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Nokia waves final goodbye to MeeGo and Symbian

Nokia waves final goodbye to MeeGo and Symbian

02 January, 2014 | comments (196)

Nokia announced in October it will be ending all developer support for MeeGo and Symbian on January 1, 2014. Well, the deadline has passed and the Ovi Store won't accept any more apps. Nokia announced the end of the era via the official...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian, MeeGo


Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

Jolla's Sailfish OS gets extensively demoed on video

30 December, 2012 | comments (115)

After giving us a short glimpse of its UI in the official announcement's promo video, Jolla's Meego-based Sailfish OS got an extensive video demo, which offers a deeper look at its features. The still developing OS got shown off on Nokia N950...


Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo prototype have emerged

Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo prototype have emerged

04 September, 2012 | comments (80)

Images of a cancelled Nokia MeeGo sporting prototype have emerged, showing us what life after the already iconic N9 could have been. Dubbed as Nokia "Lauta" RM-742, the fully functional hardware QWERTY device was originally pegged as an immediate...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


The newly founded Jolla Ltd. will develop MeeGo smartphones

The newly founded Jolla Ltd. will develop MeeGo smartphones

07 July, 2012 | comments (223)

Here is a great piece of news for everyone who loves MeeGo. The Finnish startup Jolla Ltd. will develop smartphones running the Linux-based platform. More importantly however, Jolla will practically pick up the effort right from the point where...

Tags: MeeGo, Misc


MeeGo team says goodbye to Nokia, N9 quietly weeps

MeeGo team says goodbye to Nokia, N9 quietly weeps

04 July, 2012 | comments (186)

So, this is the end of the road for the MeeGo team at Nokia, as Head of Development of MeeGo Sotiris Makrygiannis joined by other team members announced they are parting ways with the Espoo company. Those are the same people responsible for...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia N9 rumored to get PR1.3 update by the end of May

Nokia N9 rumored to get PR1.3 update by the end of May

29 April, 2012 | comments (76)

The PR1.2 update for the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 came out a couple of months ago, but Nokia was teasing the yet-to-come PR1.3 update by calling it "small but valuable". Someone from a MeeGo fanblog was eager to find out more details on the next...


Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

Nokia N9 wins D&AD Yellow Pencil design award

26 April, 2012 | comments (74)

We always thought that the Nokia N9 was a gorgeous piece of hardware and it seems the jury of the prestigious D&AD Yellow Pencil design awards agree with us. The Nokia N9 has won the 2012 Yellow Pencil award for the Product Design category, an award...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


1,000 people to lose their jobs at Nokia factory in Finland

1,000 people to lose their jobs at Nokia factory in Finland

22 March, 2012 | comments (259)

As part of its plan to improve production efficiency, Nokia is axing 1,000 jobs in its plant in Salo, Finland. The unpleasant talks have been discussed with all the staff in the Nokia plant and as a result, the job cuts will be made gradually...


Project Mayhem can put Android ICS on your Nokia N9 right now

Project Mayhem can put Android ICS on your Nokia N9 right now

22 March, 2012 | comments (135)

The Nokia N9 has been dipping its toes into Android waters for a while now, we even got to see (but not touch) a working Ice Cream Sandwich port. The same guys, NITDroid, have now come up with a release that users can try out. It's still not...


MeeGo 1.2 update for Nokia N9 goes live

MeeGo 1.2 update for Nokia N9 goes live

27 February, 2012 | comments (186)

About a month after it was seeded to developers for testing, the v1.2 update for MeeGo goes live. The update weighs in at 284MB and it may take a while to install (up to 40 minutes according to Nokia). But it's well worth the wait. With it,...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia seeds a new MeeGo PR1.2 beta, detailed changelog included

Nokia seeds a new MeeGo PR1.2 beta, detailed changelog included

25 January, 2012 | comments (50)

Little over a week ago Nokia released N9 PR1.2 beta version to the Nokia N950 developer device but at the time we didn't have the full changelog at the time. Well now we do - it includes 5 new languages, app folders, extended copy-and-paste...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

MeeGo PR 1.2 now seeding to developers, out in a month

17 January, 2012 | comments (40)

We've got some great news for the MeeGo fans out there. The expected Nokia N9 PR 1.2 update has completed yet another stage of its evolution and has now started seeding. Unfortunately, it's still only a developer-preview version, so you'd need to...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


PR1.2 update spotted on Nokia N9, to bring video calls and folders

PR1.2 update spotted on Nokia N9, to bring video calls and folders

12 January, 2012 | comments (66)

Sometimes you're just lucky - like this guy who found out his Nokia N9 is already running the upcoming PR1.2 update. The changelog for the update promises video calling support, app folders, improvements for the camera and gallery (we've already...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia Store now has over 100K apps, Distimo says

Nokia Store now has over 100K apps, Distimo says

22 December, 2011 | comments (51)

We haven't been hearing much about the Nokia application store lately, but this doesn't mean it hasn't been making significant progress. According to the researchers from Distimo, which specialize in app store analysis, the official Nokia app...


The elusive white Nokia N9 is now available

The elusive white Nokia N9 is now available

08 December, 2011 | comments (87)

Nokia has just released the white color version of its MeeGo flagship. The white Nokia N9 was officially announced at this year's Nokia World, but it's only now that you can actually purchase one. We were contacted by one of our readers, who...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


The Nokia N9 PR1.2 update to come with lots of improvements

The Nokia N9 PR1.2 update to come with lots of improvements

29 November, 2011 | comments (60)

Most of the Nokia N9 owners should have already received a notification that the PR1.1 update is available for their beloved MeeGo phone - it's well worth installing as it bring plenty of new features. The next update, PR1.2, is already in the...


White Nokia N9 is now available for preorder, will cost you 699

White Nokia N9 is now available for preorder, will cost you 699

08 November, 2011 | comments (168)

If you've been patiently waiting for your special white edition of the Nokia N9 to become available since we showed it to you during Nokia World, now it's your time to rejoice. The white N9 is simply gorgeous and is priced at 699 by the...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia N9 gets a PR1.1 update, a ton of new features

Nokia N9 gets a PR1.1 update, a ton of new features

08 November, 2011 | comments (150)

N9 owners are already starting to get a notification for the update that was promised to them back at Nokia World. The PR 1.1 release brings in a host of performance improvements and many new features. The total number of enhancements sits at the...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia promises continued software support for N9

Nokia promises continued software support for N9

28 September, 2011 | comments (192)

Nokia may have announced that the N9 will be the last of the MeeGo phones from them but just in case you were planning to buy it rest assured you won't be left out in the cold. Nokia's Product Planning Director Janne Heikkinen said on...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia N9 shipments start, pricing might be a problem

Nokia N9 shipments start, pricing might be a problem

27 September, 2011 | comments (181)

Nokia has just reported that the first Nokia N9 units have started leaving factories in Finland and are heading to shops around the globe. At this point we are just a few days from the actual availability of the first MeeGo-running...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI