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Nokia Ovi Store: new features incoming

Nokia Ovi Store: new features incoming

Nokia looks set to revamp its applications market today, after announcing that the Ovi Store will go down later for maintenance.

The Finnish phone maker confirmed it’ll be undertaking work on the app store in a notice sent out to devs. The UK version will be unavailable from 11pm tonight until 3.30am on Thursday morning.

It’s not yet clear what kind of enhancements the rejigged Ovi Store will bring. But the missive from Nokia suggests there’s definitely something afoot.

Nokia’s notice states: “Ovi Store will be unavailable to users at that time. We thank you for your patience as we work to enhance the Ovi Store experience and regret any inconvenience this may cause.”

News of developments down Espoo way come after it emerged this week that Nokia is being paid a whopping £600 million by Microsoft to manufacture handsets running the Windows Phone 7 OS.

Nokia shocked the tech world back in February when it announced a strategic deal with Microsoft, which meant it will be making phones based on a third party platform for the first time ever.

Source:

MobilePerry

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