I received an email from Nokia Developer stating that there will be a webinar on how to make complex technology accessible to Series 40 users. You can register now for the session most convenient for you: 2 May 2012 12.30PM (Sri Lanka Time) User-centric design of Series 40 applications 3 May 2012 08:30PM (Sri Lanka Time) User-centric design of Series 40 applications And it was also stated that some attendees will become eligible for a free Nokia Asha 303 by publishing a Series 40 web app. More details will be provided during the session. If you are interested, why not attend Click here for the original content of the mail.
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According to a report from CIMB Research of Malaysia, local telecom industry is expected to do well due to increasing smartphone usage, regulatory interventions ans post war economic growth. Smartphones such as the Nokia N8, Samsung GalaxyS which has social media intergration to popular sites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and FourSquare lurs more people to opt for smartphones replacing their stationed computers to interact with friends and family. Which suggest demand for broadband. Mobile user penetration in Sri Lanka was 77% in the first half of 2010, but the unique user penetration is estimated to be around 55% taking into consideration the multiple SIM usage. Dialog claims to share 43% of the mobile penetration, and Mobitel at second place with 24%. While Etisalat, Hutch and Airtel share 3rd, 4th and 5th place respectivly.
Motorola has filed complaint in the United States District Courts in two states plus with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on 18 of it’s patent infringements. The technology in question includes antenna design, wireless email, location based services and data syncronization. Motorola is asking ITC to bar Apple from selling, advertising and warehousing the alleged infringing products – iPhone; iPod; iPad. And the company is asking the Federal courts to stop Apple from using its patented technology and to pay for its past infringment.
While reading my mails, I came across this email stating that, Nokia is to discontiue it’s Ovi Files services effective October 01, 2010. So it’s time to uninstall the Ovi Files Connector from your PC. Since Ovi Files only creates a ‘Online Mirror’ of your files on your computer, therefore all your files will be intaced on your hard drive as it is.
Today, Yahoo! and Nokia announced a worldwide strategic alliance to extend the reach of their industry leading online services and offer people rich experiences that keep them connected to their world and the world around them. Delivering great user experiences — both online and on your mobile – is what this alliance is all about, said Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, CEO, Nokia. Nokia will be the exclusive, global provider of Yahoo!’s maps and navigation services, integrating Ovi Maps across Yahoo! properties, branded as “powered by Ovi.” Yahoo! will become the exclusive, global provider of Nokia’s Ovi Mail and Ovi Chat services branded as “Ovi Mail / Ovi Chat powered by Yahoo!” Nokia and Yahoo! plan to work on ID federation between their services, beginning by making it easy for people to use their Ovi user IDs across select Yahoo! properties to easily access the online content and services they need. Together, Yahoo! [...]
I’m sure you would have received the following text message (SMS), or your loved ones would have called you to warn, not to answer calls dispplayed in red. Don’t attend any calls from 7888308001, 9316048121, 9876266211, 9888854137, 9876715587 these numbers come in red colors. U may get brain hamrage due to high frequency. 27 persons died [...]
In an exciting development, Samsung Mobile will introduce its reputed global range of mobile phones in the Sri Lankan market in the upcoming days and weeks. Samsung Mobile intends to launch 30 GSM models, ranging from Entry Colour, Entry Colour FM range, multimedia series, touch phones, messaging series and business phones in [...]
Hewlett Packard the Computer Giant Acquires the long struggling PALM Mobile and its Lucrative Patents for an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion, Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein who was rumored to leave the company is expected to retain in PALM. PRESS RELEASE PALO ALTO, Calif. & SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HP (NYSE: HPQ – News) and Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ: PALM – News) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase Palm, a provider of smartphones powered by the Palm webOS mobile operating system, at a price of $5.70 per share of Palm common stock in cash or an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion. The transaction has been approved by the HP and Palm boards of directors. The combination of HP’s global scale and financial strength with Palm’s unparalleled webOS platform will enhance HP’s ability to participate more aggressively in the fast-growing, highly profitable smartphone [...]