Tag Archive: Nokia


Install the Nokia X camera on your Android 4.1+ device

Nokia-XL-Dual-SIM

Whilst the Nokia X wasn’t exactly the flagship high-end spec’d out Android device we were hoping for from Nokia, the camera that is bundled with the device has some pretty nice settings, and we all know Nokia can make a pretty good camera (app).

If Google’s own camera app doesn’t quite do it for you, then the guys over at XDA Developers have managed to  [Read More…]

Nokia X hands-on

It’s a Nokia, with Android, minus the Google

Nokia made a big deal out of the Nokia X – and it’s sibling products, the X+ and XL – back at Mobile World Congress, it’s first foray into the Android world. But it’s not exactly Android in the sense we’re familiar with in these parts. Take out the Google and add in some square tiles and you’re on the right track.

The Nokia X is definitely aimed  [Read More…]

The Android Central App is available in the Nokia X store!

Android Central, but on a Nokia!

Well, you knew this was going to happen, right?! If you’ve picked up a Nokia X then you’re definitely going to want to grab the Android Central App, available to download right this second in the Nokia X Store! Just fire it up on your device, search for “Android Central App” and you should see Lloyd looking right back at you.

It’s the same exact application as you’d get through  [Read More…]

1 million Nokia X pre-orders in China? Not so

There has recently been a rumor floating around that there has been 1 million pre-orders of the Nokia X in China. But, as it turns out the website handling Nokia’s Chinese pre-orders just has a button that says “Pre-Order” which anyone can click at any time, without any sort of commitment to buying. The stats reported would be more accurately described as, this is how many people clicked our “eh, I’m a little interested in buying one of these, and  [Read More…]

Nokia X gets 1 million pre-orders in China

The tech world’s reaction to the Nokia X in the tech world was mostly negative. A very low-end Nokia device running an old version of Android isn’t exactly appealing to those who love high-end hardware, but the expectations made it so much worse. We wanted a bleeding edge Nokia phone running Android for a long time, so this  budget device just added insult to injury. But our opinions are rarely shared by the general public.

While we don’t know how  [Read More…]

China loves Nokia X, 1 million pre-orders and counting

The Nokia X isn’t for many of us in these parts, but it certainly is for plenty of folks in China. The most populated country on Earth has taken a shine to Nokia’s own take on an Android powered smartphone with Nokia announcing 1 million pre-orders for it already.

    

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Nokia X coming to India on March 10

Nokia X

Nokia’s new budget phone, the Android-powered (but very much Microsoft-centric) Nokia X, will be heading to one of the world’s most important emerging markets next Monday. Invites sent out by Nokia India asks guests to “Xperience a new beginning” on March 10 with local exec P Balaji leading the event. Our sister site Windows Phone Central will be on the ground next Monday to cover the Indian Nokia X launch, where we’re  [Read More…]

Nokia X rooted and Google apps installed; Android is Android

Android apps run on the Nokia X

Nokia X now one step closer to a ‘real’ Android phone you won’t want to buy

When Nokia was handing out Nokia X developer units, they had to know this was coming. Using the Framaroot app the Nokia X has been rooted, and with root comes the ability to add other apps to the system — including Google’s own closed-source apps.

Now you can have your Google  [Read More…]

Nokia X gets rooted bringing custom ROM and Google Services

One of the best things about Android is the customisation options available. So when the Nokia X was announced only for it to be confirmed there would be no Google services integration, developers everywhere simply took that as a challenge.

Nokia still make arguably the best hardware out of all smartphone manufacturers, and fans have been longing for a Nokia running Android. However, given the integration with Microsoft, Nokia chose to remove the Google services (Gmail, Play Store etc.) and  [Read More…]

Necessitas Eases Porting Of Nokia QT Apps To Android

Nokia’s developers are up in arms about not being able to develop on the new Nokia Windows phones with the QT interface framework. Currently developers can develop an app with QT and their app will work on all Nokia platforms but not once Windows Mobile is introduced. Nokia developers are complaining that they don’t want to have to program for Windows Mobile.

A developer who goes by the alias “BogDan” came up with a solution and has just released software  [Read More…]