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The world's most popular smartphone platform, Symbian, is taking a step forward this week with the announcement of version 9.5. Nine and a half versions sounds like a lot, and, well, it is -- but when you consider that Symbian has its roots in Psion's ages-old EPOC, it's pretty darned plausible to t...

March 25th 2007 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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It seems that one of the prerequisites to the survival of a mobile software platform is... well, hardware to match. Imagine that? Apart from an LG special and a self-branded testbed that was never meant for the general public's consumption, SavaJe has blown through an alleged $71 million in venture...

October 28th 2006 at 4:54pm 0 Comments
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Anyone keeping a pulse on the S60 scene knows that for Nokia's complex little pieces of smartphone machinery, firmware updates tend to come fast and furious. Normally, getting in on the updates requires a trip to your friendly local service center -- or, for the 95 percent of us outside driving dist...

August 23rd 2006 at 1:26pm 0 Comments