Foursquare Checks In on Series 40 Handsets
Nokia has made a version of the Foursquare social location sharing application available to Nokia's Series 40 platform. To start, it is available as a beta, and offers a limited feature set. Actions Series 40 users will have access to include: check-ins, shout, places search, add place, recent check-ins, managing friends requests, and more. Nokia says that the application, which is Java-based, has been optimized on the Nokia 5310, 6600 Fold, 7230, C3-00, C3-01 and the X3-02, but it will work on other Series 40 phones, too. Nokia will add more features to the application over time.
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.
Microsoft Outlook for iOS Adds Support for Third-Party Apps
Microsoft today updated its Outlook email application for iOS devices and gave the app the ability to support add-ins. Microsoft says add-ins let Outlook users do more with their email thanks to powers enabled by third-party applications.
Microsoft Refreshes the Nokia 105
Microsoft today announced a new version of the Nokia 105, its entry-level feature phone. The Nokia 105 is a bar-style device with a physical keypad and 1.45-inch LCD display.
Microsoft Announces the Nokia 215
Microsoft today revealed the Nokia 215, a $29 feature phone meant to help more people get online for the first time. The bar-style phone has a 2.4-inch screen and a numeric keypad.
Microsoft Hands Off Nokia Phone App Store to Opera
Microsoft today announced that Opera Software will soon provide the default app store for older Nokia handsets. Beginning in the first quarter of 2015, the Opera Mobile Store will replace the Nokia Store on devices running the Series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Asha, and Nokia X operating systems.