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Microsoft and Nokia invest in mobile application developers

Microsoft and Nokia are each committing to invest up to €9 million (a total of around £15 million) into a mobile application development program at Finland’s Aalto University during the next three years.

It’ll be called AppCampus, it starts from May 2012 and it’s been set up to encourage the creation of innovative mobile applications for the Windows Phone, Symbian and Series 40 platforms.

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New product overtakes old product: why the surprise?

Mark Bridge writes:

Sometimes I’m a simple soul. This is one of those occasions. I simply don’t get what all the fuss is about.

Sales of Windows Phone 7 smartphones have overtaken Symbian device sales in Great Britain for the first time ever. Yes, the new heavily-promoted mobile phones from Nokia are more popular with consumers and retailers than those using the obsolescent Symbian OS. Windows Phone 7 now has 2.5% of the British smartphone market, compared with 2.4% for Symbian.

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Voddler announces Dolby-encoded video streaming service

Video-on-demand service provider Voddler has announced the world’s first movie streaming service for smartphones using Dolby Digital Plus audio. It’s currently available for a number of Nokia Symbian devices and is initially being offered in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland.

Dolby Digital Plus audio offers cinematic surround sound with Voddler’s streamed films.

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Nokia announces 41 megapixel Symbian phone, Lumia devices and Asha handsets

Nokia has announced a handful of new devices at Mobile World Congress, including a 41 megapixel Symbian smartphone.

The Nokia Asha 202, 203 and 302 handsets are ‘smarter’ feature phones running the company’s Series 40 operating system. They’ll be priced from 60 Euro.

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Nokia Belle update for Symbian phones available today

Customers who have one of Nokia’s newer Symbian-based smartphones can update them to the Nokia Belle version of the operating system from today.

The OS upgrade began shipping on new phones in December.

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