Nokia announced today that it is in the process of releasing new, “green” editions of its C7 and N8 smartphones, featuring reduced packaging, efficient power supplies, and a collection of environment-related apps.
The phones themselves aren’t getting any changes as part of this eco-effort. To the company’s credit, both are already engineered from relatively earth-friendly materials. Instead, Nokia’s cutting back on packaging for the phones, using “just enough to protect the devices in transit.” That spartan presentation continues with a [...]
There were more and more reports coming in from various parts of the world concerning the Nokia N8 and users claimed their devices mysteriously went dead with no chance of reboot, recharge or start-up.
Nokia confirmed yesterday that there was a power management problem plaguing some of the N8 units and made a statement along with a video where Nokia’s Executive Vice President Niklas Savander talks about the Nokia N8 quality. Faulty Nokia N8 units will be replaced under warranty as luckily the problem seems to affect only a part of the units shipped. Find the statement [...]
While Nokia’s flagship N8 smartphone received just a 5/10 in Engadget’s review last month, it seems that the Symbian-powered handset was at least able to revive a Windows Phone 7-formatted microSD card that the publication’s editor had allegedly been unable to save through other means. After reportedly trying to reuse a card that had already been integrated into his Samsung Focus‘ file system, editor-in-chief Joshua Topolsky found that no other products could read and thus reformat it, including cameras and Linux utilities. Until, that is, an N8 owner suggested [...]