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.
LG Promises Faster Phone Updates, Starting with the G6
LG is making a renewed commitment to distributing software updates to its phones in a more timely manner. LG today said it officially opened a new Software Upgrade Center at its Magok-dong facility in South Korea.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Relies On Stainless Steel Frame
HMD Global today unveiled the Nokia 8 Sirocco, a stylish update to the Nokia 8. The phone has a stainless steel frame and curved Gorilla Glass 5 on the front and back.
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.