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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.

Mobile Phone Software1/28/2010

How-To: Enable Flash in Firefox Mobile 1.0 [N900]

The good news, first: Firefox Mobile 1.0 was been released for Maemo 5, and it brings a couple of sweet improvements to the table. Flash, however, is not one of them. It’s disabled by default, but it’s pretty easy to get it back with these simple steps.

Mobile Phone Software1/21/2010

Nokia: Ovi Maps Now Free, a “Game-changing Move”

A “secret” launch event early today (one that I’m sure many of us thought was for a new handset) brought the news that Nokia’s Ovi Maps will be completely free. That’s Drive and Walk navigation, Lonely Planet guides, the whole shebang. Free. And it’s available now. Sweet.


Something a little different: Google Nexus One Review

Yep, I picked up a Google Nexus One. For me, it’s my first serious foray into Android and the land of the Eclairs, Donuts, and Cupcakes. Would Google’s full touch-screen phone entice me to completely drop my two-week-old Nokia N900?

Mobile Phone Software1/14/2010

The N900 Gets Its First (Major) Update: PR1.1

A massive 90MB update was released today for the Nokia N900. There are way, way too many changes to list here, so I’ll pull out a couple of the highlights:

Mobile Phone Software1/12/2010

The N900 Gets Its First (Mini) Update

Got an N900? Great. Grab the first firmware update, released today. It’s available over-the-air in the Application Manager. Before updating, App. Manager will ask you if you want to backup your phone. I would suggest doing so.


How-To: Do Just About Anything on the Nokia N900

Getting over the Nokia N900′s learning curve can be a long, arduous process. I’m here to make things a little easier. Essentially, this how-to/FAQ is a collection of all the things that I’ve learned so far, so expect it to get bigger in the future. And if you have any questions or suggestions, feel free [...]


Nokia N900 Review: A Multi-Tasking Monster

The Nokia N900 is the latest and greatest smartphone brought to you by the same folks that brought you the not-so-great N97. But the N900 isn’t cut from the same cloth: it has a snappy operating system, faster processor, and a nice collection of completely free apps. Will the N900 follow the same path as [...]

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