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[News] Nokia's 'Linux Man' Explains Why Open Source is a Winner

Greetings from OSiM USA

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| The theory is simple: We work together; the open source community and Nokia. 
| We provide excellent devices and services to end users in large volumes with 
| attractive terms. In addition to software and product development, we need 
| great marketing, smooth distribution, and good manufacturing. We also need to 
| support various business models that can deliver the devices and services to 
| our customers. Excellent devices, available everywhere, with the right price. 
| Simple….      
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http://jaaksi.blogspot.com/2008/03/greetings-from-osim-usa.html

"One person in Helsinki can quickly write the core of a sophisticated operating
system."

                --John Warden, lead attorney at Microsoft


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Review: Nokia N810 Internet Tablet

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| The battery life is a little limiting, with about four hours’ continuous 
| use – not enough for a busy working day. Beyond the internet, the N810 is a 
| powerful portable computer in its own right. It runs a mobile version of the 
| Linux operating system, with plenty of applications available for download.   
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http://www.vnunet.com/computeractive/hardware/2211564/review-nokia-n810-internet


Using external USB storage, Bluetooth headsets with the Nokia N810

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| We have a few nifty Nokia Internet Tablet tricks for you today. The first 
| comes from Kate Alhola, Nokia's chief Maemo engineer, who wrote a blog entry 
| explaining how to use external USB storage devices with the Nokia N810. 
| Apparently, the N810 supports USB-OTG, which adds basic USB host support to 
| the device, making it possible to use a limited range of USB peripherals.     
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http://arstechnica.com/journals/linux.ars/2008/01/22/using-external-usb-storage-bluetooth-headsets-with-the-nokia-n810


Nokia N810 Internet Tablet

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| The N810, like its predecessors the N800 and N770, isn't a phone. It's a 
| Linux-based handheld computer that connects to the Internet via Wi-Fi or with 
| a Bluetooth connection through a mobile phone. Nokia has finally gotten the 
| form factor right; the N810 is a pleasure to hold and to use.   
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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2704,2242831,00.asp


Nokia N810 Internet Tablet Review

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| The Nokia N810 Internet Tablet is the third model in this companies series of 
| traditional handhelds, and the best so far. It is the first with integrated 
| GPS capabilities and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.   
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| This Linux-based device lets you connect to the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot with 
| 802.11b/g, and if that isn't enough, it can connect via Bluetooth to a mobile 
| phone. You can then access the Web with the best mobile browser currently 
| available, watch streaming video, make VoIP calls, and much more.   
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http://www.tabletpcreview.com/default.asp?newsID=1044


Review of Nokia N810

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| Due to the heavy marketing by Apple and Amazon, you are surely by now 
| familiar with the iPhone and Kindle. Those are very interesting devices, but 
| I recently made a comparison between them and the new Nokia N810 and, in the 
| end, went with the N810.   
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http://www.kendallgiles.com/kegblog/2007/12/review_of_nokia_n810.html


Nokia N810 review

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| Like the N800, the N810 delivers one of the best experiences in mobile web 
| browsing on the market. The new browser that ships with OS2008 is truly 
| outstanding, and most of the rest of OS2008 is pretty darn impressive too. 
| For Linux enthusiasts as well as regular users, Nokia's Maemo-based software 
| platform offers power, flexibility, and ease of use.    
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http://arstechnica.com/reviews/hardware/nokia-n810-review.ars


Nokia N810: unboxing and first impressions

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| My shiny new Nokia N810 Internet Tablet was delivered yesterday. After 
| fondling it for most of the day, I'm relatively impressed. The N810 is a bit 
| smaller than the N800, which makes it more comfortable to use and easier to  
| tote around in a pocket.  
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http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20071123-nokia-n810-unboxing-and-first-impressions.html
http://tinyurl.com/238k6u


Laptops lookout - New Nokia N810 Internet Tablet hits store shelves

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| Nokia announced today that the new Nokia N810 Internet Tablet has begun 
| shipping nationwide in the United States.  With a new slide-out keyboard, 
| built-in GPS, digital audio/video playback and Wi-Fi capability for VoIP 
| calling, the Nokia N810 provides the functionality of a traditional computer 
| but all in one sleek, stylish and portable device.    
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http://www.nokia.com/A4136001?newsid=1169511
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