Nokia Branding to Stay on Lumia Devices?
Jul02

Nokia Branding to Stay on Lumia Devices?

Ever since the start of the Microsoft buyout of Nokia there have been rumors of keeping the Nokia name, or just keeping the Lumia branding, or calling the devices "Surface Phones", etc...  Now the tipster EvLeaks is reporting that Microsoft is working on a licensing agreement to use the name “Nokia by Microsoft” EvLeaks reports that: “This is pretty exciting: Microsoft is reportedly in the final stages of licensing the Nokia brand,...

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Secure Mobile Device Blackphone Ships to Consumers
Jun30

Secure Mobile Device Blackphone Ships to Consumers

In the world of hacked phones, NSA and data miners it's tough to find an Android device that is really secure, but the Blackphone device was made to solve just that issue.  It was put up for pre-order in February for a cool $629 and is finally starting to ship now.  What type of security do you get for your money? custom-built PrivateOS encryption of all messages uses their own "Silent Circle" servers The device will block apps from...

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Windows Phone Threshold to Unify All App Stores

One of the big promises when Windows Phone 8 came out was a unification across all Microsoft Platforms (Windows Phone, Windows and Xbox), yet we have seen very little of it so far. According to the LinkedIn Profile of a Microsoft Program Manager, this will change next year with the release of "Threshold" for Windows Phone. While Threshold is expected to do many things it's main goal will be to unify the all Microsoft platforms in the...

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Nokia Releases the Nokia X2 It Runs the MircoAndroid OS

First things first, Nokia put a teaser out yesterday and I got all excited in thinking they were going to release one last MeeGo device and I was wrong.....sorry about that. What they did release was the Nokia X2, the most Windows Phone looking Android device I have EVER SEEN. What do I mean by that keep reading and check out the video below to find out. The home screen on this device is pretty much set up like the last Nokia X device...

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Is the Nokia X2 Going to be Running MeeGo?

Nokia has always done things a little different, always kind of forging its own path. For the past few years, the company has been bound by a contract to do only one thing - make devices running Windows Phone. But since the release of the Nokia X line, the company has proven as long as the device isn't a "smartphone" they can/will release a device running any operating system they want. It seems they may do just that. On the official...

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