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Nokia has been trimming down its expenses and some of the cuts have been pretty close to the bone. The latest to go is Sotiris Makrygiannis, head of the Meego Project team inside Nokia.  The team was responsible for the OS running on the Nokia N9, the predecessor to the Nokia Lumia 900. With them goes one of Nokia’s Plan…

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While angry investors and many Symbian fanboys have blamed Nokia’s recent woes on switching to Windows Phone, looking at their market share over the long term shows that the rot had set in a long time ago, and that Windows Phone does have the potential for righting the ship. The graph above is Statcounter data from Finland over the last…

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We posted a few days ago about Nokia design chief Marko Ahtisaari’s statements to a Finnish newspaper, Kauppalehti,  that Nokia is working on a new device with revolutionary features. At the time his statements seemed rather enigmatic, but Nokia has told unwiredview.com that they were in line with what he has been talking about at Le Web 14 months ago,…

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Amongst Meego fans and Stephen Elop haters in Finland there is still the delusional idea Nokia should have persisted with Meego rather than go with Windows Phone 7. The rapid adoption by the Finnish public of the Windows Phone 7 Nokia Lumia 800 would therefore come as a shock to them.  Since the launch of the handset its percentage of…

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Long before Nokia’s hookup with Microsoft, it appears the Nokia Sea Ray was already in the works, just not as we know it. Chris Ziegler from Thisismynext claims sources in the know, that say Nokia had a deal with Verizon, the CDMA carrier, to create a Meego phone for the network with the same codename. Of course that deal is…

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Having seen Windows Phone 7 soundly defeat Symbian Belle, many old-time Nokia fans would say the real competitor to WP7 was never Symbian but Meego. Now we have a 20 min review of the Nokia N9, likely the last Meego handset, against an HTC Radar again. Unfortunately it is all in Russian, and I have no idea what the reviewers…

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According to Digitimes Intel is finally seeing the light, and is backing off MeeGo development to create hardware instead for Android and Windows Phone 7. MeeGo was a joint venture between Intel and Nokia which resulted in a few small tablets and the Nokia N9, but has been abandoned by Nokia in favour of Windows Phone 7, with no other…

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