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Pic: Nokia Lumia 900 Proto with a curved screen

Pic: Nokia Lumia 900 Proto with a curved screen

| September 30, 2012 | 23 Replies

The Nokia Lumia 800 and N9 were highly praised for their design, with one of the main characteristics being the seamless curved glass front screen. This was expected in the Nokia Lumia 900 but we were told that Nokia was unable to do this as the integrity/strength of the screen was compromised or words to […]

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Weekend LOL: Dropped a Nokia in the toilet?

Weekend LOL: Dropped a Nokia in the toilet?

| September 30, 2012 | 12 Replies

Hope you’re enjoying and chilling on your weekend. Just to add a bit of extra hmour, Nokia’s facebook just posted the above picture. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151046906527397&set=a.338008237396.161268.36922302396&type=1&relevant_count=1&ref=nf You know how it goes down when you or even a friend has dropped a phone down the toilet. The horror! What happens when it’s the internet popularised Nokia?

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MS/Nokia – Watch out for BlackBerry/RIM – Thorsten Heins out to get you

MS/Nokia – Watch out for BlackBerry/RIM – Thorsten Heins out to get you

| September 30, 2012 | 201 Replies

Never underestimate the competition. Nokia and MS must be alert and on guard at all times, especially for Nokia who ignored the advancing competition. For Nokia, this resulted in a change from the undisputed king to the perpetual underdog. Someone else in their situation is RIM, also once highly regarded in the smartphone space is […]

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Editorial: Nokia’s “Forever-Beta-Land”; End This Madness!

Editorial: Nokia’s “Forever-Beta-Land”; End This Madness!

| September 29, 2012 | 34 Replies

This post was inspired by the dropping of Symbian & Meego support for Nokia City Lens and is mostly a collection of my thoughts regarding the Beta services provided by Nokia, it might seem like random ramblings, but I promise you there’s a point to all this buried somewhere (if you look deep enough). Nokia Beta […]

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Beta Labs Drops Meego & Symbian Support For City Lens (Belle Refresh Devices Incompatible)

Beta Labs Drops Meego & Symbian Support For City Lens (Belle Refresh Devices Incompatible)

| September 29, 2012 | 99 Replies

As most long time Nokia fans/users know; Beta Labs is the source of all the greatest Nokia applications, chances are that most of your favorite applications passed through its doors once upon a time (some sadly never make it to the other side-Bubbles, Pulse :'(  ). Now Nokia Beta Labs have announced that they will […]

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Nokia Lumia 920 samples gallery

Nokia Lumia 920 samples gallery

| September 29, 2012 | 22 Replies

There’s a gallery of Nokia Lumia 920 shots available over at Flickr. They’re marked as 920 proto. http://www.flickr.com/groups/nokia_lumia_920/ Low light looks quite good. The shots people are interested in is bright sunny days. How does it fare? It seems you can take fast action shots without much problem. This reminds me that you should check […]

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Forbes: Judging From Apple’s Apology, Maps Matter and Nokia Has Maps That Work

Forbes: Judging From Apple’s Apology, Maps Matter and Nokia Has Maps That Work

| September 29, 2012 | 38 Replies

Yesterday, Ali showed how Apple CEO, Tim Cook was recommending Nokia Maps, as well as a funny cartoon starring Cook and a comparison against the Nokia/Apple solutions. http://mynokiablog.com/2012/09/28/showdown-apple-maps-vs-nokia-maps/ http://mynokiablog.com/2012/09/28/tim-cook-suggests-using-nokia-maps-as-an-alternative-to-ios-maps Whilst we know how excellent Nokia Maps is, unfortunately, it still doesn’t have the same recognition as Google in the mapping space. It’s nice to see […]

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Weekend Watch: Nokia Parking, find and pay for a parking spot!

Weekend Watch: Nokia Parking, find and pay for a parking spot!

| September 29, 2012 | 15 Replies

This is a video showing a proof of concept app (to demo the Nokia Location Data that can be licensed), Nokia Parking. Here you can see live data of parking spots/car parks/parking garages as well as information on height restrictions. You can then pay the parking (and cancel) from the app. Oh, the comments kill […]

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Lumia 800 Front & Center in Sherlock Holmes “Elementary” Premiere

Lumia 800 Front & Center in Sherlock Holmes “Elementary” Premiere

| September 28, 2012 | 42 Replies

Elementary is a new take on Sherlock Holmes, where the famous sidekick Watson is a female (played by Charlies Angel Lucy Liu). I decided to give the show a go seeing as Sherlock Holmes is usually awesome (Still haven’t come to a conclusion as I’m still watching the show while typing this post). Less than 8 […]

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