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Counterclockwise: Nokia 5800 XM, iPhone OS 4, Galaxy S Plus

Counterclockwise: Nokia 5800 XM, iPhone OS 4, Galaxy S Plus

13 April, 2014 | comments (24)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. This week has seen a slew of hardware debut through the years, some of it achieving more success than the other,...

Tags: Misc


Stroll down memory lane: the news from 5 years ago

Stroll down memory lane: the news from 5 years ago

25 January, 2014 | comments (47)

It goes without saying that things change quickly in the mobile industry. But sometimes it's hard to really understand the kind of rapid progress we are getting without proper perspective. So we though we'd take a break from our usual...

Tags: Misc


Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 get a browser and navigation update

Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 get a browser and navigation update

29 June, 2011 | comments (169)

Nowadays taking care of its latest smartphones is mandatory for every manufacturer with any kind of long term ambitions. However releasing an update for three-year old smartphones, ranging from entry level phones to former high-enders, and...


New software updates take Nokia X6 and 5230 up to speed

New software updates take Nokia X6 and 5230 up to speed

30 April, 2010 | comments (96)

Two rather popular smartphones in the both ends of the market spectrum - the Nokia X6 and the Nokia 5230 have just got some serious software updates that bring along several new features besides the regular bug fixes. Perhaps the biggest change...


Nokia 5230 Nuron is headed to T-Mobile USA, free SatNav in tow

Nokia 5230 Nuron is headed to T-Mobile USA, free SatNav in tow

03 March, 2010 | comments (48)

The Nokia Nuron, or the Nokia 5230 if you prefer digits, is navigating towards T-Mobile USA and its bringing free voice-guided navigation along with it. The 3G-enabled handset is the first carrier-supported device to come with the new and free Ovi...


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...


Nokia releases updates for Nokia N900 and Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

Nokia releases updates for Nokia N900 and Nokia 5800 XpressMusic

14 January, 2010 | comments (247)

Nokia has been busy pushing out software updates - a second one for the Nokia N900, one for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and one for the Nokia Software Updater. After the minor update, which brought Ovi Store functionality to the N900, the second...


Nokia Messaging for social networks beta now with Twitter

Nokia Messaging for social networks beta now with Twitter

14 December, 2009 | comments (18)

After Facebook, Twitter is the second social networking service brought to your smartphone by Nokia Messaging for social networks. The applications helps you to keep in touch with the rest of your gang no matter where you are or what time it...


Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition hits the USA, yours for 299 dollars

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition hits the USA, yours for 299 dollars

09 December, 2009 | comments (53)

Two months after the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition became available across various countries around the globe, it finally made its way to the USA. And as you might guess, the price is considerably lower than elsewhere. Nokia 5800 Navigation...


Samsung finally unveil Bada OS, developers challenge started

Samsung finally unveil Bada OS, developers challenge started

08 December, 2009 | comments (163)

Just as promised, today Samsung showed the world their new smartphone operating system called Bada. At an event, held in London, the Korean company revealed the first details about the upcoming platform and gave the start to the developers...

Tags: Samsung, Bada


Nokia 5230 poses for some live shots before it heads for the stores

Nokia 5230 poses for some live shots before it heads for the stores

18 October, 2009 | comments (40)

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic seems to have it all - large 3.2" touchscreen display, 3G and Wi-Fi support and even a GPS receiver aboard. The cute Nokia 5530 XpressMusic kept only the Wi-Fi, its display shrank to 2.9 inches and the battery capacity was...


Full touch Nokia 5230 announced, 3G and GPS onboard

Full touch Nokia 5230 announced, 3G and GPS onboard

25 August, 2009 | comments (267)

Nokia are obviously getting more and more serious about their touchscreen portfolio. Hot on the heels of the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic, they have announced the Nokia 5230 - an entry-level touchscreen handset. The newcomer has the same dimensions as the...


Nokia N97 Mini previewed ahead of launch, fails to impress

Nokia N97 Mini previewed ahead of launch, fails to impress

25 August, 2009 | comments (47)

Some of our readers were still skeptical after the first two leaks of the Nokia N97 Mini but that should be enough to convince them that the handset is just round the corner. A live preview of the slightly downgraded version of the Nokia multimedia...


Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition comes to lead your way

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition comes to lead your way

21 August, 2009 | comments (149)

Today Nokia unveiled the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition - a full GPS-centric variant of the Nokia 5800 XpresMusic. Using the momentum gained by the original XpressMusic handset, the new gadget matches the functionality of its predecessor almost...


Nokia N97 mini poses for another shot, this time along with 5900?

Nokia N97 mini poses for another shot, this time along with 5900?

17 August, 2009 | comments (28)

During the weekend another photo of the highly rumored Nokia N97 mini showed up. But the story this time is much more eye catchy as along the still unannounced N97 mini there are a bunch of other Nokia devices. And we can't quite remember being...


Nokia 5530 XM to start selling on 11 August in the UK at 150 euro

Nokia 5530 XM to start selling on 11 August in the UK at 150 euro

07 August, 2009 | comments (111)

The latest touch-enabled Nokia 5530 XpressMusic should be available very soon through Carphone Warehouse, which will sell the phone exclusively for six weeks. Every one in the UK can grab one for 150 euro with a pre-paid SIM presumably unlocked as...


Pics of Nokia N97 Mini leak, Symbian world holds its breath

Pics of Nokia N97 Mini leak, Symbian world holds its breath

30 July, 2009 | comments (88)

The available info doesn't get any further than a spy shot or two, but we're talking the real deal here. The most popular handset in our database for several weeks in a row - Nokia N97 is to have a baby brother soon. Rumors of a more compact...


Nokia 5800 XpressMusic to get kinetic scrolling, widgets

Nokia 5800 XpressMusic to get kinetic scrolling, widgets

20 July, 2009 | comments (147)

The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic is getting a firmware update, which will introduce some new, quite welcome features - an enhanced homescreen, kinetic scrolling in some menus as well as improved camera performance and response time. Update: The...


Nokia N97 and 5800 XpressMusic are Vodafone UKs best sellers

Nokia N97 and 5800 XpressMusic are Vodafone UKs best sellers

17 July, 2009 | comments (135)

After the encouraging financial report yesterday Nokia have another reason to smile today. Vodafone UK published their list of handset that make the most sales recently and two of the Finns' devices are occupying the first two spots. The two...

Tags: Vodafone, Nokia, Misc


Nokia Q2 financial report is out, shows improvement over Q1

Nokia Q2 financial report is out, shows improvement over Q1

16 July, 2009 | comments (107)

Nokia have just announced their Q2 financial report. The numbers are showing sings of recovering from the shock of the recession - their operating profit went up by almost 51% and their estimated market share increased a percent to 38%. The total...

Tags: Nokia, Misc