At MWC 2014 Nokia finally gave the world several new Nokia devices that run on Android, even if the experience isn't exactly what we hoped for, due to the customized WP-like UI and lack of Google services. Curious to learn more about the Nokia X? Join us as we take a look!
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.
Will the Nokia X be useful without Google’s services?
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.
New images of the Nokia X leak, gives us a better look at the tiled UI
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 Nokia or any other company still fork Android successfully?
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!