Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Feb 2011 00:04 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Speaking of Nokia - Engadget got their hands on what is supposedly an internal memo sent to Nokia employees by the company's new CEO. It's... Brutal. As in, brutally honest. There's no sugar-coating here, no unicorns, no glitter. "Nokia, our platform is burning." Update: Android is probably out of the question. Will it be Windows Phone 7, after all? Damn; Palm tonight, Nokia Friday - what a week for mobile! Update: The "Communities Dominate Brands" blog published an in-depth analysis of the memo, which claims with sound arguments that it might well be a hoax.
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RE: Symbian?
by lenrek on Wed 9th Feb 2011 11:33 UTC in reply to "Symbian?"
lenrek
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2005-07-07

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So what I don't understand is why the effort didn't go into bringing developer tools and nicer UIs to Symbian. Why try for Meego? Surely Symbian is, at the core, a superior OS for mobiles, so however crap the UI or how unenthused the developer base, it is still less effort to improve than a brand-new OS. No?


What is, at its core? The kernel? I personally don't find Symbian UI that bad. I played with N8 at shops, the UI is even better.

Among all the Symbian phones I had, Nokia E71 was very stable, but I find SE P1 was a real solid phone. I changed from SE P1 to Nokia E71 because P1 don't support 3G.

But the phones after E71 were real disappointment. Frequently hanged and would reboot by itself! That was the time I bought my first Android, Nexus One. Now I also own Samsung Galaxy S.

When I was using Symbian phones, I used them like a phone. After I am using Android, I am treating them more and more like a personal computer. Now I am starting to understand, why kids these days like to hack their phones...

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