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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The AT&T Nokia Lumia 830 WILL have Qi wireless charging
Oct29

The AT&T Nokia Lumia 830 WILL have Qi wireless charging

There where some questions on if there was going to wireless charging on the AT&T version of  new Nokia Lumia 830 and if so what type of wireless charging.  Previous devices have came that have come with Qi wireless charging in the past have had it removed by AT&T .  There are two types of wireless charging Qi and PMA....AT&T is on board with the PMA standard which isn't used by default on Lumia devices.  This  made the...

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Poll Suggests Microsoft Branding of Lumia Shouldn’t Hurt Sales
Oct27

Poll Suggests Microsoft Branding of Lumia Shouldn’t Hurt Sales

When the news broke officially that Microsoft was rebranding all of its Nokia Lumia devices "Microsoft Lumia" it made me wonder how this move would affect sales. After all, while Nokia wasn't the hottest name plate out there it still had a good reputation for building quality devices. Plus no matter what device you use now there is a good chance that you owned a Nokia device in the past and it served you well. On the other hand when...

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Microsoft explains decision to kill Nokia branding
Oct24

Microsoft explains decision to kill Nokia branding

Yesterday’s news that Microsoft is axing the Nokia branding for Lumia smartphones ended months of speculation, but also left a lot of questions unanswered. Microsoft has used a Nokia Conversations blogpost to explain many of those questions. When we announced that the Nokia Devices & Services business would become part of Microsoft, we also shared that Lumia, our smartphone brand, would become part of the Microsoft family. Since...

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