Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Oct 2011 22:24 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Remember back when Nokia jumped to Windows Phone 7, abandoning all other platforms and future directions? Remember Elop's infamous 'burning platform' memo was coveniently 'leaked' to the web? Remember how Elop claimed Windows Phone 7 was the only way forward, since nothing else inside the company would be ready for prime time soon enough? Remember how I thought this was a very good and sane decision? Well, the first reviews of what will be the only MeeGo handset from Nokia (the N9) are in, and well... To whoever decided to go WP7 and ditch MeeGo: I don't like you. To myself: I'm an idiot for arguing this was a good idea.
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No it isnt
Member since:
2005-11-14

"iOS clone". Really. Because it shows icons in a grid? Because of its excellent multitasking? Oh, wait.

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kristoph Member since:
2006-01-01

The review clearly states that the multi-tasking slows down the system and you need to kill concurrent apps. So I am not sure 'excellent multitasking' is one of this platforms strengths.

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No it isnt Member since:
2005-11-14

Of course it does. There's limited CPU time and limited RAM. If iOS had similar capabilities, it would run up against it limits even sooner, as OS X is a resource hog like no other.

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