As it turns out, not only was an Nokia Android device discussed, it was a reality. The New York Times is reporting a team within Nokia had Android up and running on Lumia smartphones before the company was sold to Microsoft.
For all those among us that have dreamed of a Nokia Android phone, perk up. The marriage of Nokia’s legendary build quality and the best mobile operating system in the world would be a truly amazing thing, and now, it’s looking more likely than ever.
In a short tweet, Nokia takes a hit at Samsung by using Nestle’s KitKat famous tagline, advising handset buyers to take a break from Samsung.
As Microsoft begins the road towards bringing Nokia under their wing, we’re left to wonder what implications the deal could mean for Android. Though the news is fresh, it could be a dud of a deal for Microsoft.
In a press release late last night, Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire Nokia’s Devices and Services business for $7.2 billion.
The latest commercial for Nokia’s Lumia 1020 plays on the animosity that exists between Android and iOS fans.
Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, has launched Internet.org, a new initiative to bring the internet to developing countries. Working with companies like Ericsson, MediaTek and Nokia, Internet.org wants to make internet access available to billions more people.
The idea behind the study was to see which mobile operating systems and which manufacturers people preferred, while appreciating their former device OEM and OS. As it turns out, iOS is a clear winner for loyalty across the board, but that figure can be a bit skewed.
Political tensions between China and Taiwan mean that a possible merger between HTC and Huawei or Lenovo could be difficult. Could a suitor be found elsewhere?
At last we know, Nokia chose Windows Phone over Android because it reckoned that Samsung was likely to dominate the Android market and leave no room for anyone else. Would you buy a Nokia device if it ran Android?