There Are Six Major Problems with Windows Phone, and Apps Isn’t One of Them

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Note: Please welcome our guest Rita to The Mobile Fanatics. She was nice enough to share this article with us. I keep running into this same sentence, over and over again “Windows Phone lacks apps”. Every single review of a Lumia for example ends with the same foregone conclusion: “it’s a great phone but there […]

Video demo: Nokia Lumia 920 PR2.0 to get double-tap to unlock and sleeping screen clock

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This brings me back to my Symbian and Nokia N9 (MeeGo Harmattan) days. My Nokia N8 had the ability to show the clock on my screen when it was locked in a power-efficient way. There was even an app called Sleeping Screen that showed SMS and missed called notifications. My Nokia N9 (MeeGo/Harmattan) allowed me […]

HP hires ex-MeeGo head Alberto Torres to run Mobility tablets unit

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In an interesting move, HP has brought aboard Alberto Torres to head a new “consumer tablets” unit. Mr. Torres was relieved of his duties at Nokia earlier this year after heading MeeGo operations. Nokia let him go because they didn’t want to develop the MeeGo platform anymore and release MeeGo devices. Everyone is expecting HP […]

How might a Nokia tablet running Windows 8 look? Marko Ahtisaari, head of design, ‘working on it’

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Almost every tech site, big and small, has come to the determination that the Nokia Lumia 800 (and N9) have one of the best hardware designs on a phone. Now what if we took that same design and applied it to a Nokia tablet running the upcoming Windows 8 operating system? It might look something […]

Nokia N9 PR1.2 update brings GTalk video chat, folders, Maps favorites sync, continuous shutter, & more

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Nokia N9 fanatics will be delighted to hear this bit of good news. The month of March brings the newest firmware update for their MeeGo-based smartphone. N9 update PR1.2 is now available in most countries and brings a handful of really good updates and features including updates to camera, folders, Nokia Drive, DNLA, Google Talk […]

Video Review: We put the Nokia N9 through a multitasking torture test

Multitasking on the Nokia N9

What phone is best at multitasking? Look no further than the Nokia N9 and MeeGo Harmattan experience. Here you have true multitasking, with apps running in the background if needed in an easily controlled environment. When viewing the multitasking panel you see open applications in live tiles – either 3×3 or 2×2. Yes… I said […]