Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 11:27 am
Finland secured victory in the mobile phone throwing world championships with a record-breaking 101.46 meter throw on Saturday.
The annual mobile phone throwing world championships in Savonlinna, Finland gathered hopefuls from around the world on Saturday.
Contestants compete in three categories – the traditional over the shoulder style where the aim is to throw the phone as far as possible, the Freestyle category where contestants are judged on aesthetics and creativity and the junior category for children under the age of 12.
According to the organizers mobile phone throwing is a light and modern Finnish sport that combines the philosophy of recycling and a fun spirit. Read more
Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 5:21 pm
It looks like MeeGo for smartphones is not as dead has many dreaded.
Despite Nokia abandoning the platform and its incumbent developers for Windows Phone, there seem to be enough supporters of the Intel-Nokia developed OS to arrange a re-emergence.
Jolla, a Finland-based startup that is made up of former Nokia employees (including Marc Dillon, former Principal Engineer for MeeGo at Nokia), has announced it will be keeping MeeGo for smartphones alive, and that it intends to launch the first MeeGo-based smartphone later this year.
The news has made a lot of critics and users happy, who were initially excited by the sheer usability and beauty of the Nokia N9, the first and last MeeGo-based smartphone from Nokia.Read more
Courtesy : www.thinkdigit.com