Nokia still working on Android phone, won’t cancel until November. Foxconn already made 10K prototypes

Over the weekend New York Times and The Verge reported that before they decided to sell mobile business to Microsoft, Nokia was working on a cheap Android phone codenamed “Mountain View” as a “Plan B” – if they failed to break through with Windows Phone.

Today Chinese site and Weibo account CTechnology, with a pretty good track record of China based smartphone leaks, has more details about this cheap Nokia Android.

The device, based on Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 8225Q chip,  was being developed and tested by Nokia’s Beijing based R&D team, and was already at somewhat advanced prototype stage. In fact, before the announcement of sale, Foxconn has already manufactured and delivered a batch of more than 10 000 prototype Mountain View units.

And now for the most interesting part. Mountain View development hasn’t stopped just yet. Foxconn is still making more of them, Beijing based Nokia R&D teams are still working on it, and the project will not be cancelled until/if Nokia shareholders approve Microsoft deal at General Meeting in November.

Nokia Android Lumia Mountain View

This is not a real Nokia Android. Just some good fan art

Though the likelihood of Nokia mobile business buyout not going through is extremely low, stranger things have happened. And with tensions between Nokia and Microsoft surfacing already, nothing is guaranteed 100%, until it finally happens.

So there still might be a teeny-tiny hope for all of you who pined for Nokia Androids, and felt that Microsoft deal was  the betrayal of everything Nokia stood for.

Author: Stasys Bielinis

While I like to play with the latest gadgets, I am even more interested in broad technology trends. With mobile now taking over the world - following the latest technology news, looking for insights, sharing and discussing them with passionate audience - it's hard to imagine a better place for me to be. You can find me on Twitter as @UVStaska'

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  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • Michael Lang

    With Android and IOS being the giants. Nokia had little choice but to choose Windows Phone 8. They would have been too late to the game with Android as Motorola, HTC, and other companies are struggling already against Samsung who smartly bought big into Android and instead of making mediocre phones… made top of the line models. Nokia went big in WP8 and went top of the line quality. Matching Samsung and Apple in quality but offering something that was the most sensible platform to compete in. Nokia played a smart game. While it may make sense to through a phone version out in Android, they would never enjoy the success of Samsung in this field with so much competition. Nokia and Microsoft must go big and stay cutting edge. They must fight to supply the best devices possible and Microsoft needs to get off the floor and really start innovating a bit to give phone manufacturers the ability to really explore hardware features. Bottom Line Nokia has a future with WP8. They risk being snuffed out in any other market. Ask HTC. They are likely going to go belly up if they stay in Android markets. HTC has a chance if they stop belly aching about Windows and start really working to compete against Nokia, they may be able to stay in the market by choosing multiple Operating Environments to be the #3 or #2 in each field.

  • jalyst

    It actually isn’t as simple as that, but it’s the typical “cookie cutter” range of theories we’ve seen repeated ad-nausea for a few yrs now. Not a single original idea/concept there, doesn’t take much to think of them, as they’ve been put forward countless times by MS/Nokia leadership (e.g. the use of HTC as an example of why Nokia wouldn’t make it is laughable).

    What’s with the bizarre claim they have a future with WP (or any other handset platform for that matter), & that they played a smart game? HELLO, they’re completely out of that sector by the new yr thanks to the recent MS buyout of their devices/services division. Going forward Nokia is primarily about: IP/licensing, NSN, HERE, + their R&D division (which will provide them with more IP). “They’re likely to go belly up if they stay in Android markets” WTH? Ah, they’ve never so much as dipped a toe in that market.