Linked by fran on Wed 9th Feb 2011 17:40 UTC
Linux "The MeeGo project has updated its roadmap. The project will now release Meego 1.2 in April 2011 and plans to release MeeGo 1.3 in October, moving to a biannual release schedule. The six-monthly release schedule has been a target for the MeeGo developers as they establish their open development and release process."
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Comment by quique
by quique on Wed 9th Feb 2011 18:18 UTC
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They wasted an awful lot of time with Maemo. Qt-based Meego has a huge potential, but it should reach consumers ASAP (it's already late) and not be confined to the high-end segment.

Android already has a lot of momentum, and if confined to the high-end, Meego won't be able to create a competitive ecosystem :-(

I've been delaying the purchase of a smartphone waiting for Nokia (and for prices going down). If Nokia sells its mid-range segment to Windows Phone 7, I'll simply jump on the Android bandwagon.

If there is no way to have a Maemo-based affordable phone in the short-term, they should just embrace Android in the interim. Commiting to Microsoft is simply suicidal.

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RE: Comment by quique
by d.marcu on Wed 9th Feb 2011 19:56 in reply to "Comment by quique"
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RE: Comment by quique
by shmerl on Wed 9th Feb 2011 21:21 in reply to "Comment by quique"
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I'm betting if next Meego release is coming in April, we shouldn't expect Meego handsets earlier than that.

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