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Forum: Ubuntu 2013-01-26, 12:40
Replies: 226
Views: 83,419
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Re: Canonical announces Ubuntu for smartphones, we go hands-on

Nokia N950.

Maybe E71/E72/E6 but they're different format (same as BB).
Forum: General 2013-01-26, 12:25
Replies: 234
Views: 111,164
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: [GENERAL NOTICE] Service Downtime, TMO migration to new server

Where is the bulk of resources going to, to which services? Have you tried to contact an organization such as Ibiblio to host the content (at least the source and binaries of the repositories). Or...
Forum: General 2011-02-16, 14:51
Replies: 55
Views: 14,765
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: NOKIA Rejected Android in Favor of M$ - Eric Schmidt

Just read up on Cherry. Completely missed it...

I guess it boils down to picking the lesser evil.

Or host your own data. As Rop Gonggrijp (subpoenaed by US DoD in Wikileaks fishing exp. put...
Forum: General 2011-02-16, 09:51
Replies: 215
Views: 46,383
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Nokia Plan B

Every new OS has its + and -. Some of the - are features a current OS has. Some of those - can be put in later, some cannot be overcome easily. What marketing dept will do is zoom in on the + while...
Forum: Applications 2011-02-16, 09:19
Replies: 520
Views: 214,589
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: [Announce] bleeding-edge wl1251 wifi driver for Maemo Fremantle

Yeah, and molecules are consisting of atoms. I am breathing free atoms right now, so I don't see why I can't have your car. After all, atoms are free.

See how flawed this is? Now stop with the...
Forum: General 2011-02-16, 08:45
Replies: 55
Views: 14,765
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: NOKIA Rejected Android in Favor of M$ - Eric Schmidt

The irony is that Nokia is a Google competitor, and that Nokia would have eventually done the same with Ovi. However, being a EU corporation with data being hosted in EU (which Google refuses), I...
Forum: General 2011-02-16, 04:21
Replies: 14
Views: 5,073
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: This WP7 and Meego Issue!

Financially, he is a major MSFT shareholder. I don't have the URL handy, but its been posted before. He is 9th biggest shareholder.

Business-wise, he is not necessarily a Microsoftie. Quoting...
Forum: General 2011-02-16, 02:10
Replies: 55
Views: 14,765
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: NOKIA Rejected Android in Favor of M$ - Eric Schmidt

So did Novell. And some other folks. (http://www.asymco.com/2011/02/11/in-memoriam-microsofts-previous-strategic-mobile-partners/)

Do you remember all these settlements Microsoft made with...
Forum: General 2011-02-16, 01:54
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Your argument is valid in the sense that Microsoft gotten their profits from a dominant market position (the Windows desktop, and Office) where they've used business tactics for which they've been...
Forum: General 2011-02-15, 11:35
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Yes... many.

Out of the top of my head: Opera, Maya, Google Earth, Skype, TeamSpeak.
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 18:12
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

In a conflict, there are always at least 2 parties involved, and trying to pinpoint toward 'the true source of the problem' is often oversimplifying the issue at hand. In your example, there is no...
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 08:38
Replies: 1,963
Views: 431,426
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Nokia - Microsoft partnership (merged threads)

True, -3%, worst in 'most active'. Link of Nordic Nasdaq (http://www.nasdaqomxnordic.com/nordic/Nordic.aspx)... and, real-time NOK link...
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 08:20
Replies: 1,963
Views: 431,426
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Nokia - Microsoft partnership (merged threads)

Ballmer, throwing a chair: 'Bing will destroy Google as we know it'.

Why don't they aim at iOS btw?
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 08:17
Replies: 1,963
Views: 431,426
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Nokia - Microsoft partnership (merged threads)

..and you can't beat ASM. But whats the point of traveling 55 mph when 45 mph gets you home too. Saving 3 minutes?

Symbian was written from the ground up for embedded devices whereas Linux was...
Forum: Applications 2011-02-14, 08:04
Replies: 15
Views: 4,210
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Nimbuzz - when ?

I don't know what protocol Nimbuzz runs but I bet its just some Jabber server with a frontend for it. Write a good Qt UI for IM, host some Jabber service somewhere, and boom you're game. Bonus points...
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 07:59
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Gates essentially bought QDOS from a corporation, and as far as I understood it he only had to port it. And then, once MSDOS has marketshare, he made sure every IBM clone had to run Microsoft OS via...
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 06:46
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Explain please why Android is not a viable option to customize and sell in NA whereas WP7 is?
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 06:42
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Yep, and what scares the **** out of me is that they brought an App Store into OS X.
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 06:40
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

This, together with applying the right inventions into an (seemingly) innovative product hyped by Apple marketing.
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 06:28
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Orly. Why does my MBP have Bash? And so on, and so on.

Don't confuse Apple gadgets with Macs. Thank you.
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 05:14
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Maybe the unpleasant truth is that MeeGo really was too late and/or not good enough?

Well, thats the Evil side of a public owned corporation:

Finnish Newspaper Reports That American Investors Forced Nokia To Hire Stephen Elop [Nokia's New CEO Is The First Non-Finn In The Company's...
Forum: MeeGo / Harmattan 2011-02-14, 04:27
Replies: 33
Views: 8,222
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: I knew Meego would fail when...

When I saw how competitive* Android was I knew that this platform would get a lot of marketshare. There is no market for several big players, and a Linux-based Qt embedded OS would have a long way to...
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 04:23
Replies: 36
Views: 8,991
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Future Qt scenarios...

Now, imagine someone thinking: "Merge from **** platform A to **** platform B.".

Where **** means severely limited. So what makes platform B viable and A and C not?
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 04:20
Replies: 1,963
Views: 431,426
Posted By allnameswereout
Re: Nokia - Microsoft partnership (merged threads)

SGI, Novell, Nokia.

R.I.P.

Note: to understand why Nokia is in this list right now read this excellent /. post (http://developers.slashdot.org/comments.pl?sid=1993150&cid=35193068).
Forum: General 2011-02-14, 04:19
Replies: 279
Views: 56,962
Posted By allnameswereout
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