[Chugalug] Jelly bean -> Jolla Mobile

Tim Youngblood timyoungblood at gmail.com
Fri Oct 12 14:58:07 UTC 2012

This much accuracy and brilliance on a Friday? Bravo. Well said.
On Oct 12, 2012 8:40 AM, "Mike Harrison" <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:

> Those really cheap tablets rarely come with all (or most) of those
>> features. They also come with an extremely
>> butchered version of Android and they can't usually be upgraded to a
>> newer version due to the old technology they
>> are built with.
> It's how you sell new equipment evry so often. It's a packaged device and
> very effective. Once upon a time, people bought devices and used them, just
> like they came, for a very very long time. Upgrading tech is a fashion
> statement...
> I was with some mundane iFan's a few days ago and it was hilarious. We (as
> geeks) forget how well Apple nailed a large profitable demographic.
> I's not about the technology, it's about social standing, fashion,
> appearing techno-savvy and,, and.. incredible usability/usefullnes for
> average people. Oh, yeah, and a revenue stream.
> ------------------------------**----
> On the geek side of the line, am I he only person wondering what is going
> on with: "Jolla Mobile"?
> It looks like the ex Nokia Maemo/Meego/... uber-geeks are still at it.
> They are promising something interesting by end of year.
> Wish I had time and $$$$ to attend this: http://slush.fi/en/
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