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Nokia 803 detailed, last of the Symbian Belles

Nokia 803 detailed, last of the Symbian Belles

What may very well be the final Symbian device on the market has been tipped and detailed, it having what sources are saying is the largest camera sensor on a mobile phone yet. This information comes from BGR who have an exclusive source speaking on what this device will hold: a full 4-inch AMOLED display, for starters, instead of the 3.5-inch display that'd been rumored before. Next there's an HDMI-out port, a bit of the ol' microSIM, and NFC built in. This could be the Symbian to bring back the OS or it could be one final fabulous blast before it's all over forever.

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T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Unboxing and Hands-On [With Symbian^3!]

T-Mobile Nokia C7 Astound Unboxing and Hands-On [With Symbian^3!]

We had what seemed like only a few moments with this shiny little pebble back at CTIA 2011, and now we've got it for an extended period, all to ourselves! This is the Nokia C7 Astound, a Symbian^3 device that will be carried by T-Mobile exclusively in the very near future (April 6th for $79.99 with a 2-year contract,) has a 3.5-inch AMOLED touchscreen with a physical home, call, and end-call buttons, metal chassis, and is supported by T-Mobile's 4G HSPA+ network for data. Let us inbox this little treasure.

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Symbian CEO Lee Williams Leaves Company Due to Personal Reasons

Symbian CEO Lee Williams Leaves Company Due to Personal Reasons

While Microsoft may be saddened to see one of their own heading out the door soon, it looks like Symbian is dealing with their own corporate restructuring. It has just been revealed that Symbian CEO, Lee Williams, is on the way out, and it doesn't look like he's sticking around for a short while to make sure that someone takes his place, and that the transition is a smooth one. As the title suggests, Williams is just leaving.

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Symbian^4 UI video demos emerge: 12 months of hard work ahead

Symbian^4 UI video demos emerge: 12 months of hard work ahead

Remember how interesting Symbian's concept video for a future smartphone UI was?  And how it partially delivered on some of that with the first Symbian^4 UI design mock-ups?  When it comes to revolution, the only one we're really seeing is a downward spiral; the latest video demos of Symbian^4 confirm the new, flexible desktop widgets, but nothing about it feels exciting or segment-changing.

Video demos after the cut

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Google Buzz takes sharing realtime [Updated: Video]

Google Buzz takes sharing realtime [Updated: Video]

Google have announced a new product that integrates with their Gmail email service. Google Buzz builds upon Gmail's messaging, IM and in-browser video chat, and focuses on in-Gmail sharing with other users. There are also dedicated Google Buzz buzz.google.com pages for iPhone and Android, together with new versions of Google Maps - with Buzz integration - for Android, S60 and Windows Mobile handsets.

Video demos after the cut

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