Did Flash Support Slow the Nokia N95's Download vs the iPhone 3G?

Ever since Steve Jobs showed the speedy new iPhone 3G in a browser faceoff against the Nokia N95 at WWDC, users on Howard Forums have been crying foul. They say His Steveness's test of loading the National Geographic homepage was bogus because the N95's browser uses Flash, a feature that the iPhone's Safari lacks. We… » 6/18/08 7:51pm 6/18/08 7:51pm

NeuScreen is a Nokia N95 'Multitouch' Screen Engine Project

Sittiphol Phanvilai, a developer on the Nokia forums, managed to rig up a "multitouch" engine using the N95. With the camera, an IR filter on the back, a light pen and a TV, he cobbles together a system that allows drawing. Since this is only one pen, it's not exactly multitouch, but it is a start that shows what the… » 6/13/08 1:50pm 6/13/08 1:50pm

Tiny Chinese N95 Clone Now Right Sized For Babies, Brian Lam

Besides the iPhone or maybe even the RAZR, Nokia's N95 has to be the most cloned cellphone in recent Chinese history (not counting the ridiculous copiers in the Tang dynasty). In this case, it's called the MM95 and it's about the length of a guy's finger and the width of two. Exwang.cn (heh heh, wang) has more pics,… » 5/30/08 4:10pm 5/30/08 4:10pm

Windows Live for Mobile Hits Nokia S60 Phones

If you play in the Windows Live sandbox (Hotmail, Messenger, Live Contacts and Spaces) and use a Nokia S60 phone, your life just got easier. Available today in a whole buncha places it wasn't before, the Windows Live app for S60 syncs your Live contacts and Hotmail account with the phone's address book and mail client… » 5/28/08 10:46pm 5/28/08 10:46pm

Nokia's N-Gage Cellphone Gaming Platform Is Up and Running

The official announcement won't be until next Monday, but the N-Gage blog just let everyone know that their cellphone gaming platform went live today. If you've got an N81, N81 8GB, N82, N95 or N95 8GB, you can go download and install the service now (available on both Mac and PC). If you've got an N73, N93i and N93,… » 4/03/08 5:20pm 4/03/08 5:20pm

Nokia N95 8GB Gets Official US Release, Ships With Six Months Free Navigation

We heard of Nokia N95 8GB availability on US shores a little while back, but it now looks officially official, all with proper HSDPA connectivity under its hood. The feature packed handset has impressed us no end, and Nokia know how to sweeten us up, as the N95 8GB will be shipping with six months free voice-directed… » 3/20/08 6:03am 3/20/08 6:03am

10 Awesome Applications for Symbian Phones

If you just got an N95, are drooling over its successor, the N96—or any Nokia E or N series phone—GigaOm has a great list of apps you should load up to the get the most out of Symbian. Here's a few: Gmail for Mobile (mercifually designed for numeric keypads); GooSync to bring your Google and Symbian Cal together; Fring » 2/20/08 2:00am 2/20/08 2:00am

Nokia N96 Specs Leaked By Ze Germans

The Germans over at Nokia have posted the N96 specs on Nokia's Germany product page. There are still no official images but the N95 successor has the same obvious specs, 3G, 2.8 inch LCD, WiFi b/g, AGPS, 5MP camera, and MicroSD slot. What's new to this model is the 16GB internal memory, 950 mAh battery, ability to use… » 2/07/08 10:11pm 2/07/08 10:11pm

Samsung G810 Adds Wi-Fi, Aims For Nokia N95

How do you improve on the Samsung G800, a 5-megapixel 3.5G camera phone with a 3x optical zoom lens? You add Wi-Fi, of course, and while you're at it, you make the LCD screen 0.2" larger, so that it's now a spacious 2.6". If the G810 is really going to take on Nokia's N95 multimedia powerhouse, it will have to improve… » 2/04/08 4:29pm 2/04/08 4:29pm

Hype Sheet: Nokia Welcomes Spendthrifts to the "Next Episode"

The Pitch Nokia ramps up its N95 8GB campaign with this lyrical-yet-baffling spot, featuring an array of international archetypes absorbing media in ways that may soon be obsolete: sitting in darkened cinemas, listening to battered boomboxes, watching interference-addled TVs. The narrator's ghostly voice spills forth… » 1/24/08 12:35pm 1/24/08 12:35pm

N95 8GB North American Version Coming Feb. 15?

According to MobilecityOnline, they're getting shipments of the North American 8GB Nokia N95 on February 15. Why's this notable? Because the North American Model includes support for our 3G, which is much better than not having support for our 3G. Pre-order now, but be aware that MCO has pushed their launch dates back… » 12/27/07 3:00pm 12/27/07 3:00pm