Browsing All posts tagged under »Nokia«

In the year 2013 the Mobile revolution continues unabated

February 8, 2013 by


So according to Gartner this is the year mobile phones are set to overtake PCs as the web access device worldwide and the number of smartphones will exceed 1.82 billion worldwide. Also according to Gartner Windows Phone 7 will overtake iOS by 2015. This, however, is something I just can’t get to grips with. Maybe […]

What does Nokia’s ‘Burning Platform’ mean?

February 10, 2011 by


By now I expect you have read somewhere the leaked memo from Nokia CEO, Stephen Elop? What does this mean to mobile recruiting? If you have not then Elop starts the memo with a story about a man on an oil platform in the North Sea, which is on fire. The man has a choice […]

Out with the old, in with the new

February 2, 2011 by


5 years ago the smart phone world was very different. A lot has changed in the mobile sector in a very short time. Nokia, the inventor of the smartphone, Ericsson and Blackberry were out their as leaders in 2006. The old PDAs from Palm and Compaq / Microsoft had merged with the mobile. Then on the […]

Is Nokia to late?

December 6, 2010 by


In September 2010 at Nokia World conference in London, Niklas Savander Exec VP, Nokia  declared  loudly, “Nokia is back”. The plans showed the E7, C7, C6 and the N8 as the future of smartphone. All the phones operate on Symbian, Nokia’s own OS. “We’re not going to apologise for the fact that we are not […]

EU throws a fist full of euros at Symbian

November 3, 2010 by


Nokia operates the Symbian platform for its smartphones, such as the latest N8 which competes with the iPhone and the HTC devices. The Symbian platform has the largest market penetration but poor Mobile Internet activity. Nokia look to be loosing it. This might all change, as €22m of tax payers money could go a long way! […]

Ovi Store Downloads Hit 2.3 Million Per Day

October 4, 2010 by


Nokia have announced some impressive statistics for the Ovi store, which they announced on the Official Nokia Blog on October 1st. The Ovi store has only been live since May 2009 and according to Nokia: 200,000 new users are signing up to Ovi daily. Ovi Store downloads are now topping 2.3 million per day. 70 […]

Nokia N8 Finally Begins Shipping

September 30, 2010 by


“Is it nearly here yet? Is it nearly here yet? Is it nearly here yet?” The Nokia N8 has finally begun to ship, according to reports on the official Nokia blog. The post states that “The first Nokia N8 devices have left the factories in Finland and China and are now making their way around […]

HTC Announce Desire HD and Desire Z

September 16, 2010 by


HTC have announced the launch of 2 brand new smartphones, the Desire HD and the Desire Z, both of which will be available in October. At the HTC press event held in London on Wednesday, the company announced the launch of the smartphones alongside an update for Sense, the UI component for Android devices that […]

Google, Nokia and BlackBerry – Mobile News this Week

September 9, 2010 by


BlackBerry BlackBerry have announced via their official Twitter account that the BlackBerry AppWorld has reached a new milestone with over 10,000 apps: “BlackBerry #AppWorld is 10,000 apps strong and growing – what apps do you love?” Via @Blackberry (Twitter) Nokia The official date for the Nokia N8 has been announced for the UK as Friday […]

Nokia N8 set to cause a stir at Nokia World Expo

September 7, 2010 by


Nokia are set to make their big comeback in the smartphone market at the Nokia World Expo in London next week with the introduction of the Nokia E7 and the Nokia N8. The Nokia N8 is set to become Nokia’s flagship handset, replacing the N97. It is the first Nokia handset to use the Symbian^3 Open […]