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Nokia N9 shipments start, pricing might be a problem

Nokia N9 shipments start, pricing might be a problem

27 September, 2011 | comments (181)

Nokia has just reported that the first Nokia N9 units have started leaving factories in Finland and are heading to shops around the globe. At this point we are just a few days from the actual availability of the first MeeGo-running...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


UBS study shows 89% of iPhone owners plan to buy Apple again

UBS study shows 89% of iPhone owners plan to buy Apple again

23 September, 2011 | comments (159)

The holiday season is coming and people are starting to think what they can replace their aging phone with. Analysts at UBS did a survey, which revealed interesting stats about retention rates - that is how many people plan to stick with the same...


Nokia N9 pre-orders through the roof, 64GB batch all reserved

Nokia N9 pre-orders through the roof, 64GB batch all reserved

16 September, 2011 | comments (147)

Nokia's Flagship Store in Helsinki, Finland has started taking pre-orders for the MeeGo-based Nokia N9. It’s been just three days, but all available pre-orders for the 64GB N9 version are already reserved. The N9 will be available in 16 and...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Developer unearths evidence of Nokia 900 Windows Phone

Developer unearths evidence of Nokia 900 Windows Phone

16 September, 2011 | comments (13)

Is this the first Nokia Windows Phone handset naming confirmed? Apparently, there was a developer that was using Remote Device Access to mess with a Nokia N9 and when he entered Bluetooth connections he saw "Nokia 900 Windows Phone" in the list of...


Nokia 700 and 701 now shipping, give the world a first taste of Belle

Nokia 700 and 701 now shipping, give the world a first taste of Belle

14 September, 2011 | comments (132)

Today Nokia announced through its Twitter account that it has started shipping its 700 and 701 smartphones. Those are the first handsets to run the Belle revision of Symbian and will, the Finns hope, put the start of the fightback. Despite the...


Nokia N9 Amazon pre-order promises September 23rd delivery

Nokia N9 Amazon pre-order promises September 23rd delivery

14 September, 2011 | comments (67)

A lot of people are waiting for the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 to hit the shelves, but only those living in Switzerland had an actual date to look forward to until now. Luckily, Amazon comes to the rescue with its Nokia N9 listing, which promises to...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Stephen Elop: First Nokia WP devices to come in Q4 2011

Stephen Elop: First Nokia WP devices to come in Q4 2011

14 September, 2011 | comments (69)

While in China negotiating business with major operators there Stephen Elop has went on record in an interview saying that the first Nokia Windows Phone devices will become available in Q4. He also added that availability will occur in a rollout...

Tags: Nokia, WP7, Touch UI


Nokia's first WP7 device may not be released this year?

Nokia's first WP7 device may not be released this year?

13 September, 2011 | comments (115)

Nokia's first Windows Phone 7 device may be coming in Q1 2012 missing the deadline Nokia's top management was hoping for - the Nokia World show on October 20th. The information supposedly comes from Nokia's Australia branch, which admitted to...

Tags: Nokia, WP7, Touch UI


Samsung is the top smartphone vendor in Western Europe in Q2

Samsung is the top smartphone vendor in Western Europe in Q2

09 September, 2011 | comments (117)

The premier market intelligence firm IDC released its Q2 2011 mobile phone shipment estimates in Western Europe today, marking a fundamental shift in the market for mobile phones. For the first time, the smartphone shipments outnumbered the feature...

Tags: Samsung, Apple, Nokia, Misc


Microsoft Apps for Symbian get announced, we rub our eyes

Microsoft Apps for Symbian get announced, we rub our eyes

08 September, 2011 | comments (175)

When Nokia and Microsoft announced their partnership a few months ago, most people back then all but left Symbian OS for dead. Since then, there have been a couple of major updates to the OS, and the news just keep pouring. Today, Nokia and...


Nokia N9 European pricing confirmed by online stores

Nokia N9 European pricing confirmed by online stores

07 September, 2011 | comments (213)

A Romanian online retailer has listed the MeeGo-running Nokia N9 for €550 on pre-order. If you want a more trustful source, Amazon.de takes pre-orders, too, but it's demanding €620. This Romanian retailer is taking the N9 pre-orders for €550 (a...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Nokia chooses Mexico as one of the lucky countries to get the N9

Nokia chooses Mexico as one of the lucky countries to get the N9

06 September, 2011 | comments (205)

Nokia has added another country to the list that will be getting the N9 and if you live in Mexico you have a reason to rejoice, assuming you have any interest in the N9 at all....

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Mobiado launches the Grand 350 Aston Martin

Mobiado launches the Grand 350 Aston Martin

05 September, 2011 | comments (40)

Mobiado and the British luxury car maker Aston Martin announced their partnership back in March, along with a stunning Android phone concept. The Grand 350 Aston Martin is the first product in this high-end partnership to hit the...

Tags: Mobiado, Nokia


Nokia N8-01 (801?) leaks on video, looks smoking hot

Nokia N8-01 (801?) leaks on video, looks smoking hot

03 September, 2011 | comments (325)

We just stumbled upon photos of a new Nokia smartphone. The device dubbed to be the Nokia N8's successor, is said to be called N8-01 (though, considering Nokia's new naming policy the Nokia 801 seems more likely) and features a qHD screen. The...


Leaked slide shows Nokia 703 Windows Phone 7 handset

Leaked slide shows Nokia 703 Windows Phone 7 handset

31 August, 2011 | comments (131)

So, is this finally it - Nokia's first Windows Phone 7 handset? Could be - it's allegedly from a presentation for a carrier and shows a device very much like the Sea Ray (it showed up on video too). It's called Nokia 703. The slide even lists...


Nokia plans for all future handsets to feature NFC functionality

Nokia plans for all future handsets to feature NFC functionality

29 August, 2011 | comments (34)

Nokia is no stranger to Near-Field Communication, however it is only now that the environmental conditions match up with the devices Nokia plans on releasing. At a recent presentation in Hong Kong, Nokia announced that from now on, NFC...


Nokia announces 100 and 101 - single and dual SIM on the cheap

Nokia announces 100 and 101 - single and dual SIM on the cheap

25 August, 2011 | comments (85)

Hot on the heels of the new Symbian Belle phones are two Nokia phones that yet again redefine affordability. Meet the Nokia 100 and Nokia 101 - both are S30 phones targeting developing markets and have color screens and long lasting batteries on...

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Dutch court finds Galaxy Ace, S, and S II infringing an Apple patent

Dutch court finds Galaxy Ace, S, and S II infringing an Apple patent

24 August, 2011 | comments (167)

A Dutch court just issued a preliminary injunction that bans the sales of the Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S II and Galaxy Ace because they infringe on a single Apple patents. The ban should come into effect on October 13th if nobody does something...


Nokia unveils Symbian Belle, looks Android-ish

Nokia unveils Symbian Belle, looks Android-ish

24 August, 2011 | comments (321)

Nokia pulled the cover off Symbian Belle, which will debut with the three new models (600, 700 and 701). It succeeds Anna and brings more improvements to the Symbian OS - to quote the press release, "All in all, Symbian Belle provides Nokia's most...


Symbian Belle-running Nokia 600, 700 and 701 announced

Symbian Belle-running Nokia 600, 700 and 701 announced

24 August, 2011 | comments (124)

Nokia has just introduced three new Symbian smartphones - Nokia 600, 700 and 701. All three of them have single-tap NFC pairing and sharing capabilities and run on the latest Symbian Belle. Nokia 600 The Nokia 600 is the cheapest of the trio...