Samsung and Microsoft the Next Big Tech Pairing?
Feb16

Samsung and Microsoft the Next Big Tech Pairing?

Last week we reported that Samsung and Microsoft have settled out of court Samsung's Multi-Million dollar debt to Microsoft for royalties relating to Android sales.  The assumed end game to this would be that Samsung would start making more Windows Phone (Windows 10 for Mobile?) devices however now it seems like there was something a little more a foot. It's now being reported that Samsung will be moving even further away from Google...

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“Hey Cortana” Not In the Demin Update for O2 Customers
Feb09

“Hey Cortana” Not In the Demin Update for O2 Customers

The long awaited Lumia Demin update came to O2 Windows Phone customers however it was short one very important feature. The passive listening "hey Cortana" feature which allows you to access the phone using just your voice. The carrier wasn't even aware of the this feature missing till their customers took to the support forms. No fear the feature is coming according to a statement from the company.   We're trying to get the...

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Drug Dealers Love Old Nokia 8210
Jan31

Drug Dealers Love Old Nokia 8210

Nokia was of course the king of the feature phone era of smartphones. The Finnish company sold the kinds of figures that would even put Apple and Samsung to shame today and Nokia strode atop the mobile market by a long stretch. However, the smartphone changed things and Nokia slipped from its pedestal and feature phones became forgotten gadgets. There is however one demographic of people who apparently still love Nokia’s classic...

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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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