Nokia Rakes in Money Post Microsoft
Jan29

Nokia Rakes in Money Post Microsoft

The new Nokia is doing very week it seems. The company is a different animal to what it was even this time last year; it sold its devices and services to Microsoft, stopped making smartphones, and focused on software like the Android Z Launcher and HERE Maps. The results have been very good according to Nokia’s earnings call. The company raked in $512 million in net income during the last quarter on the back of revenue of $4.3...

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Meizu to use Nokia for Global Smartphone
Jan22

Meizu to use Nokia for Global Smartphone

Nokia cannot make its own smartphone, per the company’s agreement with Microsoft. However, the Finnish brand is still in the hardware game in different ways it seems. According to reports coming from China, Meizu is interested in selling its handsets outside of Southeast Asia, but the Chinese company does not think its name holds enough sway with Western consumers. Meizu makes some great smartphones, but it’s true that the company...

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Nokia Diehards are at a Crossroad Right Now

Microsoft is now fully in charge of Nokia's handset division and now Nokia can use it's own name on whatever it likes as long it's not smartphones and they did just that by introducing an Android tablet the other day.  The trouble is no one at Nokia actually made it. They designed it, put their name on it and slapped the Nokia X launcher on it over top of Lollypop. The rest is ENTIRELY handled by Foxconn. (manufacturing, distribution,...

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Nokia Surprises With N1 Tablet

Nokia may have left the smartphone making game, but the company is clearly still into hardware after surprising many today with the new N1 tablet. Only the company’s second ever slate, this is an Android running tablet that is being made in conjunction with Chinese brand Foxconn, with Nokia licensing the software, design, and brand name. Your eyes do not device you as the N1 is almost a like for like clone of Apple’s iPad Mini; it...

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What’s Nokia Hinting at?
Nov12

What’s Nokia Hinting at?

The complete take over of the Nokia Lumia brand by Microsoft is almost complete and already there are hints that Nokia (Actual Finnish company Nokia) has something planned for us in 2016 when they can start making smartphones again. Above is a tweet put out by the official Nokia channel hinting at that Nokia has something new in store for us in the near future that doesn't involve Microsoft in any fashion. The tweet stating: "We’re...

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Nokia getting back in the game during 2016
Nov03

Nokia getting back in the game during 2016

Microsoft wrapped up the purchase Nokia's devices and services business earlier in 2014 and has since sold devices under both the Nokia and Lumia brands. However, Redmond has since decided to ditch the Nokia name in favor of “Microsoft Lumia” opening the door further for the Finnish giant to re-enter the smartphone making business. Although, Nokia faces a few problems if it is to come back into the hardware making game. The biggest...

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