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Nokia stops Symbian production

It has been coming since that infamous memo when Stephen Elop described it as a burning platform but Nokia have finally announced that they will be stopping production of Symbian phones some point this summer. Symbian was launched with the 7650 back in 2002 and was utilised on …

Latest US market share figures released

The latest Operating system figures for the US have been released by Kantar. Unlike the Android figures posted earlier today there are some real surprises for the latest quarter. Operating System 3 months to Feb 12 3 months to Feb 13 Change +/-  iOS  47%  43.5%  -3.5%  Android …

Samsung to overtake Nokia in total sales

Nokia has traditionally been on top when it comes to total phones shipped but it looks as though Samsung is about to overtake them for the first time this quarter. Lower end estimates are that Samsungs shipments stand at 85m and Nokia’s figures from earlier this week are …

Windows Phone 7 now outsells Symbian

Back in February last year Symbian had a 12.4% share of the smartphone market here in the UK. Now, according to figures by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, this has now dropped to 2.4%. The 10% drop means that Windows Phone 7 has now … just…. overtaken the Symbian OS. …

MWC – Nokia PureView 808 Hands On

Just out of a meeting with Nokia and one of the best optics team in the mobile industry, We also managed to get some hands on time with the new Nokia PureView 808 and it’s amazing 41 megapixel camera. From initial impressions as a Nokia fan I am …

MWC – Nokia 808 arrives

The Nokia 808 PureView has just been announced here in Barcelona. Normal stuff really. Nokia phone, running Symbian, 41 megapixel camera. .. pardon? Yes, we figured this was worth covering, even though it’s not iOS, Android or Windows Phone – a 41 megapixel camera. That’s kinda raising the …

Platform Wars

Platform wars, is Apples way the only way? With the enormous growth of the smartphone, and the never ending war between platform makers to be the dominant force, are we looking at a future dominated by the curated, closed platforms, and will Android have to become more regulated …

Will NOKIA announce Windows Phone 7 partnership?

Rumours are rife that NOKIA may be announcing Windows Phone 7 as a partner, having previously partnered could it be that NOKIA are lining up the Windows platform for “a major platform shift” Although these rumours have been around for a while, what makes these more believable is …