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Pimping my Band with Nokia Nostalgia!

Pimping my Band with Nokia Nostalgia!

| January 29, 2015 | 5 Replies

Dear MNB Readers! Does that wallpaper on the Microsoft Band look familiar to you? That isn’t a Microsoft made wallpaper…I’ll come back to what’s behind the 12:02…and to the Band. Let’s briefly talk Windows Phone. Since the launch of Windows Phone 7, critics have often spoken out against a perceived lack of customization options for Windows Phone. Depending […]

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The Verge: For its era, what was the greatest smartphone of all time?

The Verge: For its era, what was the greatest smartphone of all time?

| September 12, 2014 | 38 Replies

In a recent article over at The Verge, Chris Ziegler declared the Nokia N95 as the best smartphone of that era. What era? Roughly 2006 – 2007 and I’ll throw in 2008 for good measure. A quick glance through the comments shows that smartphone newcomers or users that began using smartphones either at or after the launch […]

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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 | 79 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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