The advertising assault to capture your Christmas cash and secure a place as the must-have item this holiday season has begun. According to analysts, this Christmas is set to be the biggest yet because there are so many new products launching.
Former longtime Nokia exec to run Vertu, plans switch to Android
Vertu, the British manufacturer of luxury phones, is well known for its extravagant creations, which will set you back between £3500 and £200,000, depending on how exclusive are your tastes. Up until now, the handsets ran Nokia’s ill-fated Symbian operating system, but according to TechCrunch, the stars are lined up for an Android-powered Vertu device.
Samsung, Amazon, and Apple are becoming household names according to Interbrand
When we think household names, it is usually something like Band Aid or McDonald's. Well, according to Interbrand, mobile technology has risen to the same stature as some names that we've known and trusted for decades. Has mobile technology companies finally earned their name among household brands?
Jolla Mobile nearly ready to release first MeeGo smartphone
Samsung attacked the iPhone 5 by releasing a print ad titled “It doesn’t take a genius,” which did not take long to become viral. Nobody expected Apple to officially respond to the ad, but the “fanboys” quickly came to the rescue, albeit with not much success (or logic, or common sense). Now there’s a new “ad” ready to become viral, coming from Nokia fans (or maybe Windows Phone fans).
Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Windows Phone 8 handsets official – what you need to know
The Nokia Lumia 920 is obviously the new flagship device of the company, a handset labeled “the most innovative Lumia” by the Finnish handset maker. The device will offer users a few interesting features such as PureView camera and wireless charging, among other things.
New Amazon Kindle Fire won’t have Google Maps, but goes with Nokia instead
The In-Location Alliance is made up of 22 companies including mobile industry giants, Samsung, Sony Mobile, and Nokia. They are aiming to provide accurate indoor mobile positioning and to launch and support location-based indoor services and solutions.
This is a story about Jolla. It may sound like an infamous Linux distribution, but it's not. It's a Helsinki (Nokia ground zero!) based startup and it reminds us a little of Saygus. Jolla wants to use MeeGo, Nokia's orphaned ecosystem and deliver the world an Android-friendly smartphone.