Tag Archives: Windows 7 [Phone / Embedded / Handheld]

Nokia Lumia (Windows Phone 7) value proposition

Follow up: – Nokia World 2011 videos on YouTube NokiaConversations channel [Oct 26 — Nov 20, 2011] – ST-Ericsson NovaThor SoCs for future Windows Phones from Nokia [Nov 3, 2011] – Designing smarter phones–Marko Ahtisaari (Nokia) and Albert Shum (Microsoft) [Nov 23, … Continue reading

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Tackling the Android tide

Remarks by Larry Page on the quarterly earning calls [July 14, 2011, see also Larry Page to boost Google even more as becoming CEO again [April 2, 2011]] We have tremendous new businesses being viewed as “crazy” Android We actually have … Continue reading

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Nokia N9 UX [?Swipe?] on MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan

Update as of August 10, 2012: After acquiring the Qt commercial licensing business in March 2011 from Nokia, the Helsinki based, ~1000 people strong Digia, with 2011 sales of 121.9 million Euro,yesterday acquired all the rest of the Qt business from Nokia. More details … Continue reading

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TSMC led foundries and their SoC customers against Intel

See also: Intel’s SoC strategy strengthened by 22nm Tri-Gate technology [May 10, 2011] Follow-up: Next-gen Snapdragon S4 class SoCs — exploiting TSMC’s 28nm process first — coming in December [Aug 9 – Nov 25, 2011] Update: TSMC seeing tight capacity for 28nm … Continue reading

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Gartner: media tablets are the new segment next to mobile PCs and desktops, as well as web- and app-capable mobile phones

Between March 30 and April 13 Gartner delivered quite new research on the IT spending forecasts till the year 2015. This presents a radically changed market outlook best viewed via the following April 5 Gartner webinar slide (warning: Gartner distinguishes … Continue reading

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Be aware of ZTE et al. and white-box (Shanzhai) vendors: Wake up call now for Nokia, soon for Microsoft, Intel, RIM and even Apple!

Update as of August 10, 2012: After acquiring the Qt commercial licensing business in March 2011 from Nokia, the Helsinki based, ~1000 people strong Digia, with 2011 sales of 121.9 million Euro, yesterday acquired all the rest of the Qt … Continue reading

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Kinoma is now the marvellous software owned by Marvell

A leading chip, even SoC company buying a leading software company and moving immediately with that into the heart of the Android software and solution market? It is not so strange if one is considering Marvell’s strategy as expressed in … Continue reading

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