Nokia Says No N9 for the U.S.
Nokia has confirmed that the N9 handset will not initially be made available to U.S. buyers. In a statement emailed to Engadget, Nokia said, "After the very positive reception to the launch of the Nokia N9, the product is now being rolled out in countries around the world. At this time we will not be making it available in the US. Nokia takes a market by market approach to product rollout, and each country makes its own decisions about which products to introduce from those available." The N9 is the first phone that will ship with Nokia's MeeGo platform rather than Symbian. Nokia does not plan to make any more MeeGo handsets.
Nokia Adds NFC Support to Latest Qt SDK
Nokia today announced a new version of the Qt software developers kit that will allow developers to create applications that take advantage of the near-field communications feature of select phones. The Qt SDK will let developers create and test applications written for Symbian smartphones and the MeeGo-based N9.
Nokia Pushing MeeGo Update to N9
Nokia today began delivering a system update to the MeeGo-powered N9 smartphone. The new system software offers a wide range of benefits, including: NFC tag reading; music controls on lock screen; photo and video shooting with filters; improved multitasking and memory handling; Swype; background noise cancellation; easier app closing by swiping down; and new indicators on the standby screen for calendar and other alerts.
Nokia Updates Beta Suite 3.5 with N9 Support
Nokia today provided an update to the beta version of Nokia Suite 3.5 for the Windows platform. The newest beta adds support for the Nokia N9 and can be used to sync data/apps, as well as manage the device.
HERE Maps Updated for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone
Nokia today updated its HERE Maps products for the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms simultaneously. Nokia says there are "millions of changes" to the maps, but calls out a few specifics.
Windows is last place.
I would have preferred Meego instead of a Nokia windows phone. So now there is IOS and Android, not sure about QNX or webos but definitely not windows.
Windows Phone 7 is crap. They should have just bo...
Translation of the Nokia's statement
" AFter the shi**y sales the n900 got in the US, there is no way the N9 will be released here ".
Unfortunately, noki'as decided to take a plungle off the deep end. I used to be a nokia fanatic , and now there is no way i would buy another nokia product. In the past nokia used to own the market simply because they had better hardware. Long batery life, awesome cameras, and a useful symbian OS. But now the market has matured. Every manufacturer has decent hardware, with capable cameras, and a much more functional android OS. I don't know why nokia thinks that software developers are simply going to ditch writing for iOS and android and start wrting for windows, an OS that has been around for a ...
where is the nokia with windows mobile 6.1/6.5 ?
where is the nokia with android?
Nokia derserves . .