Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2012 23:41 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "People who have the latest Symbian Nokia smartphones can now update them to Nokia Belle - bringing a fresh look to their screens thanks to the latest user interface. Once you have installed Nokia Belle you will still have the same phone, but it will feel like new, with improved performance." Love the version name.
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RE[2]: Comment by frostbyte
by cdude on Wed 8th Feb 2012 10:24 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by frostbyte"
cdude
Member since:
2008-09-21

I doubt Nokia still has the power to come out of the hole they got into with Elop.

Fact is that both, Symbian and MeeGo, are selling way better then there Phone 7 does and yet both platforms are official announced as dead by Nokia's Elop.

Since he did so Nokia lost half of it's value in just a few months and since then they went from from a high profit to a deep lose. The Elop-effect[1] is very effective and it will take them years to recover. Years the competition will use to move forward.

[1] http://communities-dominate.blogs.com/brands/2011/08/coining-term-e...

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RE[3]: Comment by frostbyte
by Lava_Croft on Wed 8th Feb 2012 12:14 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by frostbyte"
Lava_Croft Member since:
2006-12-24

It seems that everybody keeps forgetting that it is not Elop who dragged Nokia into anything. The people that ran Nokia before Elop, who coincidentally are also the people that appointed Elop, are the actual perps. They are the ones responsible for Maemo's demise and with bringing in Elop the demise of anything related to FOSS at Nokia.

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RE[4]: Comment by frostbyte
by zima on Wed 8th Feb 2012 15:08 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by frostbyte"
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Maybe we can't help it. Maybe everybody do love blaming Canada - or Canadian, in this case ;)

(and "the demise of anything related to FOSS at Nokia" ...I don't know, Qt seems to be going fine, and might be the basis of the fabled post-S40 "Meltemi" - of course OTOH Nokia might as well divestiture itself from it not long from now)

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RE[3]: Comment by frostbyte
by mbit on Wed 8th Feb 2012 14:04 in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by frostbyte"
mbit Member since:
2009-07-29

The next Ubuntu release will be called the Eloping Elop, or atleast it should be...

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RE[4]: Comment by frostbyte
by Fergy on Thu 9th Feb 2012 10:29 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by frostbyte"
Fergy Member since:
2006-04-10

The next Ubuntu release will be called the Eloping Elop, or atleast it should be...

https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DevelopmentCodeNames

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