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Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

Motorola Droid HD photos leak, 720p screen still not confirmed

17 August, 2011 | comments (32)

Photos of another upcoming high-end Motorola smartphone leaked today. Dubbed Motorola Droid HD the monster of a smartphone is built around a 4.5" LCD and runs of the latest smartphone-tailored edition of Android - 2.3 Gingerbread. The Motorola...


Symbian Anna update for Nokia N8 and E7 hits the Nokia servers

Symbian Anna update for Nokia N8 and E7 hits the Nokia servers

17 August, 2011 | comments (296)

Hey, Nokia fans, the wait is almost over. Nokia has uploaded the Symbian Anna firmware for E7 and N8 on its servers and the updates should start rolling out any moment now. The Symbian community has been waiting for those updates since the...


Nokia N9 has FM radio and FM Transmitter on board

Nokia N9 has FM radio and FM Transmitter on board

15 August, 2011 | comments (79)

The Nokia N9 is the first MeeGo handset to launch out of the Finnish giant and it seems the world just can't get enough of it. Today we have some great news for you - despite Nokia's claims, the N9 has an FM radio receiver and an FM Transmitter in...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Gartner Q2 report: Nokia still top smartphone maker

Gartner Q2 report: Nokia still top smartphone maker

12 August, 2011 | comments (107)

Gartner released their report on the mobile phone world in the second quarter and have something very interesting in their numbers - Nokia is sill number one in smartphones, rather than third as other analysts have stated. The difference comes...


Nokia: Symbian, S40 to take the exit out of North America

Nokia: Symbian, S40 to take the exit out of North America

11 August, 2011 | comments (66)

As Nokia gears towards the launch of their first Windows Phone 7 device, the Finnish giant has announced that it will be pulling their Symbian and S40 phones out of the North American market. This information was relayed by the Nokia Inc....


Nokia N9 not coming to the US and the UK

Nokia N9 not coming to the US and the UK

11 August, 2011 | comments (128)

In a move that is going to break the hearts of a lot of people, Nokia has decided against launching the Nokia N9 in the US as well as the UK. The company was contacted by Engadget and The Inquirer regarding the availability in the US and UK...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Leaked promo video supposedly shows new Nokia WP7 phones

Leaked promo video supposedly shows new Nokia WP7 phones

10 August, 2011 | comments (77)

The Nokia Sea Ray may be expecting company - a leaked promo video shows off what is supposedly a Nokia phone powered by Windows Phone 7 and it looks different to the Sea Ray. Of course, it could be fake (though pretty well-made) or it could be some...


Nokia N9 release countdown pulled down from the website

Nokia N9 release countdown pulled down from the website

08 August, 2011 | comments (176)

A few days back Nokia had put up a countdown on the Swedish version of the N9 website, counting down the last 50 days prior to the launch of the new N9. But the countdown has now been pulled down, as noticed by a reader of My Nokia Blog....

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Apple largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

Apple largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

05 August, 2011 | comments (229)

According to the latest report by the International Data Corporation Apple is now the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer. Apple shipped 20.3 million iPhones by Q2, 2011, up by 141.1 percent from last year’s 8.4 million and its...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Nokia, RIM, HTC


Nokia N9 raw video footage released

Nokia N9 raw video footage released

02 August, 2011 | comments (100)

We've developed a bit of a soft spot for the Nokia N9 and it keeps giving us little treats that we just can't get enough of. Today's treat is a compilation of stock video footage taken directly from the N9 and edited into a single clip. The...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia and Microsoft holding an event on August 17

Nokia and Microsoft holding an event on August 17

02 August, 2011 | comments (117)

It seems August 17 could be the day we see an official announcement regarding the first Nokia Windows Phone. Microsoft and Nokia are handing out invites to an event being held in Cologne on the said date, which does not go into the specifics of the...


Symbian Belle gets an in-depth video preview on the Nokia N8

Symbian Belle gets an in-depth video preview on the Nokia N8

01 August, 2011 | comments (198)

The latest update of Symbian^3, yet to grace us with its presence goes by the name of Symbian Belle. The second update that now adheres to Nokia's new naming structure (following on from Symbian Anna of course). Just as the E6 and the X7 were the...


The Nokia 500 is Nokia's first 1GHz Symbian smartphone

The Nokia 500 is Nokia's first 1GHz Symbian smartphone

01 August, 2011 | comments (468)

The Nokia 500 has just been announced as Nokia latest Symbian Anna smartphone. The new phone is based on the Nokia C5-03 specs-wise but refreshes some of the key features, retaining the reportedly affordable price tag. The Nokia...


Orange Switzerland to unleash the Nokia N9 on September 15th

Orange Switzerland to unleash the Nokia N9 on September 15th

01 August, 2011 | comments (80)

As you may be aware, the N9 is the swan-song device that represents the end of the Nokia/MeeGo marriage. A fitting end but still a sad one to be sure. The N9 has received plenty of praise during its pre-release life from reviewers and industry...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Apple and Samsung outstrip Nokia as top smartphone vendors in Q2

Apple and Samsung outstrip Nokia as top smartphone vendors in Q2

29 July, 2011 | comments (185)

Q2 of 2011 is now almost over and the results are in for the smartphone shipments volumes. Just a week ago it became certain that Apple has surpassed Nokia in smartphone shipments for Q2 but now Samsung and HTC have released their numbers. Strategy...


Apple surpasses Nokia in global smartphone shipments

Apple surpasses Nokia in global smartphone shipments

22 July, 2011 | comments (169)

There was a time when Nokia was the king of the smartphone segment thanks to its Symbian platform. In 2007, Apple launched the iPhone and changed the smartphone game altogether. After four years from the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has beaten...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


The Nokia N9 lands at FCC, bares all for the camera

The Nokia N9 lands at FCC, bares all for the camera

22 July, 2011 | comments (44)

You must have seen enough pictures of the N9’s beautiful exterior but now thanks to the FCC you can get a peek inside that unibody shell as well. The Federal Communications Commission skillfully took apart the handset on one of their routine tests...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Disappointing Q2 for Nokia, set to launch first WP7 phone this year

Disappointing Q2 for Nokia, set to launch first WP7 phone this year

21 July, 2011 | comments (176)

Nokia just announced their Q2 financial results - sales volumes decreased and the company posted an operating loss of nearly half a billion euro. On the up side, IP royalty payments went into Nokia's pocket, to the tune of €430 million. Net sales...

Tags: Nokia


Nokia's first WP7 phone reportedly lacks any innovation

Nokia's first WP7 phone reportedly lacks any innovation

19 July, 2011 | comments (203)

More rumors on the upcoming Nokia Windos Phone 7 smartphone just came in. The latest bit of online gossip has it that despite the long wait the Nokia W9 might not be as innovative as you would have hoped. When Stephen Elop went on stage in...


WP7 Nokia W9 Sea Ray leaks again, confirms hardware keys

WP7 Nokia W9 Sea Ray leaks again, confirms hardware keys

19 July, 2011 | comments (125)

We just got another glimpse of the upcoming first Nokia Windows Phone 7 smartphone. A brief video of the Nokia W9 Sea Ray surfaced, showing its Mango OS in action. The styling similarity to the MeeGo-running N9 is confirmed once again, but the...