Nokia Offers Significant Software Update to 5800 XpressMusic
Today Nokia announced a major firmware upgrade for the 5800 XpressMusic phone. Some of the improvements include faster data downloads from the Internet, an improved email experience, and on-device search capabilities. Other new features include a more responsive user interface, new camcorder and still camera features, such as a burst shooting mode, a new built-in mobile dictionary that has voice playback of words, and a new way for users to check for application updates and download them directly to their phone. The update is available for European version of the 5800 and not the 5800 NAM. It is available for free through Nokia's software download tools.
HTC's One M9 Earns RAW Support Via Camera Update
HTC today rolled out an update to its camera application for the One M9 and One M8. The new camera application adds RAW camera mode to the one M9, which lets users capture, download, and adjust full-sized digital negatives.
Jolla Pushing Sailfish OS 2.0 to Early Adopters
Jolla today began distributing Sailfish OS 2.0 to members of its early access group. Jolla, a company formed by former Nokia employees, first revealed Sailfish OS 2.0 in March.
BlackBerry Delivers Significant Update to Priv and DTEK50
BlackBerry today began rolling out a series of software updates to its Android-based handsets, the Priv and DTEK50. The upgraded software adds new features and improves functionality across various apps.
Microsoft Trots Out Nokia 222 Feature Phone
Microsoft today announced the Nokia 222, a bar-style feature phone that runs Nokia Series 30+ and includes only the most essential functions. The Nokia 222's core apps include MSN Weather, Bing Search, Opera Mini, as well as Facebook, Facebook Messenger, and Twitter.