Microsoft Launches OneApp Platform for entry level phones

While only the premier mobile phones like the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Nokia S60 phones enjoy a lot of attention in the mobile application domain, most of the mobile subscribers around the world use only an entry level phone or any basic feature phone.

Keeping that in mind and to cater to the entry level mobile phone users, Microsoft has just introduced the “OneApp platform” with its primary goal, being able to allow developers to develop mobile apps for handsets which have a very limited processing power and low internal memory. Continue reading “Microsoft Launches OneApp Platform for entry level phones”

Nokia 5230 Announced priced at Rs.10000

Nokia have announced the 5230 handset as an entry level touchscreen smart-phone. The phone which looks identical to the 5800 XpressMusic has features which are also nearly identical to the 5800 Xpressmusic. Continue reading “Nokia 5230 Announced priced at Rs.10000”

Nokia N900 Rover Official Press Pic Leaked

The N900 codenamed Rover aka RX-51 seems to be getting a lot of attention due to the platform on which the phone is built – Maemo Linux. We have seen tons of pics of the N900 and package. Now a site named BeGeek has got it hands on the first official press pic of the phone which is most likely to be announced at Nokia World 2009

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Nokia 5800 vs 5530 XpressMusic

The Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, the first touchscreen phone powered by Symbian Series 60 5th Edition was introduced in October 2008 and hit the markets during November 2008. Since it’s release, Nokia has had great success with the phone selling millions of units worldwide.

Initially the 5800 was available in Blue and Red variants which were, in time followed by a Black/Silver variant. A 5800 Navigation Edition was announced recently to celebrate the success of the 5800.

The Nokia 5530 XpressMusic was announced as a variant to the 5800 XpressMusic in June 2009 and is set to release worldwide in August 2009. The Indian release is scheduled for 25th August 2009. Continue reading “Nokia 5800 vs 5530 XpressMusic”

Nokia Booklet 3G Official Pics ! Its Not a Phone but a Mini-Laptop

Nokia had earlier today announced a new product to its lineup: The Nokia Booklet 3G. The device is all most every where on the web. Its a sleek looking device which has both beauty and brains.

If by some reason you are not aware about the Nokia Booklet 3G then check out our previous coverage to become familiar with it.

The Booklet’s official pictures were released by Nokia today and we have them here:

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Nokia Launching 5530 XpressMusic in India today

We just heard from Nokia that they are launching the eagerly awaited 5530 XpressMusic phone [specs] in India later today. Further details including the price and exact availability should be out soon. We spotted this phone along with the 5730 and E72 on Nokia India’s Website couple of weeks ago. So its not just showing coming soon on the webpage but the phone must be really coming soon to a Nokia Store near you .

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Nokia enters Netbook market with Booklet 3G, a mini laptop promises 12hr battery life in just 1.25 kg

Nokia enters the Netbook and Low-end laptop market with the Booklet 3G – a 10-inch Intel Atom powered netbook weighing just 1.25kg and promises a battery life of 12 hrs. The netbook runs windows and looks like you can now sync your phone and PC more seamlessly

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Samsung i8320 Leaked!

Well here is something good for you Linux fans out there. Nokia recently leaked their Nokia N900/RX-51 Rover which runs on the Maemo (Linux) Platform.

It now seems that Samsung are also wanting to try out Linux on their phones and here’s the end result. The Samsung i8320 is a Linux Based smart-phone which is in the final stages of production. The phone supports touch pad. Continue reading “Samsung i8320 Leaked!”

Blackberry Maker RIM , Fastest Growing Company Worldwide

Fortune Magazine has declared RIM (Research in Motion) as the No 1 Fastest Growing Company Worldwide.Some facts about Research in Motion that made it the number 1 on the charts:

  • In the past decade RIM has sold 65 million BlackBerry smartphones to its 28.5 million subscribers.
  • RIM has a 56% share of the $12 billion U.S. smartphone market.
  • A report released earlier this year ranked the BlackBerry Curve smartphone as the bestselling consumer smartphone in the U.S. Three of the five top-selling mobile phones in the U.S. are now BlackBerry smartphones. Continue reading “Blackberry Maker RIM , Fastest Growing Company Worldwide”

Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition launched with Lifetime Navigation Software

Nokia-5800-navigation-edition1 Nokia 5800 was the first touchscreen handset from the Finnish phone maker. Now this device has got a new variant in the name of the Nokia 5800 Navigation Edition.The device has been launched with Lifetime Navigation Software such as a Voice Guided Drive and Walk Navigation.

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Interview with Sumeet Gugnani of Microsoft India on Windows Marketplace for Mobile

FoneArena had the chance to interview Sumeet Gugnani, Director of Mobile Communications Business , Microsoft India.

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In a hour long interview Sumeet spoke about Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Mobile 6.5 , Marketplace and also answered our queries about Windows Mobile. Dive in to catch the text of the interview.

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Google Image Search now supported on most mobile phones

After rolling out a version of Google Image Search for iPhone and Android devices last year , Google is now embracing other feature phone users. Now Image search should work fine on most mobile phones

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Nokia is most trusted brand in India

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Just received an email from MyNokia service that Nokia has been voted as the most trusted brand in India.

For the second year running, we have topped the prestigious Brand Equity Most Trusted Brands (MTB) Survey. Conducted by The Nielsen Company on behalf of Brand Equity, this survey is the largest, most diverse and most prestigious survey of its kind, with over 8,000 respondents nation-wide.

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Download Wikipedia Official iPhone App from the AppStore for Free

You can now download the official iPhone App for Wikipedia from the app store (iTunes link) for free onto your iPhone. This is the first official iphone app for wikipedia and is published by the WikiMedia foundation. As ReadWriteWeb points out this app is not very different from the mobile version of the wikipedia.

 

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