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Nokia N9 | The Simplicity of a Swipe Video

Nokia N9 | The Simplicity of a Swipe Video

Sep 30, 2011

One of the most innovative ideas in the Nokia N9 is Swipe UI. The idea behind Swipe UI is to completely remove the need of buttons in touchscreen smartphones, while retaining and even improving functionality. The Nokia N9 is the first phone in the industry and the world that does not need any physical buttons for its operation: you don’t even need buttons...

Nokia N9 Price and Release Date Officially Announced

Nokia N9 Price and Release Date Officially Announced

Sep 29, 2011

The Nokia N9 is here! Nokia has officially announced the release date and the price of the Nokia N9. To freshen up your memory, the Nokia N9 has a 3.9″ Curved AMOLED display, a beautiful mono-block design, and the ultra cool Swipe UI by Nokia. The N9 comes in Cyan, Magenta, and Black in flavors of 16GB and 64GB. How much will the N9 cost? The 16GB N9 will...

Nokia and Windows Phone are a Perfect Match

Nokia and Windows Phone are a Perfect Match

Sep 27, 2011

Stephen Elop was much criticized when Nokia announced that they would go all-in with the Windows Phone platform. The move was very controversial; no one imagined Nokia not owning the platform they would ship with their phones. Some people, among those who knew abandoning Symbian was the right choice, argued that going Android would have been better. Then MeeGo...

Nokia’s First Windows Phone will be “Stunning”

Nokia’s First Windows Phone will be “Stunning”

Sep 27, 2011

The next couple of months are going to be interesting in the mobile scene: there’s the iPhone coming out in a few weeks, a whole wave of smartphones running Android Ice Cream Sandwich, and of course, competitor’s Windows Phone Mango devices. Nokia has to make sure that what they will offer is different and better than what already exists, and what is...

The Nokia E6 Review

The Nokia E6 Review

Sep 24, 2011

The E6, the sequel to the Nokia E72, is a marked improvement to its predecessor. With an 8MP camera and touch screen navigation but physical QWERTY keyboard, the E6 is a Nokia’s answer to the Blackberry Bold 9780. Let us see how it and its Symbian platform perform during daily use. Build: Available in white, black, or silver, the E6 is a gorgeous handheld....

Windows Phone vs. MeeGo: Web Browser Test

Windows Phone vs. MeeGo: Web Browser Test

Sep 13, 2011

What platform has a better web browser, Windows Phone or MeeGo? MeeGo appears to have a slightly better web browser; the rendering is a couple of milliseconds faster, and the HTML5 processing power is well above Windows Phone. However, Windows Phone offers a much smoother interface, intuitive controls, and overall look of the UI. This only proves that...

MeeGo and Swipe UI Walkthrough

MeeGo and Swipe UI Walkthrough

Sep 12, 2011

I have put together a video, so when you get your N9, you can feel at home!

The Nokia 800 Windows Phone is now Almost Official

The Nokia 800 Windows Phone is now Almost Official

Sep 6, 2011

There has been rumors about a certain Nokia 800 in the past, but nothing as “official” as what pocketnow has managed to get. The Nokia 800 is shown in the following picture looking very official, running Windows Phone, and with a price tag of about $460 USD. I am going to go ahead and completely assume that the price tag is for an unlocked Nokia...