Category: Symbian

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 | 272 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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Nokia Lumia 1020 and 808 PureView Vs Galaxy K Zoom

Nokia Lumia 1020 and 808 PureView Vs Galaxy K Zoom

| June 2, 2014 | 13 Replies

Sammy took the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom out of the S series and into its own ‘camera’ family in a bid to more seriously take on the reigning champions, Nokia Lumia 1020 and 808 PureView in the mobile photography world. AAWP compares all three handsets http://allaboutwindowsphone.com/features/item/19824_Battle_of_the_best-Nokia_Lumia.php Steve concludes that if the form factors were identical, […]

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What’s Next for MyNokiaBlog?

What’s Next for MyNokiaBlog?

| April 30, 2014 | 121 Replies

We’ve been reading a lot of comments suggesting what’s next for MNB; and that’s a difficult question to answer. We love the community that we’ve built here and all our dedicated readers; we take pride in being the go-to source for anything Nokia related, whether it’s a simple how-to guide, or a long rant about […]

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Video: Rajeev Suri Addresses the World as CEO of Nokia

Video: Rajeev Suri Addresses the World as CEO of Nokia

| April 29, 2014 | 21 Replies

Rajeev Suri was just announced to be Nokia’s new CEO earlier this morning, here’s his video addressing the internet/world as the new head of Nokia. *Spoiler alert there’s no mention of devices* He basically mentions the forward plans of Nokia in terms of technologies, HERE and other sectors; and its relationship to customers consumers and […]

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Weekend Watch: Office Mobile Comparison

Weekend Watch: Office Mobile Comparison

| April 12, 2014 | 19 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! It is the weekend again and here is another video to watch while most of us have the opportunity rest from work, school and anything else that we have done for the last 5 days! Microsoft’s announcement of Microsoft Office for the iPad was a HUGE announcement! Overshadowed by the iPad Office news was the late breaking […]

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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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New Symbian App Store for 2014 and beyond – “AppList” in Beta.

New Symbian App Store for 2014 and beyond – “AppList” in Beta.

| March 13, 2014 | 29 Replies

With ceased support from Nokia for Symbian’s App Store, All About Symbian are introducing the AppList . Currently in Beta, it is an app store for 2014 and beyond. A web version can be found here: http://applist.schumi1331.de/ Steve Litchfield says the app is self updating, offering a download when updates are available. The list is a […]

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Windows Phone 8.1 gesture keyboard video demo.

Windows Phone 8.1 gesture keyboard video demo.

| February 18, 2014 | 17 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! Another day and another round of information concerning the Windows Phone 8.1 update that will be available in the coming months. This time, we have a video of the new gesture based (similar to Swype) keyboard that is reportedly a part of Windows Phone 8.1. From the CNET article: Swype, the much-ballyhooed […]

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Swype(like?) keyboard coming to Windows Phone says Tom Warren

Swype(like?) keyboard coming to Windows Phone says Tom Warren

| February 10, 2014 | 7 Replies

A user commented on TheVerge saying that the only thing they’re missing is something similar to the ‘Android Swype’ keyboard. Tom Warren replied that it’s coming. Tom Warren is more often than not correct on his MS/WP related comments. I’m not quite sure which specific Verge comments this came from but it was reposted to […]

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Available: Delight custom firmware for the Nokia E7, for faster E7 and installation of ‘unsigned apps’

Available: Delight custom firmware for the Nokia E7, for faster E7 and installation of ‘unsigned apps’

| February 3, 2014 | 8 Replies

Reports from AAS is that the Delight CFW for the Nokia E7 is now available. More disk space, more free ram, general faster operation and you can install ‘unsigned’ apps. The benefits of Delight custom firmware are obvious though more system disk space (a lot more), more free RAM, less bloat generally, all patches and updates […]

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Nokia Q4 Earnings Released; €198 Million Lost from Devices & Services, 8.2 Million Lumias Sold

Nokia Q4 Earnings Released; €198 Million Lost from Devices & Services, 8.2 Million Lumias Sold

| January 23, 2014 | 322 Replies

Nokia have just released their quarterly earnings report for Q4 2013, and although they previously announced that the devices and services would be listed under “discontinued operations” the report gives no indication of how many devices were sold; however the D&S net profit was NEGATIVE €198 Million; a poor display for the possibly last quarter. […]

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Nokia to Announce Q4 Results on January 23rd; Devices and Services Listed Under “Discontinued Operations”

Nokia to Announce Q4 Results on January 23rd; Devices and Services Listed Under “Discontinued Operations”

| January 17, 2014 | 69 Replies

According to a recent press release by Nokia, the quarter 4 results of 2013 will be released on the 23rd of January 2014 (1 PM Finnish time). Along with the usual results, Nokia is reporting substantially all of its Devices & Services business as discontinued operations.  Nokia will also issue detailed reports of all three remaining […]

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#CES Video: Nokia’s Head of Imaging Juha Alakarhu – Nokia Imaging team working on making impossible possible

#CES Video: Nokia’s Head of Imaging Juha Alakarhu – Nokia Imaging team working on making impossible possible

| January 10, 2014 | 20 Replies

Got 15 minutes? Check out this video from Engadget where Brad Molen interview’s Juha Alakarhu, head of Nokia’s Imaging! They talk about the history of PureView as a way to get around optical zooming. Back in 2007, it wasn’t possible. Zoom Reinvented was something that came after, being able to zoom in or out after […]

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Nokia E7 for $149.99 on Newegg

Nokia E7 for $149.99 on Newegg

| January 7, 2014 | 17 Replies

For those looking for Nokia E7 (nostalgic kick or perhaps that keyboard on a Symbian device) it’s at Newegg for $149.99. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16875205243 Also, the URL says N82 Cheers ‘E7′ for the tip!

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Nokia Symbian & Meego Support Officially Over

Nokia Symbian & Meego Support Officially Over

| January 2, 2014 | 266 Replies

  Even though it’s almost been 3 years since the burning platform memo, and the end of Symbian device productions as flagships for Nokia; we still get comments and requests about popular Symbian devices like the N8 and of course the ever popular N9. Unfortunately that era has truly ended now, as the Symbian Signed […]

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