Home Home

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.

Nokia Phone News9/30/2010

Nokia N8 Starts Shipping, But Is It Enough?

Nokia sent out a press release earlier today stating the N8, the new Symbian^3-powered 12-megapixel-carrying flagship smartphone, has started shipping to select markets. The USA, however, is not one of those markets.

Nokia Phone News9/21/2010

That was quick: New CEO In, N8 Shipments Delayed

Here’s two Nokia fun facts for today: former Microsoft Business Division president Stephen Elop started his new job yesterday as Nokia CEO, while long-awaited N8 shipments have been delayed “a few weeks.”

Nokia Phone News9/15/2010

Nokia Announces Three New Symbian^3 Phones: C6, C7, E7

Nokia World 2010 just wrapped up, and Nokia’s got some new models to show for it: the C6, C7, and E7. Here’s the rundown on each.


PSFreedom Released for N900: Simplifying the PS3 Hacking Process

If you’ve been following the release of the PS Jailbreak USB dongle (and subsequent downfall of Sony’s Playstation 3 console), then there’s a good chance that you’ve heard that an N900 can work just as well as the PSJB. The original jailbreak process on the N900 needed some basic command-line knowledge, but the latest release [...]


Navigation Newer Posts Older Posts

nokia phone blog: version 5

Subscribe!The Nokia Phone Blog is about mobile phones, MeeGo, S60, the wireless industry, and now Windows Phone.
Subscribe here.  RSS, Atom
Email me at cary (at) nokiaphoneblog.com.

The Blog




Mobile Phone Software


Nokia Phone Accessories


Nokia Phone Deals


Nokia Phone News


Nokia Phone Previews


Nokia Phone Reviews


Nokia Phone Tips and Tricks


Nokia Randomness


Other Mobile Phones


Wireless Industry News

Current Phone Prices, Courtesy of PhoneMatchUp!

PhoneMatchup Sony Xperia TX: $516.77
Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100: $639.00
HTC J: $598.88
Sony Xperia SL: $388.85
Nokia Lumia 900: $419.98

More Sites By Me



My personal blog.


An eBay cell phone comparison shopping/price monitoring project. Buy your next cell phone through PhoneMatchup and save!


Let randomlygifted find you the perfect (random) gift ideas.


The greatest deal aggregator that has ever existed. Okay, I'm a little biased here.