Forum Nokia announced the 11 finalists in its Calling All Innovators global mobile developer contest, designed to generate applications and solutions that help to improve the quality of life on the planet. Three of the eleven finalists are from Asia-Pacific (APAC) region..
The new Nokia 5800 Xpress Music was officially released in the Philippines last Saturday with a pre-order price of Php19,990. This means the price will go up once it goes to all Nokia Stores in Manila and the rest of the country.
The Consumer Electronics Live will be held this October here in Manila. Slated to happen between October 24 and 26, 2008, CEL Manila will showcase the latest products in the tech industry — from digital imaging, audio/video, computing, home entertainment, mobile, wireless and automotive industry.
Nokia will finally announce the awardees of the 2008 Nokia Mobile Entrepreneur Awards. Ceremonies will be held at the Rizal C Ballroom, Makati Shangri-la Hotel, Makati City at 6PM of May 13, 2008.
The Nokia Mobile Entrepreneur Award is open to all Filipino citizens who are at least 18 years of age; engaged in a thriving business for at least a year; with a business license to operate and utilizing legal mobile services. The business must utilize Nokia products or services and other mobile services as the primary component of their business, and must be able to show any improvement in business The entrepreneur who will be chosen will win P300,000 in cash while the 1st runner up will receive P150,000 in cash. Both winners will also receive a Nokia E51 mobile phone.
This is the first time that Nokia Philippines will hold such an award.