The case for the death of the Nokia Normandy seems increasingly weak, as new reports reveal details about the phone’s UI and some of its possible specs.
This week in your world of Android: Nokia administered HTC another patent blow, we’ve heard more Galaxy S5 rumors, the CES announcements began to roll in, Google and Audi were rumored to put Android in the car, the Moto X received a permanent price cut, the makers of the highly praised Timely app joined Google, and the CyanogenMod 11 M2 release went out to over 65 devices.
Nokia has won a permanent inunction against HTC phones in Germany, including the HTC One family of devices, over Android Beam functionality.
A new report says that Nokia has ditched its Android smartphone and tablet plans in order to focus on wearables and smart glasses.
This week in your world of Android: Google rolled out Android 4.4.2, Qualcomm announced its first 64-bit chip, news of Nokia’s Android phone leaked, two new Google Play edition devices launched, the Nexus 5 received a design tweak, a privacy watchdog grilled Google over the removal of App Ops, and new apps gained Chromecast support.
A new report confirms the existence of Nokia’s Android Normandy phone and adds another twist to the story: Microsoft might actually let it live.
Thanks to a new court ruling in favor of Nokia, a ban of the HTC One Mini is scheduled to go into effect on December 6th. Keep reading for more details!
On November 19th, the Nokia board is expected to finalize the sale of their smartphone division over to Microsoft. In a bold yet impossible move, ‘Nokita’ is hoping to win over investors and outbid Microsoft before the deal closes.
Due to a recent patent conflict with Nokia, HTC may need to modify the tech in some of its phones to avoid a possible sales ban in the United States.
Nokia will reportedly still work on an Android device, at least until November when the Microsoft purchase should be finalized. Read on for more details!