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The design of the MeeGo-Harmattan UI: A closer look

The design of the MeeGo-Harmattan UI: A closer look

| June 29, 2011 | 52 Replies

Just like we did with the original MeeGo handset UI deep dive back in June in last year, we’re back again with an up close and personal look at the user interface and usage paradigm running on the lovely N9. For the curious among us, Nokia have provided an extensive consumer facing page to demo […]

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Does “MeeGo” even matter?

Does “MeeGo” even matter?

| June 25, 2011 | 248 Replies

The more astute among you may notice that the “MeeGo” mentioned in the title is placed in quotes. That’s something I’ll get to a little later but first let’s address a few important points from my last editorial. Many of you mentioned that Nokia had a great ecosystem before the deal with Microsoft and that […]

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What’s in an ecosystem?

What’s in an ecosystem?

| June 23, 2011 | 84 Replies

Now a lot of people took offense to my post about MeeGo, with quite a few saying that I was a Microsoft shill, Windows Phone fanboy, hated open source, a goon, know nothing about Open Source and quite a few other things that by and large demonstrated that they completely missed the point. Let me […]

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I love what I’ve seen of MeeGo; But….

I love what I’ve seen of MeeGo; But….

| June 22, 2011 | 125 Replies

I’d rather not bring this up right after some of us have seen what could easily be one of the most gorgeous and simultaneously functional user interfaces ever seen, but I’m not sure I’ll be getting a MeeGo device or more specifically, this device. Read on to hear why. Unlike Maemo which was the unruly […]

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MeeGo Phone UI Document: Cocktail of Android, iPhone, Maemo 5, WebOS and Windows Phone 7

MeeGo Phone UI Document: Cocktail of Android, iPhone, Maemo 5, WebOS and Windows Phone 7

| June 18, 2010 | 10 Replies

Reggie from Talk.Maemo.org has come across a very exciting document about the MeeGo handset UI guideline. The actual page is down but as Mark Guim from the Nokia Blog points out, it’s available through google Cache. (Note the fruit name of the page, Bananas and Pears) In case that gets deleted too, Chrome from TMO […]

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New Nokia line up: Xseries (oh and Cseries)

New Nokia line up: Xseries (oh and Cseries)

| July 19, 2009 | Reply

When I read about a new upcoming Cseries by Nokia¬† yesterday (speculated to run Nokia’s new Maemo Smartphones by IntoMobile’s Stefan), I thought, if they were going to introduce a new line up – Xseries would sound better. Cseries – sounds like it belongs to the low end range? Cheap series? Mass market series? I […]

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Intel and Nokia announce strategic relationship to shape next era of Mobile Computing innovation

Intel and Nokia announce strategic relationship to shape next era of Mobile Computing innovation

| June 23, 2009 | Reply

According to the latest Nokia Press Release >> click << Nokia have announced a long term partnership with Intel Corporation, which will include “several open source mobile Linux software projects”. It seems they want to “create a new mobile platform beyond smartphones, notebooks and netbooks”. Perhaps the idea is that Nokia is fusing all three […]

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Nokia's New Mobile OS: Maemo Harmattan

Nokia's New Mobile OS: Maemo Harmattan

| May 19, 2009 | Reply

In an interview about a couple of weeks back at the Nokia Developer Summit, David Rivas – Nokia VP, discussed the Nokia’s strategy for having multiple software platforms – basically stating that different devices need different OS for different tasks – not one OS fits the bill. The three major OS used by nokia are […]

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