Nokia is planning to have a come back with a stronger hand into the mobile market. It has pinned big hopes on Windows Phone 7 OS, which will dominate the Nokia phones in the near future.
Meanwhile,Microsoft has released its new edition of mobile OS named, MANGO. Microsoft too has planned to become a serious player in the smartphone market, which is currently dominated by iOS powered iPhone and Android powered Samsung smartphones.
This video shows the launch of the first Mango powered smartphone in Tokyo last July.
Nokia is planning for a grand campaign of its upcoming models, which are believed to hit the markets by 2012.
And to some business statistics….
Nokia managed to sell 16.7 million smartphones worldwide in the last quarter, while Apple has sold out 20 million such devices.
So far, Nokia smartphones have been based on Symbian OS. A quick survey into the mobile OS market shows Android dominating the first place with 48% smartphones running them, followed by iOS holding around 19% smartphone market and Symbian is only able to make up to the third place.
Do you know?
Stephen Elop is the CEO of Nokia
This is a solution to an issue encountered while installing Netbeans IDE in Windows Vista.
First you should have the JDK and JRE versions required by the version of Netbeans you are going to install. You can download them <here>.
While trying to run the Netbeans installer in Vista, many have reported the popup of the following error :
” The installer is unable to run in graphical mode. Try running the installer with the -console or -silent flag. “
The solution is simple.
Right click the Netbean installer file, choose Properties and under the “Compatibility” tab uncheck the option ” Run this program in compatibility mode for :……“.
Next in the same window and same “Compatibility“, click on the button “Show settings for all users“. In the Window that popups, disable/uncheck the option ” Run this program in compatibility mode for :…… “.
Click ok .
Thats all ! Now try running the Netbean installer and it installs smoothly
note : This is a solution to the problem of installing Netbeans 5.5.1 version in Vista. I hope this helps for other versions too .
I met with success in installing even later versions of Netbeans, in Windows 7, by following the tips above.
Additional links :
This simple trick will help you bypass the “Microsoft Genuine Validation” that takes place during the installation of Windows Media Player 11.
The trick is to install it in parts. Follow the steps below :
1. Download WMP11.
2. Extract (unrar or unzip) wmp11-windowsxp-x86-enu.exe by using extraction tool such as WinRAR.
3. Go to the extracted folder, and execute (run) wmfdist11.exe.
4. Restart the computer.
5. Execute wmp11.exe.
6. Restart the computer.
7. Start using Windows Media Player 11.
source : http://www.mydigitallife.info
After a storm comes a calm , but here we have yet another storm. Windows 7, the most awaited successor to Vista got some boos while being tested inside bootcamp when Windows 7 run in MacBook through bootcamp, got its batteries drained out. Running Windows 7 in Boot Camp caused one CNET reviewer’s battery life to fall by more than two-thirds.
Windows 7 has been advertised to be a better alternative to the sluggish , power hungry Vista. Other features advertised are :
- Will recognize connected devices more quickly and accurately.
- Will use less memory .
- Improvements in the kernel.
- Will offer an improvement in battery life of up to 11% over Vista …. etc
However,this battery drain at the bootcamp has sparked concerns among those who have been waiting to buy Windows 7. While some experts are blaming Apple’s Boot Camp drivers , the others point their fingers at Windows 7 , which has the same code base as Vista.
more on this issue here .
Official pages on this issue here.
Apple misses its mark on Windows 7 Boot Camp support.