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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 News1/10/2009

Nokia 7510 Loses Supernova Name, Heads to T-Mobile

Overshadowed by Palm’s new Pre handset, the Nokia formerly known as the 7510 Supernova made a rather lackluster appearance at CES yesterday. Exclusively headed to T-mobile, the quad-band flip phone definitely isn’t one of Nokia’s finest, but it’s a decent midrange handset.

Nokia Phone News1/9/2009

Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition Goes The Way of the Dinosaur

Today we bid a fond farewell to the Nokia N810 WiMax Edition, unveiled nine months ago as a revolutionary, next-gen internet tablet. Maybe too revolutionary. According to Reuters, Nokia has officially “ended production ended production of its only mobile device using the U.S.-centered WiMax technology, another blow for the struggling wireless technology.” The N810 WiMAX [...]

Wireless Industry News1/7/2009

Random: 2009 First Week in Review

With the Consumer Electronics Show getting started on Thursday, and the MacWorld already underway, there’s a lot of little bits of news floating around. Here’s a recap of what’s happened so far in the first week of 2009.

Mobile Phone Software1/6/2009

Bug: “Curse of Silence” Hits Nokia S60 Phones

A new vulnerability is hitting certain Nokia phones: the “Curse of Silence” affects Nokia S60 devices running 2.6, 2.8, 3.0, or 3.1, and blocks your phone from receiving SMS and MMS messages. Unfortunately, you can’t solve the problem with a simple power cycle – according to the advisory, you need to perform a factory reset [...]

Nokia Phone Accessories1/5/2009

Deal: Refurbed Plantronics Bluetooth Headsets for $14.99 Shipped

So this Plantronics Discovery 630E Bluetooth headset used to be a cool $119.95. Now it’s refurbished and marked down to $14.99. Deal? Even though it’s pretty cheap (even for a refurb), it’s got some decent features: 15 hours of talk time, a carrying case that can also charge the headset with an included AAA battery [...]

Nokia Phone News1/2/2009

Preview: Nokia 6208c Phone (Obligatory Chinese Stylus Phone)

In what is starting to become a yearly tradition, Nokia recently announced its latest stylus-driven smartphone, the 6208c. Heading to, you guessed it – China. Read the whole preview for a look at the 6208c’s fun features like a 3.2 megapixel camera and bamboo slip detachable stylus.

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