Intel and Nokia have been working on it together to try and bring new life into Nokia’s product offerings. It’s got potential. Currently MeeGo is still in “pre-alpha” mode and the UI is still developing. The Nokia version of the UI is very heavily “Nokia influenced”, rather than Intel’s UI for netbooks and tablets. MeeGo is a Linux-based, open-source operating system which includes various API’s and is finger-friendly, just like Android!
“MeeGo is an open source, Linux project which brings together the Moblin project, headed up by Intel, and Maemo, by Nokia, into a single open source activity. MeeGo integrates the experience and skills of two significant development ecosystems, versed in communications and computing technologies. The MeeGo project believes these two pillars form the technical foundations for next generation platforms and usages in the mobile and device platforms space.”