MeeGo Resurrected: Linux Mobile Makes Comeback – Smarthouse

MeeGo Resurrected: Linux Mobile Makes Comeback – Smarthouse on Smarthouse

Why would MeeGo need Nokia when it has Jolla?

Just last week, it was announced that Nokia’s MeeGo team—the same team responsible for the revered OS used on the N9—walked away from the company. Although everyone has stayed hush on the matter, it is believed Nokia’s 10,000 job cuts had something to do with it.

But it’s not that easy walking away from a labour of love. Those unfamiliar with MeeGo should know it’s built upon Linux, a programming language that is free and can be used by anyone with the skillset, ultimately promoting innovation before financial gain. That’s why most of the Nokia team have gone into business for themselves, creating a company called Jolla to continue bringing MeeGo powered devices to the market.


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