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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 Software10/27/2010

The N900 Gets PR1.3 Firmware Update

PR1.3 was quite close, all right: the update was made available yesterday. Could Nokia really have added MeeGo dual-booting a whole month before the MeeGo conference? (short answer: nope!)

Mobile Phone Software10/14/2010

The State of the N900: PR1.3 is “quite close”, adds MeeGo dual-boot option

It’s good to see that Nokia hasn’t left the N900, its signature hackable smartphone, by the wayside. Behold this quote by Harri Hakulinen, team lead for the MeeGo on N900 project:

Nokia Phone News10/12/2010

Nokia, Android Raise Market Share in Q2

iSuppli has released the latest set of smartphone quarterly statistics, and it’s an interesting read: Nokia and Android models both made significant market share gains in Q2, with HTC taking the largest chunk.

Nokia Phone News10/10/2010

Nokia N8 Gets Torn Down

The folks over at iFixit have gotten their hands dirty disassembling Nokia’s latest N8 smartphone. Final verdict: 8 out of 10 for repairability.

Nokia Randomness10/8/2010

The Nokia N8 Parties in France, While I Wait for My N9

In case you were sitting around wondering, just what exactly goes on at Nokia France? Here’s the answer.

Nokia Phone Deals10/2/2010

Contest: Win a Nokia Handset Every Week

I’m surprised it took me eight weeks to notice this, but Nokia’s Ovi store has been doing a weekly contest to win a new phone, either a X6, X3, X2, 5228, 5233, or 5250. And all you have to do is answer a simple question.

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