Nokia may have just announced an ambition to make Windows Phone 7 its primary smartphone OS but prior to that, the company had all kinds of plans involving Symbian and MeeGo, the Linux-based OS it developed in conjunction with Intel...
[citation][nom]beta tester[/nom]Nokia should have stayed with MeeGo, which would have done much better than the current Windows Phone 7 train wreck.[/citation]
How exactly do you figure that, seeing as it was writhing around near the bottom of the adopted mobile OS market and dropping further with every Android device sold?
[citation][nom]beta tester[/nom]The sad part is that Nokia has thrown its tablet market away, purely to join with Microsoft, which has thrown its tablet market away.Nokia should have stayed with MeeGo, which would have done much better than the current Windows Phone 7 train wreck.[/citation]
I wouldn't be surprised if Nokia & Microsoft's evil plan is to also release a tablet version using WP7. In fact it would be a pretty bad strategic failure for MS if they haven't started alteady to work on a tablet version. With tablets increasing their market share and using mainly iOS, Android and soon WebOS, netboks moving to Chrome OS and plans for Android and WebOS devices at windows's expense and the desktop market and notebook markets already feeling the pressure from more portable devices and the traditional desktop Windows OS practically fully matured and less potential for M$ to sell in mass upgrades (a lot of businesses are still sticking to WinXP or 2000) simply because new versions don't offer any true new features.