Pre-orders for the smartphone by ex-Nokian startup Jolla has been fully booked four months after launch.
All the latest technology news and events from Scandinavia, served with a side of herring and a shot of Akvavit.
Liam Tung is an Australian business technology journalist living a few too many Swedish miles north of Stockholm for his liking. He gained a bachelors degree in economics and arts (cultural studies) at Sydney's Macquarie University, but hacked (without Norse or malicious code for that matter) his way into a career as an enterprise tech, security and telecommunications journalist with ZDNet Australia. These days Liam is a full time freelance technology journalist who writes for several publications.
Stig spent some fifteen years working in the IT industry before upgrading to becoming a freelance technology writer. Mostly he writes for business IT magazines, but sometimes he turns his hand to consumer-oriented articles too. "A brand new digital camera is fun, but it’s a bulletproof server that makes the world go round" is Stig's point of view.
Olli Sulopuisto has been covering technology, consumer matters, film and television since 2007. He resides in Helsinki, Finland.
Eeva Haaramo has covered the Finnish startup and tech scene for the past seven years. As a freelance journalist, she enjoys writing about entrepreneurs, innovation and industry trends in the Nordic region.
Owners of high-end Lumia devices who want the latest camera apps can begin installing them from today with the latest Amber update, but some won't get Amber until the end of September.
The Finnish Matriculation Examination Board is organising a crowdsourced hacking competition to help find flaws in its electronic exam system.
The Nokia exec responsible for drumming up developer support during Nokia's shift to Windows Phone has left.
A 100-year-old law is the reason behind the Norwegian government's decision to turn down Apple's request to photograph the country's capital from above.
Nokia users will soon be able to block those pesky private caller ID numbers favoured by call centres with a new filter for Windows Phone 8 Lumia devices.
The Valyou 'virtual wallet' will be available to customers of both companies later this year.
A price war has seen the cost of fibre broadband falling in the region, as both local operators and the Norwegian incumbent battle for a larger slice of the market.
Nearly half of the population of Norway can now access 4G LTE services where they live with mobiles, tablets and dongles. The operators are awaiting the upcoming frequency auction to lift 4G coverage into the 90 percent region.
Imminent layoffs at Nokia's key IT outsourcing partners will likely amount to more than half of the Finns it transferred earlier this year.