Android Running on a Nokia N95 Offers Lessons on Taking Video

By the looks of the following videos, someone has managed to get Android working on a Nokia n95 in one form or another. During the videos we can (sort of) see a dual boot Android / Symbian setup, Google maps running and a voice call being made. However, like most UFO footage and Bigfoot sightings, the video quality is… » 6/18/08 5:30pm 6/18/08 5:30pm

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

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

Nokia N95 Update Adds Nokia Music Store, Camera Tweaks

Nokia N95 owners may be happy with their 9 hour battery life on EDGE or their slightly shorter battery life on 3G, but the new firmware update allows them to do more than squint at tiny camwithher videos. With version 20.0.015, you'll get the Nokia Music Store Client, my Nokia SMS tips, a new Welcome application, and… » 11/26/07 3:55pm 11/26/07 3:55pm

Sling Player Now Available on Nokia N95

We knew it was just a matter of time before the HSDPA-enabled Nokia N95 would score itself a Series60 friendly Sling Player, and lo, here it is. As you can see in the gallery, you initially access commands through menus, but the trick is to set your favorite commands along with your favorite channels. In case you were… » 9/26/07 8:22pm 9/26/07 8:22pm

Hands On the Nokia N95i (The Black One) and the N95 US-Band Cellphone

Nokia is indeed releasing two N95 variants, probably in response to the happy anti-Apple smartphone league's joyous American reception of the pricey but powerful handset. Both of the new phones are flawed, but not for technical reasons. The N95i is the beautiful black model you saw on the FCC website, has a 2.8 inch… » 8/29/07 6:00am 8/29/07 6:00am

More US 3G N95 Details: Bigger, Badder, Blacker

If Om's solid word wasn't solid enough for you, Symbian Guru got its hands on an official sales flyer (check it full size, post-jump) for the apparently AT&T-bound US version of the N95. Topping the list of improvements, the battery's been bumped up from 950 mAh to1200 mAh, so you'll be able to squeeze a bit more… » 8/10/07 7:46am 8/10/07 7:46am

Sprint's New Samsung Phones: What Difference Does $100 Make?



Today Sprint introduced a pair of thin, attractive Samsung phones, the Sprint Vision M300 and its big brother, the Sprint Power Vision M510. One buzzword was "colorful"—the M300 comes in dark silver or the above "misty rose red" while the M510 is available in hot pink with black accents and black with blue accents… » 5/16/07 4:42pm 5/16/07 4:42pm

Samsung SGH-i400 Smartphone: To Russia With Love

Russia has been chosen as the first port of call for Samsung's new smartphone, the SGH-i400. Launched at the S60 summit in Madrid this morning, the i400 is a follow-up to last year's i520, due to be launched over here sometime this quarter. It's a slider phone which uses Symbian's S60 operating system, which hopefully… » 4/25/07 7:07am 4/25/07 7:07am