Former Nokia execs salvage MeeGo for smartphones, first device due in 2012
It looks like MeeGo for smartphones is not as dead has many dreaded.
Despite Nokia abandoning the platform and its incumbent developers for Windows Phone, there seem to be enough supporters of the Intel-Nokia developed OS to arrange a re-emergence.
Jolla, a Finland-based startup that is made up of former Nokia employees (including Marc Dillon, former Principal Engineer for MeeGo at Nokia), has announced it will be keeping MeeGo for smartphones alive, and that it intends to launch the first MeeGo-based smartphone later this year.
The news has made a lot of critics and users happy, who were initially excited by the sheer usability and beauty of the Nokia N9, the first and last MeeGo-based smartphone from Nokia.Read more
Courtesy : www.thinkdigit.com
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