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Microsoft has agreed terms to sell MixRadio - the music streaming service it acquired with Nokia's devices and services business - to LINE, the company behind the global messaging app.
While prototypes surface every so often, this one is possibly one of the more rarer units to ever surface; the Communicator style handset resembles a cross between a Nokia N900 and a Symbian device.
Microsoft is offering the Lumia 635 at an amazing price of $129 for today only as a part of its '12 Days of Deals' campaign. We reviewed it as an amazing entry-level device for its price at launch.
For those that have wanted an offline solution for mapping and navigation, Nokia is ready to help you out. HERE for Android has been released as a beta and is now available for download.
The Nokia N950 is a rare device that was only available to a handful of developers. Luckily, if you are in the market for the N950, one has popped up on eBay.
Just in time for Christmas, Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 520, has now dropped to its lowest price ever, with the AT&T model currently available for just $29 off-contract.
Selfies are a big trend but most selfie cameras suck. Microsoft hopes to address this with the Lumia 735, which comes with a higher resolution and better quality five megapixel front facing camera.
Microsoft has alerted users of its Nokia Trailers app on Windows Phone - which offers easy access to the latest movie trailers - that the app will be shutting down later this month.
Huawei has said that "nobody made any money in Windows Phone" but they are forgetting that for two key players, they have made a lot of money using Microsoft's mobile operating system.
For less than $100, you can now buy the Microsoft Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone, and a 7-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, with a free one-year Office 365 subscription and unlimited OneDrive online storage.
Nokia's new N1 tablet will release with a wealth of features that will make it top-of-the-line. But, its most unique feature will be the Type-C reversible USB connector and Nokia is touting that.
Jolla unveiled the impressive Jolla Tablet last week. Marc Dillon, COO and co-founder of Jolla also took the time to discuss the past, present, and future of Jolla at Slush 2014.
The mobile giant plans to scale back the number of unique mobile phone devices it produces by up to 30% in order to save money and increase profits after sales declines in previous months.
For those of you that didn't see yesterday mornings keynote on the Nokia N1 tablet reveal, Nokia has now uploaded a video to YouTube showcasing the N1 in use with an unannounced kickstand type cover.
Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone usually costs around $100, but it will be available for just $39.99 on Black Friday - even more affordable than the entry-level Lumia 530.
We take a look at Nokia's new N1 Android tablet and ponder on what the company's doing and what its future might look like. We also answer ten questions you might have about that.
Although all the buzz is about the new Nokia N1 tablet, shortly before that reveal Nokia also revealed their Z Launcher for Android as well, which can be downloaded from the Play Store.
Nokia has just unveiled a brand new Android tablet, the N1, that uses its Z launcher. This is the first device Nokia has launched since it moved away from smartphones.
Nokia is reinventing itself and has teased a product announcement for today, and you can watch right here live as the company shows us what it has been up to since giving up on mobile phones.
Amid recent speculation over the licensing of its brand, Nokia has now said it's "up to something", posting a mysterious image showing a black box with the Nokia logo, along with tomorrow's date.
From Windows preview updates and the new Visual Studio, to Cortana everywhere, the rollout of Android 5.0, and a bit of Raspberry Pi, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Nokia's logo is vanishing from Lumia devices but it says it will be able to license its brand to other companies for use on handsets from Q4 2016, and that it can already do so on "other devices" now.
Microsoft unveiled its new low-cost Windows Phone, the Lumia 535, today - but does its launch make any sense alongside the cheaper Lumia 530, and where does it leave the more expensive Lumia 630?
Microsoft has posted up a teaser for a smartphone launch coming on Tuesday, 11 Nov. The phone will also have the honor of being the first Microsoft Lumia branded handset in a post Nokia world.
Microsoft acquired Nokia's devices and Services division but there are still some divisions working under Nokia. A new rumor is that Nokia will re-enter the smartphone market with a flagship Android.
AT&T will launch the Lumia 830 on Nov 7, priced at $99.99 on a two-year plan, or $449.99 off-contract - more costly than some had expected, although AT&T is (temporarily) offering a free Fitbit Flex.
A cyan (or "blue") version of the Lumia 735 'selfie phone' has been exclusively launched at Carphone Warehouse - and in fact, it's so exclusive that even Microsoft doesn't list the option on its site.
From Surface success and Fire failure, to the death of Nokia, OnePlus pre-orders, new Windows devices and the end of free Xbox Music, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
After weeks of clues that it was planning to do so, Microsoft finally confirmed today that it will drop Nokia in favor of Microsoft Lumia branding - and the MS logo will also be used on new devices.
Microsoft's entry-level Windows Phone, the Lumia 530, can now be purchased for just £29.95 as a pay-as-you-go upgrade, or for £49.95 with a new pay-as-you-go SIM, plus a mandatory one-off £10 top-up.
Nokia has shown decent growth throughout the last financial quarter and has managed to beat market expectations since offloading its loss making mobile phone business earlier this year.
The phasing out of the Nokia brand from Microsoft's device range looks set to kick up a gear, as the company begins the next stage in its transition from 'Nokia Lumia' to 'Microsoft Lumia' handsets.
Verizon is expected to be the only carrier to launch the Lumia 735 in the US - but multiple sources now indicate that Microsoft's new 4G 'selfie phone' won't actually go on sale there until next year.
Microsoft unveiled the Lumia 735 - its new 4G Windows Phone for the selfie-obsessed - a few weeks ago. Ahead of our full review, we look at some highlights of what the affordable handset has to offer.
A new book claims to dispel the myth that Elop was installed as CEO at Nokia as a 'Trojan horse' to facilitate a Microsoft buyout - but says instead that he was simply "one of the world's worst CEOs".
Microsoft's most affordable 4G handset, the Lumia 635, is currently available to buy off-contract from just $84.99, with a 4.5-inch display, 5MP rear camera, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 and 8GB storage.
After more than an year of disputes with government authorities in India, Nokia has finally decided to shut down its manufacturing unit in Chennai, which was excluded from the deal with Microsoft.
From the Tetris movie and Lumia launches, to product problems, the OnePlus Two, low-cost Windows devices, Windows 10, and the Borg, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech news.
Formerly available for $649 in most stores, the photo-friendly Nokia Lumia 1020 sees a noticeable price cut on AT&T and can now be purchased for $339. Does this make the 1020 a must-buy?
The Lumia 830, Microsoft's "affordable flagship" phone that combines high-end specs with a decent price tag is now available for purchase in the UK at most major retailers and carriers.
T-Mobile has confirmed that it will launch Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 530 later this month, priced at $79.20 - but the device will also be available via Best Buy and Microsoft Stores from October 5.
Cricket Wireless will be the first US carrier to offer Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone ever, the Lumia 530, and when it goes on sale tomorrow, it will cost just $49.99 with no contract.
Microsoft's new 4G Windows Phone, the Lumia 735, is now on sale in Ireland, Malaysia, Australia and in the UK, where it can be purchased off-contract from £199, or free on contracts from £17 a month.
Microsoft's Lumia 830 - which the company refers to as "the first affordable flagship" - will go on sale this week, featuring a 5-inch HD display, 10MP PureView camera, and a thin and light body.
Nokia says that Microsoft is now liable to pay compensation to customers who bought faulty handsets from the Finnish company, after a court ordered that Nokia Mexico pay damages to those customers.
The Lumia 530 - Microsoft's most affordable Windows Phone 8.1 handset - will reportedly be available on T-Mobile later this month, and is expected to be priced at just $69 off-contract.
AT&T will reportedly launch the Lumia 830, Microsoft's new 'affordable flagship', in early November - some time after it goes on sale in other markets - and the carrier may only stock the black model.
Microsoft has confirmed that its new Lumia 830 will go on sale in China next month, with the latest Lumia Denim firmware on board, and support for the Chinese version of Cortana out of the box.
A Mexcian court has ordered Nokia to pay damages to customers who purchased handsets that were later found to be defective - and owners of these faulty devices can still register for compensation.