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Sweden 3G coverage is tops

09/06/2011, Are you sick and tired of your smartphone dropping 3G signals from time to time? Well, do you blame your mobile carrier or your handset? Folks living in Sweden need not fret about dropped signals though – it seems that 99.6% of the country’s...

Nokia N9 arrives in 49 days

08/04/2011, The Nokia N9 is being released in 49 days. Yes, it’s true. And if you’re wondering how I found out, a quick visit to the Nokia N9 Swedish website will tell you. In fact, at the time of writing, we have 49 days, 5 hours, 44 minutes and 25...

15-year old boy in trouble for file sharing

07/20/2011, When most of you were 15-year old kids, the last thing on your mind would probably be spending time in a courtroom for breaking the law because you were caught downloading movies. Well, that’s what a 15-year old boy from Gothenburg, Sweden is going...

Wheelchair that uses a laser scanner to “see”

05/18/2011, The folks over at Sweden’s Lulea University of Technology have developed an electric wheelchair that can “see” for its user. Designed for visually impaired passengers, the wheelchair uses a laser scanner to generate a 3D map of the...

Swedish postal service looks to SMS instead of stamps

03/07/2011, Sweden, the land that brought you the safest cars around as well as flat packed furniture, might soon pave the way for the future of postal service – the country’s postal service is mulling over the possibility of letting customers pay for...

NFC Phones Replace Hotel Room Keys In Sweden

11/03/2010, NFC technology is definitely useful and we still have dreams of a NFC-supporting iPhone sometime in the future. Now the Clarion Hotel over in Stockholm is running a pilot program, allowing visitors to check in and collect their room key without having to...

Sweden might offer Samsung Galaxy Tab for nothing

10/04/2010, When you mention Sweden, what comes into your mind? Volvo (although the company is now owned by the Chinese) and Ikea should probably be two of the more common names that most people would mention. Well, perhaps you might want to add the Samsung Galaxy...