April 6, 2010

Nokia Looks to Regain Tablet Relevance, Plans New Tablet

Following the launch of Apple's much-hyped iPad, a number of other companies are preparing to roll out competing products. According to an analyst, one of those companies is Nokia, which is said to be working on a new tablet device that will launch by the end of the year.

Nokia was one of the early players in the touchscreen Internet tablet market. The company debuted its 770 tablet in 2005, running Maemo, a variant of the open source Linux operating system. Nokia's tablets were designed to be operated with a stylus, but Maemo was redesigned with a more finger-friendly interface for the launch of the N900, Nokia's first Linux-based smartphone built with the tablet operating system...

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