Congratulations to Nokia Developer webinar participants who won cool Asha phones in our Learn and Win sweepstakes. Each of our winners registered for and attended a Nokia Developer webinar live or on demand, and used what they learned to correctly answer a question in a follow-up survey.
Giovanna Pavarani, a Nokia Developer member from Italy and one of our winners, summed up the feelings of many of our winners when she said WWWOOOAAAA!!!!! )))) Thank _you_! It’s nice to win a prize for learning
Charles Surles, Octacore, and wesee each won Asha phones for their participation in April Nokia Developer webinar sessions. @rgunawans scored a Nokia BH-211 headset. Colorful Asha t-shirts were awarded to Johan Sulistiyan, Kapila Nissanka, Giovanna Pavarani, and Mikko Vartiainen (@mvarti).
Winners from our May webinars introducing the new Nokia Asha software platform each walk away with an “elegant and clean Nokia Asha 501” as developer Ventsislav Ivanov (@venvenven) puts it. Each of our May series winners will also receive a USB stick full of developer tools. When Asha 501 phones begin shipping our winners will be among the first to own this great new phone. In some cases our winners may even have their Asha 501 before they’re available to consumers in their country. Congratulations to Ventsislav Ivanov (@venvenven), Vagrant Games, Pochi Mak, Roselle Wednesday Gardon and Maurilio Silva (@TK2k).
If you couldn’t join us for last month’s webinars introducing Nokia Asha platform UI and opportunity, you can catch up by viewing the online videos. Even if you joined us live you may want to review the material now that you’ve had a few weeks to dig into your app design.
For each session we offer you three resources: a presentation video that focuses on the trainer, a webinar recording that includes all the questions and comments from fellow developers, and a downloadable slide deck with plenty of links to tools, documentation, and demo code.
The survey on developer.nokia.com is now closed and we have drawn the winners for the three Lumia 920s. The winners have been contacted by email, so please check the email you registered with in order to see if you are a winner, especially if you happen to live in Vietnam, Guatamala, or Mexico!
The following are some of the upcoming events centered around Windows Phone. For a full list of our events, visit our events page.
Windows Phone Camp Windows Phone Camp is a free event where you can learn everything you need to know to develop and publish a Windows Phone application. Whether you’re a student just starting out or a seasoned developer for Windows Phone, Android, Symbian, Web OS or iOS, we’ll share tips and tricks and all-around Windows Phone development know-how.
App Developer Day Phone Edition: Innovations in Windows Phone 8 for Developers
Come to this special Phone Edition event, part of the successful App Developer Days series, to educate yourself in app development for Microsoft Windows Phone 8. You’ll benefit from expert insight into the planning, design, and programming of apps for Windows Phone 8. Nokia is a co-sponsor of this free-of-charge event.
INTERGAME 2013 Mark your calendar for INTERGAME 2013, a conference and exhibition of key players in the games industry who are interested in collaborating, exploring new opportunities, and exhibiting the latest products.
The Future of IT
This event will bring together experienced IT professionals and leading IT companies in Poland, with a focus on recruitment and business-development strategy. The event will feature business presentations as well as substantive talks conducted by experts. Among the participating companies will be Nokia and Microsoft, covering Nokia Lumia phones and Microsoft Windows and Windows Phone 8.
Please help us in supporting the research firm Strategy Analytics in gathering information about the mobile app industry:
The Strategy Analytics Developer Survey is now open to all developers. By participating you will have the chance to win one of five $100 American Express Gift Cards, and you will receive a copy of the results once the survey has ended and we analyze the results. Your participation is key in shaping the future of the apps industry and we appreciate your opinion.
It’s time to wrap up some apps and get them ready for the holidays!
The HO HO! X-mas Hackathon is a two-day event for Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Nokia Asha app creation. There will be consultations with Nokia and Microsoft experts, presentations about Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and Asha development, and, most importantly, plenty of time to hack. Have an app on another platform? Port it to Windows or Series 40. Or start from scratch and build something great for the season and beyond.
There will be Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 tracks in Turku, Tampere, and Oulu, andt he Tampere event will have an additional track covering the Series 40/Asha Java apps. Series 40 is the most widely used mobile platform in the world. The latest full touch Series 40 phones bring a smartphone experience to the mass market, complementing the range of Series 40 phones that deliver many mobile consumers their first internet experience.
We are pleased to introduce the Nokia Ad Exchange service that helps you monetise your app by connecting it to over 120 ad networks worldwide.
Nokia Ad Exchange is a private mobile advertising exchange that offers access to the top ad networks in the world. With one API and one partner, you’ll get access to over 120 ad agencies and networks worldwide.
Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, the first Nokia Windows Phone 8 smartphones. The devices bring Nokia’s latest PureView camera innovation, new navigation experiences and wireless charging.
The flagship Nokia Windows Phone 8 device is the Lumia 920. Evolving the beautiful curved glass polycarbonate design of the Lumia 800, the Lumia 920 is packed with Nokia PureView imaging innovation, including a floating lens that allows the camera to take in five times more light than competing smartphones. This makes it possible to capture clear, bright pictures and video indoors and at night.
The Nokia Lumia 920 also comes with Nokia City Lens. Nokia City Lens is the start of a new augmented reality experience that also enhances Nokia Maps, making it possible to move between maps view and augmented reality view to help people check their direction and surroundings.
The Nokia Lumia 920 packs Nokia’s largest ever battery (2000mAh), and, for the first time, built-in wireless charging. A range of wireless charging accessories and partnerships were also announced. The Fatboy Recharge Pillow was unveiled, JBL introduced the JBL PowerUP wireless charging docking station, and Virgin Atlantic and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf were announced as Nokia’s first wireless charging partners. Both will bring wireless charging stations to selected retail spaces.
The Nokia Lumia 820 is a mid-range smartphone delivering high-end performance in a compact package, with exchangeable shell covers and space for a micro SD card. Both phones will be available in pentaband LTE and HSPA+ variants and are expected to start shipping in select markets later in the year.