How did Nokia port its MixRadio app to Android? Did Nokia re-write the app in Java? No, what Nokia did was to use a special bit of software from a company called Xamarin that basically lets Windows Phone app run on Android.
None of Nokia’s new Android smartphones have any services from Google. Does that mean they aren’t useful or can Nokia and Microsoft provide good alternatives?
Nokia has officially launched its new range of Android powered smartphones – the Nokia X, the Nokia X+ and Nokia XL. The cheapest in the range costs just 89 Euros (that is around $120) and will be available immediately.
Several new images of the Nokia X have now leaked to the web, giving us an even better look at the phone’s tiled UI. Keep reading for more details!
Nokia has now released a new teaser image that shows arrows pointing to an X, essentially confirming that the Nokia X will be unveiled next week at MWC.
We already know a good deal of what to expect at MWC 2014, and here’s where we bring it altogether. Let’s look at the biggest news we expect to come out of Barcelona starting February 24.
This week in your world of Android: Google was rumored to impose more restrictions to OEMs, HTC’s upcoming devices leaked, LG detailed the G Pro 2, Flappy Bird was taken down, Google updated some of its core apps, more Galaxy S5 details surfaced, Nokia’s Android device was confirmed, and Oppo announced the launch date of the Find 7.
Can any company still fork Android? Can Nokia create a successful Android device without Google’s apps? How does Google’s stance affect consumers? Join us in the discussion, vote in our poll, and sound off in the comments!
Just a few hours ago Nokia changed the color of its Facebook and Twitter pages to green. Are Nokia playing with our minds? What is going on here? Could Nokia be dropping hints about its rumored Android powered smartphone?
We take a look at the recent debate about Microsoft making Android phones and ask whether forking Android and ditching Windows Phone would make sense for the software giant.