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Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 4, Asus Padfone, Nokia Oro

31 May, 2014 | comments (9)

After a short break our Counterclockwise series is making a return. This is our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened over the same seven days in the last few years. So sit tight for your weekly dose of...


WP 8.1 powers  5% of Windows Phone devices

WP 8.1 powers 5% of Windows Phone devices

30 May, 2014 | comments (23)

A report by AdDuplex shows that Windows Phone 8.1 is quickly gaining traction and is now powering slightly over 5% of the overall WP phone base. The study shows the growth is thanks to the newly registered developer accounts and the market launch of...


Nokia Lumia 530 image leaks, confirms 4.3

Nokia Lumia 530 image leaks, confirms 4.3" display

29 May, 2014 | comments (91)

The world's most popular Windows Phone smartphone is about to get a successor. Meet the Lumia 530 and its first public appearance in a photo. The phone was spotted in a Windows Phone buying guide showing the available devices running Windows Phone...


Nokia X2’s tech specs leaked in benchmark

Nokia X2’s tech specs leaked in benchmark

22 May, 2014 | comments (53)

Nokia’s first foray into the world of Android was a bit underwhelming from a raw technical standpoint. The Finnish company is clearly reserving their higher-end offerings for Windows Phone, but it seems as if they wanted to test the waters by...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Nokia X2 has improved processor and storage

Nokia X2 has improved processor and storage

20 May, 2014 | comments (44)

Nokia’s initial Android offering, the Nokia X, didn’t really deliver much in the specs department. In fact, despite having Google’s OS on the device, it doesn’t have a Play Store and the handset does little to even suggest that it bears any...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


Nokia Lumia 630 to hit UK on May 29

Nokia Lumia 630 to hit UK on May 29

20 May, 2014 | comments (10)

Alongside the premium Lumia 930, Nokia will also launch the more affordable Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 in the UK starting May 29. The Lumia 630 is not only one of the first Lumia phones to run Windows Phone 8.1 out of the box, but it's also the first...


Nokia Lumia 930 on pre-order in Europe, costs around €550

Nokia Lumia 930 on pre-order in Europe, costs around €550

20 May, 2014 | comments (19)

The Nokia Lumia 930 is getting ready to go on sale in Europe with several retailers already accepting pre-orders. Amazon France and Germany have priced the Windows Phone flagship at €580, while smaller German retailers are offering slightly better...


Nokia Lumia 636 with TD-LTE gets China authorities' approval

Nokia Lumia 636 with TD-LTE gets China authorities' approval

19 May, 2014 | comments (12)

The Nokia Lumia 636 has successfully undergone certifying procedures at the Ministry of Industry Approval in China. The phone is the TD-LTE version of the Lumia 635, as the name suggests and sports a the RM-1010 model name. Once the Lumia...


Nokia XL goes on sale in India for $196

Nokia XL goes on sale in India for $196

18 May, 2014 | comments (83)

Nokia announced its first Android-app running smartphones - Nokia X, Nokia X+ and Nokia XL at this year's Mobile World Congress. The Nokia X went on sale a while ago and now, the company has introduced the XL in the Indian market. The Nokia XL,...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Nokia Lumia 630 goes on sale in Asia, EU and US to follow

Nokia Lumia 630 goes on sale in Asia, EU and US to follow

14 May, 2014 | comments (51)

Today Nokia announced that the Nokia Lumia 630 and Lumia 630 dual-SIM go on sale in Asia this week. European markets and the US await for the phone's sale to commence shortly after. The Nokia Lumia 630 is the company's first ever phone to run...


Windows Phone 8.1 to drop on June 24

Windows Phone 8.1 to drop on June 24

11 May, 2014 | comments (97)

Microsoft will begin officially rolling out Windows Phone 8.1 on June 24th. This should coincide with the launch of the Lumia 930, Nokia's upcoming flagship. Just like other iterations of Windows Phone software, 8.1 will feature the typical 3...


Nokia X 1.1.2.2 software update now rolling out

Nokia X 1.1.2.2 software update now rolling out

10 May, 2014 | comments (72)

Nokia has released an update for the Nokia X that has started rolling out now. The version 1.1.2.2 update brings with it couple of new apps - OneDrive and Contact Transfer. Along with that the latest update also brings a new version of Nokia...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Nokia Lumia 630 can now be pre-ordered in Italy

Nokia Lumia 630 can now be pre-ordered in Italy

09 May, 2014 | comments (17)

The Nokia Lumia 630 continues to become more widely available, and the device is now available for pre-purchase in Italy. The handset is pretty competitively priced at €149.99 ($207) and will start shipping in a few days: May 20. Specs wise...


Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

Apple snatches Nokia's Lumia Photography Lead

09 May, 2014 | comments (109)

Apple has taken advantage of the just completed Nokia acquisition by Microsoft and has snatched one of the Finnish company's most valuable experts. Ari Partinen, head of the Lumia Photography division, has just announced that he's leaving the...

Tags: Apple, Nokia


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...