Tagged With nokia

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I've been using the new Nokia 3310 3G as my primary phone for a full work week, and it's been like living in a localised time distortion field where I was in 2000 and everybody else was 17 years ahead. As someone with an appreciation for retro technology I thought this might be an interesting — or even refreshing — experience, but it was borderline intolerable.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

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If it wasn't such a laugh, you'd cry. NBNCo, the company that will be delivering a patchwork of network technologies in order to bring fast broadband access to all of us has conducted a test using technology from Nokia that could deliver 10Gbps performance - if only FttP was on the menu for all of us.

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We all know Microsoft's phone business has been floundering and it has all but written off its US$7.1 billion acquisition of Nokia. In May, the company announced it was selling its feature phone business to a subsidiary of Chinese electronics manufacturer Foxconn but Microsoft has not given up on making Nokia handsets just yet. It has just launched the Nokia 216, a feature phone that will appeal to developing markets. Here are the details.

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PayPal is the latest company to ditch support for “fringe” phone operating systems: Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Amazon’s Fire OS. This decision comes on the heels of Microsoft’s announcement of getting rid of a further 1850 jobs; mostly from the remnants of its acquisition of Nokia. It was the latest terrible business decision from a company that is fighting its slow slide to irrelevance...

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After years spent fading away in a Microsoft-controlled wilderness, Nokia is looking to resurrect its consumer brand via a third party. There will be new phones and tablets, and they're reportedly coming to Australia. Here's what we know so far.

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Nokia has officially lifted the curtains on its latest flagship Windows Phone offering; the Lumia 928. Boasting a feature-packed 8.7-megapixel Pureview camera with Carl Zeiss optics, a 4.5-inch OLED screen and 4G/LTE connectivity, it's shaping up to be one of the best Windows Phone on the market. But will it be enough to convert the Android and iOS faithful? The answer will likely depend on whether you prefer processing grunt or a great camera.

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Nokia's new mid-range Windows Phone will be landing in the Australian market on a variety of Vodafone and Virgin Mobile plans in the coming days. It will also be available to purchase outright for $429.