Nokia Debunks Rumors Of A Potential Android Smartphone

Nokia Debunks Rumors Of A Potential Android Smartphone

Nokia has proved itself committed to the Windows Phone platform, along with Symbian, over the recent years. Whereas companies such as HTC and Samsung have tried to gain a foothold in both the Android and Windows Phone platforms, Nokia has categorically debunked the possibility of creating an Android smartphone in the near future.

By On January 26, 2013 1 Response
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iOS And Android Devices Dominate Smartphone Market With 82% Share In Q1 Shipments

iOS And Android Devices Dominate Smartphone Market With 82% Share In Q1 Shipments

While RIM may be deemed the company that launched the true smartphone revolution with its BlackBerry devices and coined the very concept, Apple will always be termed as the company which popularized the notion of smartphones. And its not surprising to note now that iOS and Android smartphones dominate the total shipments of the smartphones made during the last quarter of 2012.

By On May 25, 2012 Respond
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Sony Introduces XBA-2VP And XBA-1VP Headphones

Sony Introduces XBA-2VP And XBA-1VP Headphones

Recently Sony has introduced two new XBA balance armature headphones in Japan. This XBA headphones are specially made for the Android and BlackBerry smartphone users. Though Sony did not announce the price of the XBA-1VP and XBA-2VP, but we expect that The XBA-2VP will be available at ($240) and the XBA-1VP ($160).

By On April 5, 2012 Respond
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MWC 2012 – Nokia Brings 808 PureView With A 41-Megapixel Resolution Shooter Setting New Industry Standard

MWC 2012 – Nokia Brings 808 PureView With A 41-Megapixel Resolution Shooter Setting New Industry Standard

At last a Symbian smartphone is out at the MWC 2012 at Barcelona. Yesterday it was all quad-core & Android 4, today Nokia brings the first Symbian smartphone of the event. It has set a new standard in the mobile industry integrating PureView Pro imaging technology which ensures amazing image quality, lossless zoom and superior low light performance. The Nokia 808 PureView combines a large, high-resolution 41-megapixel sensor, Carl Zeiss optics and Nokia-developed pixel over-sampling technology. PureView imaging technology is the result of many years of research and development of Nokia.

By On February 27, 2012 Respond
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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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Nokia 803: Last Symbian Smartphone With Largest Camera Sensor

Nokia 803: Last Symbian Smartphone With Largest Camera Sensor

At last Nokia’s last symbian smartphone information has leaked in dribs and drabs. Nokia 803 is the last symbian phone and its largest camera sensor is now top of the discussion. Though information comes a little bit from earlier reports but trusted source confirmed that it is Nokia’s last symbian smartphone.

By On February 9, 2012 Respond
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Q4 Sales: Nokia Reports $1.2 Billion Operating Loss

Q4 Sales: Nokia Reports $1.2 Billion Operating Loss

Nokia is currently trying to transition from a being a company which is strong with feature-phones to a company which can also make it big in the smartphone market. But this transition may cost Nokia a bit dearly. Nokia finally declared it’s performance in the last quarter of 2011 and the stats aren’t very great. According to the company, the net sales of it’s smart devices was down by 31 percent compared to a year ago. And this has resulted in about a loss of $1.2 billion in operating costs.

By On January 28, 2012 1 Response
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Sling Media Slingbox PRO-HD SB300-100

Sling Media Slingbox PRO-HD SB300-100

Take your entire HD home theater with you wherever you go with the Slingbox PRO-HD. Connect to multiple A/V devices and tune into your favorite TV shows, sporting events, and special programming in stunning, true-to-life 1080i high definition. The PRO-HD gives you the same features and ease of use as the Slingbox SOLO, plus a high-quality HD viewing experience-anywhere in the world. Easily connect up to three of your home-theater devices to the PRO-HD and take your entire entertainment center with you-on your desktop, Mac, laptop, tablet, or mobile phone.

By On December 23, 2011 1 Response
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Symbian Is Not Dead, Belle Update By Nokia Expected On The Beginning of 2012

Symbian Is Not Dead, Belle Update By Nokia Expected On The Beginning of 2012

Nokia announced officially that Symbian Belle updates for Symbian^3/Anna smartphones will appear in the first months of 2012. At this point, the technology writers who believed the release would happen by the end of this year are readjusting their predictions suggesting that Nokia is going to roll out the latest Symbian software, in February.

By On December 12, 2011 2 Responses
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Samsung Become World’s Top Smartphone Manufacturer

Samsung Become World’s Top Smartphone Manufacturer

Samsung has now become the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer, leaping past Apple, which held the title for just one quarter and Samsung shipped 27.8 million smartphones last quarter, accounting for 23.8 percent of the smartphone market, compared to Apple’s 17.1 million units shipped. Even though Nokia has been in a heavy transition period they managed to hold onto 3rd place with 16.8 million smartphones shipped, claiming 14.4% market share and RIM, LG, Sony Ericsson, Motorola all make up the others category. While Apple is expecting all-time record iPhone sales during the current quarter as the iPhone 4S rolls out around the world and it still may not be enough to overcome Samsung’s significant lead and strong growth…………………

By On October 29, 2011 Respond
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Nokia Announces Asha Lineup

Nokia Announces Asha Lineup

Nokia announced a new lineup of mobile phones at its Nokia World 2011 conference and it is calling them Asha and the lineup consists of four phones that will be taking their place between feature phones and smartphones and will be targeted at emerging economies. All four Asha devices are made of polycarbonate and come with a Nokia Browser, which is powered by the cloud and compresses data by up to 90 percent, saving users from racking up excessive charges and the new phones eature the instant-messaging program WhatsApp, which is also largely unknown in the US, but is hugely popular in the developing world………………….

By On October 26, 2011 Respond
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Sling Media Slingbox SOLO

Sling Media Slingbox SOLO

The Slingbox SOLO incorporates high-definition component, S-Video and composite video inputs as well as outputs, making it compatible with just about every HD or standard-definition satellite receiver or set-top boxes and DVRs on the market. The Slingbox SOLO is the perfect companion for your DVR, cable box, satellite receiver or DVD player. With the ability to watch and control your favorite TV source, the Slingbox SOLO ensures that you can enjoy your TV entertainment anywhere.

By On October 26, 2011 Respond
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Android Extends Lead Over Apple

Android Extends Lead Over Apple

Android has taken a more commanding lead over iOS in the U.S., research firm ComScore is reporting and Android secured 43.7 percent of the U.S. smartphone OS market during the three-month period ended August 2011, jumping 5.6 percentage points from the 38.1 percent market share it had at the end of May. Apple’s iOS platform came in second place with 27.3 percent market share at the end of August and in the three-month period ended May, Apple’s operating system secured 26.6 percent of the U.S. smartphone OS market. Apple is now further ahead of RIM by 7.6 points, a gap that’s been steadily widening as the BlackBerry maker continues to lose market share, mostly attributed to its customers converting to Android devices and when it comes to smartphone manufacturers, Samsung and Apple are the only two seeing more consistent growth over the last few months……………..

By On October 6, 2011 Respond
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Nokia To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

Nokia To Cut Thousands Of Jobs

Nokia’s struggles to compete with Apple’s iPhone and the Google Android platform continue to take their toll on the beleaguered Finnish handset maker, which announced on Wednesday that it is laying off 3,500 employees and all employees of Nokia factory in Jucu, about 2,200 people were called on Thursday for a work session with the participation and leadership of Nokia Europe. Nokia’s plan this layoff is to focus its manufacturing operations in Asia where it has the most demand and the company also says it’ll review its production operations at Salo in Finland, Komarom in Hungary and Reynosa in Mexico……………..

By On September 30, 2011 3 Responses
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Avast Buys Its Way Into Android Security Market

Avast Buys Its Way Into Android Security Market

One of the popular free security suites Avast, has announced its purchase of mobile security company IT Agents. It makes the security app for Android and Symbian called Theft Aware, which is notable for SMS remote control, being resistant to phone wiping. Its offering features specifically for rooted phones, in addition to more traditional lost-device mobile security features.

By On September 23, 2011 Respond
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