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Orange strikes new Ovi deal with Nokia

Nokia’s Ovi platform has wooed another operator: Orange announced yesterday that it’s struck a new three-year strategic agreement with the handset maker that will see Orange run ten Nokia handsets as part of its Signature range as well as selling Ovi services. The ten Signature handsets will give users access to the Orange Music Store, […]

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Orange and Nokia vomit out more rubbish, probably

So, the Guardian carries a rather positive viewpoint about Orange and Nokia getting into bed to do ‘services’ together. One click access. 10 different phones. Blah-bloody-blah. Here are the first two opening paras: Orange has signed a three-year deal with Nokia to bring the Finnish phone maker’s mobile maps and games services to its customers […]

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Nokia goes green with 40 biodegradable handsets planned

Link: Nokia to launch 40 phone models with biodegradable components Nokia is planning to launch around 40 new green phone models this year — each comprising biodegradable components that can be easily recycled. No word on whether you’ll be able to upgrade the firmware on the ‘green’ handsets without a degree in Nuclear Physics.

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Doing things in Sequence – the hidden Nokia feature!

Last week I was fortunate enough to be invited along to take part in a new Food-based event rather amusingly entitled – ‘Nom Nom Nom’. The brainchild of London Underground Blogger, Annie Mole – Food 2.0 Nom Nom Nom, (to give it its full title), was a LOT of fun. I was there in two […]

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Nokia hints at more Linux

Nokia has come out as mobile Linux’s latest cheerleader (granted, it’s not unsurprisingly after it

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Nokia goes after US with “lots of devices”

The US has always been a bit of a thorn in the side of the US – it’s never managed to get a real foothold over there and it’s been losing market share hand over fist. But not one to give up, it’s revealed that it’s planning to get more handsets into the US, according […]

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Nokia, T-Mobile tie up over Ovi

When Ovi

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Mobile Skype ready for testing on Java phones

After flirting with mobile VoIP for a while, Skype looks like it’s about to get properly stuck in. The company’s announced that it’s brought out a beta version of the Skype client for “50 of the most popular Java-enabled mobile phones from Motorola, Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson”. All the usual features are enabled – […]

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Asda sells mobiles for £5

It’s not going to get you any admiring glances if you leave it on a table in the pub, but at £5 with no strings, Asda’s latest mobile phone deal will take some beating. The supermarket behemoth is knocking out four handset models for the bargain price of £5 – one Nokia and three Sagems […]

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One in five phones will have Linux by 2013

Linux is finally set to make its mark as a significant operating system in the coming years, analysts reckon. According to ABI Research, one out of every five mid and high-end handsets will be sporting Linux come 2013. ABI says that the new acceptance for Linux will be spawned by the likes of Google’s Android, […]

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Nokia: There may be trouble ahead

Interesting results out of Nokia this week: despite some promising numbers, like net sales up 28 percent year on year and device volumes up around about the same, it looks like the money men weren’t impressed by the results. Why? Nokia’s warning things won’t always be as rosy. “Nokia expects the mobile device market to […]

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Nokia unwraps latest NFC wallet phone

Nokia has unveiled its latest NFC-enabled phone, a 3G candy bar by the name of the 6212 classic. As well as the NFC functionality, the device has a 2 megapixel camera, radio, MP3 player and expandable memory of up to 4GB. Nokia says it will cost around 200 euros before tax and subsidies and will […]