Linked by nej_simon on Wed 4th Jul 2012 22:05 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless The only MeeGo device to ever be released, the Nokia N9, has been updated to MeeGo/Harmattan 1.3. Among the improvements are improved performance, updated applications, improved NFC support, improved copy/paste, and more. In other news, the team behind MeeGo and Maemo is now leaving Nokia, probably making this the last update for the N9.
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RE[5]: Comment by shmerl
by zima on Thu 5th Jul 2012 13:32 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by shmerl"
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1. WebOs - poor hardware, no existing software library , no ecosystem elements (like maps, music), no real IDE, lack of experience in mobile marketing, lack of [...] sales

Looks pretty much like Maemo... especially since there's more to ecosystem than maps and music (and BTW, Nokia efforts with the latter also faltered, Maemo maps app was neglected, and lack of in-house maps doesn't seem to harm most manufacturers). IDE situation one way or the other didn't seem to make a difference for devs (but BTW, they happily embraced Android even though the development for it was a bit awkward), and Nokia marketing efforts don't seem to work out too well for some time now (despite massive funds)

Bada is also closer analogy than you make it to be (and it doesn't have particularly poor user experience, it's essentially a more basic Touchwiz, which scales all across Samsung's spectrum of devices). But the best...

3. BB10 - 1.5 year later.

Yeah, pretty much like with Maemo / Meego, at minimum.

The OS is scalable both ways (N9 class hw can be dirt cheap nowadays).

And what does it change WRT its potential market performance? (anyway, Android and WP also go pretty low, even lower, when it comes to hw)

I believe it was definitely a the most real danger to MS plans on mobile

Seriously, this is the kind of magical thinking I point out. The Android and iOS were (and are) a real danger (and that Nokia will go with the former), Meego was hardly on the radar.
You yourself write in the post just above that Android took over.

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