Items tagged with Symbian

Goodbye, Symbian, and thanks for the pie. That's the message Nokia is sending to the once popular mobile operating system as its preps one final shipment of Symbian smartphones this summer before investing its efforts entirely into its relationship... Read more...
Nokia's got a lot of work ahead of it if it plans to regain a chunk of that marketshare it lost to Apple, Samsung and the rest of the Android gang over the past few years, but is this the phone to start that process? With the Lumia 900 already... Read more...
Analyst predictions are always entertaining, because they make statements about what will happen in the future, which are both impossible to prove without the passage of time (or, we suppose, a time machine) and fun to discuss. IDC’s latest... Read more...
It's a little sad, really. Both Symbian and MeeGo held so much promise, and in the case of the former, there's still significant market share out there using the product. But Nokia has to move on, despite their roots, and some earlier announced... Read more...
Who says new technology has to be expensive? Not Nokia! For years, the company has maintained a wild market share dominance by focusing heavily on getting phones to developing markets -- markets where cellphones have yet to really grab hold. When... Read more...
According to the latest numbers released by comScore, both Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS mobile operating systems gained marketshare in Q2 at the expense of rivals RIM, Microsoft, and Symbian. In the report, comScore claims 78.5... Read more...
If it isn't Twitter, it's Facebook, and if it's not Facebook, it's Google+, and if it isn't that, it's probably Foursquare. There's too many social networks to count these days, but the one that has become famous for showcasing where people are... Read more...
Nokia's N9 smartphone may have been the company's flagship introduction this evening, but it's not the only new gear coming out of Nokia's labs. The outfit's first Symbian Anna phones are also shipping out this week, and while Symbian may not be... Read more...
RadioShack has lost ground to Best Buy, and even Wal-mart and Target, and based on their technical expertise as demonstrated by this ad, it's no wonder why. The ad, which came via an email, says buyers should "Make It an Android." However, the fact... Read more...
Nokia may not be giving Symbian their full faith and support, but there were obviously a lot of Symbian phones in the pipeline prior to the mega announcement earlier in the year to switch over to Windows Phone 7. Two of those phones are now... Read more...
Symbian's dead. Long live Symbian? It seems to be the case these days, as Nokia's long-lived operating system may not be completely paralyzed just yet. In a very interesting twist and turn of events, newly instated CEO Stephen Elop has come out and... Read more...
And the bloodshed continues at Nokia. There was no bones made about the need to slash jobs after Nokia decided on Windows Phone 7 for their next mobile OS; the folks working on Symbian were suddenly not needed. But now, a report is making this... Read more...
If you have a Symbian, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, iOS, or Android smartphone, your phone even now could be infected with spyware. However, it might be spyware that your significant other or spouse intentionally installed on your phone. The software... Read more...
If you read the news, you'll probably think that things are great at Nokia. The company recently decided to stray from Symbian in favor of using Windows Phone 7 on their smartphones, and it's a play that will almost definitely put Nokia back on the... Read more...
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