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Nokia’s “best of everything” X range smartphones to conquer the smartphone market between the Asha and Lumia devices

Nokia X and X+ [Henrique Martin YouTube channel, Feb 24, 2014] Updates: – NOKIA X DUAL SIM, Go! With Nokia X [Nokia India product page, March 10, 2014] … Starting from: Rs 8,599 [$140] … – Nokia X Price in … Continue reading

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Intel is realigning to focus on cloud services for enterprises, developers and operators with closing of its AppUp consumer app store

That means the end of Intel’s 4 years old Atom-based multi-OS app store saga started originally for netbooks. The beginning of the end of its consumer computing effort? From Intel to close its AppUp online app store [ComputerWorld, Jan 30, … Continue reading

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Nokia under transition (as reported by the company)

Note and updates: stock price is up 3.17%  as per above (those numbers are in US$) – see more: Nokia trying the first Lumia month in China with China Telecom exclusive [March 28, 2012] – Nokia seeks to retake China market share [Reuters, March … Continue reading

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The leading ClearBlack display technology from Nokia

For better brightness, contrast and outdoor visibility In-Plane Switching (IPS) type LCD and AMOLED display panels are typically used. Nokia made a significant enhancement of both. First in September 14, 2010 with the announcement of its ClearBlack technology “for improved … Continue reading

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Best practice industrial and user experience design – Nokia and Microsoft

Major updates: Marko Ahtisaari: smartphone evolution is only just beginning [The Guardian, Jan 31, 2012] … “There’s a point of view about design that all innovation in the interaction with the phone has been done,” Ahtisaari says. “Nothing could be … Continue reading

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Designing smarter phones–Marko Ahtisaari (Nokia) and Albert Shum (Microsoft)

Including Joe Belfiore’s “Building a different kind of UI” talk as well (for completeness): see that in the very end. Marko Ahtisaari interview: Nokia Senior VP of Design [The Verge, Oct 31, 2011] Nokia designer Marko Ahtisaari sits down with … Continue reading

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Samsung push for bada in 2012 and other Linux based devices–with Tizen UPDATE: 1st Tizen devices in 2013

‘bada’ = the Korean word for ‘ocean.’ It is a Linux based proprietary operating system by Samsung which is otherwise rooted in MOCHA (Modular & Configurable Handset S/W Architecture), later evolved into SHP (Samsung Handset Platform) on which the bada … Continue reading

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