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Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8

28 June, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
Counterclockwise: Nokia N9, iPhone 4, Nexus 7, WP8 - read the full textThis is the new edition of Counterclockwise, where we'll be taking a look at all of the most significant news articles that happened during this week over the past several years. The last week of June has seen plenty of hardware announcements from Nokia, while the last couple of years also saw the...

 

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get nitdroid but you wont be able to make and receive calls and it has its issues to

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  • 2014-06-30 05:49
  • f0bw

> In reply to The Main Man @ 2014-06-28 13:18 from N9@T - click to readcoz they wanted to provide us a different ecosystem. and glad they didn't opt for android or we wouldn't have the amazing lumia devices.

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  • 2014-06-29 14:50
  • uwZF

> In reply to J @ 2014-06-29 09:09 from LBi@ - click to readthank god it never happened. or we wouldn't have windows phone. love it

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  • 2014-06-29 14:48
  • uwZF

> In reply to Shinebox @ 2014-06-29 07:55 from TqYV - click to readYou wouldn't need a better processor or more ram if the N9 is still running meego, meego doesn't have the apps to require it.

I'm an N9 user and find myself wanting other phones for the availability of other apps.

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  • 2014-06-29 14:06
  • Ix9X

Just imagine if the Nokia N9 had been a Gingerbread device. It would've been a direct competitor to the S2, Optimus 2x, Atrix etc and Nokia might be in a much different position now. Oh well, the gift of hindsight and all.

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  • 2014-06-29 09:09
  • LBi@

After all the Androids and the iphones...My brothers give me a Nokia N9 with a better processor and 2 gb of ram with Meego and N9 is still the most beautifully build hardware with the simplest and more intuitive software that exists... Still my same nmbr 1 and in nmbr 2 phone they still change from time to time...N9 is a beauty. Ask any owner...

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  • 2014-06-29 07:55
  • TqYV

I remember those Supernova phones, was exiting when the news first came out but when i got a used 7610SN some time later it was nothing but disappointing.

The N9 i had also, it was refreshing but MeeGo sadly bad and immature compared to Maemo5 plus the N9 had quality issues due to being rushed to the market. All in all todays Counterclockwise was not awakening too happy memories.

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  • 2014-06-29 06:07
  • Kg{H

L 0 L..the aijphoney...

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  • 2014-06-29 04:28
  • pEgX

in the last two editions of Counterclockwise, we see the name N9 but no discussions about it, not even a word. Was it soo good. The thing was that people still were not liking android. Nokia was a hit because most were having nokia so it was easy to opearate, handle, understand a device. But then came andriods, and it replaced JAVA softwares installed in several mid and cheap range mobiles. Thats when skyfall of Nokia started. Otherwise it was like James Bond of mobile manufacturers, always hero in eyes of everyone. But the real fame of android came with Gingerbread, and then it was on every other device cheap or flagship that was not a nokia having GB2.3 installed(leave berries and apples on trees).

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  • 2014-06-28 21:18
  • uvcM

Funny how people keep adding fuel to the old "if Nokia had gone the android way" but ignore the logical reason stated below. Internet is funny sometimes.

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  • 2014-06-28 21:18
  • rKHN

> In reply to Raymond @ 2014-06-28 14:43 from vfxH - click to readsymbian belle was much better in terms of touch ui.. but still it needed polishing compared to ios and android.. if nokia had continued developing symbian and meego.. surely it was gonna succeed..

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  • 2014-06-28 18:55
  • fCxb

> In reply to xyz @ 2014-06-28 17:45 from S35r - click to readThe same person who asked you to be rude.

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  • 2014-06-28 18:24
  • Ibxa

> In reply to Romano @ 2014-06-28 17:27 from 0aZv - click to readwho asked you about your phones?

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  • 2014-06-28 17:45
  • S35r

Because Android is a piece of shit lagy and bugy does Windows have any of those problems????

I'm not a Nokia fan but definitely Windows fan and because of Windows I love Nokia, its the only phone with which I can live the rest of all are not worth using

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  • 2014-06-28 17:29
  • 6XUS

My phone in 2008-2010 was the LG Viewty and LG Renoir. And also in 2011 I had a BlackBerry Curve and LG Arena until 2011 then the BlackBerry Torch in 2012. Then the iPhone 4S and now is my BlackBerry Z10

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  • 2014-06-28 17:27
  • 0aZv

> In reply to Raymond @ 2014-06-28 14:43 from vfxH - click to readYou are right buddy...

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  • 2014-06-28 17:10
  • utB0

> In reply to The Main Man @ 2014-06-28 13:18 from N9@T - click to readThey didn't go for Android because they could not customize it the way they wanted. If they wanted access tot things like the google play store they would have to use google services for other things too. That meant nokia maps, an important part of their business, would have been sidelined. Microsoft was willing to compromise with them, Google wasn't.

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  • 2014-06-28 16:31
  • 4$vE

> In reply to The Main Man @ 2014-06-28 13:18 from N9@T - click to readTo be honest, even if Nokia stick with their Symbian OS, they'll still be in better state than with Windows Phone right now.

Symbian is mature OS and has lot of features. Its only drawback is aged non-touch UI.

And no, Nokia never used Windows. They use WP (Windows Phone). Nokia expertise is with ARM device. That's why even they owned by Microsoft, they'll only produce WP (or WinRT) device. Nokia will never produce Windows x86 device (like Win8 tablet etc).

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  • 2014-06-28 14:43
  • vfxH

> In reply to The Main Man @ 2014-06-28 13:18 from N9@T - click to readThanks to Stephen Elop, who make this happened.

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  • 2014-06-28 13:35
  • Mfxb

If only Nokia had joined Android right from the beginning i bet things wouldn't have been so bad.
Till this day i still dont know why they opted for Windows rather than Android.
Any ideas?

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  • 2014-06-28 13:18
  • N9@T

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