Nokia working on Windows 8 tablet and ”revolutionary phone”

Marko Ahtisaari, Design Chief at Nokia confirmed that the company is working on Windows 8 tablet. In an interview for Finnish magazine Kauppalehti Optio, Ahisaari said that he spends a third of his time on creating a tablet. Availability is expected to coincide with the launch of Windows 8 and we can hope to see the tablet in action at Nokia World in Helsinki, Finland, on September 25-26. In a separate article by the Finnish...

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Battery Madness – Prolonging the Life of your Smartphone/Tablet Batteries

The original iPhone was the first smartphone shipped with an embedded non-removable battery. Well, they were removable, just not (officially) by the end user. A trend was born; nowadays numerous smartphone's come with embedded batteries. The Nokia Lumia 900 and the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx are two high-end devices following this concept. Personally, I hate the thought of limited access to my smartphone's battery. It turns a device I...

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Nokia bares all to SEC

As required of all publicly traded company, struggling Finnish phone maker Nokia submitted its annual report to SEC today providing details of its financial health and possible market risks. Nokia had it rough last year. The company suffered a major loss both in sales and market share. Nokia attributed the huge annual loss and plummeting sales to aggressively priced competitor and waning public interest of homegrown platform Symbian....

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Nokia snubs North America

Finnish mobile phone maker, Nokia recently confirmed that Symbian-based PureView 808, the most talked-about device in the recently concluded Mobile World Congress 2012 will not go on-sale in the United States. Nokia fans in the US eagerly waiting to get their hands on Nokia’s 41-megapixel camera smartphone would have to wait a little longer and until the PureView technology gets ported over to its Windows Phone devices. Nokia had...

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MWC 2012 heats up! Nokia, LG, Sony and HTC joins the fray

The battle for smartphone supremacy is now in high-gear following the opening of the Mobile World Congress 2012 (MWC) yesterday in Barcelona, Spain. Major-league players such as Nokia, HTC, LG, and Sony have left no stones unturned as they try to outperform each other in coming up with what could be this year’s best smartphone device. Nokia more than made up for last year's absence by showcasing Nokia PureView 808, a Symbian-based...

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ZTE brings bag full of smartphones and tablets for 2012, starting with quad-core, Era!

Its raining smartphones at MWC and  Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation, more commonly known as ZTE comes with an array of devices as well. First up is Era, an Android device sporting a 4.3" qHD display running on NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 4-PLUS-1T technology and is merely 7.8 mm thick. The 4-PLUS-1T essentially is a quad-core architecture with a fifth battery saver core. (The laptop I am using currently...

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