Number of results 25 for Symbian

25/05/2012 - Nokia Prepares New PureView Smartphones
Nokia 808 PureView is just the beginning: the Finnish manufacturer making plans for an entire range of PureView smartphones with various forms of design and prices, all recommended by the camera’s excellent performances.

14/03/2012 - Stephen Elop in an Interview About Nokia and Windows
In an interview with people at The Verge, Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, was extremely pleased regarding the company’s performance after the first year of strategic partnership with Microsoft.

26/08/2011 - OFFICIAL: Nokia Announces Symbian Belle Along With Three New Smartphones
Although the news of a new update for Symbian OS, called Belle, has come to our years since Monday, only today has officially been announced by Nokia. But with this announcement, has also come another one of three new smartphones that comes with OS: Nokia 600, Nokia 700 and Nokia 701. All three are scheduled to appear in the third quarter of this year, which means that we will find them in stores soon.

02/06/2011 - Nokia E6 and X7 Ready for Delivery in Europe
The first two Nokia phones that come with Symbian Anna, Nokia E6 and Nokia X7 have been launched commercially. Fortunately, both phones will be available on the European market.

20/05/2011 - Nokia, At the Lowest Rate in 14 Years, on a Growing Market
Nokia mobile phone market share dropped from 30.6% to 25.1%, reaching its lowest level since 1997, selling in the first quarter of 2011 107.6 million units, according to a study made by the research firm Gartner.

08/03/2011 - Opera Launches the Opera Mobile Store
Opera Software has just announced that the Opera Mobile Store is now open and available at mobilestore.opera.com. The Opera Mobile Store has been built and delivered through a partnership with Appia and offers both free and paid applications for virtually any mobile platform and device.

31/01/2011 - Google's Android Becomes the World's Leading Smartphone Platform
Canalys today published its final Q4 2010 global country-level smart phone market data, which revealed that Google's Android has become the leading platform. Shipments of Android-based smartphones reached 32.9 million, while devices running Nokia's Symbian platform trailed slightly at 31.0 million worldwide.

15/09/2010 - Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS in 2010
The worldwide mobile operating system market will be dominated by Symbian and Android, as the two OSs will account for 59.8 percent of mobile OS sales by 2014, according to Gartner.

08/09/2010 - Nokia N8 Offcially for Sale at the end of September
Nokia finally announced that Nokia N8, the company's long-awaited, flagship handset, will be on-sale in the last week of September for £429 SIM free or on contract from £35 per month.

14/06/2010 - Rubberduck Launches Support for Touch Phones
Rubberduck, a provider of streaming mobile TV services, announced support for a wide range of new touch phones, through an in-house developed Java application. The Java client also runs on Symbian devices from Nokia and Sony Ericsson ahead of a dedicated app, expected with the launch of Symbian^4 in 2011.

03/03/2010 - Nokia Announces Skype for Symbian
Skype and Nokia today jointly announced the release of Skype for Symbian, a Skype client for Nokia smartphones based on the Symbian platform.

Skype for Symbian will allow Nokia smartphone users worldwide to use Skype on the move, over either a WiFi or mobile data connection (GPRS, EDGE, 3G).


16/07/2009 - Symbian to Launch App Store Platform

The Symbian Foundation has unveiled its application-publishing program - becoming the latest in what is becoming a long line of mobile app stores.
Called Symbian Horizon it is scheduled for general availability in October.

06/07/2009 - Open-Source "Tidal Wave" Will Shift Power to Developers

The number of smartphones shipped with open source operating systems (OS) will increase from 106 million this year to 223 million by 2014.
That's the prediciton of telecom consultants Juniper Research, who found that operating systems and applications are playing an increasingly important role in the differentiation of new smartphones.

06/07/2009 - Nokia Quashes Android Smartphone Rumor, What About Netbook?

Nokia has denied that it is developing a handset based on Google's Android operating system.
The response came after reports in the UK that the Finnish phone maker would announce an Android-based smartphone in September at the Nokia World Conference.

20/05/2009 - Smartphone Market Will Remain Buoyant in 2009

Lee Williams, chief of the Symbian Foundation, is confident that sales of smartphones will remain buoyant with growth of 12-15 per cent in 2009.
While his forecast falls short of some estimates which predict 30 per cent increases, it underlines the growing confidence felt in the smartphone sector of the mobile market.

27/01/2009 - Mobile Firefox Expected On HTC Touch Pro

A beta version of Mozilla's mobile Firefox web browser - codenamed Fennec - could be launched on the HTC Touch Pro as early as next week.
The move is part of Moxilla's announced intention to move onto Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms.

23/12/2008 - Motorola Commits To WinMo And Android

Motorola is to discontinue making phones for Symbian and will instead concentrate on two new platforms: Windows Mobile and Android.
Sanjay Jha, CEO of the Mobile Devices group at Motorola, confirmed what had until now been rumors to Michael Oryl of MobileBurn.

27/11/2008 - INTERVIEW: PC's Problems Will Come To Mobiles

The BBC was recently criticised for scaremongering about the threat mobile viruses posed to smartphones, particularly those operating on the Symbian platform.
F-Secure was one of two anti-virus software companies quoted by the BBC - the other was Adaptive Mobile.
So it was interesting for smartphone.biz-news to speak with Samu Konttinen, vice president of mobile solutions at F-Secure, to hear his views on the danger of viruses to smartphones.

24/11/2008 - Forget Megapixels - Most Camera Phones Not Up To The Job

When it comes to cameras - and that includes camera phones - many consumers are fixated by the megapixel count.
Yet John Turner, product manager for multi-media at Symbian, said higher resolution was definitely no guarantee of quality.
He said this was especially true since the majority of camera phone photos are taken in the darkened environs of bars and nightclubs.

02/11/2008 - Nokia Bets On Smartphone Openness Versus "Dictator"

So who exactly was Nokia's Kai Öistämö referring to as a "dictator" when he addressed the recent Symbian Smartphone Show in London?
No names were named by the executive vice president of devices but his speech made it clear the Finnish giant isn't resting on its laurels.

22/10/2008 - Symbian Vows To Sweep Clear Obstacles For Developers

Symbian’s CEO Nigel Clifford spelt out his vision for the organisation’s future under Nokia as one which would sweep away previous obstacles and attract innovative developers.
Giving the opening keynote speech at the Smartphone Show in London, Clifford admitted that up until now developers may have been put off working with Symbian because of licensing agreements and conditions.

10/09/2008 - Symbian Foundation support continues to grow

A further nine companies have thrown their weight behind the planned Symbian Foundation.
As well as comprising some well known Symbian names, the newcomers represent device manufacturers (in the form of Sharp and KTF) and a strong showing of software engineering and middleware companies.

03/09/2008 - Samsung accepts offer for Symbian buyout

Samsung has accepted Nokia's offer to buy out its stake in software firm Symbian, and Nokia now has acceptances from all Symbian shareholders to sell their shares.
Nokia said in June it would buy out other shareholders of UK-based smartphone software maker Symbian and make its software royalty-free to other phone makers in response to new rivals such as Google.

14/08/2008 - Nokia leads China smartphone sales boom


Sales of smartphones in China grew 32 per cent on year to 15 million units in the first half of 2008, according to data released from China-based CCID Consulting.

24/07/2008 - Samsung launches 8-megapixel smartphone

Samsung has launched the i8510, its first 8-megapixel camera phone, which comes with autofocus features, face recognition, image stabilizer, and flash.
The smartphone uses the Symbian v9.3 operating system and features on-board software that allows users to edit and personalise photos.

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