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Rumoured Nokia and Yahoo alliance confirmed

by Ben Smith 24th May 2010
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It’s true: Nokia and Yahoo are teaming up to merge their on-line services… The implementation has already started apparently and will go live in the second half of 2010 in some geographies with full integration in 2011.

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Today's the day… 'Big' Ovi Event

by Ben Smith 21st January 2010

We’ll be there…  Nokia have invited us to their big Ovi announcement. Lips are unusually tightly sealed but the message is consistent – Nokia see this as a big announcement. It seems they may have forgiven (or at least laughed-off) the whole Hannah Montana thing… If I had to make a guess right now my […]

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Exclusive: Ovi Store ships Hi-Def Movie

by Ben Smith 10th December 2009

EXCLUSIVE: The Ovi Store team added an specially selected, full-length Hi-Def feature film to their catalogue exclusively for one customer (me!) today… It was hand-delivered from Finland by George Linardos, Nokia’s Vice President, Products, Media & Games. It seems they were concerned about my recent dis-interest in their extensive Hannah Montana catalogue…  I’ll have a […]

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Opinion: The Nokia N900

by Dan Lane 13th November 2009

For some reason the mobile industry has started to bore me. There has been very little released recently that has actually excited me. No real revolution to speak of. There was a new revision of the iPhone in the iPhone 3GS, Android has continued it’s slow plodding march to world domination and there was that […]

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Shopping at the OVI store…

by Ben Smith 19th October 2009

A tale of woe about shopping in the OVI store… “Would you like a Hannah Montana screen-saver with that?” It would be funny if it weren’t true.

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The Reading List: Sat 3rd October

by Ben Smith 3rd October 2009

Welcome to a new feature we’re testing on The Really Mobile Project from this week… The ‘Reading List’. The Reading List is a short selection of the stories that interested us over the last week for you to browse over brunch / a pint / in the park with your cider in a paper bag […]

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Ovi Store: 'Comes Without Customer Service'

by Ben Smith 10th June 2009

One week ago I made my first Ovi Store purchase.  I’d played around with it on launch day and voiced my concerns, but to be fair to Nokia the download and install of free apps did work well.  So… time to test the much-celebrated operator billing…. I decided to buy Gravity – Jan Ole Suhr’s […]

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Video Diary: Touchnote Review

by Dan Lane 28th May 2009

Dan Lane looks at Touchnote’s new S60 application, the first app in the Ovi store that delivers a physical product.

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