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Nokia 800 video ad – here’s how all these amazing little segments were shot [VIDEOS]

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Remember the Nokia Lumia 800 launch advertisement, which we showed you here in our blog? If you don’t, don’t worry, you’ll see it again at the end of this post.

Nokia has decided to take you on a “Behind of scenes” tour, showing you the making of the particular segments of the ad itself. It’s pretty cool, especially the “Dirt art” video. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note uses a Wacom digitizer for precision stylus tracking

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Undoubtedly, the Samsung Galaxy Note’s partypiece is its ability to interact with the specially designed S Pen, which as you saw in our hands-on demo from the event last night, is deeply integrated in the OS.

And if you wonder why it works so well, it’s because Samsung teamed up with Wacom, one of the biggest players in the the pen tablet market, to create the touch layer of the Galaxy Note HD screen . Read more »

Missed the Samsung event in London last night? No biggie, watch it here [VIDEO]

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In case you just couldn’t catch the live stream of last night’s Samsung event in London, where the company officially presented the Galaxy Note and Galaxy Nexus, don’t be in a chafe.

We got the whole 1-hour video here in this post, in addition to the demos of the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy Note we showed you last night. Read more »

Service Pack for Symbian Anna is on its way to the N8, more soon to follow

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Symbian Anna is about to receive a special service pack, which Nokia says is all about performance.

The Nokia N8 is first to get it, with more Symbian Anna-running devices soon to follow its lead. The service pack not only brings better performance but also address some usability issues as well as minor bug fixes. Read more »

[Nokia World 2011] Watch Stephen Elop, Nokia CEO, speak about the new Lumia phones and beyond

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It’s very hectic here at Nokia World. That’s why, unfortunately, we couldn’t get the opportunity to have a quick chat with Nokia CEO Stephen Elop about the direction of the company and how he sees the future of Nokia.

However, Thomas Ricker over at This is my next managed to get Elop’s point on various topics ranging from the N9 to Windows Phone 7 and Android. And he’s squeezed it all in under three minutes of densely packed footage. Here’s the interview itself. Read more »

[Nokia World 2011] NFC Tag writer apps opens new horizons to everybody, watch how it works

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NFC is gaining more ground and here at Nokia World, we caught a glimpse of something quite intriguing – an NFC Tag writer application for Symbian.

It allows you to quickly transfer various information and even actions to a blank, writable NFC tag. Read more »

[Nokia World 2011] Nokia Research Center demos an amazing hydrophobic coating for phones

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The Finnish company had a pretty interesting prototype to show us at the start of the second day of Nokia World 2011. It looks like the mobile industry gets more and more into working and investing on innovations to protect your phone from the elements. Recently, with the announcement of the Motorola RAZR, the company proudly boasted the RAZR’s specially developed SplashGuard coating, which protects the internals of the device from accidental water splashes.

Now it’s Nokia’s Research Center turn to laugh at the face of this pathetic technology with their latest piece of innovation. They have created an amazing hydrophobic coating for phones which could change the way we use them. Read more »

ASUS Transformer Prime live photos show its magnificence

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Live photos of the Transformer Prime has hit the web. The quad-core monster of a table, pending its announcement for November 9, is one of the most anticipated devices of the year and now with its looks sort of revealed our excitement has gone through the roof.

That’s how the Transformer Prime will look like with its laptop dock on. Read more »

The Nokia Lumia 800 vs. Nokia N9, siblings separated at birth [TABLE]

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What we have here is something unheard of before. Two phones with the same body, but extremely different personalities. On the left side we have the freshly announced Nokia Lumia 800, the company’s first Windows Phone 7-running smartphone, and on the right, we have the Nokia N9 – the first, and unfortunately, probably the last MeeGo-running device for the Finnish phone manufacturer.

Now, these two are quite alike on the outside with their unique polycarbonate unibodies (which I’m extremely fond of, I admit) but the hardware on the inside couldn’t be more different. Read more »

Battle of the Nokia Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 Windows Phone 7 phones [TABLE]

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Stephen Elop announced today the new family of Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 7.5 Mango-running devices, the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710.

And now we are going to briefly answer the question you all are asking right now: which one should I go for? And here is the answer. Read more »

GTA V trailer is coming first days of November, the game will put an end to my social life

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Apparently, Rockstar Games, the guys behind the Grand Theft Auto game series have been hard at work at the fifth installment of the phenomenon called GTA.

As a result the developers will be releasing a trailer for the GTA V on November 2 which could possibly show us what to expect from the game. Read more »

Here’s what the AE/AF lock allows you to do – Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman UI shot on the iPhone 4S [VIDEO]

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The Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman came around our office a few days ago, but refused to get its clever user interface shot on camera. Now, though, it gave us permission to get its UI on video using nothing but iPhone 4S’ camera.

This gave us the perfect opportunity to test the iPhone 4S’ auto-exposure lock and auto-focus lock and show you what they can do for you. Read more »

Siri ported to the original iPad, doesn’t work properly just yet

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After Siri was successfully brought to the iPhone 4, now another talented developer managed to introduce Siri to a larger home, a jailbroken iPad 1.

Unfortunately, just like in the iPhone 4 case, Siri doesn’t feel quite at home on the iPad for now. Read more »

Apple launches the new MacBook Pro line-up, faster performance, same look

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Apple has just released the new line-up of MacBook Pro laptops and, it looks like it’s the iPhone 4S story all over again.

The new MacBook Pros have been speed bumped with a new family of Intel core i5 and core i7 processors bundled with the latest in AMD mobile graphics. Read more »

GoPro HD Hero2 released, brings twice the processing power of its predecessor

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Recently bought the original GoPro HD Hero? Kept the receipt, did you? The HD Hero2 has now launched and boy does it bring some nice upgrades.

For starters, the new HD Hero2 boasts improved lens, which GoPro says, is two times sharper than that of the original HD Hero. And that’s just the start. Read more »