Hacker steals user data from Nokia developer forum

H-Online: A vulnerability in its forum software has been exploited by a hacker to compromise mobile phone maker Nokia鈥榮 developer forum. The attacker used SQL injection to access the forum database at developer.nokia.com and, according to Nokia, obtained email addresses of registered users. Where configured to be publicly available, the table also includes details such as the user鈥檚 date of birth, web site URL and Skype, ICQ or other IM username; this is reported to be the case for around 7 per cent of users....

August 29, 2011 路 1 min 路 204 words 路 Omid Farhang

Nokia C7 firmware is updated to 012.003 V1.06

Nokia C7 firmware is updated to 012.003 V1.06. The firmware is available for 059D9B9 : T-Mobile NL NL v1 Silver white 059D188 : 3 UK GB White\Silver v1 059D7V3 : Country Variant Sweden SE 059D9M6 : Country Variant Sweden SE Frosty Metal_COLOR 059F2S7 : Country Variant Finland FI MAHOGANY_BROWN_V1_COLOR 059F2S5 : Country Variant Finland FI CHARCOAL_BLACK_V1_COLOR 059F320 : Country Variant Bulgaria BG FROSTY METAL V1 059F3R5 : Country Variant Bulgaria BG CHARCOAL BLACK V1_COLOR 059F3Q4 : 3 DK DK Frosty Metal_COLOR 059F191 : 3 DK DK Charcoal Black The update is available via Nokia PC suite or Nokia OVI Suite....

November 1, 2010 路 1 min 路 129 words 路 Omid Farhang

Nokia N900 PR 1.3 Firmware Now Available

Well in time for the MeeGo Conference next month, Nokia has just started the rollout of the all new PR 1.3 firmware (v20.2010.36-2) for the N900. The update is available over the air (OTA) in the UK with other countries expected to follow suit tomorrow. It should also be available via Nokia鈥檚 Software Updater in the coming days, but if you can鈥檛 wait or want to flash your device to get a fresh start, grab the firmware images from here and get cracking....

October 25, 2010 路 1 min 路 159 words 路 Omid Farhang

Nokia N8 Shipments Begin

Nokia would like the world to know that its upcoming smartphone, the N8, is finished. The first batch of devices has left the factories in Finland and China, and these N8s will soon end in the hands of customers all over the world. Many Nokia fans have wondered will there be further delays for the N8, and this is probably the best answer to that question. Recently, Nokia informed some of the customers who have pre-ordered the device they will be receiving it 鈥渄uring October,鈥 as Nokia decided to 鈥渉old the shipments for a few weeks to do some final amends....

September 30, 2010 路 1 min 路 192 words 路 Omid Farhang

Like Google and Nokia, Microsoft starts to offer free navigation for its phones

Google began offering free turn-by-turn navigation with Android 2.0 in late 2009, and Nokia announced at the beginning of 2010 that Ovi Maps navigation would be free on all its future handsets. Today Microsoft announced that it is following suit with free turn-by-turn navigation for Windows 6.x and up phones, powered by Bing Maps. When getting directions with Bing, there will now be a 鈥淣avigate鈥 button which starts the turn-by-turn voice navigation....

May 11, 2010 路 1 min 路 129 words 路 Omid Farhang