Finnish Startup Jolla Unveils Its First Smartphone With Sailfish OS

Finnish Startup Jolla Unveils Its First Smartphone With Sailfish OS

In the past, we have reported about how a number of former Nokia employees came together to found Jolla, a startup that is based in Finland. The startup essentially aims to disrupt the smartphone market and liberate it from Android. To that end, the company has now launched its first handset which comes with customisable shells.

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Ex-Nokia Staff Form Jolla To Build MeeGo-Based Smartphones

Ex-Nokia Staff Form Jolla To Build MeeGo-Based Smartphones

MeeGo devices had been a rage in its days. Without a doubt, Nokia was able to churn out some really sleek MeeGo smartphones back in the days. However, with the onslaught of iOS and Android offerings, MeeGo somehow got into the backseat and grew into obscurity. But it seems some dedicate MeeGo lovers wish to bring back the days of its glory.

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Nokia Plans To Launch Pulse App For iOS And Android

Nokia Plans To Launch Pulse App For iOS And Android

Although Nokia’s primary presence in the smartphone world is mainly due to it’s flagship line of Lumia devices, the company is also eyeing the lucrative industry of apps for iOS and Android devices. Nokia already has Pulse app, a powerful app which is basically a social-networking-location app, being run on a number of platforms which include Symbian, Windows Phone, Meego and mobile platform. Now, the company has plans of offering the same app for iOS and Android.

By On February 19, 2012 Respond
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First Intel® Embedded Atom E600 Series System-on-Chip Supports Hardware Accelerated Adobe HD Flash Video Decoding on Linux

First Intel® Embedded Atom E600 Series System-on-Chip Supports Hardware Accelerated Adobe HD Flash Video Decoding on Linux

Secured & reliable wireless connectivity is now a great concern for the embedded devices. These embedded devices are used for various purposes by the security personals or other high end communications. An inviolable cellular connectivity to support both real time voice & data over a wireless network needs a central point of control. To meet these needs HabeyUSA introduced the BIS-6625-IV HDMI ultra compact connected embedded computer developed around the latest Intel® Embedded Atom E600 Series System-on-Chip (SoC). For the first time, Intel Embedded Atom supports hardware accelerated Adobe HD flash video decoding on Linux platform.

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Nokia New N950 Preview Video Leaked By A Thai Developer

Nokia New N950 Preview Video Leaked By A Thai Developer

A preview video of Nokia N950 has just leaked by Thai Developer. The device is packed with MeeGo. In an exhaustive 17 minute video from Thailand, dutifully documenting every nook and cranny of Espoo’s ill-fated OS.

By On June 30, 2011 Respond
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ASUS Eee PC X101 Will Be Available in July

ASUS Eee PC X101 Will Be Available in July

Asus Computers going to bring its low-priced netbook, the Eee PC X101, in July. The two new models running on MeeGo available at US$199 and those running on Windows 7 available at US$310-350, according to industry sources.

By On June 28, 2011 Respond
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Nokia’s First Windows Phone Handset Leaked Onto The Web

Nokia’s First Windows Phone Handset Leaked Onto The Web

The device, codenamed Sea Ray is appears similar to the MeeGo-based N9 that Nokia announced and it has a plastic case (or perhaps polycarbonate, as Nokia calls the N9’s base material), a Gorilla glass display and one more hardware button than the N9. Windows Phone 7 Sea Ray runs Windows Phone 7 Mango, the latest version of the OS and would be the fruit of a controversial partnership announced this year, which saw Nokia abandon its own Symbian smartphone OS in favor of Microsoft’s mobile platform…………..

By On June 24, 2011 Respond
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Nokia N9 To Support Android Apps

Nokia N9 To Support Android Apps

Developer Steve Troughton-Smith reminded via Twitter that the N9 will ship with Alien Dalvik, which means you’ll be able to run Android apps on the N9 and Alien Dalvik software system runs Android apps on non-Android devices which will also be available to run on MeeGo later this year……….

By On June 23, 2011 Respond
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Nokia N9 MeeGo Phone Announced

Nokia N9 MeeGo Phone Announced

Nokia unveiled its new N9 smartphone that runs the MeeGo operating system and is being marketed as a pure touch screen device without buttons. Nokia N9 comes with the usual options including HSDPA, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and A-GPS for navigation and the front face of the handset is almost completely made up of the screen, which is a 3.9-inch WVGA AMOLED display protected by a curved Corning Gorilla Glass surface. The chassis of the N9 is made of a polycarbonate material that is colored throughout, not just on the surface and the MeeGo OS will be its strategy for the next billion phones, primarily meant for the emerging markets. The smartphone has a UI that is designed to make use of different swipe gestures, a browser built on Webkit 2 technology, the latest Nokia Maps, Drive, Dolby Digital Plus support that turns any regular stereo audio into personal surround sound on any headphones, coming later this year…………

By On June 21, 2011 1 Response
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Intel Keeley Lake Convertable Tablet Netbook

Intel Keeley Lake Convertable Tablet Netbook

Intel’s convertible Keeley Lake concept laptop shows off Cedar Trail and features a 12.1-inch screen sits on a swivel hinge, thus allowing users transform this fairly slim laptop into a tablet within seconds………

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Intel Ultrabook

Intel Ultrabook

Intel has decided to use Computex 2011 as its platform of choice to introduce their latest mobile computing effort in the form of a new category of laptops known as Ultrabooks and it seems that Intel has taken quite a few pages out from Apple’s MacBook Air book with the Ultrabook, where it will comprise of a super thin form factor, using the new 22nm Ivy Bridge processors inside while keeping the price at leass than $1,000………….

By On June 1, 2011 Respond
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MeeGo 1.2 Developer Edition on Nokia N900 (Video)

MeeGo 1.2 Developer Edition on Nokia N900 (Video)

A new Meego 1.2 release has just been announced that with a little work – should be of interest to Nokia N900 owners and could be present on the mythical Nokia N9. Meego came into existence in early 2010 as a coming together of Nokia’s Maemo and Intel’s Moblin open source operating systems and so while Nokia is no longer looking to Meego as the primary OS for its high-end smartphones………….

By On May 31, 2011 Respond
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KDJ-ONE MeeGo-based Mobile Audio Workstation

KDJ-ONE MeeGo-based Mobile Audio Workstation

At the Embedded Systems Expo, CyberStep exhibited the KDJ-ONE, a mobile audio workstation running the MeeGo OS and it is designed as an all-in-one audio workstation, enabling users to do full music production using one machine. It has a 5-inch multi-touch screen with an 800 x 480 pixel resolution and it can be used intuitively, by combining keyboards and jog dials………..

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Nokia C7 Tested Demo Version Of Angry Bird

Nokia C7 Tested Demo Version Of Angry Bird

NFC-enabled Angry Birds Magic gets demoed, dares you to find another C7 owner and while we already heard of its NFC-enabled tricks, seeing it in action is another thing entirely. In this Angry Birds is supposed to you to find friends with Nokia C7 in order to unlock new levels and will encourage users to seek out strangers with NFC-enabled phones, because only five of the are playable as normal………..

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ASUS Eee PC X101

ASUS Eee PC X101

Asus took the veil off its next-gen Eee PC netbook, a super-slim (17.6mm) and light (950 grams) machine called Eee PC X101 which packs a 10-inch (1024 x 600) display, a chiclet keyboard, an Atom processor and runs Windows 7 or MeeGo and starting at $199. Asus Eee PC X101 features a 10 inch LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, processing is provided by a 1.5GHz Intel Atom Oak Trail processor and there is also Intel GMA 600 graphics………..

By On May 30, 2011 1 Response
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