In the evening of January 24, Nokia announced a regrettable message: Discontinued Symbian smartphones, the 808 PureView released last year to become the swan song of this 15-year-old operating system.Symbian system was born in 1998, has just been born when the three giants of the phone industry, Ericsson, Motorola and Nokia for their support, Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson and other manufacturers are starting to join. In 2000, the world’s first Symbian phone Ericsson R380 listed. In 2006, the world has more than 100 million Symbian phones.
However, it’s good luck ends here. In 2007, the Apple iPhone has revolutionized the mobile phone industry. Android incoming, so many vendors fled Symbian, Nokia has almost become only a production of the major vendors of Symbian phones. 2011, Nokia also barely announced comprehensive shift Windows Phone, and gradually give up the Symbian brand. Yesterday, Nokia announced the shutdown of Symbian phones, three years ahead of 2016 than previously announced discontinued.
What are the factors leading to the mobile phone industry, the Roman Empire, in a short span of seven years meltdown? Symbian’s defeat, defeat where is that?
Firefox Beta for Android has been launched for a while, it seems that Firefox already think the time is right, announced on Twitter that “something big happens next week will be on Android, together with the map – Fast, Smart, Safe- believe that goes without saying that should have guessed that Firefox may be out of the Beta version of the cell phone thing (at least it is off, right?) and Android phones. However, the Google I / O 2012 will also be held next week, it was rumored there will be the official version of Chrome for Android to follow the Jelly bean (the Android 4.1 or 5.0?) Appears, so Firefox to take the time to grab the first incense.
Microsoft officially released the latest next-generation smartphone operating system, Windows Phone 8, and in the conference, Microsoft has officially announced that the four will be the first wave of launch the WP8 models of the manufacturers, HTC is one of them.
With the strong backing of the WP8 support, HTC will bring out what kind of beef? U.S. tech site The Verge Post article alleged that the HTC will have three WP8 machine code of their R & D Rio, Accord, and Zenith, Rio and Accord is expected to be launched around October, while Zenith is currently schedule set in the fourth quarter or so.