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The N9: It's not a Windows Phone.
Nokia Phone News6/22/2011

Nokia N9 Announced: Packs MeeGo, 8 Megapixel Camera, and Swiping


It’s been a long time since I’ve posted anything really worthwhile on this blog. Then again, it’s been a long time since there’s been any worthwhile Nokia news. And so, after a four-month hiatus, it’s time again to look at one of Nokia’s latest phones: the oft-rumored N9.

Nokia dropped a bombshell announcement today.
Nokia Phone News2/12/2011

Nokia Drops the Bomb: Plans to Use Windows Phone as Main Platform


It’s the beginning of a new era for Nokia: the company announced a “strategic partnership with Microsoft to build a global mobile ecosystem based on highly complementary assets.” That means that yes, Nokia will be adopting Windows Phone for future smartphones. But it’s more than that: the partnership means that Nokia will also integrate its [...]

It could happen.
Nokia Randomness1/29/2011

Nokia’s Q4 2010 Earnings: A Faint Glimmer of Hope


So, yesterday Nokia announced its first-quarter earnings. The numbers kinda sucked, to put it bluntly, but they beat the estimates. Still, there might be some light at the end of the tunnel, and no, we’re not talking about MeeGo.

After looking at this cover, I think I just might have to buy an N8.
Nokia Phone News12/19/2010

The N8 Moves into Cover Shots With Glorious Results


I’m a fan of the N8′s camera. I’m also a fan of pretty girls. So I have to give two thumbs-up for the December issue of PiX magazine, whose cover model was shot entirely with the Nokia N8. That’s right. A CELL PHONE.

Mobile Phone Software12/13/2010

Nokia says “no” to multi-touch virtual keyboards


Say no to drugs. Say no to alcohol. Say no to multi-touch virtual keyboards. According to a YouTube comment posted by the official Nokia user account, the company isn’t keen on adding the feature to upcoming Symbian phones.

Nokia Phone Deals11/28/2010

Deal: Nokia N8 for $429 at Amazon or $386 at Newegg (Updated)


Amazon’s gearing up for Cyber Monday with some nice Gold Box deals, including this one for the Nokia N8: $429 shipped free. Retail price is $549. This also beats Nokia USA’s joke-of-a-Black-Friday sale price of $499. Update! It’s now $386 over at Newegg. Use coupon code NOKIANCP.

This Black Friday brings some okay Nokia phone deals.
Nokia Phone Deals11/25/2010

The Best of Black Friday 2010, Nokia Edition


Looking for cheap Nokia phones this Black Friday? Well…you’re in luck, sort of. Deals aren’t as plentiful this time around (then again, you could also argue that Nokia phones have been on sale for the past year as Nokia cut prices), nor are they as discounted.

NFC is coming in 18 months. Mark your calendars!
Mobile Phone Software11/17/2010

NFC Is Coming: No, Seriously


It’s been a long, long time since I last wrote about near-field communication, a technology that makes all kinds of mobile phone transactions possible. For the past couple of years, it’s been lying low in a number of international trials. But it never seemed to make any real progress in the United States. Until now.

A tour of MeeGo 1.1.
Mobile Phone Software11/6/2010

A Tour of MeeGo 1.1


Even though MeeGo 1.1 is a developer-only release, it’s still a preview of things to come next April. I’ve taken the plunge and installed it on my N900. Let’s take a little tour, shall we?

Mobile Phone Software11/1/2010

MeeGo 1.1 Released, Handset-Ready 1.2 Not Coming Until April 2011


A MeeGo 1.1 “project release” has been released by Nokia. But what is it exactly?

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