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Nokia Phone NewsJune 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.

Wireless Industry News10/31/2008

Global Market Share: The New Top 5

What with all the recession talk and lackluster earnings from phone makers, it wasn’t much of a surprise to hear that third quarter cell phone shipments fell 0.4% from the previous quarter (Q2), and gained a mere 3.2% compared to last year. But what was interesting, was the new rankings for global market share.

Nokia Phone Deals10/30/2008

Contest: Win a Bunch of High School Musical Stuff (UK Only)

Nokia’s UK Music store is promoting the new movie High School Musical 3, and the official soundtrack with its latest contest. Grand prize: a gift voucher to watch the movie at any ODEON cinema and an “exclusive” High School Music 3 goodie bag. And from what I can tell, the goodie bag includes a mini [...]

Mobile Phone Software10/28/2008

Nokia CarMenu v2.4 Now Available

Salvaged from a previous entry: “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.” And so it is again. The aptly named CarMenu application is now rockin’ with some new, badass features like bigger, more badass fonts.

Nokia Phone Deals10/26/2008

Deal: Nokia 1208 Beater Phone + $25 Airtime For $19.99

These “beater” phone deals always come along every couple of months, and the latest one is the Nokia 1208 for $19.99 shipped with a bonus $25 T-Mobile prepaid refill card. Great deal whether you want the phone or not. I wish I could write a nice, long paragraph about the 1208, but I can’t. It’s [...]

Wireless Industry News10/24/2008

MIT: The Future of NFC in Everyday Life

What would a future filled with NFC (Near-Field Communication) technology look like? The MIT Mobile Experience Lab attempted to answer this question with a short video and white paper. Video after the jump.

Nokia Phone Accessories10/23/2008

Preview: Nokia BH-804 Bluetooth Headset

When Nokia sends out a press release for the sole purpose of announcing one measly Bluetooth headset, it’s gotta be big. Or small rather. The BH-804 is apparently the tiniest headset ever created (by Nokia), at 42 x 13.6 x 6 mm.

Nokia Phone Deals10/22/2008

Deal: Get a Fat Discount Off Any Cell Phone on eBay

The MSN Live eBay promotion is 25%, and the search term is cheap wii. If those words meant absolutely nothing to you, then let me give you a little background. (update: was 30%, now 25%)

Nokia Phone News10/21/2008

The Nokia N96 NAM Gets Unattractively Priced

If you’re looking for Nokia’s hottest smartphone right now, this ain’t it. That distinction goes to the N85, a device that looks and feels like a winner. But if you’re yearning for the plasticness that is the N96, you may be pleased to know that you can now preorder the North American version for $842.40 [...]

Nokia Phone Reviews10/20/2008

The N85 Gets a Review – In Italian, No Less

A user over at All About Symbian got their hands dirty with the Nokia N85. Unfortunately for everyone else, that user wrote the review in Italian.

Wireless Industry News10/20/2008

Nokia Settles With Qualcomm for $2.28 Billion

The long and drawn-out war between two wireless giants has finally reached an end. Nokia and Qualcomm both agreed to drop all legal proceedings against each other, and sign a new licensing agreement that has Nokia paying a hefty sum for Qualcomm’s patents.

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