Developer Release of MeeGo PR 1.2 for N9 Now Available

With all the big news recently about the impending release of Nokia Belle lately it seems the N9's upcoming update to MeeGo PR1.2 is going largely unnoticed.  But that release is creeping forward and  should soon be ready for download to the general public. I reported here less than a week ago the Beta release of MeeGo PR1.2 was released to developers for the Nokia N950. (the developers version of the N9)  Now Nokia has stepped it up...

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MeeGo PR1.2 Beta Now Available for N950 N9 Update Shouldn’t Be Far Behind

Nokia has just announced today that the MeeGo 1.2  beta version number 3.2012.02-6_PR_RM680  is now available for the Nokia N950 Developer Device.  Which probably begs the question from some you "I don't have an N950 I have an N9 why should I care?"   You should care because this means the Nokia is very close releasing this update to the N9 and just wants to work a few bugs out, plus give developers a chance to maker sure their apps...

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Five Reasons the N9 Still Counts

With all the positive buzz surrounding the new Nokia Lumia series and the discussion on if Nokia should have kept Symbian as their smartphone Operating System, it is easy to forgot about the Nokia N9.  I mean the N9 was "Dead on Arrival" sadly it is the first and the last MeeGo phone ever produced with no eco-system to speak of. All of these facts point to a phone that will be released (simply because Nokia had so much time and money...

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Samsung will be merging Bada with Tizen Operating Systems

Rather tha open-source it's bada feature phone OS, as earlier reports may have suggested, Samsung has decided to play nice with the Intel-backed Tizen project. When all is said and done, Bada apps will feature backwards compatibility with Tizen.  Developers will also be provided with a new SDK and API.  Of course, Tizen is the spiritual successor of the MeeGo OS.  We should see a release of the OS on a least a couple of Samsung's...

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The Making of a Nokia N9

Nokia has released a video entitled "Nokia N9 Journey - A story about the making of the most beautifully simple smartphone".  In this video, you can see the many steps of the making of the N9....

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Nokia City Scene for Nokia N9

Nokia Beta Labs has just released an application for the Nokia N9 that allows you to explore cities in a 3D view. Similar to Google Street View, this new app, still on an experimental status, combines the NAVTEQ street imagery, building models and terrain data to create interactive panoramic street scenes that you can navigate on the phone. For now, only Dallas, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and San Francisco are covered but...

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