Linked by David Adams on Mon 5th Jul 2010 18:30 UTC, submitted by fran
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless In an ill omen for Symbian fans, the publisher of Symbian-Guru is abandoning the platform: "As of today, I will no longer be updating Symbian-Guru.com, and will be purchasing an Android-powered smartphone - my new Nexus One should arrive tomorrow. I've been a Nokia fanboy since 1999, and a Symbian fanboy since I got my Nokia 6620 in summer of 2004. Since then, I've personally owned 10+ different Symbian-powered smartphones, and have reviewed nearly every Symbian-powered smartphone that's been released in the past 3 years or so. I've tried to use all of Nokia's various products and services to the best of my ability, and I just can't do it anymore." His post continues with an exploration of the sorry state of Symbian and Nokia that only a once-true-believer could have written.
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by spiderman on Tue 6th Jul 2010 05:43 UTC
spiderman
Member since:
2008-10-23

This is the personal rant from someone I never heard before. His ad revenues are probably down so he tries to get some hits. OSNews probably has revenue sharing plan with him so they echo his rant. Unfortunately they guy says nothing interesting.

The article is very long and the guy still complain about the N97 (although it is not sold anymore) and says he will never try the N8, that Nokia does not advert in California and that OVI sucks.

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by wirespot on Tue 6th Jul 2010 08:40 in reply to "Empty article"
wirespot Member since:
2006-06-21

His ad revenues are probably down so he tries to get some hits.


By closing down the site? Wow, great logic. ;) What a cunning plan. Kudos for uncovering it!

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by spiderman on Tue 6th Jul 2010 09:41 in reply to "RE: Empty article"
spiderman Member since:
2008-10-23

Precisely, it's perfectly logic. The site never had hits and now it has. What did you miss?
Seriously, have you ever heard about this site before today? I'm interested in Symbian and I regularly check news from many sites and I have never ever even heard about symbian-guru. Look for symbian news on google and it doesn't appear anywhere.
The site could have been made yesterday.

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by BluenoseJake on Tue 6th Jul 2010 16:23 in reply to "Empty article"
BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

OSNews probably has revenue sharing plan with him so they echo his rant. Unfortunately they guy says nothing interesting.


OSNews more than likely has no such thing with this guy, but feel free to keep throwing unwarranted accusations around.

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by spiderman on Tue 6th Jul 2010 20:31 in reply to "RE: Empty article"
spiderman Member since:
2008-10-23


OSNews more than likely has no such thing with this guy, but feel free to keep throwing unwarranted accusations around.

That was not an accusation, barely a speculation but feel free to keep defending OSNews against imaginary enemies.

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by tony on Tue 6th Jul 2010 23:33 in reply to "Empty article"
tony Member since:
2005-07-06

This is the personal rant from someone I never heard before. His ad revenues are probably down so he tries to get some hits. OSNews probably has revenue sharing plan with him so they echo his rant. Unfortunately they guy says nothing interesting.

The article is very long and the guy still complain about the N97 (although it is not sold anymore) and says he will never try the N8, that Nokia does not advert in California and that OVI sucks.


Hrm, it looks like he has some valid gripes with Nokia's dysfunctional approach to the smartphone market. So rather than deal with that, I like your idea, to nullify the messenger.

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