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Just found this on CNET Asia:

http://asia.cnet.com/crave/2010/03/1...able-to-meego/

Thanks a lot Nokia!

You just killed your flagship device! What are you going to be selling for the rest of the year until your first MeeGo device is released?

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Not another thread on rumours and here say
 

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FUD?

I mean, wtf, N900 will be reference device for MeeGo. How is this not 'upgrade-able'?
:P

Go read http://meego.com/community/blogs/val...owards-day-one

Also, you are utterly insane if you think you can SSU your way to a different OS with different packaging. Which is what 'upgrade-able' usually means.
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What a shocker!

Same old same old from Nokia... they've dropped new expensive devices like this before and it would appear they're doing it again.
 

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Read carefully!
Maemo on Nokia N900 is not upgradeable to MeeGo
Sure that !MAEMO! is not upgradeable to !MEEGO!
Bad comparison: but is OSX upgradeable to ArchLinux?
We already know, that meego programs will run on maemo and vice-versa. we also know, that a community driven version of meego is coming to the n900.
I don't see, where Nokia has killed it's flagship device (the N97 btw....). Also they haven't killed the N900.
 

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First saw this and thought "more FUD" but cnet are quite a trusted resource and the article seems pretty thorough.

Either way it doesn't make much difference to the current situation.
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Seriously now. The N900 is the Top of the range device for Nokia and they should be promoting more than any device (along with the N97mini if they are planning on keeping Symbian).

By announcing something like this, they are putting people off from buying it. It's like telling people who want to buy a new phone "sorry, don't buy N900. go get yourself an iphone or an HTC coz our next good device will become available in 6 months...!" WTF! This piece of news is going to affect nokia sales big time.
 

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The quote said Maemo is not upgradeable, not that N900 will not run it. I never expected it to be delivered OTA.
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Originally Posted by Stskeeps View Post
FUD?

I mean, wtf, N900 will be reference device for MeeGo. How is this not 'upgrade-able'?
:P
N900 will be reference device for developers, not users. The Nokia comment is clearly about end-user software.

Go read http://meego.com/community/blogs/val...owards-day-one

Also, you are utterly insane if you think you can SSU your way to a different OS with different packaging. Which is what 'upgrade-able' usually means.
Will "Meego" (code name Harmattan) on Nokia's first Meego device use different packaging? We seem to have other information here: http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p...3&postcount=14
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I already expected this. The N900 is my last Nokia. Why? Because next year if I buy a Nokia-Meego, after 4 months I do not want to risk having the same disappointment that I am having now. Well, but this is my opinion.

It is perfectly normal for a new phone every year, however, a new OS after releasing Maemo 5 just a few months ago, is sad.
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Do not get me wrong, I love my N900, I want to spend at least 2 or 3 years with him. But if this is the rotation of the Nokia's OS (I hope not) I'll migrate to another platform. Of course, after taking all that my N900 can offer (and I know he has much to offer).
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