10 never before revealed secrets about Symbian OS

If you’re an old school Symbian fanboy you might like to know a few secrets that can only be revealed now that both the Symbian companies and the Symbian open source foundation have closed down. Continue reading  

Symbian OS – one of the most successful failures in tech history

This post by us originally appeared on Techcrunch in 2010.

Symbian is the biggest smartphone operating system by market share, the oldest smartphone platform still in use, used by almost every major OEM at one time or another. Yet one could be forgiven for thinking Symbian is dead and buried, with news of layoffs at Nokia, management departures at the Symbian Foundation and rough reviews of the latest flagship N8 device. How does a platform powering 9 million new devices every month have almost no credibility with developers, analysts and press alike? This is the story of one of the most successful failures in tech history. Continue reading