At MWC, Jolla announced that Sailfish 2.0 was on the way. Sailfish 2.0 is now rolling out. One of the persistent complaints with Sailfish was the learning curve. Now it’s faster to use and faster to learn. There’s improved browser experience and Android app compatibility.
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Marko Ahtisaari, known to Nokia fans as one of the ex N9 guys who could actually speak properly about a new exciting Nokia product. Marko was of course also the ex Nokia’s design chief. He is now taking up a CEO position of the “The Sync Project“. This investigates the potential of music and its therapeutic […]
Indian OEM, Intex will be showing off their new smartphone tomorrow powered by the Finnish based Sailfish OS from Jolla. The question on everyone’s minds it seems is whether they’ll also adopt Jolla’s “The Other Half” case/accessory scheme. Jolla will have more info for us tomorrow! Jolla also recently announced that their Hardware and Software […]
Nokia’s been pretty coy regarding commenting on coming back to making devices. And then we saw N1 and many folks speculated that a smartphone with Nokia again isn’t that much of a stretch. Nokia knows that for 14 years they were the undisputed biggest phone maker ever in the world. Nokia answers quite honestly that […]
HERE Tweeted a call for more users for their Map Creator. If there’s an area you know well that needs adding or a bit of correction, then HERE welcomes your input. Once you sign in, you can add info about road changes (add or edit a road), report map problems (add and edit places), basically help […]
Nokia’s been in talks again with BMW, Daimler (Mercedes) and Volkswagen over HERE Maps. HERE of course is the leading mapping provider amongst in car navigation systems, and what with self driving cars and more intuitive location based services being offered by rivals, having a crowning asset (OR at least preventing it going to your competitors) such as […]
Based on rumours and leaks, here’s a quick video of the upcoming Lumia 940 by PhoneDesigner. Earlier on in the week, @evleaks asked/hinted as to whether there has been a WP with a front facing flash (what with selfies being the in thing right now). It might help with the iris scanning too perhaps? (Though […]
Nadella’s team is trimming even more weight off Microsoft. MSN Health & Fitness, MSN Travel and MSN Food & Drink apps across all platforms is going to be discontinued. I guess the only one I really used was the Bing News app. News, Weather, Sports and Money will still get support. Just last week, Microsoft sold […]
Office for Mac hasn’t had a major update since the 2011 version. It’s been asking for updates pretty much on a weekly basis but today Microsoft has unleashed the 2016 version. I can’t wait since office 2015 on the PC looks awesome and I got that by using my then student Office 365 subscription […]
Robson Jobs from Brazil has seen what’s coming up in Windows 10 Mobile and has given it a few design tweaks. I’m already liking how Windows 10 Mobile is looking but I like some of the things shown in this concept too It’s nice and minimalistic as per Metro/Modern UI but takes some Apple cues too […]
Along with performance improvements and bug fixes, Nokia Z Launcher gains some visual feedback to indicate which application is tapped on the launcher screen. You can now also change the wallpaper from within Z Launcher settings.
Check out this awesome promo from Microsoft, showing just a tiny snippet of what Hololens can bring to the Medical world. In terms of teaching, it can transform how anatomy is taught, taking it away from what most will see in 2D pictures and actually experience 3D parts within their environment. My anatomy tutors have […]
Whilst Microsoft is trying to unify their efforts by combining software and hardware, Jolla wants to focus more on Sailfish OS licensing. The new Jolla devices company will be announced by summer. A few of our readers have often mentioned wishes on Nokia buying Jolla. Now perhaps they can get Jolla the devices gang and […]
A couple of key posts on yesterday’s news. On the one side there’s Tom Warren from TheVerge’s Microsoft guy (who had to switch to iPhone due to exasperations with WindowsPhone) and the Arch Bishop of Winphans, Daniel Rubino. Despite Warren’s headline questioning whether WindowsPhone has been abandoned by Microsoft, he does agree Microsoft will continue investing in […]
As part of their continuing plans to focus and align resources, Microsoft has plans to cut 7,800 jobs of which the majority of them being in the phone business. Nokia’s once standalone business is being transformed to something that furthers Microsoft’s ambitions to creating a vibrant Windows ecosystem in their first-party device family. It seems in […]