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Understanding How Nokia Lost Over $1 Billion in Q1 2012

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Then, something changed and somehow we find ourselves here today with Nokia revealing an operating loss of 826 million Euro. That's right around $1 billion US. What happened?

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Intel Demos Medfield Powered Android Phone and Tablet

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Intel Medfield chips were shown in Nokia devices that were supposed to run MeeGo back in February. At that time, some specs were leaked for the chip.

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Chinese N9 Clone Running Seven Different Operating Systems?

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The tech blogs Netbooknews and Pocketlint both recently reported that in China they have a Nokia N9 phone running seven different OSes, switchable by the fling of a finger.

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Nokia N9 Manufactured Beautifully

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With its gorgeous polycarbonate shell and liquid-like display, you might think Nokia would want everyone to have the N9.   With Meego on the way out, a recent video teases you with how the Finnish device is put together with amazing precision, yet you can't have one.

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Nokia and Polar Mobile to develop 300 media apps for WP7

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Nokia has forged a deal with Polar Mobile of Toronto to put together no fewer than 300 media applications on WP7. Interestingly, the deal calls not only for WP7 apps, but also apps for existing Symbian and MeeGo-based devices.

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Nokia N9 with MeeGo under the hood has quite the intuitive UI

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You know how Nokia is supposed to be doing the Windows Phone 7 thing with Microsoft these days? Well, they're not quite ready to give up on their own platforms just yet either. It's not Symbian, but the new Nokia N9 is hitting the streets with MeeGo instead of Windows.

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Patent Stretches Nokia N8 to Tablet-Sized Proportions

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Just about all of the major smartphone companies are jumping on board the tablet bandwagon. We've got everything from the HTC Flyer to the Motorola Xoom, but where does Nokia fit into this mix? This design patent might answer that question.

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The “Reason” Why Nokia Said No To Google Android

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Ask a good number of smartphone enthusiasts and they may have told you that Nokia should have ditched Symbian in favor of Android a long time ago. Why, then, did the Finnish phone giant opt out of embracing Google? Why did it choose Microsoft instead?

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Sneak peek at Intel Medfield smartphone platform

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What you see here is a shot of Anand Chandrasekher holding a Medfield-powered phone. He's the VP and GM of the Intel Ultra Mobility Group.

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Video demo: Nokia’s MeeGo OS on a tablet device

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Even though Nokia is promising a bunch of updates to Symbian next year, it's also hard at work on developing its MeeGo mobile operating system too. This isn't even really beta material yet, but a video has been put together of MeeGo doing its thing on a tablet device.

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Nokia focusing on Qt, will no longer be talking about Symbian^3 or Symbian^4 at all

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Nokia is a company that is at a bit of a crossroads right now. You see some devices out there still rocking Symbian S40 and S60, then you have a couple doing the Maemo thing, and then there's MeeGo too. Hoping to streamline the process of app development, Nokia is turning to Qt.

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MeeGo chief heads to Palm to work on webOS

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There's a lot of movement going on in the increasingly competitive smartphone market. Nokia may be losing market share, but MeeGo is supposed to revitalize that. Capitalizing on this rise, Palm has snatched the head MeeGo guy to work on webOS.

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Nokia’s MeeGo OS successfully ported to Nexus One

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The Nexus One is the official development device for everything Android, but it has also turned into a great modding platform for other operating systems too. Like this, for instance, where developers have managed to load MeeGo onto the thing.

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Nokia’s soon to be EX-VP takes bitter stab at Android for publicity

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While it is still the number one smartphone manufacturer in the world in terms of worldwide sales, Nokia is quickly losing market share to its competitors. Many people, myself included, have said that switching to Android would be a good way to turn things around, but the Finns don't seem to agree.

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Nokia tablet running Meego OS expected this year

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Just as everyone started doing the touchscreen smartphone thing after the iPhone showed up to the party, the same thing is starting to happen with tablets thanks to the monumental popularity of the iPad. And the world's largest cell phone maker isn't going to be left out.

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