We have previously reported that there have been rumors of an Apple iWatch that, many think, is inevitable in future. At the same time, Google has apparently undertaken plans of an Android smartwatch. Now, Microsoft has joined the competition with reports stating that the company’s Surface team is working on a translucent aluminum smartwatch.
Path is among one of the more recent social networks which is unique in that it’s rather private. In a surprising move, Path has now decided to partner with Nokia and bring the social network to the latest Lumia handsets. The partnership may finally bring a larger audience to Path.
The official announcement for Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera phone with Windows Phone 8 is expected to come later this week. But there were some confusion about the naming of the device – is it Lumia 1020 or Lumia 909? Some sample photos posted on Flickr, taken with the phone, by Microsoft Windows Phone manager Joe Belfiore confirms the name to be Lumia 1020.
According to Bloomberg, Nokia has agreed to buy full stake of Siemens in the Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), a joint venture between the two that makes telecom equipment and provides related services. The deal is worth $2.2 billion (1.7 billion euro).
Windows Phone 8 is yet to gain a sizable market penetration. Microsoft is heavily relying on Nokia to spread it out, but that’s not helping. Taiwanese brand Acer also feels the same. And, the company admitted this is the fact that is delaying its entry in the Windows Phone 8 market.
European Union has been looking into Google’s services and products for a while now. The antitrust regulators in the region are skeptical of Google’s conduct, hinting that the company may foster anti-competition practices. To further probe into this possibility, the regulators are now talking with telecom companies offering Android handsets.
The Sony Xperia ZU which was previously known as the Sony Togari has been appearing for many times in the past few weeks. At first, the Sony Togari was spotted together with the Nokia phablet as well as other large size devices. However, lately another image of Sony Togari has bean leaked online, but this time, the device has been spotted with a small little kitten.
A number of smartphone vendors such as Samsung and Nokia are already making use of NFC in their mobile devices. Many people speculated that Apple would also introduce NFC technology in its future devices. In a recently granted patent, Apple has spoken about the use of NFC technology, lending hope to the possibility that the company may finally offer it in the coming days.
In the past, we have reported about how a number of former Nokia employees came together to found Jolla, a startup that is based in Finland. The startup essentially aims to disrupt the smartphone market and liberate it from Android. To that end, the company has now launched its first handset which comes with customisable shells.
The Nokia Lumia 928 is coming to a U.S. carrier. The flagship device will come in white and black, and will be available at Verizon from May 16th for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and new two-year contract.
We have already heard rumors regarding Nokia’s upcoming Lumia devices. Recently, we have heard some more rumors about the upcoming Lumia devices. We have come to know besides making Aluminium Nokia Catwalk (an upcoming Nokia device), Nokia is also making another new device — Nokia Max, which is rumored to have a large 4.7-inch display.
For long time, smartphone makers had been trying to ship more smartphones in a quarter than regular mobile phones. Unfortunately, it always remained a dream until recently. Research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) has reported that for the first time, more smartphones have been shipped in the first quarter of this year than regular mobile phones; Korean tech giant Samsung leads the battle.
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