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Developments in Nokia-land

Posted by billday on January 23, 2004 at 6:48 PM PST

Nokia's been making waves of late. In the last week it has:

Nokia is clearly attempting to raise the bar for its competitors. Whether the 6620 is "the" device or a precursor to it, I expect to see one or more very successful enterprise application handsets in 2004. I also expect to see scripting (Perl, Python, whatever) and easier to use J2ME tools enable Joe Average application creator to build wireless business apps. Coupled with these trends, we'll see competition between vendors' developer programs ramp up as enterprises finally begin to adopt wireless development in mass.

Thanks to Nokia, PalmOne, and others, 2004 is shaping up to be a very interesting year indeed!

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