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Android Still Dominant In Mobile Malware, Followed By… Symbian?


Android, with its open nature being in the regrettable position of leading the pack when it comes to malware threats isn’t much of a surprise. Symbian being second somewhat is.


Symbian Will Officially Die Later This Year

The Financial Times is reporting that Nokia will finally kill off Symbian once and for all in the third quarter of 2013. So long, underpowered Nokia smartphones.


Twitter For Nokia Finally Released, But Why?

Twitter today announced today that, after a substantial wait, Nokia Symbian OS (Series 40) users will finally be able to download the official Twitter client app to their devices. The real question is: why did it bother?


Nokia: PureView Camera Technology Hitting Lumia 'Very Soon'

In an interview with Neowin, Nokia’s vice president of worldwide developer relations, Richard Kerris, has explained that the company’s PureView camera technology currently featured only in the 808 is coming to the Lumia range “very soon”.


Nokia 808 PureView Hands-On: A Superb Camera (With A Phone Attached)

Nokia’s 808 PureView made a big splash and caused a fair bit of controversy at MWC this year. 41 actual megapixels crammed into a cameraphone? It sounds ludicrous, especially when you hear it’s running Symbian.


Nokia 808 PureView: Answering The Critics

My column yesterday regarding the 808 PureView generated a lot of critical comment, some of it valid. So here’s my answers to those critics.


Hands On With The Nokia 808 Pureview: 'Some People Think We've Gone Too Far'

Dreamt up in a hotel bar in Japan by a couple of Nokia execs, the Nokia 808 Pureview phone has completely stolen MWC with its 41MP sensor. I grabbed some time with Nokia’s lead programme manager for imaging, Damian Dinning, to chat about how it’s “almost like [they've] just invented time travel, it’s that extreme”.


Will Nokia Unveil Six New Handsets At MWC?

MWC is so very, very close, and the rumours are swirling. Among the more promising is that Nokia will unveil a whole suite of new handsets. Not just Windows Phone devices either; a split of WP7, Symbian and feature phones.


The Most Popular Mobile OS No Longer Exists

A little over a week ago, Nokia killed off the Symbian name, instead calling the platform Nokia Belle and, hopefully, letting it die a swift and unencumbered death. And then yesterday we find out that the very same Symbian, is the most popular mobile platform in the whole wide world.


Symbian Is Dead

In a branding equivalent of quietly dumping a corpse off a pier in the middle of the night, Nokia is retiring the Symbian moniker for good. Except it’s not dead — now it’s just called Nokia Belle. Belle! Ha! Ha.