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Nokia Doesn’t Make Phones

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Staff at Nokia's HQ in Finland are not allowed to call their products phones - they are multimedia computers.

Guy Brighton
  • 16 may 2006

Yesterday we talked about the concept of the future iPod as a mini computer or laptop, today we spot this report in the Seattle Times about Nokia’s mini-computer ambitions. According to the Times, staff at Nokia’s HQ in Finland are not allowed to call their products phones – they are multimedia computers:

The decree reveals Nokia’s vision of the cellphone future, one in which one device will manage your information, communication and entertainment needs — a single remote control of sorts for your electronic life.

The Seattle Times

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