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Nokia phones don’t like SMS

Various models of Nokia phones are susceptible to a remote exploit by receiving a specially crafted SMS. Phones running Symbian 8 through 9.2 and S60 v2.61 through 3.1, SonyEricsson phones running UIQ are also exploitable. The attack is “invisible” to the user and causes various problems including the phone refusing to accept further SMS messages […]

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UIQ on last legs

UIQ which was the user interface on top of Symbian developed by SonyEricsson and Motorola, both companies are concentrating on other operating systems and the UIQ business unit has filed for bankruptcy protection. The main competitor is Nokia’s S60 (which also sits on top of Symbian) and it looks like the Finns have won the […]

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Is UIQ going the way of the dodo?

Here’s a question that needs a decent answer. I know we’ve got a heck of a lot of developers reading here on Mobile Industry Review so I’d welcome your perspective: Is the UIQ platform still viable for developers to support? Given that its split between UIQ2 and UIQ3 — there are only 20 devices, with […]