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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.


The S60 Fifth Edition Virtual Keyboard Shootout

Last time I compared three physical keyboards. Now I’m going to attempt to tackle three different virtual keyboards – the stock Nokia one, DayHandInput, and SlideIt. While all three have their own unique advantages and quirks, sadly enough, the clear “winner” is a bit hazy. More inside.

Wireless Industry News12/9/2009

Breaking: Nokia Closing Flagship Stores in USA

Wow. That’s about all the words I have after learning that Nokia is planning to close its two retail stores in New York and Chicago. While I’ve never been to the Chi-town location, the Flagship store on Fifth Ave. has been the site of many blogger meetups and events, as well as being an overall [...]

Nokia Phone News12/9/2009

What’s With Mic Problems on the N900?

The latest in the debacle that is the Nokia N900 launch (I STILL do not have mine yet, and it’s been almost 2 months) is a microphone issue that has cropped up on certain handsets. Doesn’t sound so bad at first, right? Unfortunately, the problem prevents the phone from receiving any kind of audio, including [...]

Nokia Phone Deals12/5/2009

Deals: eBay/Bing Cashback Now 20%!

Just a heads-up that the eBay + Bing cashback program is now at 15%. Essentially this means that Microsoft is giving you back 15% of your purchase price either instantly or after 60 days. Since eBay is *usually* the cheapest place to get cell phones, the 15% makes for some pretty sweet deals. Update: now [...]


The Definitive Nokia 5530 XpressMusic Bug List

Back and better than ever: the Definitive Bug List, Nokia 5530 XpressMusic edition, is now open! Maybe this will turn out to be an even bigger success than the previous Nokia N97 Definitive Bug List. As usual, add bugs in the comments but make sure you mention your firmware version, phone type (enter *#0000# in [...]

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