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Just before it officially sells its feature phone division, Microsoft has today unveiled the Nokia 216, a new feature handset aimed at buyers with the most modest budgets in emerging markets.
September 1, 2000 was the date when the legendary Nokia 3310 handset was announced. It is now celebrating sixteen years of innovation, helping us get to today's smartphone era.
While the Lumia 525 has already been abandoned by Microsoft and Nokia, this did not stop a developer from experimenting on it. He was able to port Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the three-year old device.
Motorola recently took to Twitter to accuse Samsung of stealing its 'Always-On Display' feature in the Galaxy Note7. The company claims that it had the idea first, when it launched the Moto X in 2013.
BT and Nokia have signed an agreement to collaborate on developing 5G technologies. Aside from developing 5G technologies, the research will also look at how customers may use the new infrastructure.
A senior executive for Nokia in China has confirmed that the company is preparing its comeback, with three to four new devices set to be announced later this year, which will be designed by HMD.
Last year, Nokia unveiled Ozo, a professional-grade 360-degree VR camera, priced at $60,000. But its price has now been cut by 25%, which Nokia says reflects the fast pace of change in the VR market.
Microsoft's head of Lumia Imaging has moved on to Nokia Technologies. He will now be the Head of Imaging for the Ozo team, which is Nokia's 360-degree camera, that was revealed in 2015.
AT&T has finally approved the Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for the carrier's variant of the Nokia Lumia 830. As per usual, users will need to opt-in to the upgrade through the Upgrade Advisor app.
The Lumia 2020 is one of many Nokia and Microsoft devices that appeared in a photo today. The 2020 was an 8.3-inch Windows RT tablet with a Snapdragon 800 and PureView camera, due to launch in 2014.
The Nokia Lumia 1020 just turned three years old. Still a legendary device in many Windows phone circles, let's take a look at the time that Windows Phone 8 got a 41MP Pureview camera.
Over four years ago, Nokia claimed that the smartphone beta test was over when it launched the Lumia 900. Let's find out if the company delivered, or if it was all hype for Windows Phone 7.5.
Following the approval of an official Windows 10 Mobile upgrade for the device, AT&T has once again begun selling the Nokia Lumia 1520, a device that will soon be three years old.
In preparation for its release of Windows 10 Mobile for the Lumia Icon, Verizon has set up a 'simulator' of the OS on its support site, to help users with the transition from Windows Phone 8.1.
From bigger tweets and smaller prices, to Android updates, Windows 10 upgrades, fruity hearsay, Edge extensions, and PlayStation proliferation, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
The Finnish government has criticized Microsoft after the company's latest announcement of 1,850 job losses. According to the government, Microsoft broke promises that it made when it bought Nokia.
From OnePlus 3 and Xbox 95, to Microsoft's Health, Amazon's big failures, Nokia's smartphone resurgence, and Google's (not so) fine in Europe, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Ever wonder what a Microsoft-branded Android might look like? Well, if we drew up a concept, it might look something like the Nokia X platform, which was Nokia's short-lived shot at Android.
Nokia has just announced that it is getting back into the smartphone world with new Android smartphones. But it's doing so indirectly, through a new company that's licensing the Nokia brand
After rumors started swirling a few days ago, it now looks like things are becoming official and that Microsoft will indeed sell its feature phone business, and the licensed Nokia name to Foxconn.
From Gboard and Cardboard, to Salesfarce, Mario Minecraft, Mi to the Max, Windows phone sales wipeout, and Microsoft's Nokia feature phone finale, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Microsoft is reportedly planning to discontinue its Nokia line of feature phones, licensing the brand to Foxconn. Microsoft has the rights to use the Nokia brand for feature phones until 2024.
Nokia is facing the struggles of going it alone in its post-Microsoft era as the company today announced that it suffered significant losses during its first fiscal quarter this year.
A Microsoft Research project has breathed new life into the 3D touch feature which was originally supposed to launch alongside the Nokia McLaren Windows Phone. The new tech was demoed in a video.
From Android à la MODE and Windows on Apple Watch, to Intel out of phones, Microsoft's not-so-special offers, and BlackBerry's Marshmallow bunkum, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Nokia has been trying to find itself since it sold its smartphone division to Microsoft, and it looks like the company now has a new passion: health and IoT. To that end it's buying Withings.
More photos have been published of McLaren, the cancelled Nokia Windows Phone flagship that would have replaced the Lumia 1020, with a Full HD screen, Snapdragon 800 processor and rumored 50MP camera.
Reuters is reporting that Microsoft and Amazon are vying for HERE's cloud business and continued access to map data, with the retail giant considering an equity stake in the former Nokia unit.
The SEC accused a former Microsoft employee of profiting from stock trades before key public announcements, such as a drop in Windows revenue and the Nokia acquisition in 2013.
The Lumia 650 punches well above its weight. Because of that, we've decided to compare the device to none other than Nokia's "affordable flagship", the Nokia Lumia 830.
Australia's largest telecom Telstra has hired ex-Nokia CEO Stephen Elop. Stephen Elop rose to prominence when he became CEO of Nokia, also becoming head of Microsoft's Devices Group.
WhatsApp has announced plans to phase out support for old mobile operating systems by the end of 2016. It wants users to upgrade to a new device to continue using the service before the year's end.
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Once the king of the mobile phone industry, Nokia has reiterated plans to get back into the smartphone market. Meanwhile the company is focusing on its other endeavors in 5G deployment and IoT.
In February 2010, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7. Six years on, we look back through the history of the OS, the decisions that led to its present state, and what - if anything - still lies ahead.
Today, LINE has announced the shuttering of MixRadio streaming service. The service originated from Nokia and was later sold. The service will be discontinued in the coming weeks.
Six years ago, on February 15, 2010, Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7 Series. Join us for a brief stroll down Memory Lane, as we look back on its short, and not entirely sweet, existence.
Despite thousands of firings over the past couple of years it looks like Microsoft is still not finished with its restructuring. Further job cuts are expected in its phone division.
Nokia has begun talking up some of its technologies that it will announce at MWC 2016. Included in that list is the company's strong focus on 5G and the future of IoT and self-driving cars.
The Lumia 635 was available for only $39.99 off-contract from Best Buy a few weeks ago, after the retailer moved the device to its 'clearance' stock - but now, it's on sale for just $34.99.
Nokia has promised new hardware for 2016. And with the recent release of a new promotional video, two devices used in it, a tablet and a phone, are being touted as upcoming releases.
There have been dozens of Windows handsets since Windows Phone 7 launched in 2010, and some have been truly impressive, often in very different ways. Which do you think is the best Windows phone ever?
Microsoft announced the DT-904 Wireless Charging Plate - successor to the near-identical Nokia DT-903 - three months ago, and it's now available to buy in the UK, priced at £49.99.
The Lumia 635 will soon be two years old, so it's no great surprise that Best Buy has moved it to its 'clearance' inventory, priced at $39.99 with Boost Mobile, or $41.99 for the AT&T GoPhone version.
Nokia's canceled 'Moonraker' smartwatch has shown up in the real world lately. This is part two of our image gallery, showing what could have been if things with Microsoft turned out differently.
Nokia has announced that French regulators have approved the company's offer of 15.6 billion euros to acquire Alcatel-Lucent and will begin the merger starting January 14th.
Photos have surfaced of 'Moonraker', the smartwatch that Nokia developed before Microsoft took over the company's devices and services business, ditching the Finnish wearable in favor of its own Band.
HERE Maps has been updated, allowing previous users to gain access to the service after being denied due to a bad update. Unfortunately, the app is still not available on the Windows Store.
After unveiling its Ozo virtual reality camera in July, Nokia has revealed that it will cost $60,000, with shipments beginning in Q1 2016 - but the company has no plans to launch its own VR headset.