Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2012 21:28 UTC, submitted by Radio
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "One of the casualties of Nokia's latest cuts is Meltemi, the company's effort to create a new Linux-based operating system for low-end smartphones. The project was aimed at offering smartphones at prices that neither Android or Windows Phone could easily reach, but also would have required Nokia to try to woo developers for yet another operating system." I've said it before and I'll say it again: it's Elop's job to make Nokia as miserable as possible, so that when Microsoft finally makes its move, it can be seen a saviour rather than a predator. Everything that can be cut has to be cut to dive the price down.
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RE: Its incredible
by boudewijn on Sat 16th Jun 2012 05:53 UTC in reply to "Its incredible"
boudewijn
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I've not only seen the asha line of phones (and yes, they are quite nice for the price), but I've also seen the development tools. It's _j2me_. That is quite horrible.

On the other hand, I also know that you would develop for the meltemi phones with QML. And that is really, really nice. And I know for sure that the first meltemi phones would have been ready for release in September...

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