Earlier this week, Nokia unveiled its latest smartphone, the Nokia N9. The N9 is the struggling company’s first smartphone which runs the open sourced MeeGo operating system, a joint collaboration between Nokia’s Maemo project and Intel’s Moblin software. It is also the company’s first smartphone in at least three years, which is why many people have generally been excited to hear about it and get their hands on it.
Predictably, the Nokia N9 was met with a disenchanted press upon its release. Although Nokia is still a dominant mobile manufacturer, the company has struggled to compete in the More >
Nokia finally announced its strategic partnership with Microsoft, that would use their strengths and expertise to create a new global mobile ecosystem. Nokia also shocked everyone by announcing that, Windows Phone would be their “primary software platform”. It does not mean that Symbian and MeeGo are dead, In a separate release Nokia mentioned that they are expecting to sell more than 150 million Symbian devices in the coming years. Nokia also confirmed that the MeeGo based smartphone would be launched, later this year. Nokia is also planning to manufacture Windows and MeeGo based tablets. More >
Originally available as a web app, the official Google Latitude app has made it’s way to the iPhone and is now finally available for download in the iTunes App Store.
With Latitude, you can:
- See your friends on a map – find out who’s nearby and meet up.
- Share your location continuously with whomever you choose – help friends and family stay in touch with you, even when you can’t take out your phone.
- Control your privacy – share only city-level location, hide your location, or turn off background updating at any time.
Google Latitude for iPhone also takes advantage of More >
Nokia recently announced the availability of a public beta for its new software synchronization suite, Ovi 3.0. The new Ovi has been in private testing for the past several months and the company is promising improved “stability, syncing and the experience with downloading maps.” The company also said that they “have been working hard to improve the quality of Nokia Ovi Suite,” also stating that they “have also introduced a new Home view, and integrated our music experience with the millions of tracks available on Ovi Music even more closely to Nokia Ovi Suite.”
The company is currently More >