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Jolla Releases First Early Adopter Release of Sailfish OS HADK

Jolla Releases First Early Adopter Release of Sailfish OS HADK

| July 18, 2014 | 66 Replies

For those who have been eager to get their hands on the Sailfish OS Hardware Adaptation Development Kit (HADK), the wait is over! Jolla today pushed out details about how you can build Sailfish for your Android device. Currently, devices supported by CyanogenMod (CM) 10.1 are supported in the HADK, and there are plans to […]

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Jolla docks in India

Jolla docks in India

| July 18, 2014 | 9 Replies

    The Finnish Jolla phone has arrived in India. It’ll be available on Snapdeal, India’s largest online retailer. Pricing is not yet certain. You can sign up to be notified when it’ll be available. There’s a nice English/Finnish message to say thanks for signing up and to confirm the request in the email sent. […]

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Superphone 3D Touch Nokia ‘McLaren’ is killed, but 3D touch will still be a part of WP.

Superphone 3D Touch Nokia ‘McLaren’ is killed, but 3D touch will still be a part of WP.

| July 18, 2014 | 18 Replies

  According to WPC, the highly anticipated Nokia codename “McLaren” has been killed. It seemed to be verging on very exciting; a handset that was going to leapfrog in hardware and software. Rubino’s article seems to state that 3D touch on WP is no more. A new paradigm of interaction requires everyone else to get […]

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MNB RG: Nokia looking for consumer product designer for a relaunch

MNB RG: Nokia looking for consumer product designer for a relaunch

| July 18, 2014 | 38 Replies

Not only HERE consumer products are imminent according to job ads (http://mynokiablog.com/2014/07/13/mnb-rg-here-consumer-products-imminent-according-to-job-ads/), now also Nokia (non-Microsoft) is looking for a Lead Industrial Designer: “Design thinking is present at the heart of the ethos and innovation for the consumer facing business at Nokia… Now, we are hiring a key player to complement this team to give […]

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MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

MixRadio to live on as a “spin-off”

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

MixRadio’s future has been up in the air following today’s news on job cuts. Good news is, MixRadio is sticking around, but will be looking to go solo. Jyrki Rosenberg, head of MixRadio told Music Ally that they’re “planning a spin-off.” Whilst MS will focus on the WP platform, and making sure its “the best […]

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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 | 266 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 X and all feature phones to be killed off in favour of Windows Phone

Nokia X and all feature phones to be killed off in favour of Windows Phone

| July 17, 2014 | 111 Replies

Along with laying off 18,000 over the next year, Microsoft will slowly be killing off all of the Nokia feature phone side of the business along with Nokia X. The news comes from an internal memo sent out by Jo Harlow which reveals that the focus now is only on windows phone. Asha, Series 40 […]

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Video: Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930 unboxing

Video: Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930 unboxing

| July 17, 2014 | 5 Replies

  Hey guys, here’s a very quick, short unboxing of both the Nokia X and Nokia Lumia 930. I’m still in the middle of uni  project deadlines (less than 24 hours to go for submission of main piece). I’ve submitted mine already but I may need to do some changes. Whilst on my break, the […]

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Video: Nokia (MM UK) Promo – Meet the Nokia Lumia 930

Video: Nokia (MM UK) Promo – Meet the Nokia Lumia 930

| July 17, 2014 | 28 Replies

  Here’s Nokia UK’s promo called ‘Meet the Nokia Lumia 930′. The angle here is that the 930 stays in the same position as various bits of background life change around it. Bing Music identified the song as ‘Some Day’ by Annie Drury, with the end lyrics ‘ Some day, we can make it out […]

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Nokia Lumia 930 camera vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Nokia Lumia 930 camera vs Samsung Galaxy S5

| July 17, 2014 | 4 Replies

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is being touted as a super amazing camera. Here it is being compared against Nokia’s number 2, the Nokia Lumia 930. (identical to 1520/icon’s 20MP camera. Rank 3 if we shift the ranks by including the 808). http://www.trustedreviews.com/opinions/nokia-lumia-930-vs-galaxy-s5 Because there’s no proper HDR mode, the S5 wins it out. But kudos […]

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Jolla available in China?

Jolla available in China?

| July 16, 2014 | 33 Replies

An online Chinese retailer (similar to eBay/Amazon) and part of the ‘Alibaba’ group, TaoBao, has the Jolla phone on sale. 2988 Yuan is equivalent to about 356 EUR (It’s about 349EUR at Jolla’s site). http://item.taobao.com/item.htm?spm=a230r.1.14.1.rSsW6g&id=39867115496&ns=1#detail Via

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Press Release: Lumia Cyan Rollout starts rolling out today

Press Release: Lumia Cyan Rollout starts rolling out today

| July 15, 2014 | 16 Replies

Microsoft Devices today announces that the Lumia Cyan software update will start rolling out to Nokia Lumia phones running Windows Phone 8 today. Lumia Cyan brings the latest Windows Phone 8.1 features and unique Lumia experiences to your existing Windows Phone 8 smartphone.   THE LATEST WINDOWS PHONE 8.1 FEATURES COMING TO YOUR LUMIA INCLUDE: Cortana. The world’s first virtual […]

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Jolla Summer release available: Sailfish Software version 1.0.8.19, Tahkalampi

Jolla Summer release available: Sailfish Software version 1.0.8.19, Tahkalampi

| July 15, 2014 | 67 Replies

  The Tahkalampi update for Jolla Sailfish (version v1.0.8.19) was made available to those with ‘TheFirstOnes” TOH yesterday and then shortly to all a few hours later…so this should be everyone now. What’s new? Easily switch between open Android apps in the homescreen by tapping on their respective active covers i.e they are no longer […]

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New #SailfishOS SDK Alpha “1407″ release for is now available! #Jolla

New #SailfishOS SDK Alpha “1407″ release for is now available! #Jolla

| July 15, 2014 | Reply

Jolla tweets that the new Sailfish OS SDK Alpha 1407 is available. Info at this link. https://sailfishos.org/wiki/ReleaseNote_SDK_1407   New #SailfishOS SDK Alpha "1407" release for is now available! Release notes + download links at https://t.co/4cJsouuBoG Happy hacking! — Jolla (@JollaHQ) July 15, 2014

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Video: Microsoft Research demoes real life Pokédex on Windows Phone with Project Adam #Cortana

Video: Microsoft Research demoes real life Pokédex on Windows Phone with Project Adam #Cortana

| July 15, 2014 | 1 Reply

Project Adam is demoed on a Nokia Lumia. What is it? It’s something that can identify animals – dogs in this instance. Snap a picture and it works out what breed it is. Here’s more on Project Adam. It’s not actually dog recognition software, it’s about Learning and Artificial Intelligence. http://blogs.microsoft.com/next/2014/07/14/microsoft-research-shows-advances-artificial-intelligence-project-adam/ Using 30 times fewer […]

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