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November 29th, 2011

Nokia N9 Review

Nokia N9 was one of the most anticipated phones after the widely popular Nokia N8. However, the sad thing is that the Nokia N9 that released silently recently is powered MeeGo, the obsolete OS which Nokia developed after several years of research. MeeGo has been officially cancelled. Hence, Nokia N9 has failed attract much crowd. The phone measures 116.5 x 61.2 x 12.1mm and weighs 135g.

As far as hardware is concerned, the Nokia N9 has got the best specs you can find on any other phone from them. Nokia N9 is blessed with AMOLED display that measures 3.9 inches. The capacitive touchscreen is well protected thanks to the Gorilla Glass technology. It has a display resolution of 480 x 854 pixels.

Below the screen, you can find the front facing camera present hidden below the bezel. On the right side of Nokia N9, you can find volume controller and display lock/power button is located. At the base, you can find the loudspeaker. At the top, you can find the microSIM card slot, USB slot and audio jack. At the rear, you can find the 8 megapixel camera. A unique thing about Nokia N9 is that it does not have a removable battery or external memory.

MeeGo is supposed to be known for its simplicity. It gives you 3 screens with a notification bar at the top. When you use it, you will feel that the OS is very promising but sadly its fate has already been decided. There aren’t many apps you can install on this phone and it does not have Ovi Store for downloading apps. There are many apps that are pre-installed on the phone. The phone runs on 1GHz CPU, PowerVR SGX530 GPU and 1GB RAM. The internal memory of the phone is 16 to 64GB.

The 8 megapixel camera functions with a wider focal length of 26mm and is capable of taking good quality photos. The dual LED flash does well in lighting up the environment while taking shots in dim lighting. Even macro shots appeared very detailed. However, the video recording capability of the phone is of average quality. The music player is decent and the sound output is very clear and impressive. Viewing videos on the phone is a good experience. However, video rips form YouTube do not play smoothly.

Nokia Maps is preinstalled on the phone for GPS navigation. As far as connectivity is concerned, the phone has got 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. The web browser is very quick and easy to use. It does not support Flash. The 1450 mAh Li-Ion battery gives a standby time of nearly 450 hours on 3G and talk time of nearly 7 hours on 3G.

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August 20th, 2010

What is MeeGo OS?

MeeGo is an open source operating system and many leading cell phone manufacturers, network service providers and third party software companies are waiting for its release. It is a Linux-based OS and is believed to be compatible with wide range of devices such as desktop computers, notebooks, cell phones, tablet PCs and even television sets. MeeGo powered device will allow the users to go online and access entertainment whether the user it at home or traveling.

It has been revealed that the MeeGo OS is a merger between Nokia’s Maemo and Intel’s Moblin. Since MeeGo is backed up with powerful names like Nokia and Intel, many cell phone companies are waiting for its release so that they can make use of this OS. Since MeeGo is an open source project, developers will be able to modify MeeGo’s code so that they can test and develop new software and enhance the performance of the existing apps. Developers can access the Moblin and Maemo communities to discuss about the MeeGo OS.

The goal of developing the MeeGo OS is to provide users with an easy to use operating system and also to allow them to make use of existing software on compatible devices that were considered to be incompatible for running applications. Developers will be able to develop new applications that will be run on MeeGo supported devices.

MeeGo is a platform where new ideas and new possibilities can be brought to the user. MeeGo is also believed to be an OS that will provide the user with refreshingly new platform for communicating, playing multimedia files and for using office based applications. MeeGo will also bring some rich features to mobile

devices such as computation technology, graphic based apps, etc. It is expected to provide the user with a very simple user interface that is not only easy to use but will also let the user to customize it to the fullest.

All developers can participate in making MeeGo a successful OS by joining the Linux Foundation. MeeGo v1.0 is already available on few netbooks and very soon many other MeeGo powered devices are expected to hit the market. The Nokia N900 is also a device that runs MeeGo OS. If you want to know more about MeeGo, you can visit its official website i.e.