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The N9: It's not a Windows Phone.
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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 Phone News8/31/2008

New Vertu Signature to Feature 3G, Wi-Fi


Friedblogs reports that a new Vertu Signature is coming, and while that’s not necessarily news in itself, the ultra-high-end device is ushering in some features from the modern era: 3G (850/2100), Wi-Fi, an OLED display, and a “SIM drawer” that allows the user to swap SIM cards without removing the battery. Pretty impressive for a [...]

Nokia Phone News8/28/2008

Nokia N96 To Hit North America in Q4


While the Nokia N96 is nothing new, its release in the USA and beyond certainly is. And it’s coming all right – sometime in the fourth quarter of 2008, and bringing with it support for North American 3G bands. That’s the good news.

Nokia Phone News8/27/2008

More on the Nokia N85/N79 Phones


As promised, Nokia today dropped the official press release, as well as some new high res images of the N85 and N79 phones. Nothing really out of the ordinary here.

Nokia Phone News8/25/2008

N79 and N85 Phones Due Out Tomorrow


Electronista has the latest on the Nokia N79 and N85 smartphones, which is – they’re coming. Tomorrow.

Nokia Phone Accessories8/25/2008

Updated: Nokia Car Kit CK-300 v.1.400


If you’re one of the ten owners of the Nokia Car Kit CK-300, you’re in luck: Nokia just released an updated firmware for the device. Unfortunately, considering where the car kit is actually located – namely, in the car – you’ll have to trot over to said vehicle, hook up your laptop to the handsfree [...]

Mobile Phone Software8/21/2008

Nokia Beta Labs: Enhanced Calculator


Here’s going backwards for you: Nokia’s latest Beta Labs creation, the so-called S60 Enhanced Calculator, is actually the same software that’s preloaded on certain Nokia S40 phones. Of course, it IS a more fully featured application than the current S60 calculator, so we’ll let it slide.

Nokia Phone News8/20/2008

Preview: Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte


Nokia loves churning out new 8800 series models by the truckload. Last time, it was the 8800 Sapphire Arte. That one sported a genuine sapphire gem and retailed for about $1600 bucks. And now, in an attempt to match the success of the Sapphire, we turn to the Nokia 8800 Carbon Arte.

Nokia Randomness8/18/2008

Nokia’s Weirdest Clip Site Is Back


Openatownrisk.com, Nokia’s odd teaser site, is back and stranger than ever. If you’re bored, you can give the new 4-part puzzle a try, but most likely you’ll just want to see the outcome: the so-called “weirdest clip ever made.” Gizmodo has the video clip here. Well, it’s certainly weird all right. The video makes absolutely [...]

Nokia Phone News8/14/2008

Preview: Nokia 3610 Fold Phone


It’s been pretty quiet on the Nokia front, unless you count the unofficial N85 rumors. The latest news is the release of the Nokia 3610 Fold, a pretty simple low-end flip for the budget set. It’s like a cross between the Nokia 3555 and 6555 phones. For starters, the 3610 Fold is a quad-band handset [...]

Nokia Phone News8/12/2008

Nokia N96 Gets FCC Update


Nope, it’s not out yet, but the Nokia N96 MegaPhone has undergone a very pretty teardown at the FCC. Check the link for more of the gory details. The N96 is still slated for a Q3 2008 release. The FCC



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