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Ovi Share to be discontinued end of May

03/05/2012, We’ve previously announced Nokia’s plans to get rid of the Ovi brand so that all its products and services fall under the same brand – Nokia. Previously Ovi announced that Ovi Contacts will be discontinued. Today, Nokia announced that its...

Ovi logo removed from Ovi Store website

09/16/2011, Back in May, Nokia announced that it will be getting rid of the Ovi brand – and it looks like the change has started. If you visit the Ovi Store now, you’ll realize that the Ovi logo is now gone and has been replaced by Nokia’s logo instead....

Ovi Store updated: now supports in-store updates

05/22/2011, It’ll be awhile before Nokia gets rid of the Ovi name, but until then it looks like it is still providing updates for its Ovi programs. The Ovi Store has recently got an update with a major new feature – the ability to update the apps within the...

The Ovi Store is very popular in China

01/20/2011, According to a report posted on the official Nokia blog, it appears that Nokia’s Ovi Store is the most popular app store in China, beating out 13 other app stores that are available in the country. The research showed that 65.2% of the Chinese...

Nokia Working On An Ovi Browser

07/26/2010, It hasn’t been officially announced just yet, but word is that Nokia is gearing up to announce a new product under its Ovi brand, which is the Ovi Browser. Evidence of such a browser surfaced on some Nokia download pages at the Beta Labs website,...

Nokia X5 And C5 Go Official In China

04/24/2010, Looks like the whispers about the Nokia X5 were true, as Nokia has unveiled two new TD-SCDMA phones for China Mobile, the Nokia C5 and X5. Both devices will support 3G on China Mobile and will offer the first jointly-run mobile application store, the...

Vodafone Wayfinder Falls Victim To Free Smartphone Navigation

03/13/2010, With Google offering free turn-by-turn navigation for Android devices, and Nokia following suit with its Ovi Maps, it was only a matter of time before all these free navigation services claimed a victim, and it seems that the first victim to buckle under...

Skype Now Available For Nokia Smartphones Via The Ovi Store

03/03/2010, Skype is certainly one of the more useful services on the Internet, and almost anyone who uses it regularly will be able to tell you the cost benefits of using Skype over your normal cellular call. With that in mind, is Nokia nailing the coffin on regular...

Nokia Ovi Music To Offer DRM-free Music?

03/01/2010, Looks like Nokia is really putting a lot of focus into its Ovi services, and more evidence on that can be found in the latest reports that Nokia will be rebranding its Music Store as Ovi Music, and the best part is, that it will be offering DRM-free...

Nokia N900 Gets Firmware Update

01/12/2010, Folks who own a Nokia N900 were notified that a new firmware update is currently available on the Application Manager, bringing the latest firmware up to 1.2009.44.1. This firmware doesn’t seem to bring about any major changes, but there are some...

Nokia Image Exchange For S60 Touch Phones

01/05/2010, Nokia users who are running a S60 device with a touchscreen will want to take note that a beta version of Nokia Image Exchange for S60 touchscreen smartphones (such as Nokia 5530, 5800, N97 and X6) is available for download via Nokia Beta Labs. Currently...

Ovi Store Off to a Rocky Start

05/26/2009, Over the week-end, we have received word from several countries that Nokia’s Ovi Store had finally open and experienced a few network problems – due to the success of the store, says Nokia. Shortly after launching the Ovi Store at 2 am ET, we...