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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 News6/25/2010

Nokia Drops Symbian on N-series Devices

It’s official: the Nokia N8 will be the last N-series phone with the Symbian operating system. Instead, the company will shift over to MeeGo, a love-child OS of Nokia’s Maemo and Intel’s Moblin. It’s the end of an era!

Nokia Phone Deals6/23/2010

Deal: Nokia N900 for $369 Shipped at Dell

Dell, it seems, is doing a slam-bang job of clearancing out Nokia phones. The latest deal is the absolute cheapest price that I’ve ever seen on a Nokia N900: $369 with free 3-5 day shipping.

Wireless Industry News6/18/2010

What is Wrong With Nokia?

Nokia certainly knows how to break bad news. They released a press release on Wednesday with the title “Nokia lowers Devices & Services second quarter 2010 outlook and updates the full year 2010 outlook”. What the heck is going on over there?

Nokia Phone Deals6/10/2010

NokiaUSA Goes Nuts With New Promos

There’s all kinds of weird stuff going on lately at NokiaUSA.com, Nokia’s American retail site. Namely a couple of odd promos that leave me scratching my head.

Nokia Phone News6/3/2010

Nokia Announces T-Mobile-Exclusive E73 Mode

Nokia’s latest phone announcement is the E73 mode, a QWERTY-packing smartphone that’s practically identical to the E72. It looks like they even recycled the same data sheet. It’s headed (exclusively) to T-Mobile, and carries the elusive WCDMA 1700 mhz band.

Mobile Phone Software6/3/2010

Nokia N900 Gets New Firmware, Video Calling, Portrait Browsing

It’s been a while since my last post. This is mostly due to a nice, long three-week vacation in Japan which I’ll be writing about soon. Anyway, I arrived yesterday to the welcome news that PR1.2 was finally let out of the bag and released to the masses. The new firmware brings Skype/GTalk video calling, [...]

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