Nokia Updates Its Ovi Suite to 2.0
Today Nokia announced a beta version of Ovi Suite 2.0. This software will eventually replace Nokia's PC Suite, which is still currently the official desktop client from Nokia. Nokia said that after successful beta testing of Ovi Suite 2.0, it will become the standard desktop syncing software for Nokia devices. Key features include the ability to move messages, contacts, photos, videos, music between your computer, your Nokia device and Ovi Share. It supports all Nokia devices that run S60 3rd Edition, S60 5th Edition, and S40 6.1 or newer. The beta software is a free download from the Nokia Beta Labs site.
Nokia Camera App Updated with New Features
Microsoft has released a new version of the Nokia Camera application for its Lumia-branded smartphones. The revised app carries over several features previously seen in the beta version, including continuous autofocus for faster focusing.
Nokia Brings Back the 3310
Nokia today introduced a new version of the old Nokia 3310 phone. It includes a color screen, Snake, and the original Nokia ringtone.
Microsoft Makes Branding Change Official
Microsoft today indicated its branding transition from Nokia Lumia to Microsoft Lumia is progressing as planned. Microsoft has slowly been rebranding apps, services, and web sites from Nokia to Microsoft.
Nokia Updates HERE Maps for Windows Phone
Nokia today announced an update to its suite of HERE navigation apps for the Windows Phone platform. HERE Drive+ gains 18 new languages with the update, including Algeria, Iraq, Cyprus, and Libya, making for a total of 118 supported languages.