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    News about Meego.

    Tag app for WP8 phones

    November 12th, 2012

    Developer Andreas Jakl has introduced NFC Interactor, an NFC tag reading and writing application for Windows Phone 8 handsets. The app is also available for Symbian and MeeGo devices.

    Tizen preview unveiled

    January 24th, 2012

    The Linux Foundation has published a Tizen SDK preview to give application developers a pre-release look at the new mobile operating system. Tizen, a free open source OS based on Linux, is the successor to Meego and will support NFC. Development is led by members of the Tizen Association, which include Intel, Samsung, NTT Docomo, SK Telecom, Orange, Vodafone and Telefónica.

    Nokia turns on N9’s NFC

    November 8th, 2011

    Nokia has released a software update that switches on NFC tag reading functionality in its MeeGo-based N9 handset. Once the PR1.1 update is loaded on the phone, the company says, it will “instantly interact with NFC tags”.

    Devs produce nine new NFC apps at Boston hackathon

    September 27th, 2011

    Forty-three developers produced nine prototype NFC applications at Isobar’s 48-hour hackathon in Boston, including systems for ordering drinks in busy bars and an innovative car parking app. Paula Berger was there for NFC World… More

    Nokia ships MeeGo-based N9 NFC phone

    September 27th, 2011

    The Nokia N9 MeeGo-based smartphone has now begun shipping to customers and stores. “Pre-orders for the Nokia N9 have already started in many countries, and people’s response towards the device has been extremely positive,” the… More

    No Nokia N9 NFC phone for UK or USA

    August 11th, 2011

    The Nokia N9, a Meego-powered smartphone with NFC capabilities announced in June, will not be available in the UK, Nokia has told The Telegraph. The USA also looks set to miss out on the device,… More

    Symbian Anna with NFC to arrive in July

    June 21st, 2011

    Nokia has now set a date for the release of the Symbian ‘Anna’ operating system update that will switch on the near field communications capabilities in its NFC phones. Nokia N8s, E7s, C7s and C6-01s… More

    Nokia unveils N9 NFC phone

    June 21st, 2011

    The new MeeGo-based smartphone features NFC, a one-piece polycarbonate body and a large curved Amoled screen, and will be available in stores later this year. More

    ‘We want to make NFC important for gaming worldwide’ says Angry Birds maker

    April 21st, 2011

    As well as having a new NFC-enabled Angry Birds game pre-installed on all Nokia C7 phones, publisher Rovio aims to integrate NFC into a new Facebook game, its range of Angry Birds plush toys and in-store posters that players can touch to gain in-game benefits. More

    Nokia launches two new Symbian smartphones — without NFC

    April 17th, 2011

    Nokia’s new E6 and X7 models do not include NFC chips, the company has told NFC World, confirming concerns that it would retreat from its plan to include the technology in all new Symbian phones. More

    Nokia and partners to introduce ‘major new initiative in US mobile network services capabilities including contactless payment’

    Nokia and partners to introduce ‘major new initiative in US mobile network services capabilities including contactless payment’

    November 19th, 2010

    UPDATE: “There’s not going to be any launch by Nokia at this event,” the company’s Damien Balsan has told NFC World. “We’re just going to be discussing NFC with ecosystem actors and developers.” A meeting… More

    Nokia: MeeGo will include NFC too

    Nokia: MeeGo will include NFC too

    July 2nd, 2010

    Nokia’s new head of mobile solutions, Anssi Vanjoki, has revealed that near field communication functionality will be a core capability of the new MeeGo operating system. In a blog post entitled ‘The fightback starts now’,… More

    Multiple NFC-enabled Android handsets to arrive from late 2010

    April 23rd, 2010

    Inside Contactless and NXP, the leading suppliers of NFC mobile phone chips, say the first commercial Android NFC phones will arrive later this year — with many more to follow in the first half of 2011. More

    Inside Contactless to make Open NFC source code and API available on

    Inside Contactless to make Open NFC source code and API available on

    April 23rd, 2010

    Developers looking to create NFC solutions and devices will now be able to download the company’s NFC protocol stack for Android, MeeGo, Linux and Windows Mobile phones from the Sourceforge free open source software website. More