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The N9: It's not a Windows Phone.
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.

Nokia Phone Deals11/14/2008

Get A Nokia 2610 For $6.99 Shipped (ATT refurbs)


Say hello to the recession with a refurb Nokia 2610, now $6.99 at AT&T’s GoPhone prepaid site. As usual, a few things to consider:

Nokia Phone News11/13/2008

Preview: Nokia E63 Phone (E71 Clone)


Today Nokia dropped an E-bomb on the world with the (completely random) announcement of the E63 smartphone. Essentially it’s a budget E71, with the exception of a couple nice features aimed towards the consumer market. Since it’s an Eseries device, it still retains business-y features such as the ability to switch work/personal modes. More details [...]

Mobile Phone Software11/11/2008

Mobile Millenium Gives You Traffic Reports, For Free*


*with participation. Sometime in February, Nokia and the University of California at Berkeley conducted a real-world traffic experiment using cars outfitted with Nokia N95s to see if GPS-enabled mobile phones could gather location data and pinpoint trafficky areas.

Mobile Phone Software11/10/2008

Software: Twitter + GPS = Nokia Friend View


Nokia is seriously gung-ho about location-based software, and the recently released Friend View is a pretty good example of that. Friend View is a social location app that lets you “microblog” aka Twitter short messages for your friends to read. You can also share your current position via your phone’s GPS to simplify meetups and [...]

Wireless Industry News11/7/2008

Is Cell Phone Insurance Worth It?


A recent post by Jill at SquareTrade got me thinking about something I usually don’t: cell phone protection plans. I’ve never considered these plans and I’m pretty sure I never will. But I tend to baby my cell phone. And most people don’t…

Nokia Phone News11/5/2008

Preview: Nokia 5130 XpressMusic, Nokia 7100 Supernova


Geez. Six new Nokia models in one day, with one common theme: they’re all budget phones. The two best of the worst include new phones from the XpressMusic (fondly called the XpressPlastic series on this blog until this year) and Supernova series (a strictly middle-of-the-road collection of handsets). Inside: a look at the Nokia 5130 [...]

Nokia Phone News11/4/2008

Nokia N85 and N79: Now Pre-Orderable


Nokia USA now has both the N85 and N79 smartphones available for pre-order. The prices: Nokia N85 Phone: $588.90 Nokia N79 Phone: $492.70

Mobile Phone Software11/3/2008

Software: Free Audio Themes From Nokia


If you’re looking to spice up your phone’s sound effects, check out Nokia’s Audio Themes page. There’s currently a good 20 themes that can change your default sounds to something more pleasurable. Free of course.



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