MeeGo archive

  • Jolla, the first Sailfish OS smartphone, gets official specs announced
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    Jolla, the first Sailfish OS smartphone, gets official specs announced

    By 20 September 2013

    The Linux-based Sailfish OS will arrive on the Jolla smartphone by the end of 2013, and it now has some official specs. The Finnish company has taken the brilliant MeeGo OS, that Nokia created but never pushed after Microsoft paid for Windows Phone to...

  • The Nokia N9 that has 7, yes 7, operating systems (video)
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    The Nokia N9 that has 7, yes 7, operating systems (video)

    By 25 November 2011

    Not sure which operating system you want the most? Have trouble wondering in the morning whether you are an Apple iOS 5 guy or a Windows Phone 7 user? Well one phone looks to have you covered: the Nokia N9. Found in Shanzai, China, the fake Nokia N9 packs...

  • MeeGo is dead, long live Tizen
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    MeeGo is dead, long live Tizen

    By 28 September 2011

    MeeGo is effectively dead, just a day or so after the Nokia N9 handset - the only real device of note to pack the OS - went live (not in the UK though). It has been replaced by an OS called Tizen, a Linux statement has confirmed. "Today we are welcoming...

  • No Nokia N9 release for UK
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    No Nokia N9 release for UK

    By 10 August 2011

    UK Nokia fans with a big red circle on the 23 September square on their calenders, prepare yourself for some bad news - the Nokia N9 is not going to be released in the UK. The news was confirmed a day after it was announced that the MeeGo handset would...

  • Nokia N9 coming 23 September
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    Nokia N9 coming 23 September

    By 5 August 2011

    MeeGo fans hold on to your hats, things are about to get real. The countdown to the Nokia N9 release is literally ticking - with the Nokia site in Sweden stating that a 23 September release date is on the cards. The N9 packs a 3.9-inch, 854x480, 2.5D...

  • VIDEO: Nokia N950 MeeGo in action
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    VIDEO: Nokia N950 MeeGo in action

    By 30 June 2011

    The Nokia N950 landed earlier this month, along with its N9 brother, as a developer only handset designed to get the MeeGo creative ideas a flowing. However, its arrival caused quite a stir online and the handset has already achieved somewhat of a cult...

  • Nokia N9 hands-on
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    Nokia N9 hands-on

    By 21 June 2011

    Nokia pulled the covers off their N9 handset this morning, stepping into the breach and brushing aside the spectre of Symbian with its new MeeGo operating system. We were on hand to have a play with the handset and although our time was limited, here...

  • The Nokia N950 MeeGo device exists, confirmation from Nokia
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    The Nokia N950 MeeGo device exists, confirmation from Nokia

    By 21 June 2011

    So the N9 has arrived in the real world, packing MeeGo - as we all suspected that it would. But hang on, that's not the device that we'd all envisioned based on the pictures of the silver QWERTY-slider device that had been doing the rounds. So what of...

  • Nokia N9 MeeGo smartphone for those not impressed with Windows Phone 7
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    Nokia N9 MeeGo smartphone for those not impressed with Windows Phone 7

    By 21 June 2011

    In the middle of the night (well in the UK at least) Nokia announced its first MeeGo handset proving that it’s not all Windows Phone, Windows Phone for the Finnish company. The new model, dubbed the Nokia N9, is “built for people who appreciate a...

  • Nokia boss hammers nail into MeeGo coffin
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    Nokia boss hammers nail into MeeGo coffin

    By 3 June 2011

    MeeGo could be spreading its wings further afield with the likes of Asus and LG but where Nokia is concerned, its days could well be numbered. Speaking at the Uplinq expo in California, where the Nokia CEO detailed just why the Finnish company chose Windows...

  • MeeGo appears on ultra-thin Asus Eee PC X101
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    MeeGo appears on ultra-thin Asus Eee PC X101

    By 30 May 2011

    As if a glasses-free 3D device and a Honeycomb powered phone and tablet combo weren't exciting enough, Asus has gone and announced a super slim MeeGo powered netbook at this year's Computex trade show in Taipei. The Eee PC X101 is priced in at $199 or...

  • VIDEO: Nokia N9 in action
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    VIDEO: Nokia N9 in action

    By 17 May 2011

    This video certainly has an official feel to it. And the smart money suggests that it's the promo video for the upcoming Nokia N9. And whilst it's not clear as to what OS the QWERTY-packing smartphone will be running - it could be MeeGo, or a shiny new...

  • LG says “yes please” to MeeGo
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    LG says “yes please” to MeeGo

    By 16 April 2011

    Intel looks have found a new friend in LG for it’s barely alive tablet operating system, MeeGo, following Nokia’s sudden announcement in February that it was backing Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 horse instead. According to Valtteri Halla, a member...

  • MeeGo tablet interface hands-on
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    MeeGo tablet interface hands-on

    By 21 February 2011

    At a time when it's make or break for the MeeGo operating system Pocket-lint decided to go hands-on with the MeeGo interface on a tablet from Intel, to see whether it offers up anything new. The concept behind the UI, is that rather than offer up apps...

  • Fujtsu gives MeeGo its netbook premiere
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    Fujtsu gives MeeGo its netbook premiere

    By 14 February 2011

    The first ever MeeGo OS-based netbook has been launched by Fujitsu, coming during what has been a pretty unsettled week for the MeeGo operating system, due to Nokia putting its eggs in with the Microsoft Windows Phone 7 basket. The Fujitsu LifeBook MH330...

  • Nokia not abandoning MeeGo
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    Nokia not abandoning MeeGo

    By 11 February 2011

    Nokia has said that it will still release MeeGo devices even though it’s just announced a broad strategic partnership with Microsoft. In a statement issued to Pocket-lint, the company said: “With Nokia's planned move to Windows Phone as its primary...

  • Leaked pics suggest Nokia MeeGo tablet could be landing
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    Leaked pics suggest Nokia MeeGo tablet could be landing

    By 24 January 2011

    You wait ages for some juicy Nokia MeeGo stories and then two come along at once. Late last week, we told you how Nokia could be readying the N9 for a Mobile World Congress launch next month, with an Intel Atom chip possibly on board too. And now we've...

  • Nokia N9 to launch with Intel Atom chip at MWC?
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    Nokia N9 to launch with Intel Atom chip at MWC?

    By 21 January 2011

    It's been a MWC 2011 hot bed of excitement in terms of rumours over the last couple of days. First there were all those HTC handsets pictured, and then the murmurs about Nvidia possibly announcing Tegra 3 and now there's some juicy Nokia N9 gossip too....

  • MeeGo for laptops hands-on
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    MeeGo for laptops hands-on

    By 16 January 2011

    Intel has shown off a MeeGo powered netbook, showing that it is planning on taking on Google and its Chrome OS when the new operating system from Google launches in the summer - hopefully. The new operating system shows what netbook and laptop users could...

  • Amino Freedom Jump(s) in with MeeGo powered web TV
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    Amino Freedom Jump(s) in with MeeGo powered web TV

    By 5 January 2011

    The Brit invasion over in Las Vegas continues with Swavesey-based, IPTV specialist, Amino Communications launching the Freedom Jump set-top box at the Consumer Electronics Show. The Freedom Jump is an OTT web-connected box of tricks that is powered by...

  • Intel and AMD form unlikely alliance for MeeGo
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    Intel and AMD form unlikely alliance for MeeGo

    By 15 November 2010

    AMD has been announced as the latest major player for the Linux Foundation's MeeGo open source project, joining Nokia and its chip making nemesis Intel at the table. Speaking at the MeeGo Conference 2010, AMD's corporate vice-president of software development...

  • VIDEO: WeTab "pinboard" style UI revealed in detailed walkthrough
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    VIDEO: WeTab "pinboard" style UI revealed in detailed walkthrough

    By 24 September 2010

    The WeTab has had a few public outings now, most recently at IFA 2010 in Germany, but if you're still looking for a bit more info we have this handy walkthrough which should help to shed a bit more light on the matter, courtesy of netbooknews.com. As...

  • VIDEO: WeTab - All systems MeeGo
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    VIDEO: WeTab - All systems MeeGo

    By 6 September 2010

    We first got word of the WeTab (previously called the WePad) back in May, where we were led to understand that the 11.6-inch tablet would be running via a Linux OS and was all set for a July launch. And, after a number of delays the tablet has turned...

  • Intel and Nokia start joint laboratory, talk of a 3D future for MeeGo
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    Intel and Nokia start joint laboratory, talk of a 3D future for MeeGo

    By 24 August 2010

    At Mobile World Congress, Nokia and Intel confirmed they were joining hands in holy matrimony to create a new mobile phone platform called MeeGo, now almost 9 months later the two companies are getting ready for the birth of their first child with the...

  • Nokia N9 snapped: Nokia Booklet 3G goes mini
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    Nokia N9 snapped: Nokia Booklet 3G goes mini

    By 19 August 2010

    We've seen the video, we've heard the rumours, and now we've got more pics of the supposedly new, but yet-to-be-announced Nokia N9 handset.  So what do the latest pictures show us? Nothing beyond what we already, supposedly, knew - apart from the fact...