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Nokia N8 to hit it off in Spain and UK too, a white Galaxy S as well

Nokia N8 to hit it off in Spain and UK too, a white Galaxy S as well

02 August, 2010 | comments (168)

Nokia N8 is coming soon. Apparently, the phone will start selling at the end of August in the UK and maybe even sooner in Spain. In the meantime, the Samsung Galaxy S is getting a white paint job. Who saw that coming? A white color version of the...


Smartphone market grows in Q2 2010, Android steams ahead

Smartphone market grows in Q2 2010, Android steams ahead

02 August, 2010 | comments (57)

Android continues to proliferate as the smartphone market grows. The smartphone market grew 64% in Q2 compared to last year and all indications point to sustained growth. All major companies are experiencing growths in the numbers of shipped...


Next Nokia C7-00 leak confirms name and specs (720p video, too)

Next Nokia C7-00 leak confirms name and specs (720p video, too)

30 July, 2010 | comments (105)

So that was the Nokia C7-00 after all. It took half a dozen of leaks but the identity of the leaked Nokia prototype is finally confirmed. And what's even better, most of its specs got confirmed too so we know what to expect. Nokia C7-00 will run...


Nokia N8 goes on pre-order, arrives by the end of September

Nokia N8 goes on pre-order, arrives by the end of September

29 July, 2010 | comments (198)

The first Symbian^3-powered device, Nokia N8, was first said to start selling in August but it seems that the phone has actually been pushed back a month. But the good news is if you happen to live in Italy and want to be among the first owners of...


Ovi Browser beta for S40 impersonates Opera Mini

Ovi Browser beta for S40 impersonates Opera Mini

29 July, 2010 | comments (30)

Nokia S40 devices have been coming preloaded with Opera Mini for a long while, but this might be coming to an end. Nokia Beta Labs have introduced the Ovi Browser for S40, which takes the same approach to browsing as Opera Mini does. The browser...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Misc


Nokia 5250 appears in public, stays mum on specs

Nokia 5250 appears in public, stays mum on specs

27 July, 2010 | comments (62)

A slip by the Ovi-supporting team today revealed a new touch-driven Nokia handset that is in the works. Nokia 5250 appeared on the company's application store website, flaunting a fresh new design, but unfortunately the handset is running on the...


Nokia Q2 results are out, profits fall as smartphones get cheaper

Nokia Q2 results are out, profits fall as smartphones get cheaper

22 July, 2010 | comments (200)

And the results are in - Nokia just announced their Q2 financial results. To summarize - sales are up, profits are down, shifting currency exchange rates didn't help and smartphones have sold more units and have gotten cheaper, compared to previous...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Apple squeezes the reception out of  Nokia N97 mini

Apple squeezes the reception out of Nokia N97 mini

21 July, 2010 | comments (1029)

Apple seem keen to prove other smartphones have the same reception attenuation as the iPhone 4. And they are getting back with a video of Nokia N97 mini that suffers from the same grip of death as the iPhone. Back at Apple Antennagate press...


The QWERTY Nokia C6 now on sale in UK, costs hefty 289 pounds

The QWERTY Nokia C6 now on sale in UK, costs hefty 289 pounds

20 July, 2010 | comments (71)

Nokia C6 is now available for sale at Nokia Online Shop UK. You can get a SIM free device for 289 pounds. Pays As You Go and monthly plans are also available. Today Nokia Online Shop UK has started selling the Symbian-powered C6. A SIM free...


Antenna wars: RIM, HTC and Nokia strike back at Apple

Antenna wars: RIM, HTC and Nokia strike back at Apple

18 July, 2010 | comments (391)

That was one hell of an odd press conference on Friday. Typical Apple. Instead of just admitting its faults Apple decided to point a finger at the other mobile phone manufacturers and accuse them of selling devices with bad signal reception. And...


First real Symbian^4 shots are here, we hold our excitement

First real Symbian^4 shots are here, we hold our excitement

18 July, 2010 | comments (115)

Itís been a while since we last heard something on Symbian^4. While ^3 is yet to roll out, its successor already showed its face. The shots are taken from an emulator of the OS, but there's no wow factor yet. The shots below clearly demonstrate...


Nokia C6-01 shows up, brings an 8MP snapper and dual-LED flash

Nokia C6-01 shows up, brings an 8MP snapper and dual-LED flash

16 July, 2010 | comments (97)

Another member of the Nokia Cseries of no-nonsense phones just leaked. And the photos were published by no other but Nokia itself. Apparently the guys supporting the Dutch website of the company were a bit too eager to publish the details about the...


Here's another BlackBerry 6 OS demo video, looking good

Here's another BlackBerry 6 OS demo video, looking good

12 July, 2010 | comments (41)

BlackBerry latest touch mobile OS version 6.0 was made official a couple of months back and while we havenít seen a real product out on the market running it, here comes a second demo video of the new UI. It surely looks nice, but whether itís...


Nokia X6 now updated to v21.0.004, Nokia X3 refreshed too

Nokia X6 now updated to v21.0.004, Nokia X3 refreshed too

12 July, 2010 | comments (26)

Both Nokia X6 and X3 have been updated from firmware v20.0.005 to v21.0.004. The S60-powered X6 gets many native apps updated, while the X3 is going with the modest improvement over battery charging notification and ring/alert tones. The complete...


Damian Dinning on Nokia N8 video plus 35 camera samples

Damian Dinning on Nokia N8 video plus 35 camera samples

09 July, 2010 | comments (352)

Nokia released a huge collection of Nokia N8 camera samples - 35 untouched images of various subjects and shot in various conditions. Also, the second part of Damian Dinning's talk about the camera has been released - this one covers the video...


Behind the scenes: Damian Dinning talks Nokia N8 camera

Behind the scenes: Damian Dinning talks Nokia N8 camera

08 July, 2010 | comments (126)

Mobile camera guru Damian Dinning shares some behind the scenes information on the fine tuning on the 12 megapixel camera on the Nokia N8. He also shares one stunning camera sample along with a few crops, that illustrate the approach they've taken...


Major UK roadmap leaks - HTC Gold, Ace and Vision, Nokia E7 and Samsung Cetus on the way

Major UK roadmap leaks - HTC Gold, Ace and Vision, Nokia E7 and Samsung Cetus on the way

06 July, 2010 | comments (25)

Today we stumbled upon a major UK roadmap leak, bringing bringing some juicy information. HTC Gold, Ace and Vision, Nokia E7, and Samsung i8700 Cetus and brand-new BlackBerry Curve 9300 - they're all unannounced and they will all star in this year's...


Yet another video of  Symbian^3- based slider Nokia N9 appears

Yet another video of Symbian^3- based slider Nokia N9 appears

04 July, 2010 | comments (126)

While the name of the rumored Symbian^3-running Nokia slider (a.k.a. Nokia N9) is still a mystery, it's hardware and software are already pretty familiar to us. After all, the device appeared on numerous videos and images. And today we get to see...


Nokia N9 smartphone to actually pack a large 4-inch touchscreen

Nokia N9 smartphone to actually pack a large 4-inch touchscreen

01 July, 2010 | comments (173)

While earlier rumors of the still unannounced Nokia N9 predicted that Nokia's next Symbian^3-based device will come with a 3.5-inch touchscreen now it turned out that the phone will actually feature a way larger 4" display. And there's a photo...


Update gives Nokia 6700 classic free voice-guided navigation

Update gives Nokia 6700 classic free voice-guided navigation

30 June, 2010 | comments (27)

Nokia released free voice guided navigation for their Symbian phones to lure in customers, but GPS-enabled S40 phones were left out. A new update for the Nokia 6700 classic fixes this oversight and brings a few other improvements as well. The...

Tags: Nokia, S40, Misc