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Nokia HERE apps for Android and iOS

Nokia HERE apps for Android and iOS

05 May, 2014 | comments (79)

There's strong evidence to believe that Nokia plans on releasing their collection of HERE apps for Android and iOS. The Finnish company released two job postings that call for mobile software engineers who have experience in iOS and Android...

Tags: Nokia, Android, iOS, Rumors


SA: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Huawei and Lenovo

SA: Samsung and Apple lose ground to Huawei and Lenovo

29 April, 2014 | comments (57)

Strategy Analytics has released its latest report on the smartphone market. The smartphone shipments worldwide throughout the Q1 this year grew 33% annually setting another record with 281 million units. The mobile phone shipments (including...


Nokia unveils Q1 results: phone division sales take a hit

Nokia unveils Q1 results: phone division sales take a hit

29 April, 2014 | comments (35)

Nokia posted an operating profit of €304 million (11.4% of net sales) in the first quarter of this year, up from €254 million (8.1% of net sales) for the same quarter. This will be the last but one quarter with the phone division on Nokia's books...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft


Nokia-Microsoft deal now officially done

Nokia-Microsoft deal now officially done

25 April, 2014 | comments (181)

It's done – Nokia has just announced the completion of the sale to Microsoft of "substantially" all of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft. "Substantially" since two factories were excluded from the deal – the Chennai factory in India, but...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft


Nokia’s India plant may not be included in Microsoft deal

Nokia’s India plant may not be included in Microsoft deal

24 April, 2014 | comments (34)

It’s well known that Microsoft will be acquiring Nokia’s mobile business, however, recent tax issues in India are making it difficult for Nokia’s production plant in the region to be included in their deal with the Seattle-based tech giant. So...


Nokia releases Asha 1.4 software update with new features

Nokia releases Asha 1.4 software update with new features

24 April, 2014 | comments (34)

Nokia Asha Software Platform v1.4 is now available as an over-the-air update for five Asha phones - 230, 500, 501, 502 and 503. You can get it right now by visiting the Settings -> Phone Update menu on your phone. Version 1.4 of the Asha...


Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 EU price and availability revealed

Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 EU price and availability revealed

23 April, 2014 | comments (35)

The latest Windows Phone handsets from Nokia have already arrived at European retailers. The Lumia 930 and Lumia 630 are available for pre-order in Germany right now and better yet, we have pricing and availability info. The Nokia Lumia 930 new...


Nokia - Microsoft deal completes on April 25

Nokia - Microsoft deal completes on April 25

22 April, 2014 | comments (81)

Nokia and Microsoft had already received green light for the merger from the European Commission and the US Department of Justice long ago and the Chinese regulatory authorities also gave their approval for the merging of Nokia with Microsoft just a...

Tags: Microsoft , Nokia


Nokia Oyj will soon be renamed to Microsoft Mobile Oy

Nokia Oyj will soon be renamed to Microsoft Mobile Oy

20 April, 2014 | comments (135)

The Microsoft acquisition of Nokia Devices and Services is expected to close later this month and to prepare for the transition a letter has been sent out to Nokia's supplier base. The letter, which has leaked online, suggests that Nokia Oyj will...


Nokia suspends the sales of the Lumia 2520 over safety concerns

Nokia suspends the sales of the Lumia 2520 over safety concerns

18 April, 2014 | comments (44)

Nokia has announced that it is temporarily suspending the sales of the Lumia 2520 tablet. It has come to their attention during internal testing that the supplied AC-300 wall charger, sold exclusively with the Lumia 2520, poses a health...

Tags: Nokia, Windows


Nokia's India plant could be taken out of the Microsoft deal

Nokia's India plant could be taken out of the Microsoft deal

17 April, 2014 | comments (38)

Nokia's plant in Chennai, India continues to be a source of tax issues with local authorities, so much so that it could be shut down by Nokia and be excluded from the upcoming Microsoft acquisition. The plant, seized last year by local...


Nokia 225 and 225 Dual SIM unveiled, to cost €40

Nokia 225 and 225 Dual SIM unveiled, to cost €40

09 April, 2014 | comments (41)

Nokia just announced the 225 – a Series 30+ feature phone that will go on sale at an estimated price of €40. There will be a dual-SIM version too, both will start shipping in select markets within three months. The Nokia 225 features the biggest...

Tags: Nokia


Nokia Lumia 630 goes on pre-order in Russia for just €160

Nokia Lumia 630 goes on pre-order in Russia for just €160

08 April, 2014 | comments (13)

Nokia Lumia 630 went official just a few days ago. It is among the first smartphones to run Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Cyan out of the box. The smartphone is considered as a successor of the Lumia 620. Nokia has announced the 3G Lumia 630 will...


China's regulator approves Nokia-Microsoft deal

China's regulator approves Nokia-Microsoft deal

08 April, 2014 | comments (19)

Chinese regulatory authorities have given their approval for the merging of Nokia with Microsoft without demanding change in the Finn's company patent practices. According to Nokia, which has received green light for the merger from the European...

Tags: Nokia, Microsoft, Misc


Major Asha update hits now with Mix Radio and new camera

Major Asha update hits now with Mix Radio and new camera

07 April, 2014 | comments (42)

Just as promised Nokia is issuing the second major update to its Asha lineup. The update brings Mix Radio, an improved camera with audible selfie assistance, Panorama, OneDrive support, Facebook likes, Twitter re-tweets and birthdays in Fastlane and...

Tags: Nokia, Asha


Nokia Lumia 630 will be priced at €150 in Europe

Nokia Lumia 630 will be priced at €150 in Europe

06 April, 2014 | comments (29)

Nokia announced the Lumia 630 alongside the Lumia 930 at Microsoft's BUILD conference in San Francisco. The company revealed that its newest Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone will be rolling out to the European markets in May, but there was only...


Nokia's WP 8.1 release detailed, to be called Lumia Cyan

Nokia's WP 8.1 release detailed, to be called Lumia Cyan

03 April, 2014 | comments (76)

Yesterday Microsoft announced the long awaited Windows Phone 8.1 update. It is going to launch on all Windows Phone 8-running smartphones and will bring Action Center, Cortana voice assistant, World Flow keyboard, better Live Tiles with custom...


Nokia Lumia 930 with 5

Nokia Lumia 930 with 5" 1080p screen and 20MP camera unveiled

02 April, 2014 | comments (129)

Nokia has taken the wraps off its latest flagship smartphone - the Lumia 930. It's basically the international sibling of the Verizon-exclusive Nokia Lumia Icon, featuring a 5" 1080p camera and a 20MP PureView camera. The Nokia Lumia 930...


Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 go official with WP 8.1 on board

Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 go official with WP 8.1 on board

02 April, 2014 | comments (57)

The budget-friendly Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 got unveiled today alongside the Lumia 930. The duo of Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones combines colorful looks and low price tag. The Lumia 630 also brings dual-SIM functionality to the Windows Phone...


Another Nokia Lumia 630 press image leaks

Another Nokia Lumia 630 press image leaks

02 April, 2014 | comments (12)

Nokia Lumia 630 is one of the worst kept secrets in the tech industry. The upcoming smartphone has appeared in press images, demo videos, promo materials and what not. Now, we have yet another press render of the Lumia 630, courtesy of the popular...