Nokia has just teased an announcement that will apparently bring HERE services to Samsung’s Gear line of smartwatches.
Nokia is going to unveil “HERE for Gear” tomorrow in London.
The teaser image, posted via the official HERE Twitter account, clearly uses Samsung’s Gear logo, so there’s no doubt that a Nokia and Samsung partnership is going to be announced.
Interestingly, Samsung currently offers several Gear smartwatches that run Tizen, and only one that runs Android Wear. Only earlier today, Samsung unveiled the company’s latest smartwatch, the curved, Tizen-based Samsung Gear S, which will be available later this year.
Nokia HERE services include maps, [...]
Three has selected Nokia Networks to help develop what is designed to be Ireland’s best ever mobile network following its recent acquisition of O2 in Ireland. Nokia Networks will upgrade the operator’s 2G and 3G networks as part of an overall €300m network investment plan by Three.
Deployment of new technology and hardware will start in September and the project will be completed by 2017, although Three expects customers to start benefiting from the improvements before then.
Welcoming the announcement, David Hennessy, Chief Technical Officer of Three, commented:
“Nokia Networks has been our technology [...]
SRI International today announced the acquisition of Desti, an SRI spin-off venture, by HERE, a Nokia Company, for an undisclosed amount.
Desti is the first smart travel planner to help users find exactly what they’re looking for by using artificial intelligence (AI) to sift through thousands of places, find the best matches and explain the relevance. Desti helps find accommodations, attractions, activities and dining spots by considering the context of each request and matching smartly against specific queries.
“Desti is a significant achievement in the use of natural language understanding and machine learning to meet the needs of travelers. It [...]
Nokia has announced the Lumia 630, which will go on sale in the UK on 29 May. Now owned by Microsoft, but still using its original name, Nokia says the 630 is the most affordable Lumia to date and will come with Windows Phone 8.1
Borrowing many design cues from the rest of the Lumia range, the Lumia 630 has a rear cover made of matt-finished polycarbonate which is interchangeable and available in a range of different colours.
The Lumia 630 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz and with 512MB of RAM. There’s just 8GB of internal storage, but this [...]
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