Nokia Eases the Pain of Syncing the N8 with Macs
Nokia has released a new plug-in for Apple's iSync software which will allow users of the Nokia N8 to sync their contacts and calendar data between their N8 and iCal and Apple Address Book. Nokia suggests that users update their handset and desktop software before downloading and installing the plug-in. The iSync plug-in also supports a wide range of Nokia's S60 handsets.
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.
Nokia Routing Maps Apps to Android and iOS
Nokia is preparing to release versions of its mapping application for the Android and iOS platforms. Nokia executive Sean Fernback told The Wall Street Journal the apps will offer features not available to Google Maps and Apple Maps.
Nokia and Samsung Settle Patent Licensing Deal
Nokia today said it has reached an agreement with Samsung over the licensing of its wireless patents. The companies have been disputing the value of Nokia's patents since Nokia sold its handset division to Microsoft.
Nokia, Apple File Dueling Patent Lawsuits
Nokia and Apple have this week filed patent-related lawsuits against one another in various jurisdictions. Nokia's claims, filed in Germany and the U.S., say that Apple is using Nokia's patented technology without permission.
Samsung, Nokia Field Their Own Android Launchers
Samsung and Nokia have both recently made available launchers for Android devices that serve as alternatives to their normal approach for home screen behavior. Terrain (pictured) comes from a Samsung-sponsored developer and is free to download from the Google Play Store.