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Nokia Research Labs: Make your HDTV a touchscreen

Goodness me what a shit week it’s been for Nokia. Yet amongst the dross, there are glimmers of light. Glimmers. Witness, for example, Engadget’s Vlad Savov who highlights a prototype app called Plug and Touch. Plug your N8 into your HDTV and position the device about five feet away with the camera pointing at the […]

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Opinion

NokiaWorld: What a total waste of time and resources

Well that’s the dust settling after NokiaWorld 2010 and I am left feeling entirely empty. Thank you for absolutely nothing, Nokia. Writing or speaking the word ‘Nokia‘ is the muggle equivalent of deploying a Harry Potter style Dementor: All the joy immediately seeps out of your life. This week the company vomited out a few […]

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NokiaWorld: The Only Possibility Today is Brilliance

I’m looking forward to seeing what Nokia delivers to the marketplace today. I’m excited at the possibilities. However I still retain a sad-reality-view. Today, Nokia needs to deliver unmitigated brilliance. It’s a binary situation. Either it’s brilliant or it’s not. It’s that simple. I am quietly fearful that the company will vomit out a range […]

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Good morning Nokia World

This week belongs firmly to the mobile giant that is Nokia. Nokia World has come to London. It’s the corporation’s own chance to speak to the (previously dwindling) faithful entirely on it’s terms. I’m looking forward to seeing what the company has to offer the marketplace. Nokia has been learning some hard lessons in the […]

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Hands-on with the Nokia N97 Mini and X6

Some say he can open doors just by looking at them — and that he never, ever sweats. All I know is that he’s called: Rafe Blandford. Rafe, founder of All About Symbian, knows a thing or two about Symbian. He’s got so much knowledge and experience about the operating system, about Nokia and about […]

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What Nokia Should Do – an opinion

Stephanie Rieger posted this on MoMo London’s discussion group, after having received it via MoMo San Francisco. I read it without knowing who penned the piece. I’d like you to do the same and see what you think. Here we go. – – – – – What Nokia Should Do September 16, 2009 Nokia is […]

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Video: Rafe Blandford’s Nokia World Tour – Part 2

I’ve had a lot of emails asking about Part 2 of Rafe’s Nokia World tour — I’m delighted to say it’s ready to publish. Here we go: Download M4V Video | Subscribe to Podcast | Embed video (You can find Part 1 here)

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Devices

Nokia N900 media tablet is £499. I’ll take two, please

Got a mail in from Expansys this afternoon to tell me that the Nokia N900 media tablet — the darling of the Nokia World conference last week — is ready for pre-order at £499.99. Yours to have from the 19th of October. Provided there are a few more apps added for the device (and that […]

Coming soon: Rafe Blandford does Martin Brundle at Nokia World

Whilst at Nokia World in Stuttgart last week, Rafe Blandford from All About Symbian and I got together to produce a tour of the conference floor. I always like to have a look around conference stalls to see what’s on offer. Often you’ll come across some real gems. It’s also worthwhile done together with colleagues […]

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Video: Rafe Blandford’s Nokia World 2009 Preview

Download M4V Video | Subscribe to Podcast | Embed video Rafe Blandford, founder and editor of All About Symbian, on this week’s Nokia World 2009.

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Nokia N900 Maemo demonstration video

It is looking RATHER good:

Nokia World 2009: MIR is there

Every year Nokia does a very big conference, usually somewhere in Europe, by the name of Nokia World. The cream of the company’s techies, product managers, marketing geniuses and executives arrive in one place for a few days. It was at Nokia World 2006 that I: a) Put a question to the company’s CEO at […]