Nokia is releasing design files that will let owners use 3D printers to make their own cases for its Lumia phones Files containing mechanical drawings, case measurements and recommended materials have already been released by the phone maker. Share/Save
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Sure, the iPhone and iPad are generally viewed as the most obvious mobile web browsing devices today, but a chart from StatCounter suggests that Apple is not dominating this space.
The segmented design also channels some Wiimote-esque gesture features and twist controls seen on the phone behemoth’s Kinetic Device. An inert Humanform shell was also on show alongside it last month, although it didn’t do much aside from bending.
HTC shipped 5.7 million own-brand smartphones and another 700,000 T-Mobile-branded handsets in the U.S. last quarter to take the top spot with 6.4 million total devices shipped.
If any company matches Apple when it comes to industrial design for their mobile phones, it’s Nokia. Nokia might not have the same panache or flair for crafting beautiful looking devices, but the company certainly thinks about every little detail.
Better-than-expected phone sales during a difficult transition period helped Nokia report financial results today that surpassed analysts’ predictions for the third quarter.
Infographic from Wilson Electronics takes you from Dr. Martin Cooper’s laughable handset up to today’s darling of the moment, the Apple iPhone 4S.
Apple and Samsung Electronics ended struggling Nokia’s 15-year reign at the top of the smartphone sales rankings in the second quarter, researchers said on Friday.
Nokia has dominated the smartphone market ever since its 1996 launch of the Communicator model, but competition from its two nearest rivals and a slump in its own sales sent it straight from first to third place in the three months to June as growth in the sector starts to slow.
According to the company’s latest market forecast, smartphone shipments will climb to 472 million units in 2011, which will be 55% up on the 305 million shipped last year.