Nokia N900 technology ‘to create a new class of mobile phone photography’

A new open-source digital photography platform is to be available as a free download to those with a Nokia N900.FCam - short for Frankencamera - will offer "a whole new class of photography" to mobile phone users, explains Ian, author of the Nokia Conversations blog.The technology is able to balance extremely dark or light situations to ensure an image is just right.Such a prospect may…

Popularity of Apple iPhone 4 ‘behind record financial results’

The provision of high-quality, popular mobile phones and other handsets may be behind Apple's positive financial figures.According to results for the third quarter of 2010, the company enjoyed record revenue of $15.7 billion (£10.3 billion), up from $9.73 billion during the same period in 2009."It was a phenomenal quarter that exceeded our expectations all around, including the most successful product launch in Apple's history with…

New app offers iPhone and smartphone owners chance to share snaps

Whether it is a safari in South Africa or a week on the Costa del Sol planned for this summer, mobile phone owners may like to share the most special moments with the friends and family they leave in the UK.By trading-in a used device and splashing out on an iPhone or android-powered handset, people could take advantage of a new app that allows them…

Will rise of apps make trade-in of mobile phones more popular?

Trading-in a used mobile phone and putting the money towards a latest smartphone may be tempting to an increasing number of people over the next five years.That is because, according to a new report by Juniper Research, the app craze is set to continue to grow.It suggests the total number of downloads to consumer-oriented handsets - which stood at under 2.6 billion in 2009 -…

Ovi Maps is a winner with mobile phone users

Users of Nokia mobile phones have named Ovi Maps as their favourite of all the apps offered by the company.Rhiain, author of the Nokia Conversations blog, details the results, which show 29 per cent of the 1,300 respondents think the navigation service is one of their top three.In second place is Opera Mini - an app that deals with web pages before they are displayed…

Trading-in used phone for Nokia N900 may be right for art fans

Mobile phone consumers that may be growing tired of their current model may wish to trade it in for cash with Mazuma and splash out on the Nokia N900.The Nokia Conversations blog, written by author Rhiain, states the device offers users a range of interesting features.For example, "it can transform into a robot, an Etch-a-Sketch and will keep you in touch," explains the individual. But…

Three ‘offers mobile phone users best internet service’

Mobile phone users searching for a deal with a network that will provide them with an excellent broadband service may be wise to consider Three.The results of the latest YouGov survey suggest the company is the best in the business when it comes to internet on an iPhone, BlackBerry, HTC Wildfire and other such devices.In ten of the 12 categories that respondents were surveyed on,…

Mobile internet fans may be best with a Nokia device

News of a major acquisition may be all the persuasion some mobile phone fans require to trade-in their old handsets and invest in one from Nokia.The Finnish company has agreed a deal with Motorola that will see it purchase the majority of its wireless internet infrastructure for $1.2 billion (£785 million).It is thought this will significantly increase the brand's presence across the world and enhance…