accurately, by the Wall Street Journal last week. Now we can confirm it. The thinking is that a Linux-based replacement for S40 will allow developers to tap into proven development tools - and Qt. The April memo referred to Meltemi as a platform for 'rich Featurephones' and stated that development will be centered in Ulm, Germany. There's no U-turn, however. Meltemi had been long-been touted as a richer successor to S40. Windows phones will occupy the budget smartphone segment, not Linux."
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RE: qt developers
by kragil on Wed 5th Oct 2011 23:24 UTC in reply to "qt developers"
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I hope not many. I want useful FOSS apps. I couldnt care less for all the 100Ks of shitty ad-apps or 0.99 crap-apps.
Id take a great UI (like Swipe) over an overblown app store any day.

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