Nokia ends support for Symbian and MeeGo apps

Smartphone vendor Nokia has officially ended support for Symbian and MeeGo apps.

The Finnish company has abandoned the two home-grown mobile operating systems in favor of Microsoft’s Windows Phone.

Software giant Microsoft is expected to complete the acquisition of Nokia phone business during the current quarter.

A tweet from the Symbian Signed Team said: “That was it; we are officially closed. Thank you all for the past years.”

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Following the agreement with Microsoft in October, Nokia had posted on its developer blog that Symbian and MeeGo content in Nokia Store will remain available for download to customers and developers would continue to receive download and revenue reports and payouts for downloaded content.

However, developers would no longer be able to publish new content or update existing content for Symbian and MeeGo operating systems from January 1, 2014.

Recently, Nokia decided to focus on investing in Asha, the company’s feature phone platform, and Windows Phone.

editor@gizmolead.com

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