Nokia drops Symbian for Meego on Nseries

by Volker Weber

HELSINKI, June 24 (Reuters) - Nokia Oyj (NOK1V.HE) will use Linux MeeGo software in its flagship N-series smartphones, hoping the new platform will give it a better chance to battle rivals such as Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google Inc (GOOG.O).

The yet unreleased N8 is now officially a dog.

More >

Comments

Nokia Oyj (NOK1V.HE) will use Linux MeeGo software in its flagship N-series smartphones, hoping the new platform will give it a better chance to battle rivals such as Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google Inc (GOOG.O).


[...]

Nokia will continue to use Symbian for its vast portfolio of cheaper smartphones.

And where would the E-series fit in? I thought that was their flagship series, for the business users at least... Will they be moved to MeeGo as well or will the be staying on Symbian? Any guess?

Ragnar Schierholz, 2010-06-25

Symbian. Businesses use old software.

Volker Weber, 2010-06-25

Well, while that may be true in most cases, for me this means I'll look for alternatives - likely Android. But I'm probably not an average business user.

Ragnar Schierholz, 2010-06-26

Maybe the change is not so bad. Here is an explanation of the move from a symbian friendly perspective: The changing shape of Nseries

Ralf M Petter, 2010-06-29

Recent comments

Stefan Tilkov on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 04:17
Volker Weber on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 23:43
John Keys on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 23:17
John Keys on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 23:05
Volker Weber on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 21:34
John Keys on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 21:08
Volker Weber on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 14:36
Torsten Pinkert on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 14:31
Tobias Hauser on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 12:49
Volker Weber on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 12:30
Michael Witzorky on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 12:20
Wolfgang König on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 11:59
Volker Weber on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 11:52
Volker Weber on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 11:44
Wolfgang König on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 11:31
Volker Weber on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 09:09
Sascha A. Carlin on A message from the Sonos CEO :: And what it means at 09:07
Volker Weber on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 08:59
Thomas Radigewski on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 08:56
Volker Weber on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 08:45
Thomas Radigewski on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 08:42
Hubert Stettner on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 08:30
Volker Weber on Sonos Legacy :: Meine Empfehlung at 00:22
Kristian Raue on Heimautomatisierung mit Shelly 2.5 PM at 00:12
Ulli Mueller on Sonos Legacy :: Meine Empfehlung at 23:00

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 05:37

visitors.gif

buy me coffee

Paypal vowe