10/18/2011, Remember the upcoming Vertu Constellation T phone that was unveiled earlier this month? Well, it was rumored to be released sometime in October, and it turns out that the phone was launched today. Vertu held an event at the Palazzo Serbelloni in Milan, Italy that was attended by a whole host of international guests. Unlike most smartphone launches where we have people from the tech industry in attendance, this event […]
10/13/2011, Universal search is one of the most common features found on smartphones today, and it looks like Nokia has finally incorporated it into its Symbian phones. The company today announced the launch of the Universal Search app on its official blog. Just like its name suggests, users can search their whole phone as well as the internet by just using one search box.
10/10/2011, Last month we reported that the Ovi Store website was no longer using the Ovi logo, and had the Nokia logo instead. Now it looks like the transformation of the Ovi Store has been taken another step further. Nokia has announced on its official blog that the Ovi Store app has been rebuilt and renamed to the Nokia Store. The app has been rebuilt from the ground up using Qt, […]
10/10/2011, If you’ve always wondered what went through the minds of the designers at Nokia while they were designing Symbian Belle, you’re in luck. The company has recently posted up a short documentary on its official blog, describing the whole design process. Basically, the designers wanted users to spend less time looking down at their devices, and spend more time interacting with the world around them. With that in mind, they […]
10/03/2011, While the brand name Vertu has been associated with feature phones that cost an atrocious amount of money, it looks like the company has decided to step up its game with the release of its first touchscreen phone – the Constellation T. For the first time, Vertu has a phone that can be put in the same category as some smartphones in the market (well if you exclude the phone’s […]
09/23/2011, Hmmm – could this be true? Is Nokia working on a new Symbian Belle update that is said to beheaded towards S^3 handsets? Nothing is confirmed yet, so this remains clearly in the rumors category, but there were some screenshots in an apparently leaked “secret” video (which obviously isn’t so secret anymore), that shows off differences compared to the Belle whom we all know and love. The video is available […]
09/08/2011, Could the unthinkable have happened? Nokia and Microsoft released a joint announcement that both of them will be rolling out a Symbian software updates which are otherwise known as Microsoft Apps. These updates will definitely carve a smile on the face of those who are in the business world, delivering business productivity tools that ought to make the Symbian handset worth more in terms of revenue brought in to the […]
08/24/2011, At long last, the successor to Symbian Anna is finally out – and here are all the details of the new Symbian Belle operating system update. As with any other new operating systems, you will find a slew of improvements and features that intend to make it the best yet – and Symbian Belle might disappoint just a select few once you’re done reading. Continuing the good work where Symbian […]
08/22/2011, Can’t wait until the latest version of Symbian hits your Nokia smartphone? Or looking forward to the introduction of new handsets that run on Symbian Belle? It looks like you won’t have to wait in the dark anymore. Nokia has updated its official Facebook page with a very nice looking countdown and the message “It’s almost time to try something new… something new on Symbian”. With the leaked version of […]
08/17/2011, The success of iOS and Android in the smartphone platform market cannot be 100% attributed to their hardware. iOS not withstanding, Android has plenty of budget devices that feature specs that aren’t exactly the most groundbreaking, but at the same time leaving other platforms such as Windows Phone 7, Blackberry OS and webOS choking on the dust.
08/17/2011, If you happen to own a Nokia N8, then you might be interested to know that Symbian Anna (which incidentally, has yet to be released), has already leaked out for the Nokia N8 – albeit for a while. Of course, those who have installed this particular leaked piece of firmware update would have found themselves experiencing issues with the installation. Since this is an unofficial update, it goes without saying […]
08/11/2011, The Symbian Anna update is speculated to be making its way over to Symbian^3 handsets within the next few weeks but we know a lot of you folks can’t stand the wait, and so does Nokia. To appease your appetite for the operating system update, Nokia has released some new video previews of Symbian Anna running on the Symbian^3 devices it will be arriving on – the N8, the […]
08/09/2011, In an interview with AllthingsD, Chris Weber (President of Nokia USA) has said that Nokia will effectively end its Symbian line of products in the United States, to focus primarily on Windows Phone 7 (WP7) handset. For Nokia, this is a “do or die” situation where the company is betting the farm on this WP7 smartphone push. By doing so, Nokia recognizes a new reality for smartphones: whoever wins in […]
08/05/2011, Looking for a fresh new game to play on your Nokia Symbian phone? If you’re tired of playing complicated, story-driven games on and you’re looking for an alternative, simple minded game that you can pick up any time just to pass the time, you might want to give Bounce It a shot. My Nokia Blog recently shot a video demonstration for the game and it sure looks like a fun […]