Tag: nokia n96
RIP Symbian: Nokia's ageing mobile OS put in "maintenance mode"
Nokia have finally laid to rest Symbian, their aged mobile OS that initially brought them great success in the smartphone race before dragging them beneath the waves of competition. Nokia have announced that the operating system is now to enter…
Skype now available on Nokia's Ovi Store
Nokia and Skype have joined forces today to announce the release of Skype for Symbian phones. The app is available now from the Ovi Store for free, allowing users with a Wi-Fi or 3G connection to call other Skype users…
iPlayer marches on: catch-up TV service coming to Nokia N96
The seemingly relentless development of the BBC’s iPlayer service continues with the announcement that the online catchup service will be available for Nokia’s N96 multimedia phone when it launches next month.
Users will be able to download and stream programmes — a first for a mobile phone service and something that Mac and Linux users can’t even do yet. That’s thanks to a purpose-built application for the Symbian-powered phone. Any jealous iPhone users out there?…
Nokia N96 to hit UK shops on 1st October
Nokia has announced today that their much anticipated Nokia N96 handset will be available for all to queue up for come Wednesday 1st October in the year of our Lord, 2008. Stick it in your diary, book the day off, start prepping the groundwork for a well timed sickie.
The prices are as yet unconfirmed…
MWC 2008: The top 10 hottest phones
Phew. Yesterday was without a doubt one of the most exciting days in the history of the mobile with innovative launches everywhere you looked. Judging by the new range of handsets it really is worth hanging on until at least…
MWC 2008: Nokia N96 versus Nokia N95
With Nokia finally announcing the N96, it’s time to take a look at what new features they’ve added since the N95.
Boring but necessary are dimensions. The N96 isn’t going to take up much more room in your pocket than the N95 — it’s marginally bigger and slightly heavier, but we’ll forgive that for the extra features.