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MNB RG: HERE consumer products imminent according to job ads

MNB RG: HERE consumer products imminent according to job ads

| July 13, 2014 | Reply

Janne has found some more clues to hints towards consumer products by Nokia’s HERE division. Cheers Janne! ____ Nokia’s HERE division has posted a range of job ads about “HERE Everyday Adventure”. Many of the ads were posted four months ago, but the most recent one less than a month ago. Some choice quotes: The Everyday […]

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MNB RG: Things Nokia did wrong with Nokia X series

MNB RG: Things Nokia did wrong with Nokia X series

| May 16, 2014 | 17 Replies

Munir Rahool revisits the Nokia X and critiques the way Nokia introduced their entry to the Android world. Cheers Munir! ____________ Good or bad but Nokia did create ripples in rather calm seas of Android. Consumers are loving it, experienced users are hating it and there are some in-between, confused and misinformed users too who thought they […]

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MNB RG: Niko Salminen’s history of @Nokia Phones

MNB RG: Niko Salminen’s history of @Nokia Phones

A nostalgic look at Niko Salminen’s history of phones along with some pictures. I began uploading some of the images Niko shared, and then I looked at the official images from google and finally came across our own gallery. Each time I saw a new model, it reminded me of the first time I saw […]

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MNB RG: Nokia X Software Platform Update 1.1.2.2

MNB RG: Nokia X Software Platform Update 1.1.2.2

Munir Rahool shares this post with us on the software update to 1.1.2.2 for the Nokia X. Cheers Munir! ______ My morning started with an interesting notice for an update available for Nokia X. Nokia pushed an OTA update for their new platform Android aka Nokia X Software platform. New version will update system to […]

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MyNokiaBlog Reader Generated: Nokia Story – End of an Era?

MyNokiaBlog Reader Generated: Nokia Story – End of an Era?

| April 25, 2014 | 33 Replies

Niko Salminen shares this piece below. Niko’s a long time Nokia fan and reader of MNB and this is his history of Nokia. THE NORTH REMEMBERS Today Nokia officially sold its Devices and Services division to Microsoft.I’ve been an avid mobile gadget enthusiast and a Nokia fan for overa decade, so it’s only fitting to […]

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MNB RG: Nokia X Review

MNB RG: Nokia X Review

| April 21, 2014 | 3 Replies

Munir Rahool sends in his review of the Nokia X after a couple of weeks use. He mentions that some Nokia sellers think the Nokia X isn’t even Android, pushing customers to Sammies instead. Cheers Munir! _________   It has been little over a couple of weeks since I am using Nokia X. I bought […]

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MNB RG: WP8.1 dev preview shortcomings and (some) solutions!

MNB RG: WP8.1 dev preview shortcomings and (some) solutions!

| April 17, 2014 | 49 Replies

Whilst there are some awesome new changes in the dev-preview for WP8.1, there are also some niggles. For example, my email stopped working (but that was due to the date suddenly changing. This time reset did not happen when my friends updated their 620/1320 or when I updated the 1020/920). G_Gus shared a few more […]

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MNB RG: 9 years before iPad – Nokia M510 Wed Tablets from 13 years ago

MNB RG: 9 years before iPad – Nokia M510 Wed Tablets from 13 years ago

| April 15, 2014 | 105 Replies

  Here is interesting article about first Nokia tablet called M510 in Finnish website http://www.digitoday.fi/vimpaimet/2014/04/15/nokialla-oli-valmis-tabletti-13-vuotta-sitten–talta-se-naytti/20145333/66 (only in Finnish, google translator might do proper job) Nokia cancelled that tablet immediately after first production batch and there are only 130 left from that first batch. Those tablets were given to developers after they were kicked out from the […]

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MNBRG: Idea: Pin to Bottom, Pin to Top for start screen Live Tiles.

MNBRG: Idea: Pin to Bottom, Pin to Top for start screen Live Tiles.

| April 7, 2014 | 9 Replies

We got a nice email from Erick who shared the screenshot above. As you know pinning things to the start screen was the essence of WP. Erick has an idea Hey, Jay!!   Big fan writes you from Ecuador. This wont be a long one: Have you noticed when you have pinned more than 10 […]

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MNB RG: Two-Tone Nokia N8 #Symbian #Tron

MNB RG: Two-Tone Nokia N8 #Symbian #Tron

| March 28, 2014 | 10 Replies

It has been some time since we last saw the Nokia N8. We got an email from ‘rovi’ sharing this two tone creation that reminds rovi of Tron – something the Nokia N8 featured in. Thanks for sharing! It looks proper neat! This was done as a DIY job to change the housing by following […]

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MNB RG: Estimating Jolla sales so far

MNB RG: Estimating Jolla sales so far

| January 6, 2014 | 194 Replies

Quick heads up again as Janne estimates the sales for Jolla so far. Cheers Janne! _____ Estimating Jolla sales so far Some bickering on MNB resulted in the infamous Random Random asking this question: “And how many have they [Jolla] actually sold?” I first thought of answering in the thread, but my ponderings grew too […]

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MNB RG: Nokia CTO office mystery: Android? Meltemi? Wearables?

MNB RG: Nokia CTO office mystery: Android? Meltemi? Wearables?

| December 27, 2013 | 35 Replies

Janne takes on the task to write about the possibility of Meltemi, Android and Wearables.   Cheers Janne! A new kind of rhetoric has been rising in the Nokia blogosphere after the Microsoft Devices & Services acquisition news: discussion of the Nokia CTO (Chief Technology Officer) office and projects therein. Nokia CTO office, headed by […]

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MNB RG: Jolla availability report from Finland

MNB RG: Jolla availability report from Finland

| December 11, 2013 | 28 Replies

Jolla has come on sale at DNA operator stores today. At least these shops have been reported to have non-reserved sales as well: Helsinki Kamppi, Turku Skanssi, Lahti Holma. Likelihood is, walk into a DNA Kauppa today in Finland, you’ll get a Jolla if you want. 399 EUR and color white. Also, it seems second wave pre-orders who […]

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MNB RG: Latest StatCounter in Finland, Series 40 anomaly fixed and how has D&S sale affected the numbers

MNB RG: Latest StatCounter in Finland, Series 40 anomaly fixed and how has D&S sale affected the numbers

| December 9, 2013 | 3 Replies

It’s been a while since we looked at Statcounter, so here’s Janne checking up on how it’s doing now the S40 glitch is ‘fixed’. Cheers Janne! _____ We have been following Nokia’s adventures on StatCounter e.g. in Finland to gather some input into how the “installed base” evolves, through web usage proxy measurement. One baffling […]

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MNB RG: Dual Shot Nokia Asha 503 Unboxing (Yellow)

MNB RG: Dual Shot Nokia Asha 503 Unboxing (Yellow)

| December 5, 2013 | 69 Replies

Janne delivers an unboxing of the new dual shot Nokia Asha 503: Yesterday December 4th was the tax-returns day and also a major Nokia launch day in Finland. Nokia Asha 503, Lumia 1520 and Lumia 2520 went on sale here, with apparently fairly good availability all around (you could buy devices without pre-orders, even though […]

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