Some good news for geeky Nokia N900 users – a new PR update will let you dual boot between Maemo and Meego. We also bring you an exclusive video from Nokia Conversations, where you’ll meet four of the designers who worked on the Nokia N8. Well, all the good things Nokia apart, Steve Jobs now feels that Nokia is good but it is not the best.
Nokia N900 PR 1.3 Update will enable Dual-Boot between Meego & Maemo
According to a post on the Meego Blog, the PR 1.3 update is quite close now, and with that you can easily dual boot between Maemo and Meego on your Nokia N900. There is also a possibility of developing applications supporting both operating systems, based on Qt and Qt Mobility APIs on the Maemo side. It means that you can develop once in PC with Qt Creator, and test your applications on both Maemo and MeeGo, directly on your N900 device.
Meet the 4 awesome designers behind the Nokia N8
Here is an exclusive video from Nokia Conversations where the four designers of Nokia N8 – Axel Meyer, Shunjiro Eguchi, Mikko Aarras and Pinja Rouger talk about creating a device that will work all over the world requires a design team that is equally diverse. They also go into their thinking behind the shape of the device and the benefits of working with aluminium.
Steve Jobs says Nokia is good but… not the best!
During Apple’s Q4 results conference call, the CEO of Apple – Steve Jobs said that Nokia are big but he also added that Nokia is not the best.In the QnA session Steve said that Apple’s goal is to be the best. Apple is not the biggest…that’s Nokia. Apple admires Nokia, but don’t aspire to be them. Apple’s goal is to make to make the best devices. SJ also agreed to the fact that Android is Apple’s biggest competitor.
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