Sure, can talk to your iPhone with Siri. But what if you could wave to it as well? It appears like you will be able to do just that sometime in the future. From the latest info available via a patent application from Apple, we have got hints of a new 3D GUI for iOS mobile devices.
Symbian^3 is a step in the right direction, compared to the S40 and S60 variants, but it still trails well behind competing platforms. In fact, they say that Symbian ^3 is still “several generations” behind the current competition, meaning it’s already handicapped before it leaves the gate. Sure, it’s more aesthetically pleasing, and yes, the menus look easier to understand than Symbian builds of old. However, this new “flagship” smartphone platform is “inferior to the already existing solutions” and it can only make these other offerings look great by comparison.
So far it’s just a rumor, but rumors often come true in this industry. The Inquirer reports that Nokia is halting development and production on its portable gaming/phone system, the N-Gage. They also claim that “Nokia is plotting to get rid of its entire Bochum, Germany facility by Q1 2006. That’s not just N-Gage R&D […]