Microsoft and Nokia, what does it mean?

Nokia acquisition


By now, you’ve likely read about Nokia’s Devices and Services division being acquired in a deal by Microsoft. You’ve also likely read about the movement of CEO Stephen Elop amongst others back to Redmond and Microsoft. What has been less clear is the fallout likely to come from this deal as well as the reasoning behind this acquisition.

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RIM Buys Swedish Video Editing Company JayCut

RIM (Research in Motion), the company behind BlackBerry has just announced that it has purchased JayCut. JayCut is a Swedish video editing company.

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Review : Buy Bluetooth Wireless Headsets at -The Internet Superstore is one a multi-channel online retailer based out of California, United States. They are into business since 1997. They are now offering  a good variety of Bluetooth Wireless Headsets for sale online.

Bluetooth headsets are a must if you need to talk on the phone without taking it out of your pocket. The prices of these gadgets have also come down considerably over the past few years. Also a large number of devices support Bluetooth these days. If you are wondering what Bluetooth is ?


Its a global standard for a short-range wireless network (Personal Area Network PAN) . Its can be used for information exchange between devices over a short-range radio frequency.Popular versions are 1.1, 2.0 and 2.1 EDR . Today it is possible to listen to stereo Audio using Bluetooth provided the device and Headset support A2DP

Lets take this  Plantronics Voyager 510 Bluetooth Headset with WindSmart for example


According to info on the website its the 11th Top-Selling product . So whats special in it ?


  • Light weight
  • Can switch between 2 devices easily
  • Upto 6 hours of talk time
  • Upto 100 hours of standby time
  • 10m range

You can choose from a lot of Manufacturers –  Plantronics,  Motorola,  Jabra,  Nokia,  Sony Ericsson,  Parrot,  Anycom, &  BlueAnt

The site has cool feature called product zoom using which you can see a enlarged picture of the product and some extra details like Shipping and Stock without having to leave the page.The interface is clean despite a few third-party advertisements

You also get to post/read reviews of all products.

Most of these Bluetooth products might qualify for their free shipping, Please check with their Terms and Conditions before placing the order.

You can also get $10 of your order if you use Google checkout for the purchase

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Nokia 6280 is now shipping across Europe

Now shipping in European markets, the Nokia 6280 will sell at an estimated retail price of 375 EURO before subsidies or taxes.

Infosync World reports that Nokia has begun shipping across Europe

A highlight of the 6280 is its integration of dual camera, which was previously only available in the Nokia 6680 smartphone. A back-mounted 2 Megapixel camera is used in conjunction with a front-mounted 0.3 MP camera to allow for rapid switching between views, with the 6280 also offering in-call initiation of video sharing should users want to start sharing video mid-call. Also, the 6280 offers a full-screen landscape mode for use when shooting stills or recording video, as well as a LED flash with a range of up to 1.5 meters.

Offering up to 74 MB of user available memory, the 6280 includes the full compliment of Nokia’s messaging and presence functionality with support for SMS, MMS and presence enhanced instant messaging, as well as an e-mail client supporting POP3/IMAP4/SMTP protocols. Additionally, the 6280 also offers Nokia’s Xpress audio messaging as well as support for Push-To-Talk, and further on the note of audio integrates a stereo FM radio with support for Visual Radio and also a music player with stereo audio.

For shorter range connectivity, the Nokia 6280 integrates Bluetooth, Infrared and also USB 2.0 via Nokia’s proprietary Pop-port interface, all of which enable synchronization with the Nokia PC Suite.

Measuring in at 115 g and 100 x 46 x 21 mm, the 6280 offers a claimed talk time of up to 3 hours and up to 250 hours when on GSM; up to 2.5 hours and up 200 hours, respectively, when on WCDMA.

Now shipping in European markets, the Nokia 6280 will sell at an estimated retail price of ?375 EUR before subsidies or taxes.

via [infosyncworld]