Microsoft just announced that future Nokia X devices will be running Windows Phone instead of Android. This puts an end to Microsoft’s brief adventure in Android land, which began less than five months ago when Stephen Elop, then CEO of Nokia, announced the Nokia X at MWC in Barcelona.
Now that Nokia’s software efforts are free from Microsoft’s grasp, the company has announced Z Launcher, a new predictive launcher that is simple to use and surprisingly enjoyable.
Nokia may not have joined LG and Samsung in taking home any awards from the SID 2014 conference, but they may just be the ones to watch for the future of flexible displays. Nokia announced a 5.9-inch OLED panel with the ability to fold to an amazing 2mm radius. Now, that’s what I call flexible.
AT&T is currently selling the Nokia Fatboy Wireless Charger for just $5, which is about the best wireless charger offer we have ever seen.
Microsoft Devices, formerly Nokia’s smartphone division, sent four “Lumianauts” in search of “the Galaxy” inside Heathrow’s Terminal 5. What did they find inside? Well, not much.
In this week’s Google Play Weekly we talk about iOS apps on Android, OEM skin apps anywhere, Portal, Half-Life 2, and some Android apps you shouldn’t miss!
A new set of job listings suggest that Nokia may be preparing to bring Nokia HERE Maps to Google Play and the Apple AppStore.
With the release of some smartphone OS market share numbers to the end of March this year, Android is up more than 8 percentage points from 2013 in the US. This brings Android to almost 60% US market share.
Does Nokia’s legendary build quality, optics, and overall robustness translate to its Android phones? Or is the X line too little too late? We answer these questions in our Nokia X review.
JD.com, one of China’s largest online stores, has sold its complete stock of Nokia X handsets in just 4 minutes. In the run up to the device’s official release it was reported that JD.com had pre-orders for over 1 million devices. The new phone went on sale at 10:00 AM on March 24 (Beijing time) and by 10:04 it was all over.