Nokia Intros Cross-Platform IM App
Nokia today announced IM for Nokia, a new instant messaging application that can interact with Ovi Mail accounts, Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger and MySpace IM. The free application, which is available in the Ovi Store, works over both 3G and Wi-Fi, and allows Nokia users to bypass text messages. IM for Nokia is initially available to the Nokia X6, Nokia 5230, Nokia N8, Nokia E7 handsets, as well as a handful of Series 40 phones.
Hands-On: Nokia Lumia 830 and 735
Nokia debuted two new smartphones in Berlin today, both of which focus on providing a better camera experience. These Windows Phones are solid addition to Nokia's lineup.
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.
HERE Maps Updated for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone
Nokia today updated its HERE Maps products for the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone platforms simultaneously. Nokia says there are "millions of changes" to the maps, but calls out a few specifics.
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.