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After what feels like forever, Nokia's latest shot at breaking ground in the American smartphone market has arrived. The highly sophisticated N97 smartphone, which has been available overseas for a small while now, is finally shipping to US customers. By and large, Nokia is still struggling to have its smartphones taken seriously in the US market. The company has managed to land its lower-end units on various carriers, but in most cases (the N97 included), its smartphones have been sold without carrier support. In other words, those looking to secure an N97 will have to buy it off-contract, which... Read more...
The world's favorite VoIP calling application is making a beeline for your next Nokia handset, and believe it or not, that's perfectly okay with Nokia. During last week's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Skype and Nokia teamed up to jointly announced a new partnership that would bring the planet's "leading Internet communications experience to the Nokia range of mobile computers." The deal lays out that Skype will be integrated from the factory into Nokia's flagship N97 starting in Q3 2009, and a number of other NSeries cellphones will be similarly equipped soon after that. We're told that the... Read more...