According to informed sources cited by Reuters, Nokia is planning to release only one device in 2010 running its Linux-based Maemo platform. Reuters' source is said to have "direct knowledge of Nokia's product roadmap." Nokia only recently released the Maemo-based N900 device. Nokia has said that it will use Maemo for high-end devices in the future, though a Nokia spokesperson said that Nokia remains committed to the Symbian platform for its smartphones.
Based explosion of handsets that currently have or that will have android on them, its pretty clear that android will be the platform of choice for all touch devices for the next few years. There is no reason for nokia to reinvent the wheel when there is a very functional operating system already floating around. Maemo may actually be better than android, but its a late comer to an already established and operational market. Maemo, i'm sorry we have to let you go before your first day at the job, thanks for the effort.
Maemo is not new, it has been around far longer than Android. It has the potential to be much more useful for Nokia than Andriod. I for one don't want to see advertisements based on the contents of my texts messages starting to appear on my phone whic... (continues)
As has been mentioned, Maemo is older, but what's not always readily remembered is Maemo is essentially a desktop operating system slimmed down & customized for a mobile device. Android, being based on the Linux kernel, shares some roots and lots of ... (continues)