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Nokia N8 Producers winners announced, win zero-gravity ride

Nokia N8 Producers winners announced, win zero-gravity ride

05 March, 2011 | comments (81)

December last year, Nokia started the Nokia N8 Producers contest - where up-and-coming filmmakers can take a crack at shooting a short with the N8 and win a zero-gravity trip on a specially modified plane. Of all who submitted their videos to the...


New video demo of Symbian^3 updated text input and browser

New video demo of Symbian^3 updated text input and browser

26 February, 2011 | comments (280)

We found a new video showing the much awaited, yet-to-be released Symbian ^3 update that will bring split-screen text input and some major browser improvements to phones such as Nokia N8, C7, C6-01 and E7. The split-screen typing ability is...

Tags: Nokia, Touch UI


A sneak peak at Symbian's new homescreen

A sneak peak at Symbian's new homescreen

25 February, 2011 | comments (93)

During a recent Nokia event in China a sneak look at what appears to be a revamped Symbian was leaked. It looks like a Nokia N8 with a different homescreen layout. You can see a dedicated status bar, which is different than the current one on...


Watch the Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 get test tortured to death

Watch the Nokia N8 and iPhone 4 get test tortured to death

18 February, 2011 | comments (260)

When we buy a new phone we are always concerned if its body is scratch-resistant or will it get dirty quickly. That's what we call build quality and no matter your reasons (just enjoying the gadget unspoiled looks or looking for a maximum resale...


Photos of Nokia E6-00 leak, does it have a touchscreen or not?

Photos of Nokia E6-00 leak, does it have a touchscreen or not?

06 February, 2011 | comments (78)

The Nokia E6-00 has been laying low for almost a month but it resurfaced with the first photos of the device. The photos confirm the QWERTY bar form factor and the camera resolution but don't give us much more. The Nokia E6-00 leaked a while ago...


The first update to Nokia N8, C7 and C6-01 is booooring

The first update to Nokia N8, C7 and C6-01 is booooring

04 February, 2011 | comments (282)

Nokia has just released the first Symbian^3 update for N8, C6-01 and C7. The new 1.1 version brings tweaks over the messaging department plus office editing for the N8, but no new features or overall improvements. We still remember Nokia...


Nokia N9 to come at the MWC with a 1.2 GHz CPU, 12 MP camera?

Nokia N9 to come at the MWC with a 1.2 GHz CPU, 12 MP camera?

20 January, 2011 | comments (688)

With the MWC fast approaching, rumors about the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 are starting to intensify again. If the Finnish source is to be trusted one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones of this year will make its debut at the congress in less...


Nokia N8 sales nearing 4 million units

Nokia N8 sales nearing 4 million units

30 December, 2010 | comments (1071)

According to a Finland research company, Nokia has sold between 3.5 and 4 million N8 smartphones. The research also mentions that the N8 is a top-selling phone in Finland, India, Malaysia and UAE. Nokia previously stated that the N8 cameraphone...


HTC 7 Pro to hit O2 in January, Nokia E7 gets a pre-order price

HTC 7 Pro to hit O2 in January, Nokia E7 gets a pre-order price

27 December, 2010 | comments (113)

According to the German O2 website, HTC 7 Pro will launch right next month. Meanwhile Amazon is already offering the next Symbian^3 device on pre-order. Nokia Е7 is priced there at the hefty $680. O2 Germany already has a teaser page for...


Photo Compare Tool updated, launching new Video Compare

Photo Compare Tool updated, launching new Video Compare

13 December, 2010 | comments (33)

We received a lot of feedback since we recently launched our unique Photo Compare Tool and we've implemented some of the suggestions. We're also launching a similar tool to help scrutinize the video recording prowess of the cameraphones we...

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Skype arrives to Symbian^3, YouTube app gets updated

Skype arrives to Symbian^3, YouTube app gets updated

9 December, 2010 | comments (144)

Two key apps got an updated for Symbian^3 - Skype is now available for Nokia N8, C7 and C6-01 and YouTube has been revamped with better support for the bigger screens and you can now log in with your account. The new Skype app for...


Nokia running a viral mystery game with a Tron Legacy flavor

Nokia running a viral mystery game with a Tron Legacy flavor

25 November, 2010 | comments (63)

Nokia N8 and the upcoming movie Tron Legaxy certainly have a thing going on as a Tron theme has taken over the company's official blog, Facebook, Twitter channel. The Facebook fanpage has a new profile picture showing the logo of a company called...

Tags: Nokia


Announcing our new Photo Compare Tool

Announcing our new Photo Compare Tool

19 November, 2010 | comments (114)

Besides reviewing phones, we're always trying to come up with new ways to make our reviews more informative. Which is why we're excited to announce the Picture Comparison Tool - an "in the lab" test, the results of which can be viewed directly in...

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Nokia N8 gets severely tortured, lives to tell the story

Nokia N8 gets severely tortured, lives to tell the story

11 November, 2010 | comments (248)

A unibody anodized aluminum chassis and a reinforced glass over the panel make the Nokia N8 certainly look like one of the sturdiest smartphones around. And the Finnish company is keen to show just how resistant to the elements it really is. The...


Symbian^3 family grows as Nokia C6-01 starts shipping

Symbian^3 family grows as Nokia C6-01 starts shipping

4 November, 2010 | comments (153)

Today Nokia announced that another of the devices unveiled at this year’s Nokia world started shipping. Nokia C6-01 is the most affordable Symbian^3 handset to date and also the most compact one. The most interesting part of the Nokia C6-01...


Report details OS market share in Q3, Android pulls off 10x growth

Report details OS market share in Q3, Android pulls off 10x growth

1 November, 2010 | comments (69)

Yesterday, we wrote about how mobile phone manufacturers performed. Today we thought we take a look at OS market shares, check the US market and also Microsoft's standing before Windows Phone 7, at least a look through the eyes of the analysts at...


Q3 summary: Apple joins the Top 5, Sony Ericsson drops off

Q3 summary: Apple joins the Top 5, Sony Ericsson drops off

31 October, 2010 | comments (134)

This week was chock full of financial reports and now it’s time for a summary. According to industry analysts IDC, mobile phone market grew 14.6% with 340.5 million units shipped. Smartphones are playing an ever-increasing role - the estimated...


The upcoming Nokia web browser gets demoed on the Nokia N8

The upcoming Nokia web browser gets demoed on the Nokia N8

28 October, 2010 | comments (113)

The web browser on Symbian^3 is in dire need for an update ever since we saw it back on the Symbian S60 5th edition. Nokia is about to fix it. A video just surfaced demonstrating the new version of the browser that the Finnish engineers are working...


Nokia unleashes its short movie, shot exclusively on the Nokia N8

Nokia unleashes its short movie, shot exclusively on the Nokia N8

27 October, 2010 | comments (78)

Nokia presents The Commuter, a funny short film, starring "Slumdog Millionaire" Dev Patel with a cameo by Pam Anderson. Beside the stellar cast, the other thing that's intriguing about the flick is the fact it's shot exclusively on the Nokia...


Nokia N8 gets better stills, 30 fps video with continuous autofocus

Nokia N8 gets better stills, 30 fps video with continuous autofocus

13 October, 2010 | comments (141)

If you already checked the review, you would know that the Nokia N8 is the best cameraphone available by some distance. But it turns out that there's even more potential locked inside that large sensor. The latest Nokia flagship is actually capable...