Nokia is ditching Ovi Files, its mobile file-sharing service, from next month following poor subscription take up. A Nokia spokesman said: ‘Nokia is discontinuing the Ovi Files service, effective October 1, 2010. We want to explore broader horizontal offerings in mobile maps, email, messaging, media, social networks and music.’ The company has emailed users asking […]

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Orange today announced the first major advancement in UK mobile voice calling for 20 years with the launch of mobile High Definition (HD) Voice. Providing crystal clear sound quality for calls, mobile users will see the service set a new consumer benchmark, with today’s move testament to Orange’s continuing focus on innovation.HD Voice offers a […]

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The Telenor Group and Opera Software announce a non – exclusive Global Frame Agreement aiming to stimulate rapid growth of mobile Internet services across Telenor’s business units. Telenor’s business units can co-brand, distribute and run the Opera Mini mobile browser across its mobile handset and subscriber portfolios. As a result, Telenor’s customers in all geographies […]

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The global applications market has surged by more than £1.4bn to £2.5bn in the first half of this year, according to new figures. Mobile application download numbers reached a total of 3.8 billion in only six months, compared with 3.1 billion in 2009, according to the figures from Research2guidance.The momentum comes as more smartphone users […]

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HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today introduced its brand and first HTC-branded devices in China. As part of its mobile operator focus, HTC also announced a partnership with China Mobile to bring future HTC phones to market and announced a new distribution partnership with China’s largest electronics distributor, GOME Electrical Appliances Holding Ltd. […]

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Offscreen Technologies, a games, productivity and entertainment app developer, today announced that their apps have been downloaded more than 34 million times and from 210 countries on Nokia’s Ovi Store. Offscreen Technologies applications are available for Nokia touch devices, like the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic, Nokia N97, Nokia X6 and Nokia N900. Several Offscreen Technologies apps […]

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