MeeGo isn't talked about much, but The story of Nokia MeeGo should give you all you need to know.
On February 11th, 2011, Nokia published its new strategy and made a co-operation agreement with Microsoft. Windows Phone operating system was chosen as the new platform for Nokia smartphones. MeeGo became an open source mobile operating system project, which, in the long term, would be used for market research on next generation devices, platforms, and user experiences.
The strategic partnership with Microsoft practically sealed the destiny of Nokia’s involvement with the MeeGo OS, which had been in development together with Intel since the beginning of 2010. The new strategy included abandoning MeeGo and releasing only one device as a result of the two years of development.
A week before the release of Nokia’s new strategy, a memo from Stephen Elop to Nokia employees leaked to the Internet. In his Burning Platform memo, Elop described the problems of Symbian and MeeGo, and the poor state of the company’s competitiveness in comparison to Apple and Google ecosystems... More at Taskumuro.