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Meanwhile at MWC 2019: Nokia launches the '9 PureView'

Rafe's over at MWC, though you don't have to wait for his comments to know that there is a new 'PureView' device released, exactly seven years after the Nokia 808 and six years after the Lumia 1020 - and from the new Nokia, run by HMD Global. Consider this the latest phase of the original PureView if you will, but the only real link other than the use of ZEISS lenses is that there's lots of computational photography going on. 

# Posted by Steve in Hardware, Events at 20:58 UTC, Feb 24th || Comments

Intel AppUp Application Lab: MeeGo series events

In July and August Intel will be holding a series of Intel AppUp Application Lab events, aimed at developers, in a number of cities around the world (Munich, London, Pune, Delhi, New York, Berlin, and Cologne). Topics covered include the benefits of the Intel AppUp developer program and an introduction to developing for MeeGo. The events are free to attend, but you will need to register to guarantee a place as the number of available seats is limited.

# Posted by Rafe in Developer, Events at 10:12 UTC, Jun 25th || Comments

Acer Iconia M500 - MeeGo tablet shown at Computex

Earlier today, at the Computex trade-show, Acer unveiled the Iconia M500, a tablet running on MeeGo. It has 10 inch screen, with a resolution of 1280 x 800, and runs on an Intel Atom processor (Moorestown). The device is running a custom UI, which is described as 'snackable', on top of MeeGo 1.2. Acer expect to release the M500 to the market by the end of the year, but have not disclosed pricing details.

# Posted by Rafe in Hardware, Events at 10:55 UTC, Jun 1st || Comments

MeeGo Conference keynote highlights time to market advantage

The opening keynote at the MeeGo Conference highlighted MeeGo's time to market advantage. Guest speakers from Nissan (IVI), 4tiitoo (Tablet) and Amino (TV) all noted that they had chosen MeeGo because it was open source and because it gave them a time to market advantage. However, with the exception of MeeGo 1.2 integration updates, concrete news announcements were thin on the ground, reflecting MeeGo's continuing position as a platform with future potential.

# Posted by Rafe in Events at 19:07 UTC, May 23rd || Comments

MeeGo Conference Spring 2011 starts today

The MeeGo Conference Spring 2011 gets underway today; it's being held in downtown San Francisco at the Hyatt Hotel from May 23rd to May 25th. The conference includes speaker sessions, expo areas, networking spaces and a hackers lounge. The conference is expected to help outline the future direction and shape of the MeeGo project. In addition, it offers device manufacturers and MeeGo project contributors a stage to talk about and show case their offerings.

# Posted by Rafe in Events at 12:03 UTC, May 23rd || Comments

MeeGo 2011 Spring Conference registration opens

Registration for the MeeGo 2011 Spring Conference, which is being held in San Francisco on May 23rd, 24th and 25th, opened last week. The conference is expected to have a greater industry focus than previous events and will likely showcase some of the first commercial MeeGo products. The conference organisers have also recently issued a call for sessions proposals for those wishing to speak at the event.

# Posted by Rafe in Events at 17:46 UTC, Mar 9th || Comments

Nokia's new strategy and structure, Symbian to be a "franchise platform", MeeGo still in long term plans

At its Strategy and Financial Briefing event today in London, Nokia has outlined its "new strategic direction, including changes in leadership and operational structure to accelerate the company's speed of execution in a dynamic competitive environment". Some more quotes below, but in short this means a reorganisation into "Smart Devices" and "Mobile Phones", and adding a new OS platform to its portfolio, with Windows Phone becoming Nokia's "primary smartphone platform" and Symbian becoming "a franchise platform, leveraging previous investments to harvest additional value". More below, and more through the day, of course. Rafe's on the ground, see the other Coveritlive news item.

# Posted by Steve in Miscellaneous, Industry, Events at 8:03 UTC, Feb 11th || Comments

Live: Nokia Strategy and Financial Briefing

At a Strategy and Financial Briefing, which takes place at 10 am GMT on February 11th Nokia's CEO, Stephen Elop, is expected to outline his vision for the future strategy of the company. Rafe will be reporting live from Intercontinental Park Lane Hotel, London, where the event is taking place. You can follow our live coverage using this story or via our Twitter accounts (@aas and @allaboutmeego).

# Posted by Rafe in Software, Hardware, Developer, Industry, Events, Services at 23:00 UTC, Feb 10th || Comments

Marko Ahtisaari at LeWeb 2010

Marko Ahtisaari, SVP of industrial design at Nokia, was one of the guest speakers at this year's LeWeb Conference. He covered topics from dominant designs of smartphone user interface and collective intelligence with mobile devices. He outlined why he sees that there's plenty of work to be done in the world of mobile user experience, particularly in having mobile devices actually demand less of our attention. In his view, iOS is "beautifully elegant and fantastically constrained", while Symbian and Android actually share the same design pattern but differ greatly in their business models. Read on for a in-depth account of the speech and Q&A session.

# Posted by David in Software, Hardware, Industry, Editorial Thoughts, Events at 9:26 UTC, Dec 13th || Comments

MeeGo Conference 2010 around the Web

The first MeeGo conference was held last week, in Dublin. This event was the first chance for students, developers, and people from the industry to get together and discuss advancing the platform. Our very own Rafe Blandord was there covering the event, and will be reporting on his experiences. In the meantime, here's a round-up of interesting and personal accounts of the event from members of the MeeGo community.

# Posted by David in Links of Interest, Events at 16:34 UTC, Nov 20th || Comments
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