updated 5:53 PM MDT, Jul 19, 2017

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) Updates HERE mapping apps For Android & Windows Phone Users

Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) has announced an update for its Windows Phone and Android’s “Here” mapping apps, that will be rolling out from today. The latest update by Nokia Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:NOK) brings support for turn by turn navigation in new countries, Mayotte, Zimbabwe and Cyprus while other regions like Djibouti, Comoros, Fiji, Eritrea, Liberia, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Madagascar and Somalia have seen significant improvements, according to the Finnish company.

  • Written by Abdullahi
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Android 5.0 Lollipop review : It's hard not to get metaphysical when talking about the design for Lollipop



    By Dieter Bohn
   


Google has been on a mission to redefine itself as a design-focused company for some years now. With the release of Android 5.0 Lollipop on the new Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet, that mission has reached an apotheosis. It's a sudden, jarring change from the Android we've known, now combined with a torrent of tweaks and features. It's easily the most important update to the world's most-used mobile OS in several years. It's a big deal.

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Microsoft’s first Lumia device officially unveiled as the Lumia 535

 




Microsoft’s first Lumia device is being officially unveiled as the Lumia 535 today, a low-cost smartphone that underlines exactly where the company is heading with Windows Phone. Microsoft’s Lumia 535 isn’t all that different from the Nokia devices that have come before it, but it’s the first to drop the Nokia branding in favor of Microsoft text at the rear and front, and a company logo on the colorful removable shell. All future Lumia devices will launch with Microsoft branding, and existing Lumias with the Nokia moniker will continue to be known as Nokia handsets.

  • Written by Abdullahi
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Your phone may soon be able to tell if you’re depressed

Your phone may soon be able to tell if you’re depressed—and maybe even help you feel better.

Researchers at the University of Maryland have found that vocal patterns change as feelings of depression worsen, and they suggest the world is not too far away from a computer program that can analyze your speech to assess the state of your mental health. The researchers used recordings from six patients and compared the patients’ scores on the Hamilton Depression Scale, finding a correlation between depression and some specific acoustic properties.

  • Written by Abdullahi
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