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Nokia is a Finnish communications company that was the largest phone vendor (per unit) between 1988 to 2012. The company's history go back to 1871 but the Nokia that we know today (the Nokia corporation) was founded in 1967 by the merger of three Finnish companies. It is then that Nokia worked on networking equipment and was ultimately involved in the launch of the first cellular network in 1981 (Mobira Oy). Nokia because a key developer of GSM, the standard that we all know today. Although Nokia still produces a range of phones that includes entry-level handsets and Symbian smartphones, the company is counting on the Windows Phone OS to regain the share that it once had. The current flagship Windows Phone device from Nokia is the Lumia 920.

Bing Maps using Nokia data for Traffic and Geocoding

05/24/2012, Microsoft has just announced that Bing now uses Nokia’s Backend Services to retrieve traffic information and Geocoding (which means mapping information based on its geo-location). Both companies have been working on this for “a lot of...

Nokia Lumia 900 sold with Windows Phone 7.5 Tango in Finland?

05/24/2012, It seems that an eagle eyed person actually managed to catch hold of a Nokia Lumia 900 smartphone which was sold over in Finland, where this particular model actually carried the Windows Phone 7.5 Tango operating system on-board? This particular update is...

Upcoming Windows Phone 8 feature spotted in Nokia Lumia 900 ad?

05/23/2012, Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 “Apollo” update is expected to arrive some time later this year, but to date the details and the features of the upcoming update has yet to be revealed – at least until now. If you have seen some of the online...

Nokia Lumia 900 used as a hammer in stress test video

05/21/2012, Stress tests are commonly done by reviewers and manufacturers in order to see just how much abuse their devices can take before breaking. These tests do get pretty insane and cringeworthy, but it’s all done in the name of making a more durable product...

Nokia to launch Camera Extension app for Lumia phones

05/21/2012, While the Nokia N8’s camera has been touted to be one of the better camera smartphones currently available, according to reviews and sample photos taken with Nokia’s range of Windows Phone-based Lumia smartphones, it is safe to conclude that the...

Windows Phone 8 confirmed to arrive at end 2012?

05/17/2012, According to Israeli publication Techit.co.il, an European distributor for Nokia (while having close ties to the Finnish smartphone manufacturer, this does not automatically make all information from said source 100% accurate) has stepped forward to claim...

Apple changes nano-SIM design

05/08/2012, When the micro SIM card first came out, many people were perplexed – why change something when it has been working fine all this while? After all, the adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” has served mankind well throughout...

Nokia refutes tablet involvement as they sit and watch

05/04/2012, We did mention that Nokia will launch tablets and hybrid smart mobile devices in the future yesterday, but apparently, that is not the true story. Apparently, a Nokia spokesman has been alerted to the situation, and some firefighting was required to quell...

Nokia extends their deal with Carl Zeiss for future smartphones

05/04/2012, Carl Zeiss has been known for putting out some pretty high-quality lenses that do not come cheap, and that is probably one of the features that Nokia is trying to advertise for some of their phones. The good news is that if you were worried that Nokia...

Nokia hit with class action lawsuit from their investors

05/04/2012, So while Nokia might be targeting companies like HTC, ViewSonic and RIM for alleged patent infringement, it seems that they are currently being sued as well. By whom you ask? Another rival tech company perhaps? Nope, it seems that Nokia is now the target...

Windows Phone 8 caught on Nokia Lumia 900?

05/03/2012, We did talk about the possibility of a Samsung device running the Windows Phone 8 operating system, but here we are with something more concrete than just words. We have at least a thousand words, so to speak (pardon the pun here), thanks to an image...

Nokia has Given 17,000 Windows Phones to Developers

05/02/2012, In an interview with the folks over at FierceDeveloper (via WMPoweruser), Nokia’s Senior Vice President of Developer Experience and Marketplace Macro Agrenti discussed how the company has been going about its Windows Phone developer initiatives. Agrenti...