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3 responses to “Symbian Platform to Unify, Challenge Android”

  1. Humberto Saabedra

    With this initiative in place, Symbian will finally be rid of the fragmentation that plagued the platform as a whole while addressing longstanding issues in regards to application development, manufacturer investment, and developer support.

    What does remain to be seen is Nokia’s involvement as they seem poised to make either the best decision or the worst mistake by dedicating resources to multiple Linux platforms in Maemo and Trolltech while also supporting Symbian.

    Nokia is still making a grave mistake by not supporting Symbian on CDMA in the US as the platform would greatly benefit carriers and allow them to further leverage the increasing demand and marketing for advanced data services by having a user friendly platform to offer consumers that are typically wary of smart devices and the perception what they entail.

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