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Nokia is a burning platform

02/09/2011, Nokia’s CEO, Stephen Elop recently sent out an interesting memo to Nokia’s employees and in it he describes the dire situation that Nokia is in. He compares the company to a story of a man who is on a burning platform and has to jump in order...

Android, you’re my only hope – Nokia

02/02/2011, You will definitely greet such news with a dose of skepticsm, after all, to have Nokia use Android as their operating system of choice would be somewhat akin to having Mac computers run on Windows. Wait a minute here, didn’t the latter happen...

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...

Samsung notifies developers of termination of Symbian support

12/30/2010, It was pretty obvious that support for the Symbian operating system was waning and you have to admit the popularity of Google’s Android operating system isn’t really helping the situation. Now Samsung’s Mobile Innovator has begun to send out emails,...

Nokia Phones Getting Dual-Core CPUs, Optical Zoom Coming

12/14/2010, At the International Mobile Internet Conference, Nokia has announced some broad plans for its smartphones by announcing an aggressive update schedule for its Symbian devices. Now that the company has re-taken over the reigns of Symbian development from...

Skype for Symbian receives updates

12/08/2010, Skype for Symbian has just been updated, as this enhanced application will now be able to support more Symbian-powered smartphones than ever before, among them including the Nokia N8, Nokia C7 and Nokia E5. One of the new features that is thrown into the...

Symbian Foundation Web Sites To Shut Down

11/28/2010, Symbian isn’t enjoying its current battle against rival operating systems out there and now the Symbian Foundation, which hosts all the open-source code, bug fixes and documentation for the OS, is shutting down its websites on December 17th. The...

Opera Mobile 10.1 Goes Gold on Symbian

11/24/2010, Opera Mobile 10.1 has exited beta and is now gold for the Symbian platform. A staple browser for other platforms such as Windows Mobile, Opera Mobile 10.1 is a robust browser with a long list of features, such as: Pioneering features from Opera –...

Failing Nokia N8 Suffering from Faulty Parts?

11/18/2010, Scattered reports are coming in around the Internet saying that the beloved Symbian^3-powered Nokia N8 are stopping to work. Users are noting that the device isn’t powering on nor is even charging. Hexus reported the issue while in the process of...

Fujitsu and Sharp roll out 11 more Symbian phones in Japan

11/09/2010, Don’t write off Symbian just yet, despite the company having some trouble being relevant in the world of smartphones in this day and age. Both Fujitsu and Sharp have introduced another 11 more smartphone models which are powered by the Symbian...

Nokia Takes Control Of Symbian

11/09/2010, The Symbian platform was having some trouble challenging modern platforms such as iOS, Android and Windows Phone 7 and now Nokia has taken charge of the situation by revealing that it will be taking control of Symbian itself, meaning that all development...

Nokia E7 Shipping on December 10th

11/08/2010, The Nokia E7, seen as the keyboarded cousin to the recent Nokia N8, will also run Symbian^3 and will ship on December 10th according to a Twitter post by the company. The E7 is seen as a more enterprise-focused device, being branded under the E-Series...

WordPress arrives for Symbian^3 devices

11/08/2010, Ever since the advent of blogs, it has become pretty common to want to blog a particular event or happening. Heck, even something as mundane as walking the dog could be a blog topic for some, which could be why WordPress for Symbian^3 devices is now...

Nokia Internet Radio arrives on Symbian Series 40 handsets

10/26/2010, One of the most used Symbian S60 apps would be the Nokia Internet Radio, and we’re pleased to note that it has finally made its way to the Series 40 feature phone platform. While it isn’t exactly the polished apple just yet as it remains in...