Nokia GEM and Microsoft E-Ink Patent

The Nokia GEM is an interesting concept phone design from Nokia. With Microsoft recently filing an application for a patent detailing a second phone display using e-ink this could be something that we see in some form coming into phones in a few years, with some very interesting uses I am sure.

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Samsung Galaxy SIII Not 3D

Samsung have confirmed that the Galaxy SIII will not have a 3D display.

Although Samsung Electronics is constantly exploring new technologies for our mobile devices, we have no immediate plan to include displays featuring 3D technology in our upcoming smartphones.

I think this is good news, as current smartphone battery lives are short enough as they are, let along making power-draining 3D screens a common thing. Also there is currently not enough content out there to make it worthwhile.

Check out the full article over on Engadget: Samsung- We’re still not into 3D smartphones

The World’s Largest Stop-Motion Animation Shot On A Nokia N8

Gulp. The world’s largest stop-motion animation shot on a Nokia N8. from Nokia HD on Vimeo.

Definitely watch the Making Of as you really don’t appreciate the scale and how good this animation is:

Gulp. The making of. from Nokia HD on Vimeo.

Its a great advert, but the enormity of it is lost until you watch the Making Of. Thus I dont know how well it will do as a TV advert