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How exactly is the situation now better than with what they already had?
The story of Nokia MeeGo (TaskuMuro)
Posted Oct 13, 2012 16:04 UTC (Sat) by raven667 (subscriber, #5198)
As far as choosing another os like android or webOS, I'm not sure webOS was available at the time but it could have been another good choice. The Android market is pretty cutthroat and they didn't want to be in such direct competition, there isn't much brand loyalty or profit margins in the android market, they also probably wouldn't be able to finagle special treatment from google as they did from MS because MS is more desperate for a hardware partner.
Posted Oct 13, 2012 16:11 UTC (Sat) by boudewijn (subscriber, #14185)
I remember the sudden burst of anger in Ruoholahti when the N8 was released with Symbian on it. Nokia people I talked too were genuinely surprised it wasn't a Maemo device.
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