Category: Android

Google Play: Nokia N9 MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan theme for Android, WP in the works

Google Play: Nokia N9 MeeGo 1.2 Harmattan theme for Android, WP in the works

| August 23, 2014 | 10 Replies

Chen got in touch with us (first to say our email wasn’t working – hopefully is fixed now) and to let us know of his Android app. There are the iconic N9 squircles (which Chen points out is a bit different to the Symbian ones). There are currently over 330 icons and more still being […]

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OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

OpEd: Why MS Layoffs Are Not A Surprise & Elop Not To Blame For Nokia’s Demise

| July 17, 2014 | 273 Replies

Earlier, we got news of a dramatic shift at Microsoft that potentially will see 18,000 employees displaced and forced to find other opportunities. Most of these will be related to the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business. We’ve also gotten word of Nokia’s Asha and X devices being ceased, as well as MixRadio now […]

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Video: First Look at Jolla Launcher on Nexus 5

Video: First Look at Jolla Launcher on Nexus 5

| June 25, 2014 | 6 Replies

Jolla has released an Alpha build of their Jolla Launcher to a limited number of testers in a closed trial. We’ve been lucky enough to get our hands on it, and have filmed a little video of it running on the Nexus 5. http://youtu.be/wXjhC6LXefk The Jolla Launcher, for those who don’t know, allows Android users to […]

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Sailfish for Nexus 4 Updated to 1.0.7.16 – Added “Demo Image”

Sailfish for Nexus 4 Updated to 1.0.7.16 – Added “Demo Image”

| June 23, 2014 | Reply

Jolla has just pushed out the Sailfish OS 1.0.7.16 update for Nexus 4. Remember, this is still an “under- development” and is not the final release at all, so there will be bugs. Few useful things to note in this release are the mention of HADK coming “very soon”and that there is now a “demo image” […]

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Jolla Releases Early Build of #SailfishForAndroid on Nexus 4

Jolla Releases Early Build of #SailfishForAndroid on Nexus 4

| March 30, 2014 | 4 Replies

Earlier this weekend, I got an email that was sent to “early adopters” of Sailfish for Android. Currently, this in-development build is only for the Nexus 4, but a release will be coming soon for the Samsung Galaxy S3 4G.  Jolla will also publish a Hardware Adaptation Development Kit (HADK) in the next few weeks, […]

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Infographic: Lumia, Asha and X Stats and Numbers

Infographic: Lumia, Asha and X Stats and Numbers

| March 27, 2014 | 9 Replies

Nokia Conversations have just posted a neat little (not so little actually) infographic showing off some random stats for Nokia Lumias, Ashas and X. AMongst these numbers we have some notable mentions: 30,000,000 (30 million) Mix radio tracks available to stream for free 500 new WP apps submitted per day Over 245,000 WP apps total […]

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Microsoft’s Choice: X or Asha?

Microsoft’s Choice: X or Asha?

| March 25, 2014 | 49 Replies

With the sale of Nokia’s devices and services division coming to a close near the end of April, Microsoft stands to gain control of the Lumia lineup as well as both the Ashas and the X lineup. Meaning that Microsoft have some difficult decisions ahead of them, namely which lineup should carry on as the […]

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Nokia X Launching in Jordan Next Week for 99 JDs

Nokia X Launching in Jordan Next Week for 99 JDs

| March 18, 2014 | 11 Replies

Due to some issues with my Lumia 1520 I was forced to send it over for repairs, while there I noticed that the store was preparing for the launch of the Nokia X line (representatives wearing T-shirts, taking down old posters etc.). While at the place I asked about the X, and got to play […]

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Nokia X Gets Over 1 Million Pre-Orders in China

Nokia X Gets Over 1 Million Pre-Orders in China

| March 14, 2014 | 116 Replies

It’s no secret that Nokia went with Android and Nokia X to compensate for faltering Asha sales, and it seems this ploy might already be paying off as apparently the Nokia X has gotten over one million preorders in China alone. And that’s only within 4 days of going on preorder (set to hit the […]

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Nokia X Launched in India; Available Now for Rs 8599 ($140)

Nokia X Launched in India; Available Now for Rs 8599 ($140)

| March 10, 2014 | 5 Replies

In almost under two weeks of announcing the new Nokia X line of products, the first of these devices is already available in one of the prime target markets, India. Launched today; Nokia released the Nokia X, dual Sim variant for retail in India for Rs 8599 ($140). Currently only the X (the lowest specced […]

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Nokia X Apps on Other Androids – MixRadio & Store

Nokia X Apps on Other Androids – MixRadio & Store

| February 28, 2014 | 16 Replies

Over at XDA, a dev has begun publishing that he has been working on getting the Nokia Apps working on non-Nokia X devices. You may think its crazy given that the devices aren’t out yet, but bear in mind several developers (mainly in Asia) have had these phones for months, as well Nokia having quite […]

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Pebble Support and App Store Already Available for Nokia X

Pebble Support and App Store Already Available for Nokia X

| February 27, 2014 | 4 Replies

The big deal about the Nokia X was how simple it is to port over your Android apps, proving just that the Official Pebble app, which brings with it its own app store for the smartwatch is already available for the Nokia X. Definitely a great start for the X platform.   See? I got […]

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Q&A: Android Apps and Nokia X

Q&A: Android Apps and Nokia X

| February 27, 2014 | 10 Replies

With the Nokia X being Nokia’s venture into the Android App world there are a lot of questions about how these apps will work, and where to find them. Thankfully Nokia Conversations had a little chat with  Amit Patel, Vice President of Developer Relations; and here are some things they mentioned. First off in terms of […]

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Video: Elop on Nokia X; Why Nokia Went Android

Video: Elop on Nokia X; Why Nokia Went Android

| February 24, 2014 | 116 Replies

With today’s earlier announcement of the Nokia X family, and the launch of Nokia’s first ever Android device there are a lot of questions out there. While many of them have been answered in the launch, recode.net got a chance to sit down with Elop and get his thoughts on the first Nokia Android device, […]

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Microsoft Essentially Confirms Android Nokia; Says They’re Cool With It

Microsoft Essentially Confirms Android Nokia; Says They’re Cool With It

| February 23, 2014 | 27 Replies

At a recent press conference for Microsoft over at MWC, someone asked a very important question. What does Microsoft think about the possibility of a Nokia Android phone. After Belfiore started with the usual Nokia is an idependant company for now yada yada… He went ahead and said “Some things we’re excited about, some things […]

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