Nokia delivers solid Belle update early (and late)

Nokia released the Belle software upgrade for its recent Symbian phones on Tuesday, bringing additional home screens, much improved notifications and other features. The rollout is a day ahead of schedule, showing that Nokia is starting to make good on promises to deliver on time.

Can Great Hardware Alone Sell a Smartphone?

The definition of a smartphone varies, depending on who you ask. Some think if you can install apps on the device, it’s a smartphone, while others claim it must have an advanced operating system. One company has steadfastly clung to its own definition of a smartphone.

Nokia World: What To Expect Next Week

Nokia World, a two-day event in London, takes place next week. Before I pack up to attend, here’s a roundup of what I expect from the company and its leadership, which just today replaced its president and CEO. Will we finally see a MeeGo smartphone?

Nokia’s Smartphone Reinvention Begins With N8 Phone

Nokia today unveiled the N8, its first handset that uses both the Symbian 3 operating system and the Qt cross-platform application framework. With the new operating system, Nokia hopes to reverse market share losses and prove that it can still reign atop the smartphone world.