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Android Nokia N9 spotted; Hack-friendly Developer mode revealed [Video]

Android Nokia N9 spotted; Hack-friendly Developer mode revealed [Video]

A Nokia prototype apparently running Android on N9 hardware has been caught in the wild, though it's unclear whether the handset is an unofficial hack or something from the Finn's test labs dating back to when arguments between adopting Windows Phone or Android still raged. Posted at the Weibo forums (1, 2; registration required), the shots follow Nokia CEO Stephen Elop demonstrating a Windows Phone version of the N9 codenamed "Sea Ray" yesterday

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Nokia Windows Phone gets demo: N9-a-like shows Microsoft love [Video]

Nokia Windows Phone gets demo: N9-a-like shows Microsoft love [Video]

Nokia's first Windows Phone handset has been revealed, and as expected it looks very similar to the N9 announced earlier this week. Demonstrated briefly by Nokia CEO Stephen Elop - who makes a brief "please turn off your cameras" plea, which obviously goes unheard - the phone adds in a dedicated camera button as Microsoft mandates for Windows Phone devices. Full video from technet.hu after the cut.

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Nokia Instant Community gets new video demo: ideal for cruising

Nokia Instant Community gets new video demo: ideal for cruising

Nokia Research have pushed out a second video demonstrating their Nokia Instant Community system of WiFi-based group messaging, and while first time around it was portrayed as a way to share sport event and concert opinions with those nearby, now everything has gotten a bit cruisy.  The principle is the same - ad-hoc WiFi connections are set up with nearby devices, and you can send out text, photo and video messages as well as see how many of your previous contacts are within range - but now it's being used to woo with amateur poetry, reconnect with random people you "encountered" at the gym, and get yourself invited to parties.

Video demo after the cut

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Nokia Comes With Music gets DRM-free Chinese launch

Nokia Comes With Music gets DRM-free Chinese launch

If you were to believe the hype, China is a hotbed of counterfeit software and fake products, and now Nokia are throwing Comes With Music into the mixture.  The Finns have announced that their Comes With Music service is launching - as Yue Sui Xiang - in China, with no DRM on downloaded tracks; subscriptions range from twelve months to two years, and once that period is up you can keep any songs you've downloaded from them.  Of course, thanks to the absence of DRM this time around, you're also free to load up the tracks on other media playing devices.

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Cellphone Microscope could ID diseased samples in developing world

Cellphone Microscope could ID diseased samples in developing world

A team of US scientists have developed a prototype portable microscope that would allow a cellphone camera to help diagnose potentially fatal diseases in blood and sputum samples.  The University of California team strapped a DIY microscope to a 3.2-megapixel Nokia N73, using cheap off-the-shelf parts that can nonetheless make out objects 1.2 micrometers across; a red blood cell is usually 6-8 micrometers in width.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – August 14, 2011

This past week brought more patent litigation drama along with new rumors for the exciting gadgets to come in the next few months. Sales of Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 have been blocked in Europe after Apple won a preliminary injunction on the tablet. Apple became the world's largest company briefly when its market valuation surpassed that of Exxon Mobile. Windows Phone Mango is now rumored for a September 1 launch with Nokia confirming closure of its US Symbian and feature phone operations. The first screenshots of Android Ice Cream Sandwich leaked with its roll-out likely in November. And there's much much more. Continue after the cut for the full video and roundup list.

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Microsoft To Open 75 More Retail Stores Over Next 2-3 Years

Microsoft To Open 75 More Retail Stores Over Next 2-3 Years

Plenty of Microsoft news is still underway thanks to their annual Worldwide Partner Conference taking place this week in Los Angeles. Today, the company's COO Kevin Turner revealed plans for expanding Microsoft retail stores with an additional 75 locations over the next two to three years. That's a big step up from the 11 stores currently in operation.

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