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MeeGo 1.1 handset build gets new video demo

MeeGo 1.1 handset build gets new video demo

The MeeGo team has already promised that there won't be any new devices running the open-source OS launched at the MeeGo Conference this week, but that hasn't stopped them showing off the latest build of the OS. Carrypad shot some footage of a Moorestown-based AAVA smartphone running MeeGo 1.1, and while it's still far from ready for the public, it's certainly come on well from when we last saw it.

Video demo after the cut

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Symbian UI overhaul due early 2011; Nokia CEO will talk “connected lifestyle devices” at MWC

Symbian UI overhaul due early 2011; Nokia CEO will talk “connected lifestyle devices” at MWC

Nokia expects to update the UI of its Symbian devices in early 2011, with a new portrait-orientation QWERTY keyboard and split-screen text input, as part of an attempt to improve "the visual appeal of the graphics" and hopefully win back a few hearts. That's the message from Jo Harlow, Nokia's Senior VP of Symbian Smartphones, who told Engadget that the move to bring Symbian development back in-house will lead to faster iterative developments for handsets like the N8, C7 and E7. Meanwhile there's also talk of MeeGo's potential, and not just for smartphones.

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Sprint pledge MeeGo support

Sprint pledge MeeGo support

A common criticism for Nokia in the US is that the company fails to collaborate sufficiently with the carriers, thus seeing its handsets marginalized in favor of rival phones.  It seems Intel and Nokia aren't willing to let that be the fate of MeeGo, however; they've thrown in with Sprint at the carrier's annual developer conference, where the operator confirmed it would be looking to leverage the open-source OS "across an array of devices."

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Nokia N900 gets Maemo update: Ovi Suite & extra speed

Nokia N900 gets Maemo update: Ovi Suite & extra speed

Nokia maintains that regular N900 users will be better served sticking with Maemo than trying to persuade them to jump the device to MeeGo, and it seems that the Finns are at least following up on their promises to maintain the open-source OS.  A new software version for the Nokia N900, v.20.2010.36-2, has been released, adding full Ovi Suite support and various bug fixes and speed improvements.

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Ex-MeeGo VP joins Palm with Samsung R&D boss tip insiders

Ex-MeeGo VP joins Palm with Samsung R&D boss tip insiders

Executive positions at the big mobile makers are a little like musical chairs: the same people just keep circulating.  According to AllThingsD, Ari Jaaksi - who left his position as Nokia's MeeGo division head earlier this month - has joined HP as Senior Vice President of webOS.  Meanwhile ex-Samsung R&D boss Victoria Coleman has also jumped ship to the Palm division, where she will now be overseeing platform and app development for future versions of webOS.

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