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IDC report says smartphones outsell computers for the first time

IDC report says smartphones outsell computers for the first time

09 February, 2011 | comments (13)

2010 was defined by a series of explosive growths in the smartphone market. For the first time ever, smartphones have outsold traditional computers, says IDC. Leading manufacturers posted staggering quarterly and yearly growths with more to come in...


Ovi Store gets updated, Nokia Diagnostics now for Symbian^3

Ovi Store gets updated, Nokia Diagnostics now for Symbian^3

08 February, 2011 | comments (70)

The Nokia Ovi Store is getting an over-the-air update today, which will enable full Arabic support for the store and Qt based app installation. What this means is that apps created for Symbian 5th edition and Maemo will now be compatible with...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian^3


Nokia E7 hits the shelves in Finland, sets you back 599 euro

Nokia E7 hits the shelves in Finland, sets you back 599 euro

07 February, 2011 | comments (180)

Nokia officially announced availability information about the flagship E7. Currently, the phone is available for purchase from the Nokia’s Flagship store in Helsinki, Finland and other Nokia flagship stores. The Nokia E7 packs a 4” ClearBlack...


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...


MeeGo bug report reveals a juicy Nokia device, possibly the N9?

MeeGo bug report reveals a juicy Nokia device, possibly the N9?

02 February, 2011 | comments (199)

We just found an appetizing specs list of an unannounced Nokia Meego device. The specs have been unearthed from a MeeGo bug report. Could this be the Nokia N9 or Nokia has prepared an even meaner new device? It seems Nokia is cooking up...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Rumors


This holiday season was not that happy for Nokia, nor was the year

This holiday season was not that happy for Nokia, nor was the year

27 January, 2011 | comments (238)

Nokia has had a tough 2010, which proved worse than even the recession-bound 2009. The phones volumes and their prices have fallen but Nokia estimates it has taken the lead in the QWERTY phone market. In Q4 2010 Nokia shipped a total of 123.7...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia MeeGo tablet image and specs surface, we hold our breath

Nokia MeeGo tablet image and specs surface, we hold our breath

24 January, 2011 | comments (164)

We just dug out a photo of a Nokia-branded MeeGo tablet, along with some specs. Packing telephony and a landscape-oriented interface we are not sure what to make of the device, but it might just turn out to be the hotly anticipated Nokia N9. The...


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 E7 goes on pre-order in Finland, ships next month

Nokia E7 goes on pre-order in Finland, ships next month

19 January, 2011 | comments (175)

We are afraid we have some bad news for those of you eager to get their hands on a shiny new Nokia E7. The metal-clad smartphone is now available on pre-order in Finland, but it won't start shipping until February. If you want to be among the...


Nokia kills Ovi Music Unlimited, says DRM is the reason

Nokia kills Ovi Music Unlimited, says DRM is the reason

17 January, 2011 | comments (128)

Nokia has just announced that it's pulling the plug on its Ovi Music Unlimited service in most of the markets where it was available. China, India and Indonesia along with Brazil, Turkey and South Africa are the only exceptions, though they will...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia X7 appears again, looks AT&T bound

Nokia X7 appears again, looks AT&T bound

14 January, 2011 | comments (336)

More photos (well actually renderings) of the youthful looking Nokia X7 surfaced. This time we are getting to see the Symbian^3 smartphone from all sides and once again we notice an AT&T tattoo on its forehead. In addition to the carrier...


Symbian^3 Nokia E6-00 leaks - a QWERTY bar with a VGA screen?

Symbian^3 Nokia E6-00 leaks - a QWERTY bar with a VGA screen?

12 January, 2011 | comments (114)

A leaked Nokia XML and a Picasa album confirmed the existence of a new Nokia smartphone. Nokia E6-00 is a Symbian^3 device with an 8 megapixel dual-LED assisted camera, that will surprisingly pack a VGA display. All Symbian^3 devices so far have...


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...


Nokia N900 gets a Gingerbread port, Nexus One stares in disbelief

Nokia N900 gets a Gingerbread port, Nexus One stares in disbelief

24 December, 2010 | comments (181)

Add the Nokia N900 to the short list of devices running the latest iteration of the Android OS – 2.3 Gingerbread. The last of the Maemo kind just got an unofficial ROM that, while not perfectly stable, proves that a relationship between those two is...


UK gets a free Nokia Booklet 3G with every X3-02 Touch and Type

UK gets a free Nokia Booklet 3G with every X3-02 Touch and Type

10 December, 2010 | comments (42)

You read it right – T-Mobile UK is giving away a free Nokia Booklet 3G when you buy a Nokia X3-02 Touch and Type on a pay monthly tariff. The Black gloss and Icy white colors are available for both the phone and the Booklet. To get a free Nokia...


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 X7-00 caught on camera again, is headed for a preview

Nokia X7-00 caught on camera again, is headed for a preview

8 December, 2010 | comments (257)

The Nokia X7-00 makes another appearance (with an AT&T badge this time). It's still not officially announced by Nokia but that won't stop the X7 getting an early preview. And those four speakers might turn out to be a sham. So, someone got their...


MeeGo tablet and smartphone leak on pictures

MeeGo tablet and smartphone leak on pictures

3 December, 2010 | comments (142)

Wondering lately about the MeeGo platform and devices? Well it seems there is some movement on the MeeGo front after all. An unknown tablet and a HI/LO Vibrant smartphone running the Nokia/Intel mobile OS showed up on some pictures. The tablet...