02/26/2014, One of the problems that might potentially hold the Nokia X from becoming one of the more popular Android phones would be its apps. Due to the fact that it runs a forked version of Android, it means that it does not have access to Google’s services, including the Play Store, unlike most other Android phones. Well Nokia is hoping to change that by announcing a contest in which they […]
02/26/2014, At Mobile World Congress 2014, Nokia announced its much rumored Nokia X lineup. What was believed to be one Android device turned out to be a trio of Android phones in various sizes. The Nokia X, X+ and XL offer highly forked versions of Google’s mobile operating system in the company’s usual colorful designs. They lean on Microsoft services, as opposed to Google’s, and are served by Nokia’s own app store. […]
02/26/2014, The Nokia Lumia 1520 was launched last year on AT&T’s network. The handset was the biggest phone we’ve ever seen from Nokia making it something of a novelty. However it seems that the handset could be due for a relaunch, according to the ever reliable @evleaks who posted on his Twitter account saying, “Nokia Lumia 1520 will add a green option when it relaunches on AT&T with Windows Phone 8.1.”
02/26/2014, One of the main concerns of Nokia running a forked version of Android would be app availability. Nokia has reassured customers that 75% of Android apps will be compatible with their version of Android, while the remainder will require porting. Well the good news is that things have kicked off as it would seem that the Pebble app for Android devices has since been ported onto the Nokia XL. The […]
02/25/2014, The Nokia Lumia 620, a smartphone which was announced nearly two years ago, is not quite forgotten just yet. In fact, we are more than pleased to announce that the Nokia Lumia 620 too, will be on the receiving end of the Lumia Black update. This particular update has been introduced on other smartphones which run on the Windows Phone 8 operating system since January this year, with the Nokia […]
02/25/2014, It is no secret that as far as Windows Phone handsets are concerned, the Nokia Lumia 520 is the best of them. This isn’t because it has the best specs. In fact the Lumia 520 is one of the lower-end Windows Phone handsets, and combined with its budget price tag, it was found to be the most popular Windows Phone handset. However it seems that’s not where the accolades end, […]
02/25/2014, So at MWC 2014, Nokia unveiled a trio of Android handsets in the form of the Nokia X, Nokia X+, and the Nokia XL. This is an interesting move by Nokia, and some might say a smart one given how widespread and popular the Android operating system is.
02/24/2014, So earlier today Samsung announced the long-awaited and highly-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S5. Unfortunately it seems that some of the rumors did not pan out as we did not see a QHD display, although some of it did pan out, like the fact that it would be waterproof and dustproof and would pack a fingerprint sensor. Overall there were some who thought that perhaps the Galaxy S5 was boring, as some […]
02/24/2014, A couple of weeks ago, Nokia and Verizon announced the Lumia Icon handset, which at that time was pegged as a Verizon exclusive. Well the good news for those looking to get their hands on te device is that perhaps the exclusivity with Verizon might not be forever after all. According to the folks at TechnoBuffalo, they are claiming that according to their sources, the Lumia Icon will be making […]
02/24/2014, This morning, the world has had confirmation from Nokia that the rumors were true: Nokia has launched a couple of Android devices – but not the ordinary kind. Nokia wants to use Android to grow faster in emerging markets, but they are not using the typical Android distribution backed by the licensed modules from Google like the Google Play Market, Gmail etc. Instead, Nokia will promote Microsoft Cloud Services, and […]
02/24/2014, So it turns out that all the rumors are true and that Nokia does indeed have plans for Android. After all they have recently announced the Nokia X, the X+, and the Nokia XL. Now we’re sure many of you guys are wondering why would Nokia suddenly go with Android, and better yet, what could Nokia’s strategy be by going Android? After all Nokia is close to being acquired by […]
02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] After plenty of rumors that has gone around concerning the Nokia X, also known as the Nokia Normandy, we are pleased to say that this particular smartphone has been announced. While both of them are capable of running Android applications, they will also deliver special Nokia experiences, where they include a wide range of popular Microsoft services. Nokia has continued their trend of pattern of bold and vibrant […]
02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] So it turns out that the rumors were partially correct. Initially many had thought that only the Nokia X would be announced at MWC 2014, followed by two more Nokia Android devices in the later part of the year, but they were wrong as Nokia has not only announced the Nokia X, the Nokia X+, but also the Nokia XL.
02/24/2014, [MWC 2014] Nokia might have high end smartphones for the masses, but this does not mean that they also neglect those who find the likes of a Lumia Icon expensive, and yet want an extremely affordable phone that can hook up to the Internet. The answer to that? The Nokia 220, where it has been described to be “super affordable” alongside a 2.4″ display, Facebook and Twitter pre-loaded that will […]