Embattled Symbian boosted by 11 new Japanese handsets

first_img Show Comments ▼ Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity Timesmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island FarmAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStorythedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comReporter CenterBrenda Lee: What Is She Doing Now At 76 Years of Age?Reporter CenterGloriousaCouple Wins Lottery, 5 Years Later, Their House Had To Be DemolishedGloriousa Embattled Symbian boosted by 11 new Japanese handsets whatsapp IN A rare show of support for Nokia’s embattled smartphone operating system Symbian, Japan’s Fujitsu and Sharp yesterday unveiled 11 new handsets powered by the software.Though Symbian is the most popular smartphone operating system, activated on more than 400m phones since 2000, it has lost ground since the introduction of Apple’s iPhone in 2007, and Japan is the only market where other manufacturers than Nokia are still taking it on.It has been squeezed further since the introduction of Google’s critically acclaimed Android operating system, which is now seen as the main competitor to Apple’s iOS.On Monday Nokia said it would take over development of the platform from April 2011, resuming management of a key asset it gave to the independent Symbian Foundation to run only a few years ago.The cross-industry Symbian Foundation will in the future take care of only licensing of the software.Although Nokia receives no direct benefit from other makers using the platform, its own portfolio is helped by the breadth of independent software developed for use on the phone, which in turn is increased by a bigger user base. center_img Tuesday 9 November 2010 8:12 pm Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Sex and the City’ Sequel Series at HBO Max Adds 4 More ReturningThe WrapNewsmax Rejected Matt Gaetz When Congressman ‘Reached Out’ for a JobThe Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The Wrap whatsapp KCS-content Tags: NULLlast_img read more