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Nokia Finland

The twice cursed town called Nokia

October 9th, 2013

Over the past 600 years, the tiny town of Nokia, Finland has flirted with greatness twice… only to see “Nokia” become extinct twice, first as a silky smooth mammal coveted by czars, then as a sleek consumer electronics product that helped shape the mobile phone industry.

Nokia Symbian Support

Nokia is finally ready to put the last nail in Symbian’s coffin

October 7th, 2013

As Nokia has gradually converted to the Windows Phone platform, the Symbian and MeeGo operating systems have begun to fade from public consciousness. In what might be the death knell for both, Nokia has been emailing developers to alert them that it will no longer support Symbian or MeeGo after 2013 ends, according to …

Nokia Smartwatch Pictures

Nokia smartwatch revealed in leaked pictures

October 7th, 2013

Nokia may be on its way out of the consumer hardware business but it looks like the company plans to go out with a bang. A handful of new Lumia smartphones will reportedly be unveiled toward the end of October at the Nokia World conference in Abu Dhabi, and a new Windows RT tablet is seemingly …

Nokia Lumia 1520 Red Photo Leak

Red Nokia Lumia 1520 phablet shown again in leaked picture

October 4th, 2013

Now that we have an official date for Nokia’s press conference, it shouldn’t be long before the Nokia Lumia 1520 is finally publicly revealed. Several photos and press images of Nokia’s phablet have leaked over the last few months, along with rumored specifications that include a 6-inch, full HD display, quad-core processor, 20-megapixel camera and an …

Samsung Illegal Access Apple Nokia

Samsung accused of illegally disclosing classified Apple-Nokia documents

October 3rd, 2013

As Samsung attempts to deal with the minor PR threat that came along with allegations of artificially boosting benchmark results on smartphones and tablets, new information has come to light that might have the South Korean tech company in legal trouble. Florian Mueller reports on his blog that Apple requested a sanction against Samsung after …

Windows Phone European Market Share

Microsoft owes Nokia a giant ‘thank you’ card: Windows Phone surges in Europe

October 1st, 2013

Windows Phone adoption has been surging in Europe, thanks mostly to the efforts of Nokia. Kantar Worldpanel’s latest data on European smartphone market share shows that Windows Phones accounted for 9.2% of all smartphone sales across five major European markets in August, led by low-cost Nokia handsets such as the Lumia 520 and the Lumia …

Windows Phone Market Share Nokia

Nokia accounts for 88% of all Windows Phone handsets in use

September 25th, 2013

New research confirms what we’ve known for a while now: Nokia is really the only company putting effort into developing and marketing Windows Phone devices. AdDuplex, a cross-promotion network that tracks usage on Windows Phone devices, has found that Nokia handsets account for 88% of all Windows Phone devices in use as well as 9 …

Nokia Elop Bonus Scandal

Nokia would like to remind you that Motorola’s Sanjay Jha received $47M following Google’s buyout

September 25th, 2013

Nokia’s vice president of Media Relations has reached out to BGR and pointed out that “our non-Finnish speaking audience would appreciate balanced coverage.” Nokia would like our readers to be aware of the fact that “when comparing with Nokia’s global competitors and their CEOs in similar situations, Elop’s compensation is not very generous. Mo­to­ro­la Mo­bi­li­ty CEO Sanjay …

Nokia Elop Bonus Scandal

Finnish media: Nokia pleads with Elop to accept smaller bonus – Elop claims he needs full $25M for his divorce

September 24th, 2013

According to the early Wednesday morning edition of Finland’s biggest newspaper Helsingin Sanomat, Nokia has pleaded with former CEO Stephen Elop to accept a smaller bonus in order to silence the roar of disapproval and protest now roiling Finland. Drama in Nokia’s home country escalated on Tuesday as it was revealed that Risto Siilasmaa, Nokiia’s chairman of the …