Tag: Symbian

Yet another Symbian story.

Yet another Symbian story.

| September 20, 2013 | 106 Replies

Symbian had an army of fans who knew how the OS operated on a kernel level, today if you spot one of them you’ll see him telling the story of the mighty Symbian failed because of Nokia’s bad management. Or explaining how the kernel of Symbian was so good it has no almost no delay between hardware and software. “the famous […]

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AAS: Camera Shootout Time!: N8 vs Xperia Z and 808 vs Xperia Z vs 920!

AAS: Camera Shootout Time!: N8 vs Xperia Z and 808 vs Xperia Z vs 920!

| March 8, 2013 | 29 Replies

  Hello MNB Readers! Our friend, Steve Litchfield, over at All About Symbian has a duo of camera shootout articles that are worthy of a read and extended look. While celebrating N8 Day, Steve pulled out the former World Champion camera title belt holder (N8) and put it in a shootout against what is considered the cream of the […]

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A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Nokia N82

A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Nokia N82

| June 30, 2012 | 77 Replies

Hello All, In this day and age of superphones, HD screens, Quad and Dual-Core CPUs, millions of polygons per second GPUs, unibody construction, 5+inch screens and 41MP monster cameras and nearly a million apps across OSes, I almost wonder how did we make it in the “dark ages” of mobile technology a few years ago. While […]

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Unleash The Phones’ Nokia 808 PureView Review

Unleash The Phones’ Nokia 808 PureView Review

| June 29, 2012 | 16 Replies

Hello MNB Readers! Our friend Clinton Jeff (CJ) over at Unleash The Phones has posted his excellent Nokia 808 PureView review aptly titled “Ye Giant Nokia 808 Pureview Review”. He covers the software and hardware ins and outs of the 808 PureView, a host of UI screenshots and provides picture and video samples from the groundbreaking, make you […]

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Nokia Suite 3.5 Beta Released! N9 users rejoice!

Nokia Suite 3.5 Beta Released! N9 users rejoice!

| June 20, 2012 | 56 Replies

Dear MNB readers, Our Nokia loving friends over at Symbiantweet have given the heads up that Nokia Suite has been updated to version 3.5.14 Beta! The new suite provides the usual bug fixes and improvements but in my opinion the BIG update is the added Nokia N9 support! New functionality in 3.5 release: Copy content between […]

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Visualized: Nokia as we knew it, striving for survival.

Visualized: Nokia as we knew it, striving for survival.

| April 30, 2012 | 40 Replies

I came across this video and upon watching it, many memories of Nokia rushed through my mind, its old struggles and new struggles, competition from rivals Samsung, Apple, OS rivals-Android, iOS and basically the media at large. Maybe it is just me and my memories of using Nokia tech, TV-out via RGB, GPUs back in the OMAP24xx era, […]

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Microsoft adds API mapping support for Symbian Qt

Microsoft adds API mapping support for Symbian Qt

| September 21, 2011 | 25 Replies

In an effort to lure the present Qt devs (quite a number now, i’d say) into the Windows Phone dev environment, microsoft has added support in their API mapping tool for Symbian Qt, which the devs can use to create ports in a fast and easy manner. If you want to check it out, here’s the direct […]

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Voddler app for Symbian (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland)

Voddler app for Symbian (Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland)

| September 19, 2011 | 18 Replies

It seems that Voddler launched an app to be used with Symbian this time. “The app is free and works on Symbian smartphones that have upgraded to Symbian Anna.” According to Voddler’s website “at launch, the app has about 250 movies activated for mobile viewing, but new titles will be added on a running basis […]

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Ovi Store update getting pushed out

Ovi Store update getting pushed out

| May 26, 2011 | 70 Replies

The Ovi Store (ver. 2.8) update, which is expected to bring improved performance, app updates (finally) and a few other niceties and improvements is supposedly finding it’s way out to users as we speak.  With this update coming out now and hints of PR 2.0 being imminent, it’s a good time to be a Symbian […]

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Angry Birds updated again – Easter Version

Angry Birds updated again – Easter Version

| April 15, 2011 | 12 Replies

The folks at Rovio keep on going, with another updated version of their hit game, Angry Birds. The new update comes with an Easter/Spring theme and a few new levels, get to downloading people! Follow the following link or hit the search button in your respective Ovi Store clients.

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Symbian was ditched – for good reason

Symbian was ditched – for good reason

| April 13, 2011 | 128 Replies

I know this post is going to lead to a lot of derision from readers but to be perfectly honest, brutal honesty is necessary from time to time. Yesterday, Nokia announced their update to Symbian, named Anna which brought to the platform a number of key improvements including a new browser, updated homescreen animations, the […]

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The E6- Does it represent Symbian’s niche?

The E6- Does it represent Symbian’s niche?

| April 13, 2011 | 27 Replies

The first thing I thought when I saw the announcements made at Nokia’s Symbian event was “wow, that E6 sure is a looker; Wish the X7 was as exciting as this is.” Strange that I’d think that, especially given the larger screen and more expansive, touch-based interface on the X7 as opposed to the E6 […]

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Copy and Paste across smartphone platforms

Copy and Paste across smartphone platforms

| April 13, 2011 | 43 Replies

One of the main complaints about Windows Phone 7 upon its release was its utter lack of text selection and/or copy and paste, a dire failure if ever there was one; Especially in light of the fact that almost every smartphone platform has had such a simple feature since their inception. Having been running a […]

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Nokia Beta Labs gets a facelift – plus Nokia Drop!

Nokia Beta Labs gets a facelift – plus Nokia Drop!

| April 5, 2011 | 12 Replies

Nokia Beta Labs has just gone through what must be the 2nd UI overhaul in the past year or so and I must say, these guys have really been on the ball lately. In addition to the initial wow factor, there also seems to be a growing degree of consistency between Nokia’s websites with Nokia […]

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Nokia C7 coming to Canada with PR2.0? & More Symbian handsets for USA.

Nokia C7 coming to Canada with PR2.0? & More Symbian handsets for USA.

| March 16, 2011 | 33 Replies

Reader, “deep space bar” commented that the Nokia C7 is coming to Canada with WINDMOBILE exclusively with PR2.0. Yeah, I misread that also as Windows Mobile. Mobile Syrup also confirms that Wind Mobile is getting the Nokia C7 but does not mention PR2.0. It would make sense as T-Mobile is picking up the Nokia C7 […]

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