Finnish startup Solu Machines has taken its unique operating system to Android platform as an early version of a Solu app, enabling any Android phone or tablet to work as a full-blown Solu desktop computer. Solu has built a completely new personal computing platform. That includes everything: hardware, software, interface, monetization – everything. They sold the […]
I always wanted to have an app that would play music according to mood/environment. Aitokaiku does exactly that or at least it will when it’s released. I met this amazing app during Slush event, which just ended last week. Aito means Authentic or real in Finnish, Kaiku means Echo hence the name. Aitokaiku music-making technology […]
Punos Mobile, the creator of the meeting app Meeting Assistant, has now launched an Android app to take their in-meeting app into meeting rooms and board rooms where the iPad isn’t the only player in town. Many of the Nordic countries’ Apple fanboy entrepreneurs (I’m talking about myself here) may have only seen iPads in […]
I dislike using the word disrupt in startup circles, I think it’s overused and in the majority of cases completely inappropriate as well. So I’m a little annoyed with Russian search giant Yandex that I can’t think of a better word to describe their announcement of Yandex.Kit, a new firmware for Android smartphones.
For quite some time now, it has been speculated that Nokia would launch an Android based phone to add to their lineup. Pretty much everyone is certain that the device will be revealed at the press event, taking place at 9:30 EET in Mobile World Congress, Barcelona.
Today, Jolla announced that they are pushing for the global launch with Sailfish OS 1.0. This means that the beta is over and that the company is getting ready for scale, which is welcome since we have not heard much of an update since the phone was launched with DNA earlier this year.
When it comes to time tracking and productivity apps Mobile Worker for Android aren’t the first we’ve covered here at ArcticStartup. I covered one Norwegian’s iOS app Timely in December, and we’ve written about Estonia’s Toggl, available on iOS and Android, a few times as well. This might be the first such app we’ve covered […]
Badland, a premium mobile game title from Finnish developer Frogmind, was first launched onto the App Store back in April. Now as the year draws to a close the game has been released for Android and Blackberry and we’ve spotted an interesting new development in its monetization strategy.
The mobile industries newcomer Jolla has announced the first sales of their much awaited smartphones to take place at Helsinki’s Narikkatori this month. The first 450 among the tens of thousands pre-ordered Jolla-phones will be sold for eager early bird customers on the 27th of November from a DNA stand at Helsinki’s busiest central mall. […]