Nokia Cancels Plans for Another Linux-Based Platform

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Nokia had reportedly scrapped plans for its unannounced Meltemi project, which would succeed the aging Series 40 operating system used in the company’s feature phones. Feature phones on S40 offers some of the experiences of more capable smartphones, but are limited in what they can do as they do not have a robust app ecosystem. […]

Nokia Extends Free GPS Navigation to Series 40 Feature Phones

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Blurring the lines between smartphones and feature phones, Nokia will be extending its Nokia Maps, formerly Ovi Maps, to its Nokia S40 (Series 40) phone owners. While S40 devices resemble Symbian devices, those phones running the S40 interfaces aren’t considered smartphones and Nokia targets these devices towards new and emerging markets. The premise is similar […]