Archive for October 1st, 2012

Reuters: Accenture buys Nokia Siemens IPTV assets

Reuters: Accenture buys Nokia Siemens IPTV assets

| October 1, 2012 | 34 Replies

  NSN are getting a little bit of cash from Accenture who are buying IPTV assets to launch video services companies at a low cost. 17 NSN employees would transfer over to Accenture. Another deal with Belgacom would mark the exit of Nokia Siemens from IPTV business. Belgacom is also expected to acquire certain IPTV assets […]

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Video: Nokia Appreciation Vlog #NameThatNokia

Video: Nokia Appreciation Vlog #NameThatNokia

| October 1, 2012 | 20 Replies

This is a video of a video blogger on YouTube giving some appreciation to her Nokia that she picked up whilst in Singapore for 5 months. She notes she’s currently an iPhone user but is not enticed by the new iPhone 5 and has been looking for the current best phone (ah, if only the […]

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Video: iPhone 5 vs. Nokia 808 PureView browser test

Video: iPhone 5 vs. Nokia 808 PureView browser test

| October 1, 2012 | 53 Replies

  Here’s a comparison of the browser action between the iPhone 5 and the Nokia 808 PureView. One of the tips Symbian pro users suggest is to turn flash and java off. This turns your browser from something rather annoying to one that is much more usable. by aiviou Thanks Vlado for the tip!

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Gizmodo: Could Nokia Win the Map Battle?

Gizmodo: Could Nokia Win the Map Battle?

| October 1, 2012 | 48 Replies

This morning we read about Nokia’s deal with Oracle. http://mynokiablog.com/2012/10/01/nokia-seals-mapping-deal-with-oracle/ Gizmodo picked up on the significance of this deal, noting a possibility of Nokia winning the map battle.   When it comes to maps, you don’t want action, drama or half-baked software. You want something accurate and dependable. Nokia Maps offers that and, if its […]

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Nokia: Super sensitive display does NOT have issue with unwanted battery drainage – 920 and 820 avoids accidental activation of display

Nokia: Super sensitive display does NOT have issue with unwanted battery drainage – 920 and 820 avoids accidental activation of display

| October 1, 2012 | 28 Replies

    Just to update you guys, we have a statement from Nokia regarding the supposed problem with the super sensitive display. As mentioned, it is a non issue that has blown up out of proportion again in some places.   While the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 both enjoy super sensitive touch, the firmware […]

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Do capacitive buttons work with super sensitive touch? Why yes.

Do capacitive buttons work with super sensitive touch? Why yes.

| October 1, 2012 | 14 Replies

Since we’re highlighting concerns about the Super Sensitive Screen, let’s talk about the capacitive buttons. Whilst the screen works perfectly with either skin or non skin items (glove, cloth, pen, key, banana etc) how on earth will capacitive buttons work? They’re going to be skin only right? How annoying would it be if you couldn’t […]

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Molehill time: Nokia Lumia 920 – super sensitive screen pocket activation? What’s that proximity sensor over there doing?

Molehill time: Nokia Lumia 920 – super sensitive screen pocket activation? What’s that proximity sensor over there doing?

| October 1, 2012 | 29 Replies

  UPDATE: http://mynokiablog.com/2012/10/01/nokia-super-sensitive-display-does-not-have-issue-with-unwanted-battery-drainage-920-and-820-avoids-accidental-activation-of-display/ The latest issue seems to be something making a mountain out of a non-existent molehill. Sources: http://wmpoweruser.com/nokia-lumia-920-super-sensitive-touch-screen-a-potential-battery-drain-issue http://www.phonearena.com/news/Nokia-Lumia-920-sensitive-screen-might-be-a-battery-hog-the-way-Windows-Phone-manages-touch_id35040 http://reach.jdbpocketware.com/topic/128305-to-nokia-ref-lumia-920/ Now this doesn’t drain battery because somehow this technology uses more battery. The issue is that if you some how press the lock or camera button in your pocket, because of the super […]

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My Dream Nokia #69: Nokia Lumia 3310 WP8 Concept, Peta pixel PureView camera, 7 billion GHz, 56 core, meteor proof

My Dream Nokia #69: Nokia Lumia 3310 WP8 Concept, Peta pixel PureView camera, 7 billion GHz, 56 core, meteor proof

| October 1, 2012 | 30 Replies

Taking some design hints from the original 3310, aka, the indestructible Nokia, here we have the Nokia Lumia 3310 as My Dream Nokia, number 69. Note whilst in the 3series there are four digits, suggesting it might be super highly advanced. And so it is. The designer of this phone suggests the following features (quire […]

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Nokia seals mapping deal with Oracle?

Nokia seals mapping deal with Oracle?

| October 1, 2012 | 22 Replies

  WSJ (and thus Reuters/Yahoo news) reports that Nokia has sealed a mapping deal with Oracle. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444592404578028653433852408.html? It’s not yet official, but WSJ says it was confirmed by a Nokia spokeswoman on Sunday. WSJ notes that since oracle sells to enterprises, Nokia could introduce their mapping solutions to a new channel of users. Nokia execs […]

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