The mighty N9 finally has landed at vowe's magic flying circus

by Volker Weber

Ever since Nokia annoucned Meego, and that was in February 2010, I was looking forward to a release for the N900, a small computer I liked a lot in 2009. But the plan was to release a new device with Meego, late 2010, early 2011. I met the Nokia chief designer in the summer of 2010, and he was very upbeat about a new interface pattern.

And then everything changed. Elop became CEO of Nokia, and he did a fast about face. The future was going to be Windows Phone at the high end. And still, Nokia did not throw it all away. They made quite a splash with the new interface pattern caller Swipe. And I wanted one.

It arrived yesterday.

I was not let down. And I am writing down my observations on Google+, because everything is so new. I am making mistakes. And I am correcting them. This is going to take a bit. Watch it:

I just swiped my iPhone 4. Did not react. Then I pressed the menu button. How quaint.

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