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Nokia Event, LA, NOWHERE – Now HERE July 28th. Microsoft Event July 29, London.

Nokia Event, LA, NOWHERE – Now HERE July 28th. Microsoft Event July 29, London.

| July 17, 2015 | 20 Replies

A couple of events taking place close to each other. Likely unrelated just coincidentally close. First up, July 28th is a Nokia event. Hosted by Nokia technologies. Are those dual cameras we’re looking at? Viipottaja said: Advertisements Interesting, but knowing Nokia’s past record of hyping nothing, AND the fact that it seems to be a […]

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Video: New, refreshed interface with Jolla’s Sailfish 2.0, rolling out in a few weeks!

Video: New, refreshed interface with Jolla’s Sailfish 2.0, rolling out in a few weeks!

| July 16, 2015 | 10 Replies

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.   Advertisements

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‘Music as Medicine’ Project by Ex Nokia Design Team Chief, Marko Ahtisaari

‘Music as Medicine’ Project by Ex Nokia Design Team Chief, Marko Ahtisaari

| July 16, 2015 | 1 Reply

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 […]

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New Jolla Smartphone from OEM, Intex tomorrow with Sailfish OS 2

New Jolla Smartphone from OEM, Intex tomorrow with Sailfish OS 2

| July 15, 2015 | 5 Replies

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 […]

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Nokia’s plans to coming back to mobile, press release confirms phone path via brand licensing

Nokia’s plans to coming back to mobile, press release confirms phone path via brand licensing

| July 15, 2015 | Reply

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 […]

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HERE Wants YOU. Join the Map Creator community

HERE Wants YOU. Join the Map Creator community

| July 15, 2015 | 13 Replies

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 […]

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German Car Makers still fighting over Nokia’s HERE Maps

German Car Makers still fighting over Nokia’s HERE Maps

| July 12, 2015 | 2 Replies

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 […]

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Video: Lumia 940 360 degrees; Front flash for WP soon?

Video: Lumia 940 360 degrees; Front flash for WP soon?

| July 11, 2015 | 3 Replies

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 […]

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Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops

Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops

| July 10, 2015 | 2 Replies

Lock and loaded! The ultimate sequel Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops is now available on Windows Phone. Lead your team of Special Ops soldiers to victory in explosive action-packed missions. With even greater threats in your way, upgrade and equip your troops with latest military hardware to help them make it through each warzone in […]

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Photosynth support and bunch of MSN Apps (previous Bing Apps) getting discontinued?

Photosynth support and bunch of MSN Apps (previous Bing Apps) getting discontinued?

| July 10, 2015 | 8 Replies

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 […]

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Office 2016 for Mac, available to purchase in September, download now for Office 365 users

Office 2016 for Mac, available to purchase in September, download now for Office 365 users

| July 10, 2015 | Reply

  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 […]

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Windows 10 Mobile UI concepts

Windows 10 Mobile UI concepts

| July 10, 2015 | 3 Replies

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 […]

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Nokia Z-Launcher Beta updated

Nokia Z-Launcher Beta updated

| July 10, 2015 | 7 Replies

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.

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Hololens transforming the world of Medicine

Hololens transforming the world of Medicine

| July 9, 2015 | 3 Replies

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 […]

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Jolla splits devices and #Sailfish software. Should Nokia get the Hardware guys?

Jolla splits devices and #Sailfish software. Should Nokia get the Hardware guys?

| July 9, 2015 | 16 Replies

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 […]

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