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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Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?
Nov13

Is the iPhone 6 eating into Android market share?

For those who have a soft spot for Android that borders on fanatical there is an easy target to slap on Apple, the fact that Google's platform hands down beats iOS in terms of market share. The other side of the fence, the iPhone crazies were hoping that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus would address the balance somewhat. However, despite mammoth sales one survey seems to suggest that the two new iOS smartphone have not enjoyed...

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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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Nexus 9 is not an iPad killer says Google
Oct27

Nexus 9 is not an iPad killer says Google

Google released the new Nexus 9 two weeks ago and it was clear that it was the most premium tablet, a slick and highly spec’d slate next to the budget friendly Nexus 7 the company has previously sold. However, while the Nexus 9 instantly landed as one of the best tablets on the marker, although Google told Engadget that the HTC built device is not an iPad Killer. That seems an awfully detrimental thing to say, and from where I am...

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Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android
Oct21

Nokia HERE Maps now available on Android

Nokia’s HERE Maps is one of the better alternatives to Google Maps and even comes with some features that Google’s effort lacks. Recently Nokia announced HERE Maps for select Samsung Galaxy smartphones through the Korean company’s Galaxy Store. That was the first step to a wider Android roll out and today Nokia has confirmed that HERE Maps is now available for the wider Android user base. The app is not currently on the Google Play...

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