Why Do Europeans Still Use Nokia Phones?


With 260,000 phones being sold daily, someone out there is still buying Nokia phones. But who? And more importantly, why? Is it familiarity? Affordability? A belief that nothing else available is as good—or as suitable—for them? » 9/15/10 6:22pm 9/15/10 6:22pm

Nexus One Totally Does Multitouch...in Europe

Just like the Droid before it, the Nexus One's European version has perfect, glorious pinch-to-zoom multitouch. Why does Google hate America? We'll never know. But seeing as how the Droid was hacked to run its Euro counterpart's firmware in about two weeks, there's a fair chance that you'll be able to do the same… » 1/07/10 5:13pm 1/07/10 5:13pm

European Commission Pushing Micro-USB Standard for Cellphone Chargers

Proprietary chargers are supremely annoying, but they're also an affront to consumers and the environment, according to the European Commission. They want a universal charger, and surprisingly, manufacturers are happy to oblige. UPDATED » 2/17/09 5:15am 2/17/09 5:15am

Apple and O2 to Launch iPhone in UK Mid- to Late-October

We have received confirmation from two 100% proven sources that next Tuesday's UK-only Apple event will herald the iPhone's arrival to the United Kingdom. The first European iPhone will most probably arrive in mid- to late-October, not on November 1, as some media outlets have previously reported. Our sources are the… » 9/14/07 11:33am 9/14/07 11:33am