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This article was published on October 22, 2009


Nokia app store torn apart (Video)

Nokia app store torn apart (Video)
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News broke earlier today that Nokia is suing Apple for patent infringement on a number of key mobile technologies. It’s a good job that Nokia’s not suing over the iPhone app store too – as this video shows there’s no contest between the way the two manufacturers sell you apps.

While Apple’s approach is easy and quick, Nokia’s is… the exact opposite. The Really Mobile Project put together this brilliant animation that shows exactly how frustrating it is to buy a simple Twitter app from Nokia without tearing your hair out. Check the stats at the end to see just useless the whole Ovi Store experience really is.

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/7142739[/vimeo]