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MeeGo No Go Until 2011

MeeGo is the Nokia/Intel joint venture announced at Mobile World Congress last year, and is the pair’s open source operating system that was born from Nokia’s Maemo and Intel’s Moblin platforms. Despite being around for a while and based on operating systems that already exist, we’ve only seen a preview of the OS so far, and that’s the way it’s going to remain until next year. A Nokia executive speaking to Forbes has said that although MeeGo is still meeting targets, we won’t be seeing it on devices until 2011. Intel’s Doug Fisher confirmed this by saying that smartphones running MeeGo […]

Understanding Nokia’s Mobile Operating Systems

Mobile phones, just like any other form of technology, have their own special language which can be confusing for a newcomer to the subject.  If you’re a reader of the news here on the Dial-a-Phone blog, then whenever a handset is talked about, invariably the subject of its operating system comes up.  If you’re unfamiliar with the terminology used, discussions on this won’t mean much, so for the uninitiated, here is a crash course on the operating systems used in this case, by Nokia. Series 30. If you have a modern, basic Nokia mobile phone, then chances are it’s running […]