Nokia to Roll Out Update to Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 Phones
Nokia today announced that it plans to offer a system update to some of its legacy devices running Symbian 3.2 and 5.0 (a.k.a, S60 3rd Edition Feature Pack 2, and S60 5th Edition). The update will include the newest Symbian Anna browser, which adds support for non-ASCII characters, international domains, and will render web sites faster. The update will also refresh Ovi Maps, adding indoor positioning via Wi-Fi and Lonely Planet content for Symbian 3.2 devices, and public transport and check-in support for Symbian 5 devices. Last, all devices will have access to more emoticons. The system update, which starts today for select handsets, will be rolled out over time. The specific phones that will receive the update include the E72, E52, E5, C5-00, 6700 slide, and the C6-00, C5-03, 5230, 5235, 5250, X6, N97 mini, 5800 XpressMusic, and the 5530 XpressMusic.
Review: Nokia 5230 Nuron
Nokia's Nuron brings S60 5th Edition to T-Mobile. For S60 and T-Mo lovers, it may be worth picking up.
Nokia's Nuron Transmits Itself to T-Mobile with Ovi On Board
Today Nokia and T-Mobile USA introduced the Nuron 5230, an S60 5th Edition touch phone that is the first to bring Ovi Maps with turn-by-turn directions to the U.S. The Nuron has quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band 1700/2100 3.6Mbps HSDPA radios, as well as Bluetooth 2.0+EDR and FM.
Nokia Nuron Available Starting March 24
Today Nokia announced that the Nuron handset will be available for sale from T-Mobile starting on Wednesday, March 24. It will cost $60 with new agreement.
Microsoft Updates Nokia X Platform
Though Microsoft plans to eventually can the Nokia X platform, the company today announced an update that adds several new features to the operating system. According to Microsoft, the improved OS now includes an app switcher for multitasking.
Skype to End Support for Windows Phone 7 and Symbian
Microsoft recently indicated it will cease to support Skype on devices running Windows Phone 7 and Symbian. The company said it will retire the official Skype app for WP7, as well as any ancillary apps that support it over the next few weeks.
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