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Windows Phone 7: Impressions and opinions

Windows Phone 7: Impressions and opinions

| February 28, 2011 | 41 Replies

In recent weeks we’ve been through a ton of ups and downs regarding Nokia’s decision to adopt another software platform in their smartphone strategy. In my post on Nokia’s options in the near future I outlined what I believed to have been problems and associated solutions within Nokia and their current smartphone strategy. I outlined […]

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Dual Core Symbian Phones with revamped UI and "True Zoom" for 2011 (and Nokia E7 release  )

Dual Core Symbian Phones with revamped UI and "True Zoom" for 2011 (and Nokia E7 release )

| December 14, 2010 | 82 Replies

Engadget reports that Nokia will be shipping Dual Core Symbian Devices next year with a revamped UI. Well, Symbian has always been open about its roadmap. Back in February this year they mentioned this in exact detail (when they were still Symbian Foundation and Symbian^N was still the norm). Now Nokia has taken Symbian development […]

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Nokia's Smartphone Strategy in the right direction? – Intellectual exchange between Robert Scoble and Tomi Ahonen

Nokia's Smartphone Strategy in the right direction? – Intellectual exchange between Robert Scoble and Tomi Ahonen

| December 14, 2010 | 26 Replies

If you’re not familiar with the name Tomi Ahonen then you should be. Calling Tomi simply one of the best mobile industry analysts would not do him justice and is one of the rare few to see the light at the frequently mentioned “doomed” Nokia tunnel. In this still major transition stage at Espoo, it […]

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Rant: The Nokia Social App – Please stay signed in! (And a bunch of other annoyances)

Rant: The Nokia Social App – Please stay signed in! (And a bunch of other annoyances)

| November 14, 2010 | 15 Replies

Before I begin my coursework I’ll let off some steam and rant about the social app. The Nokia Social App It really feels like a half baked offering when compared to something like gravity: Scrolling – why the hell is it so crap? You’ve got smooth scrolling in browser, photos, contacts, apps yet here it’s […]

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Rant: Fixing Nokia's Symbian Touch Camera UI – Perfecting the Nokia N8 Camera experience

Rant: Fixing Nokia's Symbian Touch Camera UI – Perfecting the Nokia N8 Camera experience

| November 13, 2010 | 15 Replies

The Nokia N8 undeniably has the best phone camera on the market. It also has a pedigree of great flexibility in terms of camera options¬† – white balance, colour tone, camera grids, scene modes, ISO, exposure, contrast, and sharpness (note lack of continuous shooting mode as seen in the likes of the N95). However, like […]

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RANT: 5 Reasons MSNBC tech writer is clueless about Nokia. Refutation to 5 Reasons Nokia's N8 Won't Beat the iPhone 4

RANT: 5 Reasons MSNBC tech writer is clueless about Nokia. Refutation to 5 Reasons Nokia's N8 Won't Beat the iPhone 4

| September 26, 2010 | 149 Replies

I was in the middle of my PBL Case research of Familial Hypercholesterolaemia when I saw this post on MSNBC 5 Reasons Nokia’s N8 Won’t Beat the iPhone 4 It’s not meant to. The Nokia N8 is just a starting foot in the door. Look at the darn price, dammit! And beating in what way […]

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Nokia and the Long Term Strategy – It's NOT all gloom and doom. Awesome things coming soon.

Nokia and the Long Term Strategy – It's NOT all gloom and doom. Awesome things coming soon.

| July 22, 2010 | 30 Replies

It’s not all gloom and doom as “analysts” and certain blogs would have us believe. Today, 22nd July 2010, Nokia reported Q2 earnings. Despite the fierce competition from all fronts, and without their best fighters on the front line, their smartphone market share still went up to 41%. Some other numbers are less flattering, and […]

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Poll: Does Nokia need to change their default icons and fonts? (#N8 #Symbian)

Poll: Does Nokia need to change their default icons and fonts? (#N8 #Symbian)

| June 16, 2010 | 23 Replies

Symbian icons and fonts – does Nokia need to change them? (Did you also know that YOU can change both icons and fonts easily with themes?) Scroll at end or click here to vote at the poll The Nokia N8 received rapturous applause in its multimedia prowess and strength of design. The resounding notion was […]

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What Nokia needs to learn from Apple Keynotes. Pointers from Steve Job's iPhone 4 announcement.

What Nokia needs to learn from Apple Keynotes. Pointers from Steve Job's iPhone 4 announcement.

| June 8, 2010 | 69 Replies

This is mainly a tongue in cheek rant, written very late so it probably may not make sense.¬† Note – if you are reading this, you are not the “public” which is described in this article. Again, press X now or prepare for walls of text. Perception, perception perception. What Nokia needs to learn from […]

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