“Nokia CEO Stephen Elop said the company is not going to rush a tablet to market just to join in the device cavalcade, and will instead focus on ensuring that the device has a ‘uniquely Nokia perspective,'” Phil Goldstein reports for FierceWireless. “‘We could take advantage of Microsoft technology and software, and build a Windows-oriented tablet, or we could do things with some of the other software assets that we have,'” Elop said. ‘Our team right now is assessing what’s the right tablet strategy for Nokia.'”
MacDailyNews Take: So-called team sits around Espoo conference room table staring blankly at each other. Several long minutes pass. One finally pipes up, “You’ve got to be fscking kidding me.”
Goldstein reports, “Microsoft has not indicated that it intends to make Windows Phone 7 work on tablets; Nokia still has access to MeeGo software and intends to release one MeeGo device this year.”
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MacDailyNews Take: In order for a tablet to be uniquely Nokia, it would have to feature antiquated software, an indecipherable user interface, be shaped like a candy bar, made out of grayish/silver plastic, require a stylus, and sell no more than 32 total units in the U.S.A.