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Nokia N8 existence confirmed, nHD screen and  Symbian^3 too

Nokia N8 existence confirmed, nHD screen and Symbian^3 too

29 March, 2010 | comments (232)

Some more specs of the rumored Nokia N8 were uncovered. What is said to be Nokia's first 12MP cameraphone leaked through an XML on the company's website. An nHD screen and Symbian^3 are all but certain, though nothing about the key feature of the...


12 MP Symbian^3-running Nokia N8-00 caught in the wild

12 MP Symbian^3-running Nokia N8-00 caught in the wild

23 March, 2010 | comments (263)

It has been a while since a Nokia phone topped the "Longest specs sheet" charts but the Nokia N8-00 that just leaked seems like it means it. The future smartphone flagship runs on Symbian^3 and packs a 12 megapixel camera with Carl Zeiss optics....


US smartphone market study predicts a good year for Android

US smartphone market study predicts a good year for Android

19 March, 2010 | comments (89)

They say you shouldn't count your chickens before they hatch, but according to a market survey Android has laid a lot of eggs in North America. The total number of smartphone shipments will rise by 38% compared to last year for a total of 65.1...


Symbian^3 demoed, promises to deliver what users expect

Symbian^3 demoed, promises to deliver what users expect

11 March, 2010 | comments (124)

Symbian^3 is due this year, in fact we've heard that S^3 devices should arrive in Q3, but we hadn't seen a live demo of it. One just hit the Internet - it runs on a laptop rather than a phone but still, the UI is manipulated in real time in front of...

Tags: Symbian, Touch UI


Sygic AURA SatNav app has 3D maps, supports many platforms

Sygic AURA SatNav app has 3D maps, supports many platforms

05 March, 2010 | comments (23)

The SatNav business has been turned on its head a couple times in the last year, but none of the competitors are giving up. A new challenger, the Sygic AURA, is hitting just about every smartphone platform around. The Sygic AURA puts an emphasis...


First Symbian^4 demo videos spotted, innovations missing

First Symbian^4 demo videos spotted, innovations missing

26 February, 2010 | comments (195)

A few weeks back there were some speculations about Symbian's future but as it seems, Nokia aren't keen on leaving the most popular smartphone OS in the mud. Instead, Symbian OS is on its way to a total makeover just like Windows Mobile. Just a...


Nokia X10 has QWERTY keyboard, AMOLED touchscreen, rumor says

Nokia X10 has QWERTY keyboard, AMOLED touchscreen, rumor says

22 February, 2010 | comments (235)

Nokia didn't put up much of a show at the MWC - they showed MeeGo and that was it. Yet, rumors of the first Symbian^3 devices are already floating around though - like the Nokia X10 rumor. A spy-style video promises a QWERTY keyboard, an AMOLED...


Sony Ericsson at MWC 2010: XPERIA and Vivaz go pro

Sony Ericsson at MWC 2010: XPERIA and Vivaz go pro

14 February, 2010 | comments (69)

The MWC has begun - for Sony Ericsson at least. They’ve got three new phones and they’re just itching to tell us all about them. The X10 mini and the X10 mini pro are two new entries in the XPERIA line. And there’s a brand new 720p video capturing...


Symbian goes fully open source, it's a free download to all

Symbian goes fully open source, it's a free download to all

04 February, 2010 | comments (93)

There have been quite a few rumors about the fate of Symbian, but now the OS has entered a new stage of its existence - its code is now open source. This move began in June 2008, when Nokia bought Symbian and created the Symbian Foundation to take...

Tags: Symbian, Nokia


Samsung Apps store extends to new countries, still Omnia-centric

Samsung Apps store extends to new countries, still Omnia-centric

18 January, 2010 | comments (34)

Samsung is extending its application store - Samsung Apps - to new, unconquered territories. Samsung Apps offers a selection of over 500 apps, both paid and free, for Omnia phones - both for ones with Windows Mobile and for ones with Symbian...


Nokia X6 comes to UK and Finland this week, this time for real

Nokia X6 comes to UK and Finland this week, this time for real

25 November, 2009 | comments (42)

This is beginning to get ridiculous - we have yet another release date for the Nokia X6. And we hope this one is final, at least for the UK and Finland. The X6 was supposed to launch with a Rihanna concert on the 16th but now the latest official...

Tags: Nokia, Symbian


Sony Ericsson teases with 12 MP Idou, Hikaru turns into W995

Sony Ericsson teases with 12 MP Idou, Hikaru turns into W995

15 Feb, 2009 | comments (247)

Sony Ericsson have just announced their very own multimedia monster - the Sony Ericsson Idou. It's pronounced 'I do' but Sony Ericsson say they will market the phone under a different name. In the meanwhile the heavily rumored Hikaru got its own...


AT&T to ditch WinMo over Symbian, iPhone may stay

AT&T to ditch WinMo over Symbian, iPhone may stay

05 Dec, 2008 | comments (99)

It turns out that these days WinMo is not in its best shape. AT&T have just announced their plans to limit the smartphones in their portfolio to only one OS. They`ll have to choose one of the now existing platforms and according to them the most...