21 Jun '11, 5am
New blog post: First Look: Nokia N9
Nokia announced the Nokia N9 at Nokia Connections 2011. This is the first Nokia phone running MeeGo Operating System. The industrial design of the Nokia N9 is an example of extreme product making and craft. The body is precision-machined from a single piece of polycarbonate and flows seamlessly into beautiful curved glass. The laminated deep black display means that the user interface just floats on the surface of the product. There’s no home button on the front of the phone. On the side, there’s volume control button and power button. To unlock the phone, you can either press and hold the power button or double tap the screen and swipe upwards from the bottom edge of the phone. The N9 makes use of swiping from the edge of the phone gesture to switch from application to the home screen. Seems like more and more devices are using this type of gesture for navigation. The 3.9...