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Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

Microsoft closes its flagship store in Finland

04 May, 2015 | comments (41)

Microsoft, which is currently re-branding Nokia stores worldwide, has closed its only flagship store in Finland. The once Nokia flagship outlet had become a Microsoft store just last November, and was located in the heart of downtown...


Nokia N1 to finally escape China, Taiwan gets it first

Nokia N1 to finally escape China, Taiwan gets it first

29 April, 2015 | comments (13)

The Nokia N1 tablet, which was launched back in January this year and was only available in China (where it has been selling like hotcakes), will finally be made available in other markets. The Finnish company (the partthat wasn't sold off...

Tags: Nokia, Android


Nokia officially denies plans to re-enter smartphone market

Nokia officially denies plans to re-enter smartphone market

26 April, 2015 | comments (89)

Nokia has no plans to re-enter the smartphone market after all. The Finnish giant released an official statement, which denied recent rumors that suggested the opposite. Here is the full text of Nokia’s short statement: Nokia notes...

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Nokia to make Android phones in 2016, R&D moves to China

Nokia to make Android phones in 2016, R&D moves to China

24 April, 2015 | comments (249)

Recently we heard rumors about alleged Nokia plans for re-entering the phone market in 2016. We are happy to report those plans are indeed true and Nokia will be marking its return next year with an Android smartphone. Nokia sold its device...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Misc


Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

Apple is a potential buyer of Nokia’s HERE mapping business

22 April, 2015 | comments (68)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple is among the potential buyers for Nokia’s HERE mapping business. The Cupertino giant is among the high-profile suitors approached by the Finnish company about interest. Other potential buyers of HERE...

Tags: Nokia, Apple, Rumors


Nokia rumored to return to making phones next year

Nokia rumored to return to making phones next year

20 April, 2015 | comments (162)

According to a report in Re/code, Nokia plans to go back to manufacturing mobile phone in 2016. The company is said to be “quietly plotting a return” to the market it once dominated. Nokia Technologies is reportedly driving the move back to...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


Fix your bricked Lumia 520 or 525 with the updated recovery tool

Fix your bricked Lumia 520 or 525 with the updated recovery tool

20 April, 2015 | comments (11)

Recently Microsoft made available the Windows 10 Technical Preview for Lumia 520/521 and 525. These are the weakest phones among the Windows Phone 8 gang with just half a gig of RAM. The update process went well for the early adopters, though issues...


Microsoft pauses Lumia 520, 525 update due to bricking

Microsoft pauses Lumia 520, 525 update due to bricking

17 April, 2015 | comments (29)

Did you update Nokia Lumia 520 or Lumia 525 (including the 526 variant) with the preview Windows 10 build? Then you should hold off on rolling back to Windows Phone 8.1, multiple users report that they bricked their devices doing so with the Windows...


Nokia to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion

Nokia to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for €15.6 billion

15 April, 2015 | comments (43)

From rumor to official press release in record time – Nokia is officially combining with Alcatel-Lucent. "Combine" is what the press release calls it, it's really an acquisition – Nokia will acquire Alcatel-Lucent in an all-share transaction valued...

Tags: Nokia, Misc


Nokia tipped to contemplate a sale of its HERE maps business

Nokia tipped to contemplate a sale of its HERE maps business

11 April, 2015 | comments (51)

According to a report in Bloomberg, Nokia is contemplating a sale of its HERE maps business. The Finnish company allegedly wants to focus its efforts on growing its wireless network division, as well as improve its credit rating. The...

Tags: Nokia, Rumors


The Golden editions of Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 now available

The Golden editions of Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 now available

07 April, 2015 | comments (21)

Microsoft officially announced golden versions of the Lumia 930 and Lumia 830 in early January this year, saying they will be available "soon." Well, not quite soon but the Nokia Lumia 930 in Gold is now available from select retailers in Europe,...


Meizu MX Supreme leaks again, Nokia connection still uncertain

Meizu MX Supreme leaks again, Nokia connection still uncertain

31 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Nokia is rumored to be in cahoots with Meizu to get back into mobile phones. According to the deal with Microsoft there can't be any new Nokia-branded phones until 2016, but the new device is known as the Meizu MX Supreme. Will that kind of...

Tags: Meizu, Nokia, Rumors


Meizu again rumoured to partner with Nokia on MX4 Supreme

Meizu again rumoured to partner with Nokia on MX4 Supreme

17 March, 2015 | comments (37)

A couple of months ago, there were rumors that Meizu will partner with Nokia on a new smartphone codenamed the MX4 Supreme. Although those rumors were quickly put to rest by Meizu's Vice President of Science and Technology Li Nan, they have...

Tags: Meizu, Nokia


Huawei teasers promise P8 with strong screen, better camera

Huawei teasers promise P8 with strong screen, better camera

13 March, 2015 | comments (29)

Huawei has saved its best for the last and has not tried to steal the show at the crowded MWC 2015. The company is preparing to launch its new P8 flagship on April 15. After the first teaser image about the battery, more have followed on ...


Nokia Lumia 635 now available on Amazon for $29.99

Nokia Lumia 635 now available on Amazon for $29.99

12 March, 2015 | comments (30)

If you had your mind set on the Lumia 635, right now might be the most appropriate time to purchase it. One of the last Nokia smartphones before the Microsoft acquisition is available on Amazon for $29.99, today only. One of the most popular...


A Nokia 1100 with quad-core CPU and Lollipop spotted online

A Nokia 1100 with quad-core CPU and Lollipop spotted online

04 March, 2015 | comments (76)

Recently there has been some movement on the Nokia front with the Android-powered N1 tablet selling out by the truck-load in mere seconds. This is perhaps why this alleged leaked benchmark sheet is so exciting. The prospect of Nokia coming back to...


Microsoft unveils 5-inch Lumia 640 and 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL

Microsoft unveils 5-inch Lumia 640 and 5.7-inch Lumia 640 XL

02 March, 2015 | comments (113)

Stephen Elop took the stage to open the Microsoft MWC 2015 event and right off the bat unveiled the Microsoft Lumia 640. After a brief intermission for a Windows 10 demo, Elop came back to unveil the larger Microsoft Lumia 640 XL. Both phones...


Nokia's Here Android app now available on Amazon app store

Nokia's Here Android app now available on Amazon app store

24 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Nokia has released its HERE Android app on Amazon's App Store, allowing those without access to Google Play Store to download and use the app on their Android devices. The mapping and navigation app, which was exclusively available on Windows...

Tags: Nokia, Amazon, Android


XDA-Devs find way to install Windows 10 on any Lumia

XDA-Devs find way to install Windows 10 on any Lumia

14 February, 2015 | comments (66)

The Windows 10 Technical Preview was released this Thursday, but only for select phones. Now thanks to an XDA-Developers hack you can install it on just about any Lumia that you are not using. That last bit is important since this can brick your...


Verizon's Nokia Lumia Icon is getting the Denim update

Verizon's Nokia Lumia Icon is getting the Denim update

11 February, 2015 | comments (5)

As promised by Verizon and Microsoft in December, the Lumia Denim update is now finally on its way to the Lumia Icon smartphone. Last year we heard that the rollout would occur in "early 2015", and February probably qualifies for that...