Category Archives: Nokia

Nokia Maps for Android

Nokia has updated the HTML5 web app version of Nokia Maps for the Android and iOS platforms. When accessed from the browser, Android and iOS users can now use Nokia Maps even when offline, though it requires users to plan ahead by downloading and saving maps before the connection is lost. Nokia imagines this will help reduce data roaming charges. Nokia has also updated the points of interest available within Nokia Maps for Android and iOS devices with a greater selection. Last, the web app provides public transportation directions, as well. Android and iOS device users need only point their ...

Nokia Confirms U.S. Delivery of Symbian Anna

Nokia has confirmed that owners of Symbian-based smartphones in the U.S. now have access to the Anna system update. Anna will be delivered to the Nokia N8, C7, C6-01 and E7. Symbian Anna uses a new set of icons on the home screens, offers a portrait software QWERTY keyboard, and makes usability improvements to the photo gallery. Nokia targeted some of the new features towards business users, including instant messaging with Microsoft Communicator Mobile, and meeting request support and hardware-accelerated device encryption within the email program. Symbian Anna also includes the latest ...

Nokia 800 and other Windows Phone handsets

Both Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer have as good as confirmed that Nokia’s first batch of Windows Phone handsets will be unveiled at Nokia World next week.But that’s not soon enough for the ever-hungry internet, as pictures of two of the line-up have made their way online.The Nokia 800, previously known as the Sea Ray, is basically a rebadged Nokia N9 running Windows Phone 7.5 rather than the doomed MeeGo OS. Leaked renders of the numerical handset show it in black, blue and pink (eurgh) finishes, with the familiar design offering a 3.7-inch ...

Nokia Offers Nokia Suite Beta Software to Desktops

Nokia has recently renamed its Ovi Suite desktop software and is now offering a new version of it called Nokia Suite Beta 3.2. Aside from the new name, Nokia Suite 3.2 also includes a number of changes to Nokia’s syncing software, including a refreshed look, more device-specific support, better phone management tools, improved sync logs, and more reliable phone update performance. Nokia said that the software also has a lot of under-the-hood improvements, such as bug fixes. The beta software is free to download and use. ...

N9 on way to retailers and operators

Nokia this week announced that shipments of their first and probably last Meego device, the Nokia N9 have commenced and are already on their way to retailers and operators in selected countries around the world.Since we announced the Nokia N9 in June this year, the feedback that it has gotten from discerning and avid smartphone users across the world has been nothing short of fantastic, said Ilari Nurmi, Vice President of Marketing, Nokia. With the innovations in industrial design, user interface, and the Qt developer experience, the Nokia N9 sets the bar for how natural technology can ...