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Nokia E6 finally hits the UK shelves, X7-00 lands in the US

Nokia E6 finally hits the UK shelves, X7-00 lands in the US

13 June, 2011 | comments (78)

Two of the latest Nokia Symbian smartphones have just become available. The handsets that started leaving the Nokia factories at the end of last month have finally reached retailers. User in the UK are now able to experience the QWERTY magic of the...


Nokia X7 goes on pre-order in the UK, first taste of Symbian Anna

Nokia X7 goes on pre-order in the UK, first taste of Symbian Anna

05 June, 2011 | comments (201)

The Nokia X7 has now appeared alongside its QWERTY launch partner the E6, available for pre-order in the UK. Slated for release at the end of June, both devices are running the latest version of Nokia's Symbian OS - Symbian Anna. This will come as...


Stephen Elop talks about Nokia's prospects in D9 interview

Stephen Elop talks about Nokia's prospects in D9 interview

02 June, 2011 | comments (90)

Stephen Elop, Nokia's CEO, was in an interview today with Walt Mossberg where he answered some pressing questions about Nokia, whether it's the transition from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 or about the rumors of Microsoft buying Nokia and about...


Android is top smartphone OS in the US, iOS is a close second

Android is top smartphone OS in the US, iOS is a close second

01 June, 2011 | comments (104)

According to the latest report by the analysts from Nielsen, Android enjoys the highest usage among smartphone platforms in the United States, followed by iOS and BlackBerry OS. Some 36 percent of US smartphone users have an Android...


Symbian Anna running Nokia E6 and X7 now shipping, slowly

Symbian Anna running Nokia E6 and X7 now shipping, slowly

31 May, 2011 | comments (128)

The first Symbian Anna phones, the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7, are now shipping. Announced back in April, these two have been on pre-order for a while and now you can buy one, if you donít mind a stretched out delivery date. The touchscreen/QWERTY...


Nokia starts iDoalotmore campaign in India, seriously?

Nokia starts iDoalotmore campaign in India, seriously?

27 May, 2011 | comments (161)

Nokia started a new campaign to promote its latest Symbian gadgets in India called iDoalotmore. It starts just a day after Apple launched the iPhone 4 there and is available on Nokia's official pages and billboards across the country. The...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Nokia to continue support for Symbian at least till 2016

Nokia to continue support for Symbian at least till 2016

27 May, 2011 | comments (123)

Ever since Nokia announced that they will be shifting from Symbian to Windows Phone 7 as their primary smartphone platform, there has been unrest among the Symbian community regarding the future of their favorite platform. So in order to put these...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Nokia T7-00 passes FCC tests, what was it doing there?

Nokia T7-00 passes FCC tests, what was it doing there?

27 May, 2011 | comments (35)

The FCC has tested and approved a Nokia device that is a spitting image of the T7-00. Whatís this trimmed-down N8 doing at the FCC? We donít quite know but the documents mention the 1700MHz WCDMA band, a.k.a. AWS. The Nokia T7-00 first surfaced...


FCC dissects Nokia X7, tests only two of its five 3G bands

FCC dissects Nokia X7, tests only two of its five 3G bands

17 May, 2011 | comments (28)

Sometimes the FCC tears a phone apart and we look on with ghoulish delight. The victim this time was the Nokia X7, which sports AT&T compliant bands even though we last heard that AT&T has lost interest in the handset. There were even leaked...


Fujitsu LOOX F-07C dual-boots Windows 7 and Symbian

Fujitsu LOOX F-07C dual-boots Windows 7 and Symbian

16 May, 2011 | comments (83)

No, it's not Windows Phone 7 we meant with that title. Fujitsuís LOOX F-07C for NTT DoCoMo is indeed capable of dual-booting Windows 7 and Symbian OS thanks to its clever dual hardware design. The Windows 7 side of things is run by an Intel Atom...


Android Market surpassed the Apple App Store in free app count

Android Market surpassed the Apple App Store in free app count

28 April, 2011 | comments (62)

Appleís App Store has held the top spot pretty much since the dawn of app stores but the times they are a-changiní. The Android Market has already surpassed the App Store in terms of free apps and analysts from Distimo estimate it will soon overtake...


Nielsen: Android overtakes iOS in desirability, sales in the US

Nielsen: Android overtakes iOS in desirability, sales in the US

27 April, 2011 | comments (46)

Nielsen asked US consumers about smartphone OS' during the first quarter of this year and found out that Android has been the most popular with new buyers lately and the most desirable OS too. Interestingly, the number of people who answered ďNot...


Nokia uncovers the E6 and X7, Symbian Anna update

Nokia uncovers the E6 and X7, Symbian Anna update

12 April, 2011 | comments (223)

Say hello to a new business model from Nokia and a new music-minded one too Ė the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7 just went official. Also, the much awaited Symbian^3 update has arrived and itís called Anna. First, letís talk new models. Both the E6...


Android will rule the smartphones, WP7 will be second, says Gartner

Android will rule the smartphones, WP7 will be second, says Gartner

08 April, 2011 | comments (122)

According to the analysts over at Gartner, Android will be the most popular mobile OS in the next four years reaching almost 50% market share. Meanwhile Windows Phone will catch up and overtake the second place from iOS by 2015 with 20% market...


Nokia E7 shipping in the US, available for $649 from Amazon

Nokia E7 shipping in the US, available for $649 from Amazon

06 April, 2011 | comments (50)

The wait is over - if you were waiting for the Nokia E7 to start shipping in the US that is. It's available for a shade under the pre-order price of $679 (SIM unlocked, no contract). Hope you like the gray one though as that's the only color version...


New photo of the Nokia E6 pops up, solves the touchscreen dilema

New photo of the Nokia E6 pops up, solves the touchscreen dilema

09 March, 2011 | comments (75)

The rumored Nokia E6 was not unveiled at the MWC 2011, but now we get a new image that answers the important question of whether it's touch-operated or not. This isn't the first time we see images of the E6 get leaked, but this time around the...


Nokia is selling Qt commercial licensing and services to Digia

Nokia is selling Qt commercial licensing and services to Digia

07 March, 2011 | comments (59)

Symbian developers will probably want to sit down for this. In a deal that would go through by the end of the month, Nokia will sell the Qt commercial licensing to another Finnish company, Digia, but says that they will continue to invest in the...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian, MeeGo, Misc


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...


Nokia to give free E7 and WP7 phones to its developers

Nokia to give free E7 and WP7 phones to its developers

18 February, 2011 | comments (59)

Nokia made one of the biggest announcements of the tech year by teaming up with Microsoft and their Windows Phone 7 software. It seems many of Nokia's developers didn't end up happy about the change. But they will get a free E7 and a branded WP7...


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...