Report: Google and Nokia to offer Wi-Fi phone
Gist/conext: the phone in question will be based on Debian/Maemo (Linux
kernel) and be integrated with Google's SOA.
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| Google and Finnish company Nokia are expected to announce on Tuesday
| the launch of a handheld Internet browsing device that includes Google
| Talk, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal on Friday that
| cites a source familiar with the plans.
| Google Talk lets users have conversations over an instant
| messaging system.
| The Nokia device, which will use short-range Wi-Fi wireless technology
| and not cellular networks, is expected to be sold worldwide for about
| $390, the article said, adding that it will be based on the Nokia
| 770 Internet Tablet. Also called the Espoo, it was Nokia's first
| mobile device that wasn't also a cell phone, and it has
| high-resolution screens and plays video and music, according to
| the report.