Category: Nokia

Jolla in Italy

Jolla in Italy

| July 30, 2014 | Reply

Flavio tweets that it looks like Jolla phone is available in Italy. You can get it from http://linkis.com/rchimportazioni.it/LvNB2, an official distributor for Jolla in Italy. Jolla arrives officially in Italy and can be bought via http://t.co/jDZkpYmmbH @JollaIt @JollaHQ @zzste — Flavio (@flapic) July 30, 2014

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Cortana for China, “Xiao Na”; UK Cortana to get British personality to match accent; Live Folders

Cortana for China, “Xiao Na”; UK Cortana to get British personality to match accent; Live Folders

| July 30, 2014 | Reply

This yellow alien looking thing is what appears to be Cortana for China, with the nickname “Xiao Na”.  She speaks Mandarin in voice/speech and text with specialised suggestions for those living in China such as information on air quality.  UK Cortana gets specialised UK spellings and pronunciations. Interestingly the UK accent comes with a ‘UK personality’. […]

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Video: Facebook for Jolla (with Sailfish and Android apps).

Video: Facebook for Jolla (with Sailfish and Android apps).

| July 30, 2014 | Reply

Hamanoo McDougachi‘s latest video demoes the Facebook options for Sailfish with native and Android options. There are various ways in which facebook features are integrated to the Sailfish UI such as the pulley menu to set presence or photo sharing. The Android app apparently is really slow to start.

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Video: Nokia Lumia 930 One Drive, One Experience

Video: Nokia Lumia 930 One Drive, One Experience

| July 30, 2014 | Reply

A Microsoft promo from the Nokia UK youtube channel advertises the One Experience across the Nokia Lumia 930, Windows PC and Windows Tablet. The angle taken uses OneDrive; snapping a photo on the Lumia and you’ve got it all right there on the desktop and tablet.

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Stephen Elop reveals Microsoft’s “Selfie” Phone (Superman) and High end WP phone (Tesla)

Stephen Elop reveals Microsoft’s “Selfie” Phone (Superman) and High end WP phone (Tesla)

| July 29, 2014 | 25 Replies

Tom Warren says that in an internal company meeting, Elop revealed the “Superman” phone, a 5MP front camera shooter designed for taking some great selfies. That also has a 4.7″ display. The higher end WP device is said to be codename “Tesla”, high end yet still affordable.  Possibly the 720′s replacement (with designs of what […]

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Jolla pre-order expands to Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyz; Hong Kong Soon!

Jolla pre-order expands to Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyz; Hong Kong Soon!

| July 29, 2014 | 3 Replies

Slowly but surely, availability of the plucky Finnish mobile, Jolla Phone, will expand to Russia, Belarus and Kyrgyz. Hong Kong is also expected soon! #Jolla expanding: Pre-order campaign gathering orders to Russia, Belarus, Kyrgyz. India before Aug 19. Hong Kong soon. Follow us for more! — Review Jolla Blog (@reviewjolla) July 29, 2014 According to […]

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Microsoft’s Siri vs Cortana advert brings back whiff of Mac vs PC

Microsoft’s Siri vs Cortana advert brings back whiff of Mac vs PC

| July 28, 2014 | 3 Replies

It might be a bit of an old Mac vs PC vibe in the whole X can do this, Y can’t. It’s a way to get the public into thinking differently about the current popular platforms available. It’s one of the techniques Sammy often utilises as it positions their Galaxy series as something iPhone users […]

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6.1 Million/25% more cars having HERE Maps in first half of 2014

6.1 Million/25% more cars having HERE Maps in first half of 2014

| July 28, 2014 | 6 Replies

According to the HERE blog, 6.1 million more cars rolled out of show rooms with HERE Maps navigation. That’s equivalent to 25% more for the same time last year. Nokia’s HERE is the leading navigation platform amongst cars, with 4 out of 5 cars in North America and Europe powered by HERE.

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Nokia Lumia 930 and Microsoft One Experience Live – Family festival stunt

Nokia Lumia 930 and Microsoft One Experience Live – Family festival stunt

| July 28, 2014 | Reply

The Cornbury music festival in the UK is a celebration of live performance and family fun. And this year, the Lumia 930 played a key role. To showcase the capabilities of the Nokia Lumia 930, we created the ultimate ‘One Experience’ for families who attended the festival, giving them a chance to star in their […]

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HTC Pulls a Nokia, offers One M8 to Galaxy S4 owner after phone catches fire

HTC Pulls a Nokia, offers One M8 to Galaxy S4 owner after phone catches fire

| July 27, 2014 | 2 Replies

  The social media team of Nokia, now part of MM, used to do (and possibly still does) some great things on the web. When Nokia became aware of stories of inappropriate customer treatment by other companies, they stepped in to give a hand. It’s nice of Nokia to do, but even greater kudos is achieved […]

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Press Release: Nokia Corporation Interim Report for Q2 2014 and January-June 2014

Press Release: Nokia Corporation Interim Report for Q2 2014 and January-June 2014

| July 27, 2014 | 31 Replies

This is a summary of the Nokia Corporation Interim Report for Q2 2014 and January-June 2014 published today. The complete Interim Report with tables for Q2 2014 and January-June 2014 is available at http://company.nokia.com/financials. Investors should not rely on summaries of Nokia’s interim reports only, but should review the full interim reports with tables. Nokia Corporation […]

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Press Release: Jolla Phone in Kazakstan

Press Release: Jolla Phone in Kazakstan

| July 26, 2014 | 57 Replies

Jolla Ltd., the smartphone company from Finland, launches in Kazakhstan with Mobile Invest Smartphone company from Finland, and Mobile Invest based in Almaty, Kazakhstan today announced to start the sales of the Jolla smartphone in Kazakhstan. Jolla is a new Finnish smartphone running its independent operating system, Sailfish OS. Based on the heritage of MeeGo, […]

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Video: Nokia Lumia 530 promo

Video: Nokia Lumia 530 promo

| July 25, 2014 | 9 Replies

Here’s the usual handset only promo for the newly announced Nokia Lumia 530. It also features scenes with the Coloud Bang speaker.

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Microsoft wirelessly charges Nokia Lumia 930 organically with Apples and Potatoes

Microsoft wirelessly charges Nokia Lumia 930 organically with Apples and Potatoes

| July 25, 2014 | 1 Reply

  Microsoft have created a massive installation using fruit and veg to charge a Nokia Lumia 930.   Outside Westfield shopping centre, Shepherd’s Bush, Microsoft and Carphone Warehouse unveiled a combined charging project – an enormous 20ft wide and 8ft high installation featuring a phenomenal amount of fruit and vegetables, which, amazingly, is able to […]

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MixRadio, Display and Network+ updated

MixRadio, Display and Network+ updated

| July 24, 2014 | 3 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Microsoft Mobile has published updates for MixRadio, Display and Network+. Unfortunately, Microsoft Mobile isn’t consistent with including change logs with their updates and the change logs that are there are often from older updates so we are left to guessing what has been updated in the newest releases.     Windows Phone Store Download links: MixRadio […]

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