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Archive for November 21st, 2012

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Press Release: Nokia completes acquisition of earthmine inc.

Press Release: Nokia completes acquisition of earthmine inc.

| November 21, 2012 | 13 Replies

    Espoo, Finland – Nokia has now completed the acqusition of earthmine inc. As announced on November 13, earthmine’s reality capture and processing technologies will become integral parts of the 3D map making capabilities of HERE, the first location cloud to deliver the world’s best maps and location experiences across multiple screens and operating […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 920 Destruction: What Does It Take? (AKA 3310′s son)

Video: Nokia Lumia 920 Destruction: What Does It Take? (AKA 3310′s son)

| November 21, 2012 | 29 Replies

Nokia, as well as once a global giant in phones is still a current popular internet meme for being indestructible. Nokia continues to build strongly built tanks that can weather drops, scratches, bumps more so than your alternative fisherpricePhone or wannabe. This is not for the squeamish.  It takes a hell of a lot of […]

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#Switch Comics: Scratch Resistant Screen

#Switch Comics: Scratch Resistant Screen

| November 21, 2012 | 5 Replies

Ali posted the first “#Switch Comics” strip, which talked about the Super Sensitive screen. Nokia UK has posted another to Twitter now, showing off the scratch resistant screen, by featuring Echidnas (is that what they are called overseas too?). #Switch Comics on the prickly issue of durability pic.twitter.com/vsUKwte9 Source: Nokia_UK

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Video: Jolla UI Video ( + Demo on N950 ) Update: A better demo on N950

Video: Jolla UI Video ( + Demo on N950 ) Update: A better demo on N950

| November 21, 2012 | 167 Replies

Jolla just revealed the UI for their Sailfish OS. To me, it is a Harmattan-Playbook OS hybrid. The UI brings with it a double tap to wake feature (based on the demo we saw on stage), swipe to exit apps, swipe up on homescreen for the launcher, swipe down for the status info (battery, carrier […]

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Video: Jolla Launch Live Stream, DNA to sell MeeGo SailFish phones, Vote Jolla for best Finnish Start Up

Video: Jolla Launch Live Stream, DNA to sell MeeGo SailFish phones, Vote Jolla for best Finnish Start Up

| November 21, 2012 | 103 Replies

A few pieces of Jolla News before I start my Wednesday at the Hospital. Today is Jollas Launch, revealling what their new UI/UX is like. Launch can be watched live here. http://new.livestream.com/slushlive/mainstage Finnish Ooperator DNA will supposedly be selling phones that run MeeGo SailFish. http://www.netapps.fi/jolladna/ (Note, yes, yadda yadda, Nokia blog, why Jolla. Jolla is […]

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How To: Choosing Google as Internet Explorer Search on WP8/Nokia Lumia 920/820

How To: Choosing Google as Internet Explorer Search on WP8/Nokia Lumia 920/820

| November 21, 2012 | 28 Replies

As nice as it is to use BING, (and Bing search integrated is actually quite decent if given the chance, to my surprise) I’m just in preference of the big G. On my WP7/WP7.5 device, I either used a google tile or surfcube in order to have google as my main search provider because you […]

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Video: Introducing Nokia Lumia 810 on T-Mobile USA

Video: Introducing Nokia Lumia 810 on T-Mobile USA

| November 21, 2012 | 3 Replies

This is a promo from Nokia US on what the Nokia Lumia 810 can do. It’s quite a bit clearer than their usual promos on precisely what it is the 810 can do. I like that it’s all about the phone. They should splice in some people shots using the phone every now and again […]

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Nokia Release File Sending via NFC App for WP8 Lumias – YouSendIt

Nokia Release File Sending via NFC App for WP8 Lumias – YouSendIt

| November 21, 2012 | 6 Replies

Nokia has released another Lumia exclusive app, called YouSendIt. This Lumia exclusive is only compatible with WP8 devices, as it requires NFC to transfer the files. Here is what the app description says on the WP Marketplace: WHAT YOUSENDIT USERS SAY “Being a contractor, many files (drawings, blueprints, pictures) are too large to just email. […]

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