Windows Phone 7 is now outselling Symbian in the UK, data gathered by the analyst firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has shown.According to the company, in the 12 weeks leading up to 20 February 2011 Symbian had a 12.
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Nokia is to push its new browser out to older Symbian handsets, the company said on Monday.Version 7.
The company has introduced the first and probably only handset to use the Linux-based MeeGo operating system, and has set a release date for the next big update to Symbian
The company will make thousands of workers redundant around the world, and Symbian software activities will be transferred to the consultancy Accenture
Nokia is to sell its Qt Commercial software licensing and professional services business to Digia, a company that produces mobile and user experience services and products.The Qt application framework was central to Nokia's strategy, because it allowed developers to write programs that would run across both Symbian and MeeGo.
Company says Symbian will remain its primary platform for enterprise handsets, even after its top-end MeeGo OS is released.
Nokia's business smartphone chief Ilari Nurmi has revealed that the company will stick with Symbian as its 'primary platform' for business handsets, even when its top-end MeeGo OS is released
Nokia smartphone chief Jo Harlow tells ZDNet UK what the company intends to do with Symbian now it has complete control over its development, and explains the differing strategies behind Symbian and MeeGo
Nokia is taking over the Symbian Foundation to turn it into a licensing organization, though the company says it will still support the mobile operating system.
Nokia's champion of the MeeGo operating system is out the door as the company wrestles with its current operating system---Symbian---and weighs a future one. Given Android's momentum, Nokia may have to go Android sooner than later.
For techies of a certain vintage, mention of Psion brings on misty-eyed reminiscences of landmark handhelds like the Organiser, the Series 3 and the Series 5, and the EPOC operating system (which went on to form the basis of Symbian). Since acquiring Teklogix in 2000, however, the company has concentrated on rugged mobile devices for vertical markets.
The Swedish-Japanese company has said it is turning to Android and Windows Phone 7 platforms, joining Samsung in a move away from developing further Symbian-based smartphones
Having just had a hands-on play with Sony Ericsson's new X10 Mini and X10 Mini Pro, I suspect the company may just have the devices it needs to turn itself around.Given the lacklustre reception that greeted Sony Ericsson's Symbian phones last year, the X10 (announced a billion years ago but only due on shelves in March) is seen as something of a saviour.
The browser company Opera has signed up to the Symbian Foundation, a Nokia-led consortium that was set up in June to turn the Symbian mobile operating system into an open-source platform.
The browser company is one of the latest additions to the mobile-industry consortium, which intends to turn Symbian, UIQ and Series 60 into an open-source platform
After spending some time on the phone to Symbian this morning I thought it was kind of interesting to note that a lot of the discussion I had with this operating system company was focused on hardware rather than software. In the same vein, I notice another batch of news emanating from Intel HQ about a prototype memory technology called Phase Change Memory (PCM) – and that most of the implications for news like this directly impacts the way applications may soon be developed.
Symbian has announced an updated version of its operating system for mobile devices, promising better memory usage and integrated push e-mail support.The company also claims that Symbian OS 9.
Swedish handset maker to buy the Symbian user interface company that its parent company set up years ago.
The Swedish handset maker has bought the Symbian user interface company UIQ that its parent company Ericsson set up in 1998
Jahah launched a Web service that makes most phone calls free about six months ago, and today at DemoFall 2006 the company introduced a version of its service that lives on cell phones. Jahah Mobile currently supports Java-based and Symbian TM S60 version 7.
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