Latest Nokia To Stories

2010-01-21 15:28:06

On Thursday, Nokia announced the launch of a free satellite navigation system on its cellphones. This move is expected to boost handset sales and prices after the No. 1 cellphone maker brings free navigation to 20 million smartphones. "I'm sure Nokia's real enemy here is Google," analyst Tero Kuittinen from MKM Partners told Reuters. Google has offered a blow to the satnav market leaders such as TomTom and Garmin.  The satnav market is a $25 billion industry. "It's a major shock for...

2009-11-30 13:28:32

Finnish cell phone maker Nokia is reportedly planning development of a single new Linux-based smartphone next year. A source told Reuters on Monday that Nokia has plans to unveil a new smartphone that would run on the Linux Maemo mobile operating system. The announcement may be troubling to some analysts who expected the firm to launch several Linux smartphones in an effort to outshine the competitors in Apple's iPhone and Research In Motion's Blackberry. The first Nokia phone to use Linux's...

2009-09-07 06:30:00

Nokia plans to launch a number of new devices this year amid growing competitive pressure from Apple, Research in Motion and other up-and-coming rivals.  But some analysts say the Finnish telecom firm may yet struggle to maintain its top position in the mobile phone market. The company announced plans to launch three new smartphones with touch screens, a portable notebook PC, and will partner with Microsoft to run the popular Office software suite on its handsets. Industry observers...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'