Posts Tagged ‘Nokia’

The Nokia evolution: 1984 to tomorrow

September 6, 2012 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  1 Comment

Nokia launched its first mobile phone — the Mobira Talkman –- in 1984. Weighing just over 11 pounds, the phone was revolutionary for its time. A little over 20 years later, in 2005, the company introduced its first multimedia smartphones, and in 2011 it introduced the Lumia line, the first Windows Phone handsets. Check out the infographic below for a look back at Nokia from 1984 to today.

Finland sets new mobile phone throwing record

August 20, 2012 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

Finland, the townspeople in Savonlinna hosted the 13th annual Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships. Ere Karjalainen says drinking the previous day helped him secured victory in the mobile phone throwing world championships with a record-breaking 332 foot throw in Savonlinna, Finland. Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships take place in Finland Contestants compete in three categories in the annual championships – the traditional over the shoulder style where the aim is to throw the phone as far as possible, the Freestyle category where contestants are judged on aesthetics and creativity and the junior category for children under the age of 12. According to the

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Latest ‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer hits YouTube

June 20, 2012 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

"The Dark Knight Rises" in theaters July 20. Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises" is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy. Leading an all-star international cast, Oscar(R) winner Christian Bale ("The Fighter") again plays the dual role of Bruce Wayne/Batman. The film also stars Anne Hathaway, as Selina Kyle; Tom Hardy, as Bane; Oscar(R) winner Marion Cotillard ("La Vie en Rose"), as Miranda Tate; and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as John Blake. Returning to the main cast, Oscar(R) winner Michael Caine ("The Cider House Rules") plays Alfred; Gary Oldman is Commissioner Gordon; and Oscar(R) winner Morgan

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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs. iPhone 4s : which one breaks first – Video

June 6, 2012 |  by  |  Mobiles  |  No Comments

SquareTrade, an independent warranty provider, subjected Samsung’s hot new Android phone to a drop test. For comparison, it also dropped another hot phone with which you may be familiar: the iPhone 4S. First, SquareTrade dropped the phone from ear level. Second, they gave both phones to two small (and super-cute) kids. Finally it was time for the car test, letting both phones slip off the back trunk of a moving vehicle as it pulls away.

The state of tablet adoption at work – Infographic

February 12, 2012 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  1 Comment

It’s no secret enterprises have begun to adopt tablets with the same fervor of consumers. Since the debut of Apple’s iPad in Jan. 2010, the integration of tablet devices into our lives and work has progressed rapidly — so fast that it’s sometimes hard to put in perspective how quickly got here. The exclusively obtained infographic below breaks down how far workforce adoption of tablet technology has come — and where it’s headed. In overall world market share for tablets, the iPad clobbers all others. The iPad accounted for nearly 80 percent of worldwide tablet sales during the past 12 months,

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Make your cellphone waterproof without any case

February 1, 2012 |  by  |  News, Video  |  No Comments

Liquipel is a new revolutionary technology that will protect your electronic device inside and out, including charging port and headphone jack and there is NO case required. Liquipel covers devices inside and out with a transparent coating thinner than a human hair that causes water to bead right off their previously moisture-sensitive elements. Properly sealed up with Liquipel, the company claims a smartphone can survive full submergence in water. And just to prove the point, you can see a new Liquipel-treated iPhone 4S back up that claim in the video below. Apple iPhone 4S Water Test With Liquipel - NO CASE Tt handle's

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What’s the deal with green jobs – Infographic

January 30, 2012 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

Jobvine took a look at what green jobs are and the growth over the past few years. With most governments investing millions of dollars into making their countries greener each year, all industries are getting affected. They show how some of those industries have changed. Also examine the top IT companies and the effort they are making into saving the environment. Google has been completely carbon neutral since 2007. By 2012, Microsoft plans to reduce its carbon footprint by 30 percent compared to 2007 levels. If you are looking for a job at a top company like that it's time

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How to export/transfer your Nokia contacts to iPhone

January 3, 2012 |  by  |  Mobiles, Nokia, Tips n Tweaks  |  1 Comment

1. Using Outlook, Nokia PC Suite and iTunes #1 Make sure you have installed iTune, Microsoft Outlook and Nokia PC suite. #2 Connect your Nokia Phone to your computer using data cable/bluetooth/wi-fi. #3 Open Nokia PC Suite, connect it with your phone to synchronize the contact with your Outlook which will transfer all your phone contact to Outlook. #4 Go to Sync -> Sync Options -> Contacts and select the option “Microsoft Outlook” under the section “Syn with contacts application” #5 Click on OK in this window. #6 Now, click on ‘Sync’ button for contacts in the Ovi application home. This synchronises the contacts from your

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First SMS / text message sent turns 19 years old today

December 4, 2011 |  by  |  Cool Stuff  |  No Comments

It was on December 3, 1992 that Vodafone sent the very first text message/SMS. According to Wikipedia, “The first SMS message was sent over the Vodafone GSM network in the United Kingdom on 3 December 1992, from Neil Papworth of Sema Group (now Mavenir Systems) using a personal computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone using an Orbitel 901 handset. The text of the message was “Merry Christmas.” Even though the concept started since 1980 it was not until 1993 that SMS was commercially available in Finland. Not all phones in 1993 could accommodate SMS over GSM and it was only Nokia

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Carrier IQ: What it is, what it isn’t, and what you need to know ?

December 3, 2011 |  by  |  News, Softwares, Video  |  No Comments

Carrier IQ has recently found itself swimming in controversy. The analytics company and its eponymous software have come under fire from security researchers, privacy advocates and legal critics not only for the data it gathers, but also for its lack of transparency regarding the use of said information. Carrier IQ claims its software is installed on over 140 million devices with partners including Sprint, HTC and allegedly, Apple and Samsung. Nokia, RIM and Verizon Wireless have been alleged as partners, too, although each company denies such claims. Ostensibly, the software's meant to improve the customer experience, though in nearly every

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