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Counterclockwise: Jolla, Nokia N1, Nexus and HTC One GPE

Counterclockwise: Jolla, Nokia N1, Nexus and HTC One GPE

22 November, 2014 | comments (7)

The end of the year is coming and we've seen pretty much all devices that will be unveiled this year. Let's go back in time with Counterclockwise, our (almost) weekly trip back memory lane, and see what announcements late November has seen over the...

Tags: Misc


Nokia 900 photo and specs leak ahead of announcement

Nokia 900 photo and specs leak ahead of announcement

25 October, 2011 | comments (85)

It turns out that Nokia 800 won't be the Windows Phone flagship of the Finnish company after all. Just a few hours before Nokia World kicks off we got a press photo and a specs sheet of the Nokia N900, which is shaping to be the most capable member...


Nokia's MeeGo device will be called N950, will be out this year

Nokia's MeeGo device will be called N950, will be out this year

28 February, 2011 | comments (116)

Despite the shift towards Windows Phone 7, Nokia will still ship a MeeGo device this year. It's going to be the successor to the Nokia N900 and will be called the N950. We don't have a photo of the device yet, but Nokia gave reassurances that they...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo


Skype to announce video calls for the iPhone at CES 2011

Skype to announce video calls for the iPhone at CES 2011

26 December, 2010 | comments (109)

“A series of video-related announcements” already gave us a pretty good idea of what to expect from Skype at CES, but things just got way more specific. A leaked tutorial page from the company’s official website has revealed that video-calling will...

Tags: iOS, Rumors


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...


MeeGo 1.1 for handset released, Nokia N900 users can taste it now

MeeGo 1.1 for handset released, Nokia N900 users can taste it now

28 October, 2010 | comments (30)

After MeeGo 1.0, which was unveiled back in June 2010, you can now welcome the MeeGo 1.1 for handsets. It is now available for download so you can give it a try straight away if you have a Nokia N900 and you're feeling adventurous enough to dual...


MeeGo soon to be available for some Nokia N900 dual-booting fun

MeeGo soon to be available for some Nokia N900 dual-booting fun

14 October, 2010 | comments (92)

The long wait is almost over, dear Nokia N900 owners. The Finnish company's developers are almost done porting MeeGo to the sweet QWERTY slider and promise to release it to the general public in a few days. The update will be available on the...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Beta for Android and Maemo devices

Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Beta for Android and Maemo devices

08 October, 2010 | comments (56)

Mozilla has just unveiled the Firefox 4 Beta for devices based on the Android and the Maemo platforms. As before, the mobile version of the browser uses the same platform as the desktop one and it is optimized for mobile browsing. The Firefox...


MeeGo available for Nokia N900 after all, probably no official ROM

MeeGo available for Nokia N900 after all, probably no official ROM

27 May, 2010 | comments (26)

Well, well - Nokia N900 got MeeGo after all. We'll probably never see it as an official firmware, but as of today MeeGo 1.0 is available for download and it runs on N900 as well as Atom-based netbooks. The next update, v1.1, is already scheduled -...

Tags: Nokia, MeeGo, Touch UI


N900 gets update but no MeeGo, Nokia teams up with  Yahoo!

N900 gets update but no MeeGo, Nokia teams up with Yahoo!

25 May, 2010 | comments (64)

We have some N900 news for you. Let's start with the good news: Nokia has just released a software update for the their Maemo-powered flagship. The bad news is the company confirmed that the device won't have the chance to taste the upcoming MeeGo...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo, MeeGo


Nokia N900 welcomes the Google Chrome web browser

Nokia N900 welcomes the Google Chrome web browser

11 April, 2010 | comments (137)

After the Fennec, the mobile version of Mozilla's Firefox web browser, Nokia N900 users can now enjoy the Google Chrome running on their Maemo-based smartphones. It is still a pretty early version of the app we're talking about and it isn't an...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo, Touch UI


MeeGo builds available for testing on Nokia N900, no GUI just yet

MeeGo builds available for testing on Nokia N900, no GUI just yet

01 April, 2010 | comments (46)

The fusion of Moblin and Maemo is complete - the source code repositories are open to the public and there are three MeeGo test images ready for downloading - one for the Nokia N900, one for Atom-based netbooks and one for Moorestown Atom handsets...


N900 finally gets a Map Loader, while Ovi Mail gets updated

N900 finally gets a Map Loader, while Ovi Mail gets updated

05 March, 2010 | comments (41)

SatNav news is hot today - we just found out that the Nokia Map Loader now works with the Nokia N900. In other news, the contacts from Ovi Mail and Ovi Contacts have been merged, plus Mail now supports Arabic. Ovi Maps loader for Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo


Nokia and Intel combine Maemo and Moblin into MeeGo

Nokia and Intel combine Maemo and Moblin into MeeGo

15 February, 2010 | comments (52)

Now, how about that - Nokia and Intel shook hands to merge their mobile Linux projects into one. And along came MeeGo. The silly name aside, MeeGo is the blend of Nokia's Maemo, used on the Nokia N900 and a few others, and Intel's Moblin, which...


Symbian^3 OS and a Maemo 6 device coming later this year

Symbian^3 OS and a Maemo 6 device coming later this year

02 February, 2010 | comments (94)

According to the Symbian numbering scheme we're at Symbian^1 now, but we won't see ^2 at all - Nokia is jumping straight to Symbian^3. Maemo 6 is coming later this year with at least one new device running it. Symbian S60 5th edition or Symbian^1...


Firefox Mobile 1.0 finally lands on Nokia N900 and N810

Firefox Mobile 1.0 finally lands on Nokia N900 and N810

01 February, 2010 | comments (41)

Mozilla released the final version of Firefox mobile web browser. It's only available for the Maemo platform and currently N900 and N810 are the only devices to make use of it. The browser comes with the well known Awesome bar and Weave bookmark...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo, Touch UI


Firefox for Android, a.k.a. Fennec, coming in February 2010?

Firefox for Android, a.k.a. Fennec, coming in February 2010?

28 January, 2010 | comments (28)

It's been a while since we first heard that an Android-compatible Firefox version is in the works. Word on the street is that the waiting is almost over: we can expect the first beta version of the Fennec to show up this February. Reportedly,...


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...


Software update for Nokia N900 brings Ovi Store support

Software update for Nokia N900 brings Ovi Store support

12 January, 2010 | comments (52)

With the Nokia N900, Maemo entered the smartphone world, but there weren't many available applications. Now a software update brings beta support for Ovi Store, pushing Maemo closer to full support of the Ovi services. The software update...

Tags: Nokia, Maemo, Touch UI


Nokia N97 mini on sale in the US from Amazon and Dell

Nokia N97 mini on sale in the US from Amazon and Dell

03 December, 2009 | comments (11)

The Nokia N97 mini has disembarked on US shores off the good ships Dell and Amazon. It can be delivered in a day, so you can get it in a hurry. If you missed Black Friday, this is a good chance to catch up in the gadget department. On Amazon, the...