bendy

Recently, manufacturers have been starting rumors about creating bendable phones. However, rumors and proof-of-concepts were the closest that anyone has gotten, so far. Contour displays are... starting to gain a bit of a foothold in the market, but this takes contour-ability to a whole new level.

Thankfully, Nokia has come to our rescue, and demonstrated that we shouldn’t coun...

samsung-smartphone-leader

Apple had a short victory last quarter, when they surpassed Nokia (they were already ahead of Samsung in smartphones), but it looks like nothing will be able to stop Samsung’s skyrocketing... growth. Samsung sold 27 million smartphones in Q3 this year, and it’s looking at selling around 35 million next quarter, now that Galaxy S II is on 3 carriers in USA, Galaxy Nexus will be able soon...

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The continuous advancements of smartphones and tablets have led some to say that we are now in a post-PC era. Just like in the popular debates about which desktop or laptop computer operating system... was better, the same question is being asked by users about mobile devices today.

Nokia and Blackberry jump started mobile industry advancements around a decade ago but Apple’s introduction o...

Android-OS-VS-Symbian-OS

If you still don’t think Android is the future not only of most high-end smartphones, but also of most low-end ones, where Nokia has historically dominated, then this should throw some... cold water on you. A new research shows Android is now on 47% of all new smartphones in UK, where Symbian has only 7.2% left, which is down 19 points from last year’s 26% market share. One fifth...

via fortune.cnn

The Technology Fortune blog from CNN is reporting that the Android OS will out-weigh Symbian in 2012. The information comes via an analyst company named... ‘informa’. According to principal analyst Malik Kamal-Saadi, Nokia will suffer most from this trend. This is in part because they have the most to lose.

“Informa expects that t...

Android 2.2 on Nokia N900

It seems as though the development community for Android is growing and achieving great things almost weekly now. We just announced that Android... 2.1 has successfully ported to the HTC HD2, which is a wonderful achievement. Now, Android 2.2, aka Froyo, has found its way over to the Nokia N900. Another fantastic feat of accomplishment. As it stands...

A guy running a blog site called “Brandon’s Posterous” has recently released a video of the Nokia N900 dual booting Maemo 5 and Android. Maemo 5 is a Linux based operating system that is both... useable and great to develop for. Nokia develops it in collaboration with many open source projects such as Debian, GNOM, among others. However, it does not receive the same kind of attention Android...

Responding to Google’s recent updates to the Android platform that brought a free version of their turn-by-turn navigation software to the Motorola Droid in the USA, Nokia have responded by releasing... a free version of Ovi Maps for users in several countries.

Usually, navigation software for smartphones comes with a flat fee or sometimes a monthly charge. Google’s free offering actually cause...

The UK’s Guardian is reporting that Nokia is going to show its first Android powered smartphone at an event in September of this year.  The site quotes anonymous “industry insiders”... as being the source for the information.

Considering that Nokia developed S60, the most popular smartphone system on the planet, and also has its own open-source Maemo OS being developed (and don...

Our friend Ricky Cadden of Symbian-Guru.com was nice enough to shoot a video of his Nokia N800 running NITdroid, a port of the Android OS.

NITdroid is very much a work in progress, and it doesn’t... run all that smoothly on the N800, which normally runs Nokia’s Maemo environment, but it is nice to see that it is starting to come together.  In the video Ricky shows us the browser and home screen as w...